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Photo Gallery: Recruits meet Parris Island drill instructors who will train them throughout Marine boot camp

Sgt. Juan Padin, right, a drill instructor for Platoon 1021, Charlie Company, corrects a recruit Jan. 11, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. This was the first day recruits spent with the drill instructors who would train them to become Marines. Padin, 27, is a native of Maricao, Puerto Rico. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate April 4, 2014. (Photo by Cpl. Octavia Davis)



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This work, Photo Gallery: Recruits meet Parris Island drill instructors who will train them throughout Marine boot camp [Image 3 of 10], by Cpl Octavia Davis, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.11.2014

Date Posted:02.04.2014 21:11

Photo ID:1161457

VIRIN:140111-M-RV272-444

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:4.26 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Hometown:MARICAO, PR

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