Recruits of Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, and Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, arrive at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.

Recruits arrive at Parris Island late at night and are immediately thrust into the stressful whirlwind of in-processing, platoon assignment, haircuts, uniform and gear issue and medical evaluations. They would also have an opportunity to make their first phone call home. This is the last time they’ll talk to their families for three months.

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