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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits prepare for rifle range on Parris Island

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits prepare for rifle range on Parris Island

    Photo By Sgt. Caitlin Brink | Cpl. Charles Gamblin, a primary marksmanship instructor, answers questions about rifle...... read more read more

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    09.05.2013

    Story by Cpl. Caitlin Brink 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Recruits of Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, learned the fundamentals of Marine Corps marksmanship Aug. 19-23, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C.

    For the first of two weeks, the longest basic marksmanship training for recruits of any United States military service, primary marksmanship instructors teach recruits shooting techniques, firing positions, weapons safety and rifle range commands in preparation for them firing live rounds the following week. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 4, 2013.

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    Date Taken: 09.05.2013
    Date Posted: 09.05.2013 17:09
    Story ID: 113143
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
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