MCRD PARRIS ISLAND, South Carolina --
Lance Cpl. Benjamin Bramblett graduated from Marine recruit training today as the company honor graduate of Company I, 3rd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, for placing first of 292 recruits.
The honor graduate award recognizes the Marine who best exemplifies the total Marine concept, which encompasses physical fitness, marksmanship and leadership traits, during recruit training.
During recruit training, Bramblett acted as platoon guide for Platoon 3056, scored 300 points out of a possible 300 points on his physical fitness test, 293 out of a possible 300 points on his combat fitness test, and was deemed an expert shooter for scoring 307 points out of a possible 350 on his marksmanship qualification.
Bramblett was recruited at Recruiting Substation Gainesville, Georgia, by Staff Sgt. Trevor R. McGee.
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