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    Photo Gallery: Recruits participate in first physical training session on Parris Island [Image 6 of 6]

    Photo Gallery: Recruits participate in first physical training session on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    06.18.2014

    Photo by Cpl. Octavia Davis 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Sgt. Deborah Benson, a drill instructor for Platoon 4030, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, encourages her recruits during a physical training session June 18, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Drill instructors supervise recruits during PT and motivate them to improve their fitness. Benson, 26, is from Lynn, Mass. November Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 5, 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: 06.18.2014
    Date Posted: 06.26.2014 18:41
    Photo ID: 1422045
    VIRIN: 140618-M-RV272-270
    Resolution: 5760x3840
    Size: 4.33 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: LYNN, MA, US

    Web Views: 1,046
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