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    Parris Island recruits complete Crucible, earn title Marine [Image 4 of 5]

    Parris Island recruits complete Crucible, earn title Marine

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    08.29.2015

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Vanessa Austin 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Pvt. Timothy D. Strain, Platoon 2064, Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, is presented with his Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem Aug. 29, 2015, on Parris Island, S.C. The recruits have worked toward this moment for 12 weeks. The emblem is earned only by those who are imbued with the Corps’ core values and have proven themselves worthy of belonging to the few and the proud. Strain, 24, from High Point, N.C., is scheduled to graduate Sept. 4, 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 approximately 50 percent of males and 100 percent of females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Vanessa Austin)

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    Date Taken: 08.29.2015
    Date Posted: 09.01.2015 16:23
    Photo ID: 2153999
    VIRIN: 150829-M-VP563-076
    Resolution: 3459x5188
    Size: 3.66 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

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