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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits use map, compass to navigate on Parris Island [Image 2 of 7]

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits use map, compass to navigate on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    09.16.2013

    Photo by Lance Cpl. MaryAnn Hill 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Rct. Jake Walkins, left, and Rct. Matt Drew, both with Platoon 1076, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, count their steps during land navigation training Sept. 16, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits walked 100 meters in order for each to track distance. Walkins, an 18-year-old native of Whitman, Mass., and Drew, an 18-year-old native of Whitman, Mass., are scheduled to graduate Oct. 11, 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 Lance Cpl. MaryAnn Hill)

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    Date Taken: 09.16.2013
    Date Posted: 09.20.2013 15:14
    Photo ID: 1022450
    VIRIN: 130916-M-PG802-013
    Resolution: 3888x2592
    Size: 3.02 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: WHITMAN, MA, US

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