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    Marine recruits finish off their training day on Parris Island [Image 5 of 7]

    Marine recruits finish off their training day on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    09.17.2014

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Recruits of Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, support each other in a prayer circle during their evening devotion time Sept. 17, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. The evening routine – consisting of mail call, free time and devotion – allows recruits to get a break from the close, constant association with their drill instructors at the end of the training day. Oscar Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 7, 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 Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple)

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    Date Taken: 09.17.2014
    Date Posted: 09.25.2014 19:22
    Photo ID: 1568197
    VIRIN: 140917-M-LQ078-113
    Resolution: 5760x3840
    Size: 15.19 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

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