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    Hanahan, S.C., native training at Parris Island to become U.S. Marine [Image 2 of 2]

    Hanahan, S.C., native training at Parris Island to become U.S. Marine

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    06.04.2014

    Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

    Rct. Forrest Bowman, an 18-year-old native of Hanahan, S.C., is currently training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., in hopes of earning the title of United States Marine. Bowman is training with Platoon 2056, Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, and is scheduled to graduate Aug. 8, 2014. “I decided to join the Marine Corps because I wanted to be part of something bigger than myself. It was the biggest challenge I could find. I’m always looking to better myself, and to do that, I wanted to be a Marine. They’re the first ones in, the last ones out ... they represent the standard of America,” said Bowman, who graduated from Hanahan High School in 2014. 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 for females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)

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    Date Taken: 06.04.2014
    Date Posted: 06.10.2014 14:30
    Photo ID: 1390210
    VIRIN: 140604-M-FS592-230
    Resolution: 3840x5760
    Size: 3.38 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: HANAHAN, SC, US

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