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6th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

MCRD Parris Island, S.C.
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A native of Port St. Luci, Florida, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 3066, Company L, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Sept. 13, 2019.
Pfc. Roel R. Malcolm earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 88 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 how drill made the platoon seem as one. As the Senior Drill Instructor would say “One Heartbeat, One Blood, One Brotherhood” everything moving in unison with precision,” said Malcolm.
After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Malcolm will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina.
A native of Saluda, South Carolina, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as the company honor graduate of Company L, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Sept. 13, 2019.

Pfc. James F. Therrell earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 521 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’ve enjoyed the moments when the platoon has the opportunity to sit down and have core value discussions with our Senior Drill Instructor,” said Therrell.
After enjoying the 10 days of leave allotted to graduates of recruit training, Therrell will continue to build foundational Marine Corps skills at the School of Infantry, Camp Geiger, North Carolina.
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Matthew R. Phagan, a Music Technical Assistant with 6th Marine Corps District, recites the oath of enlistment during his reenlistment ceremony at the 6th Marine Corps District Headquarters aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on August 29, 2019. Phagan is a native of Daleville, Alabama. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Marines with 6th Marine Corps District pose for a photo after placing 2nd in the Semper-Fit Summer Challenge aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on Aug 29, 2019. The Semper-Fit Summer Challenge consists of mutiple events for units to participate in to recieve money towards their Marine Corps Birthday Ball. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Private First Class Christian J. Bustillo completed Marine Corps recruit training as platoon honor graduate of Platoon 1066, Company C, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, August 30, 2019. Bustillo was recruited by Staff Sergeant Andrew Pateras from Recruiting Substation West Palm Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Private First Class Mark T. MarquezBurke completed Marine Corps recruit training as platoon honor graduate of Platoon 1069, Company C, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, August 30, 2019. MarquezBurke was recruited by Staff Sergeant Joaquin Crisostomo from Recruiting Substation Albany. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
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.
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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.
A native of Titusville, Florida, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 3056, Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Aug. 23, 2019.
Pfc. Daion ColemanPetite earned this distinction over 13 weeks of training by outperforming 49 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 about recruit training was bettering myself physically and the bond that you build with people from all over the world,” said ColemanPetite.
Amanda Sanders, a teacher with Winding Springs Elementary, graduated Marine Corps Officer Candidate School Aug. 10, 2019 and commissioned as a second lieutenant the same day. Sanders, a Charlotte, North Carolina native, plans on serving in the Marine Corps Reserves so she may continue teaching and server her country.
Amanda Sanders, a teacher with Winding Springs Elementary, graduated Marine Corps Officer Candidate School Aug. 10, 2019 and commissioned as a second lieutenant the same day. Sanders, a Charlotte, North Carolina native, plans on serving in the Marine Corps Reserves so she may continue teaching and server her country.
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.
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.
Alberto G. Velazquez, a recruit with Platoon 3074, Company M, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, conducts the Combat Fitness Test aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on 16 August, 2019. Velazquez was recruited by Gunnery Sgt. Chadwell Cameron, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Lake Worth. Velazquez is currently on track to graduate recruit training at MCRD Parris Island on October 11, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Alberto G. Velazquez, a recruit with Platoon 3074, Company M, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, conducts the Combat Fitness Test aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on 16 August, 2019. Velazquez was recruited by Gunnery Sgt. Chadwell Cameron, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Lake Worth. Velazquez is currently on track to graduate recruit training at MCRD Parris Island on October 11, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Alberto G. Velazquez, a recruit with Platoon 3074, Company M, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, conducts the Combat Fitness Test aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on 16 August, 2019. Velazquez was recruited by Gunnery Sgt. Chadwell Cameron, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Lake Worth. Velazquez is currently on track to graduate recruit training at MCRD Parris Island on October 11, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Private First Class Justin Sparks completed Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 3048, Company I, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, July 19, 2019. Sparks was recruited by SSgt. Jared R. Busse from Recruiting Substation Charleston. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)
Private First Class Christian J. Raffield completed Marine Corps recruit training as the company honor graduate of Company E, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, July 12, 2019. Raffield was recruited by Sergeant Cameron T. Barry from Recruiting Substation Augusta. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Private First Class Jeff R. Noel completed Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 1052, Company A, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, June 28, 2019. Noel was recruited by Staff Sergeant Tyreek Ayler from Recruiting Substation Orlando. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)
Private First Class Matthew H. Anderson completed Marine Corps recruit training as a platoon honor graduate of Platoon 1053, Company A, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, June 28, 2019. Anderson was recruited by Staff Sergeant Brian McDonald from Recruiting Substation Charlotte. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erin R. Ramsay)