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Recruits of Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, prepare to sprint during a physical training session July 31, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Physical training sessions are intended to help recruits prepare for their physical fitness and combat fitness tests, which are both graduation requirements. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 4, 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)

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Recruits of Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participated in a physical training session July 31, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C.

Recruits performed various exercises meant to strengthen their bodies to meet the Marine Corps’ high physical fitness standards. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 4, 2013.


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Date Taken:07.31.2013

Date Posted:08.05.2013 15:14

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Hometown:AIKEN, SC, US

Hometown:JACKSONVILLE, FL, US

Hometown:LIMA, OH, US

Hometown:SPRINGFIELD, MO, US

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