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A native of Moore, South Carolina, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as the company honor graduate of Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Aug. 23, 2019.Pfc. Robert Herzberg earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 294 other 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.“The best part of recruit training is having the opportunity to start over. Recruit training has helped me set clear, realistic goals, learned to respect different sorts of people, and the drive to accomplish everything I set my mind to,” said Herzberg.After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Herzberg will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina. - Private First Class Robert Herzberg completed Marine Corps recruit training as the company honor graduate of Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Aug. 23, 2019. Herzberg was recruited by SSgt. William Simpson from Recruiting Substation Spartanburg. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)

PARRIS ISLAND, SC -- A native of Plaquemine, Louisiana, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 3058, Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Aug. 23, 2019.Pfc. Skyler Dozier earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 50 other 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 liked creating a bond with the other recruits and forming friendships,” said Dozier.After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Dozier will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina. - Private First Class Skyler Dozier completed Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 3058, Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Aug. 23, 2019. Dozier was recruited by Sgt. John F. Acapulco from Recruiting Substation Baton Rouge South. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 2058, Company F, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Aug. 16, 2019.Pfc. JC Coker III earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 45 other 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.“The best part of recruit training was the individual competition and the leadership experience of being the guide for a diverse group of people,” said Coker.After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Coker will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina. - Private First Class JC Coker III completed Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 2058, Company F, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Aug. 16, 2019. Coker was recruited by SSgt. Adrian Anaya from Recruiting Substation New Orleans. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)

A native of Orlando, Florida, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 2056, Company F, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Aug. 16, 2019.Pfc. Joshua Johnson earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 50 other 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.“The best part of Marine Corps basic training was adding to my family. No matter what, I know that there are Marines and future Marines that will come to understand one another through a common pain that was shared,” said Johnson.After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Johnson will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina. - Private First Class Joshua Johnson completed Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 2056, Company F, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Aug. 16, 2019. Johnson was recruited by SSgt. Brian Comstra from Recruiting Substation Orlando. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)

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