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    Native Iraqi translator flees Baghdad, becomes U.S. Marine on Parris Island [Image 2 of 3]

    Native Iraqi translator flees Baghdad, becomes U.S. Marine on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    11.06.2013

    Photo by Lance Cpl. MaryAnn Hill 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Rct. Aseel Salman, Platoon 4039, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, aligns herself with another recruit during her final drill evaluation Nov. 6, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Salman, 30, who was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, worked for the United States Army for six years as an interpreter. She reported for recruit training on July 22, 2013, and is scheduled to graduate Nov. 15, 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: 11.06.2013
    Date Posted: 11.15.2013 11:34
    Photo ID: 1052956
    VIRIN: 131106-M-PG802-004
    Resolution: 3840x5760
    Size: 3.85 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: WINCHESTER, VA, US

    Web Views: 265
    Downloads: 6

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