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Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - U.S. Land Battleship "Recruit" launched. The launching of the Land Battleship Recruit, N.Y. City, was a galaoccasion and one of the most important Memorial Day ceremonies. The Recruit was dedicated to serve as a monster recruiting center for the Navy and Marines. Members of the American Junior Naval and Marine Scouts on board the "Recruit."

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - U.S. Land Batt...

Date Taken: 5/30/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette Day Celebration, Union Square, New York. View of the crowd with the Battleship "Recruit" in the background

Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918 - Lafayette Day Celebration, Union Sq...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Ceremonies - Lafayette Day, 1918

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Members of the Junior Naval Militia on board the U.S.S. Recruit at Union Sqquare, New York City, N.Y

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps - Members of the...

Photographer: Paul Thompson Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Other Camps

Photograph of a Navy Recruit Getting His First Haircut

Photograph of a Navy Recruit Getting His First Haircut

General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

A US Army drill instructor helps a recruit aim his M16A1 rifle during small arms training on the rifle range

A US Army drill instructor helps a recruit aim his M16A1 rifle during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A US Army drill instructor helps a recruit aim his M16A1 rifle during small arms training on the rifle range

A US Army drill instructor helps a recruit aim his M16A1 rifle during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AMN Barry Shaiman and TSGT Dan Hilt visit the Upper Perkimen High School to talk to students about the Air Force. AMN Shaiman is home on a two-week temporary assignment as a recruit helper

AMN Barry Shaiman and TSGT Dan Hilt visit the Upper Perkimen High Scho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quakertown State: Pennsylvania (PA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mike Pendrak Release Status: Released to Publ... more

AMN Barry Shaiman takes time to walk in the woods near his home during his two-week temporary assignment as a recruit helper

AMN Barry Shaiman takes time to walk in the woods near his home during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quakertown State: Pennsylvania (PA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mike Pendrak Release Status: Released to Publ... more

AMN Barry Shaiman pauses on his front steps. AMN Shaiman is home on a two-week temporary assignment as a recruit helper

AMN Barry Shaiman pauses on his front steps. AMN Shaiman is home on a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Quakertown State: Pennsylvania (PA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mike Pendrak Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Members of the delegation from China depart the Recruit Training Command Headquarters building with VADM Lee Baggett Jr. as their guide

Members of the delegation from China depart the Recruit Training Comma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the barber shop at the Recruit Training Center

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the barber sh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A recruit is instructed in firefighting procedures at the Naval Training Center

A recruit is instructed in firefighting procedures at the Naval Traini...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Training Center, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mitchell Release Stat... more

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

The tattooed forearm of a sailor assigned to the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

The tattooed forearm of a sailor assigned to the Naval Training Center...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

A new recruit undergoes basic training at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

A new recruit undergoes basic training at the Naval Training Center, R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

A recruit is instructed in firefighting procedures during basic training at the Naval Training Center

A recruit is instructed in firefighting procedures during basic traini...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

An internal view aboard the training destroyer escort USS RECRUIT (TDE 1) as a recruit looks through a porthole during instruction at the Naval Training Center

An internal view aboard the training destroyer escort USS RECRUIT (TDE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft at the Naval Training Center, Recruit Training Command

Recruits recieve training on the various exterior parts of an aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... more

A nuclear, biological, chemical decontamination team demonstrates on one of their members. The team is from the 7th Engineers Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, and is demonstrating before a group of staff and officers from the San Diego Recruit Depot

A nuclear, biological, chemical decontamination team demonstrates on o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Smelt Release Status:... more

A Marine equipped with an M-16A1 rifle, backpack, field protective mask, helmet and camouflage utilities is the object of cover and concealment during a field training exercise at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A Marine equipped with an M-16A1 rifle, backpack, field protective mas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

One member of the fire team rushes forward as the other members simulate covering fire during a field training exercise at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

One member of the fire team rushes forward as the other members simula...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release Status: Released to... more

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., and MGEN Robert E. Haebel, commanding officer of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, talk with a group of officers during Lehman's visit to the base

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., and MGEN Robert E. Haebel, c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Dvorak Release St... more

PVT B. J. Gatlin of Series 10a, Company K, hangs her partially-filled sea bag on the foot of her bed in preparation for an inspection at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

PVT B. J. Gatlin of Series 10a, Company K, hangs her partially-filled ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

PVT T. J. Tatum of Series 9 leaves the tear gas training chamber at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Being exposed to tear gas is a part of Marine Corps field training

PVT T. J. Tatum of Series 9 leaves the tear gas training chamber at th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A woman Marine recruit platoon from Series 11a, Company L, performs close drill during a scheduled training period at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A woman Marine recruit platoon from Series 11a, Company L, performs cl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

