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India Company recruits gear up for battle June 25, 2016 — After stepping aboard the depot, recruits are introduced to various events that will train them into becoming United States Marines. Some of the events require confidence while others involve teamwork. The recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, had to find that confidence to battle each other during Pugil Sticks III, June 21. MORE
Honorman pushes through injury to the top June 14, 2016 — He never thought his time aboard the depot would be almost double of his platoonmates, but one Marine used obstacles and struggles to his advantage and finished training on top. Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Pinocci, Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, used an injury to push himself to the end and thought about quitting as an option. MORE
A larger step in life June 11, 2016 — Those with high aspirations strive to achieve greater accomplishments in life.  Lance Cpl. Bryce A. Graskemper, Platoon 3246, Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, was pursuing a successful career in college football, but he decided to leave it all behind to be a part of something bigger than himself.“I’ve lived in the same house my whole MORE
New Marine starts and finishes with Fox Company June 1, 2016 — Sustaining an injury while training is one of the last things recruits want to deal with during their experience. They try their best to prevent any injuries, but sometimes accidents happen. After waiting for almost a year to become a Marine, Private First Class Mauricio E. Cadena, Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, finally graduates recruit training. MORE
Bravo Company recruits battle each other for the third time May 26, 2016 — Although recruit training can be tough, recruits who step aboard the depot are expected to give it their all. They are introduced to several different courses and classes as they start to absorb all the information needed to complete the transformation into Marines. MORE
Fallen Marine Honored at Crucible May 24, 2016 — Can man take steps during his life to create and shape his legacy, or is that something that can only be appreciated and realized after his death? According to family and fellow Marines, a healthy mix of both created a legacy that Marine Corps recruits will learn about for generations to come. Harris’ family and friends, along former and current MORE
Decorated soldier becomes Marine May 20, 2016 —  Joining the military is a life changing experience, and reaching the end of a contract can sometimes lead to an emptiness that can only be filled by joining the ranks once again. Private First Class Sean F. Evans, Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, experienced that emptiness and believed the Marine Corps was the best way to fill a MORE
Drill Instructor of the Year May 12, 2016 — Marines take on many challenges during their careers. Perhaps one of the most physically and mentally demanding jobs in the Marines Corps is taking on the challenge of being a drill instructor. One Marine may have set the bar high as he went above and beyond his expectations.Gunnery Sgt. Miguel Cortes Jr., drill master, Drill Instructor School, MORE
Third times the charm May 9, 2016 — From guarding nuclear air launch missiles in the Air Force to becoming a combat engineer for the Army, this new Marine found a true sense of belonging as a United States Marine.Private First Class Jacob D. Willhelm, Platoon 3233, Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, grew up living a southern life style in Grantsburg, Wis. He enjoyed MORE
New Marine joins Marine Corps family April 27, 2016 — “You have to learn to stay humble and push through no matter what,” said Pvt. Sylviano R. Gonzalez, Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, who grew up in Vancouver, Wash., with two younger sisters. MORE

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