Recruits of Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, crawl to the next station of a Marine Corps martial arts endurance course Nov. 14, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C The course combined remediation of martial arts techniques with combat conditioning, simulating the stress they may later experience in combat. 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)
|Date Posted:||11.18.2013 18:04|
|Location:||PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US|
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