PVT B. J. Gatlin of Series 10a, Company K, rolls up her web belt in preparation for an assistant drill instructor's clothing inspection at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

PVT B. J. Gatlin of Series 10a, Company K, rolls up her web belt in pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

PVT A. V. Anderson of Series 10a, Company K, spends many hours pressing her uniforms along with other recruits at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. PVT K. D. Blaver and PVT R. Exhevarria are hard at work behind her

PVT A. V. Anderson of Series 10a, Company K, spends many hours pressin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A woman Marine recruit platoon from Series 10, Company K, marches back from a three-day field training exercise at Page Field, Marine Corps Recruit Depot. A tower used for rope rappelling training is in the background

A woman Marine recruit platoon from Series 10, Company K, marches back...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A woman Marine recruit of Series 11a, Company L, is shown how to make the column left movement during the platoon's drill training period at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A woman Marine recruit of Series 11a, Company L, is shown how to make ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A woman Marine recruit platoon from Series 10, Company K, marches back from a three-day field training exercise held at Page Field, Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A woman Marine recruit platoon from Series 10, Company K, marches back...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

PVT K. R. Felty of Series 10a, Company K, makes sure that there are no wrinkles in her bed just prior to an inspection at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

PVT K. R. Felty of Series 10a, Company K, makes sure that there are no...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

PVT. Green of Series, 11a, Company L, displays the proper rendering of a hand salute. Green is in her ninth day of training as a recruit at the Woman Recruit Training Command

PVT. Green of Series, 11a, Company L, displays the proper rendering of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Tibbetts Release... more

PVT Drumheiller of Series 9a gives the written portion of her interior guard examination to the drill instructor, SGT McGalliard. This is part of the Marine Corps field training at Elliott's Beach, Marine Corps Recruit Depot

PVT Drumheiller of Series 9a gives the written portion of her interior...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

PVT L. H. Harris of Series 9a takes a written examination on clothing, field packs and interior guard. This is part of Marine Corps field training at Elliott's Beach, Marine Corps Recruit Depot

PVT L. H. Harris of Series 9a takes a written examination on clothing,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

New recruits stand in line to receive their first Marine Corps hot meal in the 2nd Battalion mess hall at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. As they stand in line, they hold a tray in one hand and a white laundry bag with their exchange issue in the other hand

New recruits stand in line to receive their first Marine Corps hot mea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

MGEN Robert E. Haebel, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to LTC J. VanDyne for his outstanding service as head of recruiting operations. The ceremony was held during the morning colors

MGEN Robert E. Haebel, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL C. L. Flowers Rel... more

A recruit exercises on an arm curl machine to strengthen his arms. The machine is used by recruits in the physical conditioning platoon

A recruit exercises on an arm curl machine to strengthen his arms. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A recruit from the physical conditioning platoon does back extensions

A recruit from the physical conditioning platoon does back extensions

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A recruit exercises on an arm curl machine to strengthen his arms. The machine is used by recruits in the physical conditioning platoon

A recruit exercises on an arm curl machine to strengthen his arms. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A recruit from the physical conditioning platoon does weight lifting exercises with the bar and weights

A recruit from the physical conditioning platoon does weight lifting e...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

MAJ Goodrich receives the Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding performance of duties from MGEN Robert E. Haebel, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The ceremony was held during morning colors

MAJ Goodrich receives the Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding pe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Perkins Release S... more

A recruit from the 3rd Battalion, number one lineman in the mess hall, takes his turn on mess duty. The recruit is a member of the physical conditioning platoon

A recruit from the 3rd Battalion, number one lineman in the mess hall,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The construction of Tun Tavern for a Marine Corps birthday display at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot begins. The Marine Corps birthday is on November 10, 34 days away

The construction of Tun Tavern for a Marine Corps birthday display at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The construction of Tun Tavern for a Marine Corps birthday display at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot begins. The Marine Corps birthday is on November 10, 32 days away

The construction of Tun Tavern for a Marine Corps birthday display at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A Drill Instructor (DI) shows a recruit the proper way to aim and hold an M16A1 rifle, while other Marine recruits live fire down range

A Drill Instructor (DI) shows a recruit the proper way to aim and hold...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Flowers Release S... more

SGT Robert Dickerson, a Marine Corps drill instructor, welcomes a bus load of new recruits to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The men, who will become Series 2089, have left civilian life and are ready to try to become Marines

SGT Robert Dickerson, a Marine Corps drill instructor, welcomes a bus ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Flowers Release S... more

Marine recruits dress their ranks during basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Marine recruits dress their ranks during basic training at the Marine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Flowers Release S... more

