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Graduation Ceremony – India & Oscar Companies – Feb. 14, 2014

Pfc. Akeem J. Wilson, honor graduate for Platoon 3012, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, graduated Feb. 14, 2014. Wilson is from Queens, N.Y. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)



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This work, Graduation Ceremony – India & Oscar Companies – Feb. 14, 2014 [Image 9 of 12], by Cpl Caitlin Brink, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.14.2014

Date Posted:02.14.2014 12:47

Photo ID:1167700

VIRIN:140214-M-FS592-017

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:4.96 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Hometown:QUEENS, NY, US

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  • Recruits of Platoon 3009, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, hurriedly put on their uniforms Dec. 10, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits wake up at 4 a.m. and immediately begin their morning routine of shaving and cleaning the barracks. Drill instructors stress attention to detail and cleanliness early in training to instill discipline in recruits. 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)
  • Sgt. Terry Hall, a drill instructor for Platoon 3010, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, corrects his recruits' fighting stance during martial arts training Dec. 10, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Drill instructors such as Hall, 26, from Palm Beach, Fla., instill discipline in recruits early in training. 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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