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    Marine recruits carry tradition on every Marine a rifleman [Image 4 of 6]

    Marine recruits carry tradition on every Marine a rifleman

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    03.31.2015

    Photo by Pfc. Vanessa Austin 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

    Sgt. Giovani Cubias, a primary marksmanship instructor, teaches recruits of Platoon 4016, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, marksmanship fundamentals March 31, 2015, on Parris Island, S.C. For one week, recruits learn and practice marksmanship fundamentals before firing the following week. Cubias, 25, is from Bluffton, S.C. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate May 15, 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 Pfc. Vanessa Austin)

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    Date Taken: 03.31.2015
    Date Posted: 04.29.2015 20:08
    Photo ID: 1905057
    VIRIN: 150331-M-VP563-017
    Resolution: 4782x3000
    Size: 4.98 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

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