Sgt. Diego Hernandez, a drill instructor for Platoon 1016, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, motivates Rct. Andres Molina Maturino, Platoon 1021, as he struggles to heave himself over a bar Feb. 6, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits attempt the course at least four times during training to improve their strength and stamina. Developing overall physical strength is paramount in boot camp, for recruits will be expected to uphold high fitness standards as Marines. Hernandez, 27, is from Passaic, N.J. Molina Maturino is a 20-year-old from LaBelle, Fla., and is scheduled to graduate April 4, 2014. (Photo by Cpl. Octavia Davis)
|Date Posted:||02.14.2014 12:19|
|Location:||PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US|
|Hometown:||LABELLE, FL, US|
|Hometown:||PASSAIC, NJ, US|
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