MCRD PARRIS ISLAND, SC --
A native of Satsuma, Alabama, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training here as the platoon honor graduate of Platoon 3037, Company L, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, May 17, 2019.
Kevin T. Barnett, earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming other 49 recruits during a series of training events designed to test recruits’ basic Marine Corps skills.
These training events covered customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, marksmanship, physical fitness, military history, and a variety of other subjects.
“I enjoyed learning about true combat situations and learning how to work together as a team to accomplish the mission,” said Barnett.
After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Barnett will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina.