Camera Icon

Images: Photo Gallery: Parris Island recruits dive into Marine Corps’ amphibious nature [Image 8 of 8]

Photo by Cpl. Caitlin BrinkSmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon

Photo Gallery: Parris Island recruits dive into Marine Corps’ amphibious nature

Recruits of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, finished their water survival qualification by shedding heavy gear such as helmets May 12, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits had 10 seconds to remove pieces of heavy equipment before resurfacing, a technique used to prevent drowning. Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, is scheduled to graduate on July 11, 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
454
Downloads
1

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, Photo Gallery: Parris Island recruits dive into Marine Corps’ amphibious nature [Image 8 of 8], by Cpl Caitlin Brink, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.12.2014

Date Posted:05.14.2014 09:23

Photo ID:1338984

VIRIN:140512-M-FS592-236

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:2.91 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