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Photo Gallery: Marine recruits survive first night on Parris Island

Sgt. Jonathan Brooks, a receiving drill instructor, gives new recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, some of the first orders they received after arriving July 29, 2013, for training on Parris Island, S.C. Brooks, 27, from Scottsbluff, Neb., is one of a handful of drill instructors responsible for preparing new recruits for training. India Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 25, 2013. 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 for females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)



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This work, Photo Gallery: Marine recruits survive first night on Parris Island [Image 11 of 11], by Cpl Caitlin Brink, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.29.2013

Date Posted:08.05.2013 15:20

Photo ID:989143

VIRIN:130729-M-FS592-021

Resolution:3888x2592

Size:2.54 MB

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Hometown:SCOTTSBLUFF, NE, US

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