Camera Icon

Images: Photo Gallery: Marine recruits begin journey to title on Parris Island footprints [Image 15 of 17]

Photo by Cpl. Caitlin BrinkSmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon

Photo Gallery: Marine recruits begin journey to title on Parris Island footprints

Drill instructors rush new recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, to desks shortly after their arrival to Parris Island, S.C., on Nov. 18, 2013. Only a handful of drill instructors are responsible for preparing new recruits for training. The first night comes as a shock for most recruits as they deal with stress, sleep deprivation, new rules and ferocious drill instructors. India Company is scheduled to graduate Feb. 14, 2014. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915. Today, approximately 20,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 13 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for 50 percent of males and 100 percent of females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)



Web Views
912
Downloads
3

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, Photo Gallery: Marine recruits begin journey to title on Parris Island footprints [Image 15 of 17], by Cpl Caitlin Brink, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.18.2013

Date Posted:12.02.2013 17:54

Photo ID:1064087

VIRIN:131118-M-FS592-193

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:7.21 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Gallery Images

Options

  • Army
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • National Guard

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

SELECT A HOLIDAY:

VIDEO ON DEMAND

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr