A Wild Marine's Boot Camp Tale

  IT'S A PUSS IN UTES! A lively comedy of errors! Marine drill instructors, a tomcat and a set of yellow footprints equal chaos. Meet the cat with the catitude and the men with the remedy! A tale about a very large tomcat, Pepper Parker, and his unexpected adventure into the Marine Corps way of life. Early one fateful morning Pepper was at the wrong place at the wrong time-- curious about a row of yellow footprints at Parris Island Recruit Receiving. When a bus load of marine wannabes arrived, one enlistee was missing. The Marine drill instructors thought Pepper was the expected recruit and tried to put him through training. The poor cat insisted he was an "accidental recruit" but the Marines didn't believe him. The recruiters had sent them some peculiar recruits but this one took the cake. It was up to the drill instructors to do whatever was necessary to make him into the best marine possible. Failure to do the impossible was not in their genes. Pepper's mistress, Jessie Lee, his brother Bubba Billy and an assortment of animal characters calling themselves "The Pet Pals" keep the action moving at a high pitch during the tomcat's incarceration at Parris Island. A great story to share with the kids so they can follow the cat's hilarious journey through the real recruit training schedule - the very same schedule their mom, dad, a sibling, grandma, grandpa or loved one survived or those currently enjoying the rigors of going through recruit training at MCRD Parris Island or San Diego. Recommended for all ages - Once a Marine - Always a Marine! 



The author has added a fictitious Fifth (5th) Recruit Training Battalion (RTBn) to that of the Recruit Training Regiment's 3 RTBns/colors:  First RTBn (Red), Second RTBn (Yellow), Third RTBn (Blue) and Fourth RTBn (Maroon). The cat's stripped tee shirt reflects the colors of the true battalions. 

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A Wild Marine's Bootcamp Tale

 A lively comedy of errors! Marine drill instructors, a tomcat and a set of yellow footprints equal chaos. Meet the cat with the catitude and the men with the remedy! A tale about a very large tomcat, Pepper Parker, and his unexpected adventure into the Marine Corps way of life. Early one fateful morning Pepper was at the wrong place at the wrong time– curious about a row of yellow footprints at Parris Island Recruit Receiving.  

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