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Parris Island recruits learn Marine Corps martial arts to fight with honor

Rct. Alexis Cantu practices a headlock technique on Rct. Andrea Goldberg, both with Platoon 4011, Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, during martial arts training Jan. 30, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program combines hand-to-hand combat with mental discipline and character development to help transform recruits into ethical warriors. Cantu, a 19-year-old San Antonio native, and Goldberg a 19-year-old native of Lakeville, Minn., are scheduled to graduate April 4, 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 Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple)



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This work, Parris Island recruits learn Marine Corps martial arts to fight with honor [Image 4 of 6], by LCpl Vaniah Temple, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.30.2014

Date Posted:02.12.2014 13:53

Photo ID:1166221

VIRIN:140130-M-LQ078-041

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:12.72 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Hometown:LAKEVILLE, MN, US

Hometown:SAN ANTONIO, TX, US

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