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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits complete 13 week journey, earn title on Parris Island [Image 6 of 8]

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits complete 13 week journey, earn title on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    11.19.2014

    Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Drill Instructor Sgt. Christopher Gahagan, with Platoon 3092, Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, presents his new Marine with an Eagle, Globe and Anchor during an emblem ceremony Nov. 19, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Gahagan, 24, from Portsmouth, Va., spent the previous 12 weeks with these young men, molding them into the few and the proud. Lima Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 26, 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: 11.19.2014
    Date Posted: 11.23.2014 10:18
    Photo ID: 1673168
    VIRIN: 141119-M-FS592-130
    Resolution: 5760x3840
    Size: 5.21 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: PORTSMOUTH, VA, US

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