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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits learn fundamentals of rifle marksmanship on Parris Island [Image 2 of 7]

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits learn fundamentals of rifle marksmanship on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    05.08.2014

    Photo by Cpl. Octavia Davis 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Rct. Luke Mitchell, Platoon 1044, Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, asks his platoon’s primary marksmanship instructor a question during marksmanship training May 8, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits spend the sixth week of training, known as Grass Week, learning and practicing marksmanship fundamentals before firing live ammunition. Mitchell, a 20-year-old from Georgetown, Ky., is scheduled to graduate June 20, 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. Octavia Davis)

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    Date Taken: 05.08.2014
    Date Posted: 05.13.2014 17:06
    Photo ID: 1336682
    VIRIN: 140508-M-RV272-013
    Resolution: 5628x3624
    Size: 5.68 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: GEORGETOWN, KY, US

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