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Photo Gallery: Parris Island keeps recruits busy before sunrise

Recruits of Platoon 3009, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, dry the barracks floor during morning cleanup Dec. 10, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits clean the barracks every morning, and they learn cleanliness reflects their discipline as a unit. 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)



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This work, Photo Gallery: Parris Island keeps recruits busy before sunrise [Image 4 of 8], by Cpl Caitlin Brink, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.10.2013

Date Posted:12.19.2013 15:39

Photo ID:1141503

VIRIN:131210-M-FS592-293

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:5.66 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

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