Bored Marine Video: The 'Cha Cha Slide' gone wrong


Ladies and gentlemen, we’re back this Friday with our second installment of Bored Marine Video. While we could bring you some of the classics, we’re instead trying to highlight newer videos you may not ever have seen before.

Connoisseurs of Marine videos on YouTube may remember this video, which went viral a few years ago. It features Marines doing the “Cha Cha Slide,” a favorite at weddings, parties and other get-togethers.

There’s a new Marine “Cha Cha Slide,” though. And, well, it’s a bit terrifying:


The video was posted Aug. 5, and has less than 1,000 views. Call me crazy, but I think these guys are out of regs.


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  1. this is just………………….outside of words. i was a marine and never before have i seen anything like this lol. these guys must have lost a bet!!!

  2. This made remember of some of the Marines from my hubby’s old command, in a shop over in Iraq doin the Cha Cha Slide while working. They had to keep them selves in a fun mood to enjoy working that day.

  3. And these are the world’s greatest warriors…LOL. And yes these guys are the worlds greates warriors..We love em. Future Marine Corps Silent Drill Platton Members all! God Bless these young hero’s!!!

  4. ssg chris retired on

    semper fi devil dogs. you gotta have some fun to break up the monotiny. just remember don’t get complacent!! keep us safe.

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