The construction of Tun Tavern for a Marine Corps birthday display at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot begins. The Marine Corps birthday is on November 10, 22 days away

The construction of Tun Tavern for a Marine Corps birthday display at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The main gate of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the only dry land passage to the base. Made up of Routes 280 and 281, the roadway leads to the city of Beaufort, S.C

The main gate of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the only dry land ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Roeder Release St... more

LTC Marvin Hopgood Jr., commanding officer, 3rd Battalion, inspects a recruit's rifle during the final inspection of Platoon 3041 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

LTC Marvin Hopgood Jr., commanding officer, 3rd Battalion, inspects a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

SGM Farrell, 3rd Battalion, questions a recruit of Platoon 3041 during personnel and rifle inspection at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The recruit is holding an M-16A1 rifle

SGM Farrell, 3rd Battalion, questions a recruit of Platoon 3041 during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The honor graduates of Platoon 3041, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, salute prior to receiving the Leatherneck Award. The award is for outstanding achievement during recruit training and is presented to the recruit on graduation day

The honor graduates of Platoon 3041, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, salut...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Perkins Release S... more

Woman Marine PFC. Lynn Holmgren, a photographer at the Training and Audiovisual Support Center of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, inspects a photograph to its immersion into the wash solution

Woman Marine PFC. Lynn Holmgren, a photographer at the Training and Au...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Dvorak Release S... more

The fire team leader gives the hand signal to halt during a field training exercise at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

The fire team leader gives the hand signal to halt during a field trai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Tibbetts Release... more

A fire team leader points to a position on his map of the terrain as he tells part of his fire team what their responsibilities are during a training exercise at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A fire team leader points to a position on his map of the terrain as h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A fire team on patrol during a field exercise at Page Field, Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The Marines are wearing camouflage utilities, field protective masks, backpacks, helmets and are carrying M-16A1 rifles

A fire team on patrol during a field exercise at Page Field, Marine Co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release Status: Released to... more

Retired MGEN Peatross, right, and retired COL J. Sexton, left, of the Marine Raider Association, presents a plaque to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in honor of the Marine Raiders who gave their lives during World War II. BGEN William Weise, deputy commanding general receives the plaque

Retired MGEN Peatross, right, and retired COL J. Sexton, left, of the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL K. Dvorak Release... more

An aerial view of the front of the new headquarters building at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. In the background is the east end of the recruit depot

An aerial view of the front of the new headquarters building at the Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Klicker Release ... more

A panoramic view of the south end o the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. In the middle is the Woman Recruit Training Center and in the left foreground is the depot fire station

A panoramic view of the south end o the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. In...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Klicker Release ... more

An aerial view of the former Headquarters and Service Battalion Building now under renovation at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The building will house permanent personnel when the renovation is completed

An aerial view of the former Headquarters and Service Battalion Buildi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Klicker Release ... more

A panoramic view of t he west end of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The side of the depot theater is in the foreground

A panoramic view of t he west end of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Klicker Release ... more

A likeness of John Ribault, a French settler who discovered and named Port Royal in 1562, is on display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A likeness of John Ribault, a French settler who discovered and named ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The pugal stick and related equipment used by Marine recruits are on display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

The pugal stick and related equipment used by Marine recruits are on d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A rifle range display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Included in the display are an M-16A1 rifle, the three marksmanship shooting badges and the possible scores for each of those badges

A rifle range display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

Various paintings of Marine Corps subjects by Marine MAJ Charles Waterhouse are displayed in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Various paintings of Marine Corps subjects by Marine MAJ Charles Water...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The uniform worn by Marines in Vietnam, which is still being worn today, is on display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

The uniform worn by Marines in Vietnam, which is still being worn toda...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A scene depicting the "honor man" of each platoon, in dress blues, and photographs depicting Marine Corps traditions are displays in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A scene depicting the "honor man" of each platoon, in dress blues, and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The 1900-era Marine uniform worn aboard ship is on display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

The 1900-era Marine uniform worn aboard ship is on display in the War ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A drill instructor display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot with photographs showing various stages of training for recruits

A drill instructor display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A bronze statue of the Iwo Jima flag raising is on display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A bronze statue of the Iwo Jima flag raising is on display in the War ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A Marine wearing a World War I uniform is displayed in War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A Marine wearing a World War I uniform is displayed in War Memorial Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The main entrance to the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

The main entrance to the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

The base gymnasium at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot is located in the same building as the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum. A new floor has recently been installed in the gym

The base gymnasium at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot is located in the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

