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    Marine recruits learn core values on Parris Island [Image 2 of 5]

    Marine recruits learn core values on Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    05.26.2015

    Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island     

    Capt. William E. Barr, company commander of Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, teaches his recruits the importance of honor May 26, 2015, on Parris Island, S.C. The Corps’ core values - honor, courage and commitment - are essential to the recruit transformation process as embracing them means embracing the true essence of being a Marine. Barr, 29, is from Paducah, Ky. Hotel Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 7, 2015. The Corps’ core values honor, courage and commitment are essential to the recruit transformation as they help recruits embrace the true essence of being a Marine. 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 Sgt. Jennifer Schubert)

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    Date Taken: 05.26.2015
    Date Posted: 05.28.2015 18:33
    Photo ID: 1962334
    VIRIN: 150526-M-AR085-203
    Resolution: 3840x5760
    Size: 7.64 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: PADUCAH, KY, US

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