Marine Corps Pvt. Michael G. Athorne and Marine Corps Pvt. Kederick M. Anderson, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S. C.
For 13 weeks, Athorne and Anderson stayed committed during some of the world’s most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies.
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