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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits increase strength, stamina on Parris Island [Image 5 of 5]

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits increase strength, stamina on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    10.01.2014

    Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Recruits of Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, crunch through a physical fitness session Oct. 1, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Throughout boot camp, recruits participate in more than 30 physical training sessions to increase their strength and stamina and prepare for the combat fitness and physical fitness tests they must pass to graduate. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate Dec. 19, 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. Caitlin Brink)

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    Date Taken: 10.01.2014
    Date Posted: 11.23.2014 09:03
    Photo ID: 1673130
    VIRIN: 141001-M-FS592-163
    Resolution: 3840x5760
    Size: 5.77 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

    Web Views: 150
    Downloads: 2

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