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Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, tackle the obstacle course during the very demanding Crucible on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on January 11, 2019.
Top Left - Maneuvering through the obstacle course
Top Right - Climbing the rope obstacle
Bottom Left - Helping each other on an obstacle climb
Bottom Right - Helping a fellow recruit over an obstacle
The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a team and overcome challenges in order to earn the title ... United States Marine.