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Rct. Sunseray Morson, Platoon 4036, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, sprints during a physical training session Aug. 30, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Sprints are often incorporated into physical training session to help improve recruits' speed, stamina and overall physical fitness. Morson, 18, from Chicago, is scheduled to graduate Nov. 1, 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 of females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Recruits of Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, improved their strength and stamina while participating in a circuit course Aug. 30, 2013.

Recruits performed various exercises meant to strengthen themselves to meet the Marine Corps’ high physical fitness standards. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 1, 2013.


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Date Taken:09.06.2013

Date Posted:09.06.2013 08:41

Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, USGlobe

Hometown:CHICAGO, IL, US

Hometown:LOS ANGELES, CA, US

Hometown:NEW ORLEANS, LA, US

Hometown:PALMETTO, FL, US

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