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Parris Island Welcomes Newest Marines of Lima Company

October 5, 2018

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Parris Island welcomes newest Marines of Lima Company

 

Today's graduation ceremony was a landmark for the 565 new Marines of Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion.

 

Among the new Marines are these distinguished graduates:

  • Pfc. Omar Crespo – Hubert, N.C. – Honor Graduate, Platoon 3072

  • Pfc. Tim Moriarty – Hingham, Mass. – Honor Graduate, Platoon 3073

  • Pfc. Gavin Cornell – Spotsylvania. Va. – Honor Graduate, Platoon 3074

  • Pfc. Steven Armstrong – York, Pa. – Honor Graduate, High PFT/CFT Platoon 3076

  • Pfc. Max Perkins – Greenland, N.H. – Honor Graduate, Platoon 3077

  • Pfc. Andrew Floren – Longwood, Fla. – Honor Graduate, Platoon 3078

  • Pvt. Noah Rogers – Hayesville, N.C. – High Shooter, Platoon 3072

  • Pfc. Caleb Colon – Pebbles, Ohio – High Shooter, Platoon 3073

  • Pfc. Michael Stemple – Oakland, Md. – High Shooter, Platoon 3074

  • Pfc. Jordan Schumacher – Garnetvalley, Pa. – High Shooter, Platoon 3076

  • Pfc. Michael Huntington – Dallas, Pa. – High Shooter, Platoon 3077

  • Pvt. Tucker Sedmark – Anniston, Ala. – High Shooter, Platoon 3078

  • Pfc. Travis Vaughan Jr. – Charleston, S.C. – High PFT/CFT, Platoon 3072

  • Pfc. James Miller Jr. – Medford, N.Y. – High PFT/CFT, Platoon 3073

  • Pvt. Thomas Foligno – Dover, N.H. – High PFT/CFT, Platoon 3074

  • Pvt. Noah Ettinger – Karmer, P.A. – High PFT/CFT, Platoon 3077

  • Pfc. James Frost – Mullica Hill, N.J. – High PFT/CFT, Platoon 3078

     

     

    Each new Marine persevered through 70 training days while passing each of the seven graduation requirements.

     

    Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915. Today, approximately 19,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 12 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for approximately 49 percent of male recruits and 100 percent of female recruits in the Marine Corps.



Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

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