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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits survive first encounter with Parris Island drill instructors [Image 8 of 9]

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits survive first encounter with Parris Island drill instructors

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    10.26.2013

    Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

    Drill instructors of Platoon 3000, Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Oct. 26, 2013, wait for the senior drill instructor's next command Oct. 26, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. This was the first time the recruits saw the Marine Corps drill instructors who would train them for the next 12 weeks. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate Jan. 17, 2014. 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)

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    Date Taken: 10.26.2013
    Date Posted: 11.04.2013 11:07
    Photo ID: 1046247
    VIRIN: 131026-M-FS592-044
    Resolution: 5760x3840
    Size: 5.97 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

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