Sgt. Matthew Sidell, right, a drill instructor for Platoon 1020, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, and his fellow drill instructors stand in front of their new recruits during “pickup” on Jan. 11, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. This was the beginning of nearly three months the drill instructors would spend transforming the young men into U.S. Marines through an intense and demanding training regimen. Sidell is a 25-year-old native of Biloxi, Miss. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate April 4, 2014. (Photo by Cpl. Octavia Davis)
|Date Posted:||02.04.2014 21:21|
|Location:||PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US|
|Hometown:||BILOXI, MS, US|
This work, Photo Gallery: Recruits meet Parris Island drill instructors who will train them throughout Marine boot camp [Image 1 of 10], by Cpl Octavia Davis, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.