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Why the Marines: Sgt. Michael Butler

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Why the Marines: Sgt. Michael Butler Why the Marines: Sgt. Michael Butler
Marines are known as the most elite fighting force in the nation. Earning the prestigious Eagle, Globe and Anchor means joining a brotherhood and sisterhood that...
Why the Marines: Sgt. Austin Brasington Why the Marines: Sgt. Austin Brasington
Sergeant Austin Brasington, Station Commander for Recruiting Sub Station Meridian, MS, Recruiting Station Montgomery, Al, attended recruit training at Marine Corps...
Why the Marines: Sgt. Christian Andino Why the Marines: Sgt. Christian Andino
Sgt. Christian Andino, a recruiter with Recruiting Sub Station Anniston, Ala., arrived at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in June 2009. Andino said he had...
Educators Conquer the Rappel Tower Educators Conquer the Rappel Tower
Judy Johnson hooks her helmet on in preparation for scaling down the 50 foot rappel tower March 3, 2016, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. Every...
Educators Explore Crucible Events Educators Explore Crucible Events
Educators witness a sparring match between recruits testing out for their tan belt in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program March 3, 2016, aboard Marine Corps Recruit...
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus sees how Parris Island makes Marines Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus sees how Parris Island...
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, left, speaks with Marines of Recruit Training Regiment about training March 3, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. Mabus visited Marine...


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Family Day B-Roll Family Day B-Roll
B-Roll of drill instructors and recruits marching into the All Weather Training Facility as they prepare for Family Day.
Educator's Workshop 2016 Educator's Workshop 2016
Educators from Alabama, Mississippi and Florida attended the Educator's Workshop in Parris Island, S.C., April 12-15, 2016. Recruiting Station Montgomery paired up...
Future Marines: Rising to the Challenge Future Marines: Rising to the Challenge
Future Marines with Recruiting Station Montgomery, Al, pushed themselves during the initial strength test for the Commander's Pre-Ship Inspection on Maxwell Air Force...
Montgomery Marines Take On Mississippi State Montgomery Marines Take On Mississippi State
Marines out of Recruiting Station Montgomery, AL, went to Mississippi State University to spread Marine Corps knowledge and let students see the benefits of joining...
Marine, Chattanooga shooting victim receives Purple Heart Medal Marine, Chattanooga shooting victim receives Purple...
The Purple Heart medal was presented to Sgt. DeMonte R. Cheeley Jan. 26, 2016, at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown in Chattanooga, Tenn. Cheeley received the Purple...
Marines Shout Out to Liberty Bowl Marines Shout Out to Liberty Bowl
Marines give shouts to their friends and family at the Liberty Bowl.


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Why the Marines: Sgt. Michael Butler Why the Marines: Sgt. Michael Butler
The United States has a population of approximately 322,762,018 people and a shocking only 1.4 million of the population is in the U.S. Armed Forces, meaning 0.4%....
Why the Marines: Sgt. Austin Brasington Why the Marines: Sgt. Austin Brasington
The alarm starts to go off at a disquieting volume at five in the morning. Groggy, the sergeant rolls over and quiets his wake up call. He rubs his eyes, walks to the...
Why the Marines: Sgt. Christian Andino Why the Marines: Sgt. Christian Andino
“I am convinced there is no smarter, handier or more adaptable body of troops (U.S. Marines) in the world…always spick and span, ready at an instants notice for...
Siblings in arms Siblings in arms
Marine Corps recruit training is known to be the toughest training out of all the military branches. With 13 weeks of physical, mental and moral training, recruits...
Marine, Chattanooga shooting victim receives Purple Heart Medal Marine, Chattanooga shooting victim receives Purple...
A Marine Corps recruiter was awarded the Purple Heart medal during a ceremony in Chattanooga, Tennessee Jan. 26, 2016.
Giving heart earns title of Honorary Marine Giving heart earns title of Honorary Marine
The title of Honorary Marine has only been presented 93 times since the program began. The newest Marine in the Marine Corps was presented the title during a surprise...