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    Marine recruits build marksmanship fundamentals on Parris Island [Image 6 of 6]

    Marine recruits build marksmanship fundamentals on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    01.22.2015

    Photo by Cpl. Jennifer Schubert 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

    Recruits of Platoon 1016, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, practice marksmanship fundamentals Jan. 22, 2015, on Parris Island, S.C. For one week, recruits learn and practice the fundamentals of marksmanship before shooting live ammunition. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate March 6, 2015. 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. Jennifer Schubert)

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    Date Taken: 01.22.2015
    Date Posted: 02.26.2015 16:26
    Photo ID: 1788340
    VIRIN: 150122-M-AR085-012
    Resolution: 3840x5760
    Size: 16.84 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

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