Photo Gallery: Marine recruits close in on title at Parris Island

Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island
Story by Cpl. Caitlin Brink

Date: 08.12.2013
Posted: 08.12.2013 14:11
News ID: 111825
Photo Gallery: Marine recruits close in on title at Parris Island

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Recruits of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, endured the 54-hour culminating event of Marine Corps recruit training known as the Crucible on Aug. 8-9, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C.<br /> <br /> During the Crucible, recruits must demonstrate everything they learned throughout training and are often pushed past their physical and mental limits as they reach toward the title of Marine.