31 Aug 2018 | 6th Marine Corps District

MCRD PARRIS ISLAND, South Carolina - Pfc. Alan J. Guertin graduated from Marine recruit training today as the platoon honor graduate of Platoon 2065, Company F, 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, for placing first of 71 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, Guertin acted as platoon guide for Platoon 2065, scored 277 points out of a possible 300 points on his physical fitness test, 285 out of a possible 300 points on his combat fitness test, and was deemed an expert shooter for scoring 324 points out of a possible 350 on his marksmanship qualification.

Guertin was recruited at Recruiting Substation Wesley Chapel, by Gunnery Sergeant Michael P. Donahue.

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