Several types of rifles are displayed in the rifle room of the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Several types of rifles are displayed in the rifle room of the War Mem...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A side view of two wall displays, showing the equipment used in the pugal stick competition and an M-16A1 rifle along with the marksmanship qualification badges and scores. The displays are in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A side view of two wall displays, showing the equipment used in the pu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

A wooden model of the 3rd Battalion confidence course is displayed in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

A wooden model of the 3rd Battalion confidence course is displayed in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

Mr. Walter, assistant secretary of the Army and MGEN Haebel observe morning colors during their tour of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Mr. Walter, assistant secretary of the Army and MGEN Haebel observe mo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Blake Release Sta... more

Mr. Walter, assistant secretary of the Army and MGEN Haebel are shown the art of using the pugil stick, during their tour of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Mr. Walter, assistant secretary of the Army and MGEN Haebel are shown ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Blake Release Sta... more

Retired GEN Edwin Pollok presents a plaque from the 1ST Marine Division to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, in honor of the Marine who gave their lives in World War II, Korea and in Vietnam. MGEN Robert E. Haebel receives the plaque

Retired GEN Edwin Pollok presents a plaque from the 1ST Marine Divisio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Tibbetts Release ... more

An aerial view of the Recruit Training Center, San Diego Naval Base

An aerial view of the Recruit Training Center, San Diego Naval Base

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Swan Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

AIRMAN Recruit Reginald D. Johnson hooks a block and tackle to a Mark 82 bomb to help move it to a skid aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67)

AIRMAN Recruit Reginald D. Johnson hooks a block and tackle to a Mark ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Kent S. Egenberger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MGEN Robert E. Haebel, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot and MGEN Wesley H. Rice, commanding general, MCRD, San Diego, observe the morning color ceremony. Rice is touring Parris Island

MGEN Robert E. Haebel, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Ziegler Release S... more

Navy recruits carrying M-1 rifles pass in review at the Recruit Training Command. The rifles have been reintroduced in Navy boot camps after a five-year hiatus to develop teamwork and aid in body conditioning

Navy recruits carrying M-1 rifles pass in review at the Recruit Traini...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry Mitchell Release Status: Released to P... more

A starboard bow view of the USS Recruit. The Recruit is a mock frigate constructed in 1949 to be used for training purposes and affectionately known as the "USS Neversail"

A starboard bow view of the USS Recruit. The Recruit is a mock frigate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Danese Granfield Release Status: Released to... more

STAFF members of the Recruit Training Command line the rails of the newly refitted USS Recruit. The USS Recruit is a mock frigate constructed in 1949 to be used for training purposes and affectionately known as the "USS Neversail"

STAFF members of the Recruit Training Command line the rails of the ne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Danese Granfield Release Status: Released to... more

MGEN James J. McMonagle, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, explains the training on the confidence course to Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C

MGEN James J. McMonagle, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ziegler Release ... more

MGEN James J. McMonagle, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, presents MSGT Canfield the Legion of Merit medal during his retirement ceremony

MGEN James J. McMonagle, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Ward Release Sta... more

A recruit demonstrates the "slide-for-life" for visitors with the Lansing, Michigan, command visit tour

A recruit demonstrates the "slide-for-life" for visitors with the Lans...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Steve Lammers Release ... more

Sen. James J. Waddell and Colonel Adams of the Weapons Battalion, inspect an M-16A1 service rifle while touring the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Sen. James J. Waddell and Colonel Adams of the Weapons Battalion, insp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Perris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Lance CPL Ziegler Release Status: Releas... more

A color guard from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot marches down the center aisle during the launching ceremony for the cable repair ship USNS ZEUS (T-ARC-7). The ship was built by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company

A color guard from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot marches down the cen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph3 Jeffrey Stienessen Release Status: Released ... more

An aerial view of the entrance to the recruit depot

An aerial view of the entrance to the recruit depot

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Doyal Release Status: Released to Pu... more

An aerial view of facilities on the recruit depot

An aerial view of facilities on the recruit depot

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Doyal Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A recruit demonstrates water survival techniques for visitors with a Minneapolis, Minnesota, command visit tour

A recruit demonstrates water survival techniques for visitors with a M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Simmons Release Status:... more

Instructors watch a recruit drop from a mock-up building during a combat maneuver demonstration for visitors with a Minneapolis, Minnesota, command visit tour

Instructors watch a recruit drop from a mock-up building during a comb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Simmons Release Status:... more

Sergeant Gary Ward participates in the Interservice Powerlifting Competition at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Gym

Sergeant Gary Ward participates in the Interservice Powerlifting Compe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Clark Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Captain Joe Walden prepares himself for a lift during the Interservice Powerlifting Competition at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Gym

Captain Joe Walden prepares himself for a lift during the Interservice...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Clark Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

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