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Photo Gallery: Marine recruits learn to rappel on Parris Island

Field training instructors order recruits to inspect their equipment in preparation for tying their harnesses for rappel training May 13, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Marines learn to rappel to prepare for deploying from helicopters in flight or navigating difficult terrain, and the training also helps instill courage in recruits to overcome any fear of heights. Fox Company is scheduled to graduate July 3, 2014. 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. David Bessey)



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This work, Photo Gallery: Marine recruits learn to rappel on Parris Island [Image 6 of 10], by Cpl David Bessey, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.13.2014

Date Posted:05.20.2014 09:20

Photo ID:1353957

VIRIN:140513-M-FL578-070

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:12.92 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

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