Becoming a Marine

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SF.Marines.#43.db.08-22... Marine recruit Gilbert Escobedo stands yells in his underwear before bedtime, screaming the chant of "Ready to fight, ready to kill, ready to die, but never will." Recruits were forced to scream this chant at the top of their lungs before being allowed to climb into their bivouac for the night to sleep. On this night and all of the third of four weeks of training at Camp Pendleton during this second phase, recruits slept outside....Photo by David Bohrer/FTT.