Staff Sgt. Matthew Gay, senior drill instructor for Platoon 1020, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, paces up and down the platoon’s barracks during “pickup” Jan. 11, 2014. Pickup is when each drill instructor is introduced for the first time. Drill instructors will spend the following 12 weeks training the recruits to become Marines. Gay is a 29-year-old native of Forsyth, Ga. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate April 4, 2014. (Photo by Cpl. Octavia Davis)
|Date Posted:||02.04.2014 21:22|
|Location:||PARRIS ISLAND, AL, US|
|Hometown:||FORSYTH, GA, US|
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