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Sgt. Jamie Murray, a drill instructor for Platoon 4026, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, encourages her recruits not to give up on themselves during a physical fitness session July 9, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits perform various exercises meant to strengthen each of muscle groups. Beginning their second week on the island, recruits participate in more than 30 physical fitness sessions meant to help them meet the Marine Corps’ high fitness standards. Murray, 25, is from Mt. Clemens, Mich. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 8, 2014. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915. Today, approximately 20,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 13 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for 50 percent of males and 100 percent of females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)

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Sgt. Jamie Murray, a drill instructor for Platoon 4026, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, encourages her recruits not to give up on themselves during a physical fitness session July 9, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits perform various exercises meant to strengthen each of muscle groups. Beginning their second week on the island, recruits participate in more than 30 physical fitness sessions meant to help them meet the Marine Corps’ high fitness standards. Murray, 25, is from Mt. Clemens, Mich. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 8, 2014. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915. Today, approximately 20,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 13 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for 50 percent of males and 100 percent of females in the Marine Corps. (Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)