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U.S. Marine Corps Poolees with Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Stations North and South Columbus stand on the ice during an Oath of Enlistment ceremony at the Columbus Blue Jackets game Jan. 21, 2017. The Oath of Enlistment pledge is made by each enlisted member of the Armed Forces. This is the final step before basic training and confirms their duty to defend the constitution and obey orders given by officers appointed over them.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Poolees with Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Stations North and South Columbus stand with others as they recite the Oath of Enlistment at the Columbus Blue Jackets game Jan. 21, 2017. The Oath of Enlistment pledge is made by each enlisted member of the Armed Forces. This is the final step before basic training and confirms their duty to defend the constitution and obey orders given by officers appointed over them.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
A U.S. Marine walks with his poolees to their objective point during the practical application period of land navigation at Hogback Ridge Park February 18. These poolees were taught land navigation by their recruiters from Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio. Land navigation is an important part of the recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Recruits are expected to pass two different land navigation training events. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
Future U.S. Marine also known as poolees plot their objective points on a map using a protractor during the practical application period of land navigation at Hogback Ridge Park February 18. These poolees were taught land navigation by their recruiters from Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio. Land navigation is an important part of the recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina and recruits are expected to pass two different land navigation training events. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
Future U.S. Marine Jose Mendez performs land navigation techniques before setting off to locate various points around Hogback Ridge Park February 18. The future Marines also known as poolees got a taste of an important military skill in order to be better prepared for Marine Corps Recruit Training. Recruits at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, are expected to pass two different land navigation training events: one during the day and one at night. Mendez is from Painesville, Ohio, and will graduate from Riverside High School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
A U.S. Marine helps future Marines also known as poolees plot their objective points on a map using a protractor during the practical application period of land navigation at Hogback Ridge Park February 18. These poolees were taught land navigation by their recruiters from Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio. Land navigation is an important part of the recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina and recruits are expected to pass two different land navigation training events. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
Future U.S. Marine Eric Nagy practices the thumb-loop hold and familiarizes himself with the compass before setting off to locate various points around Hogback Ridge Park February 18. The future Marines also known as poolees got a taste of an important skill which military members must learn in order to be better prepared for Marine Corps Recruit Training. Recruits at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, are expected to pass two different land navigation training events: one during the day and one at night. Nagy is from Conneaut, Ohio, and will graduate from Conneaut High School in June.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
A protractor, a map, and a lensatic compass sit ready to be used by future Marines known as poolees of Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio, during a poolee function where the Marine recruiters taught a class on land navigation, February 18. The class gave the poolees an opportunity to practice a vital military skill.  The poolees had to locate five points in Hogback Ridge Park by applying the basic techniques and rules of land navigation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
U.S. Marine Private Hector Picasso helps mentor future Marines known as poolees during a land navigation class at Hogback Ridge Park in Mentor, Ohio, February 18. Picasso is home on permissive recruiters’ assistance at Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor. Land navigation is a crucial skill Marines need to know so they can find their way in the unfamiliar locations. Poolees will have to perform both day and night land navigation during recruit training and a successful completion of both training events is required to graduate. Picasso is from Ashtabula, Ohio, and graduated from Lakeside High School.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant Paul Folk teaches his poolees the proper way to use a protractor during a class on land navigation at Hogback Ridge Park February 18. The class was designed to educate the poolees on the basics of land navigation to better prepare them for recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Land navigation is taught during recruit training and is an important military skillset. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
A protractor, a map, and a lensatic compass sit ready to be used by future Marines known as poolees of Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio, during a poolee function where the Marine recruiters taught a class on land navigation, February 18. The class gave the poolees an opportunity to practice a vital military skill.  The poolees had to locate five points in Hogback Ridge Park by applying the basic techniques and rules of land navigation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Kevin Osborne performs a thumb-loop hold with a compass for a group of future Marines known as poolees from Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio, February 18 at Hogback Ridge Park. The poolees were taught how to conduct land navigation and then they put their skills to the test during a practical application period where they plotted points, determined an the azimuth, and located various points around the park. These poolees will be shipping to Marine Corps Recruit Training within the next 365 days.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
Future U.S. Marines known as poolees plot objective points on a map using a protractor during the practical application period of land navigation class at Hogback Ridge Park February 18. These poolees were taught land navigation by their recruiters from Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Mentor, Ohio. All of the poolees will travel to Marine Corp Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina within the next 365 days. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephen D. Himes/Released)
Mr. Paul A. Landers received the 4th Marine Corps District 2016 Civilian of the Year award on February 17, 2017. Landers received the award for his contribution in ranking the 4th Marine Corps District second place in the Financial Evaluation Indicator among the other districts within Marine Corps Recruiting Command. He used his knowledge of the financial system to create a well-designed budget plan for fiscal year 2017 among his many other contributions. Landers, a native of Marietta, Georgia, is the Deputy Comptroller with 4th Marine Corps District. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by: Lance Cpl. Alyssa Vondras/Released)
Chillicothe High School head football coach Ron Hinton was awarded the 2017 Semper Fi Coach's award by U.S. Marines with Recruiting Sub-Station Circleville Feb. 7, 2017, during halftime of the Chillicothe Cavaliers boys' varsity basketball game. The Semper Fi Coach Award recognizes a high school football coach who exemplifies the Marine Corps motto: Semper Fidelis – always faithful. It is earned by a coach who models the Marine Corps leadership values of honor, courage, and commitment. Hinton is the only coach to receive the award from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Charleston, which covers much of Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
Chillicothe High School head football coach Ron Hinton, left, stands with U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeants Zachary Corbin, middle, and James Hopper, with Recruiting Sub-Station Circleville prior to being awarded the 2017 Semper Fi Coach's award Feb. 7, 2017, during halftime of the Chillicothe Cavaliers boys' varsity basketball game. The Semper Fi Coach Award recognizes a high school football coach who exemplifies the Marine Corps motto: Semper Fidelis – always faithful. It is earned by a coach who models the Marine Corps leadership values of honor, courage, and commitment. Hinton is the only coach to receive the award from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Charleston, which covers much of Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
Chillicothe High School head football coach Ron Hinton was awarded the 2017 Semper Fi Coach's award by U.S. Marines with Recruiting Sub-Station Circleville Feb. 7, 2017, during halftime of the Chillicothe Cavaliers boys' varsity basketball game. The Semper Fi Coach Award recognizes a high school football coach who exemplifies the Marine Corps motto: Semper Fidelis – always faithful. It is earned by a coach who models the Marine Corps leadership values of honor, courage, and commitment. Hinton is the only coach to receive the award from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Charleston, which covers much of Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jeremy Fredrichsdorf (left) receives the Commandant of the Marine Corps Trophy from Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Gorry, Commandant of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, Nov. 19, 2016, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fredrichsdorf performed as the top candidate out of a class of more than 200 at the U.S. Marine Corps Officer Candidate School based on evaluations on academic performance, physical fitness and leadership.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Andrew E. Terrell addresses the poolees of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Detroit during the recruiting station’s all-hands female pool function on December 10, 2016, in Troy, Michigan. The purpose of the pool function was to help prepare the poolees both physically and mentally for the challenges of recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Terrell is the commanding officer of RS Detroit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. J. R. Heins/ Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Poolee Maelym R. Russo conducts a max effort sprint on an Assault Air Bike during a Marine Corps Recruiting Station Detroit’s all-hands female pool function December 10, 2016, in Troy, Michigan. Russo a native of Rockwood, Michigan,  was recruited out of Recruiting Sub-Station Wyandotte’s office and is scheduled to attend Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, in April 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. J. R. Heins/ Released)