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Highlights from the first 2 weeks of Unit 53

Morning Sunrise from the PT stand

Morning Sunrise from the PT stand.

Raising the Flag in the early morning hours

Raising the Flag in the early morning hours.

Second Platoon waits for their daily uniform inspection. The men have just been issued their blue chambrey uniform.

Second Platoon waits for their daily uniform inspection. The men have just been issued their blue chambray uniform.

Recruit Barth waits in the food line with his fellow recruits

Recruit Barth stands in the food line with his fellow recruits.

The unit waits to be recovered from the deck in recruit dining hall

The unit waits to be recovered from the deck in recruit dining hall.

Unit 53 quotes 1st Peter to their Senior Drill Sergeant in the rain

Unit 53 quotes 1st Peter to their Senior Drill Sergeant in the rain.

Senior Drill Sergeant Greenlee teaches the men about response alarms

Senior Drill Sergeant Greenlee teaches the men about response alarms.

The Unit is addressed by Captain Pendergast while camping after the Micro hike

The Unit is addressed by Captain Pendergast while camping after the Micro hike.

Recruit Graves and Recruit Salinas prepare food for their squad

Recruit Graves and Recruit Salinas prepare food for their squad.

Unit 53 after being called out to do the 3hr hike

Unit 53 after being called out to do the 3hr hike.

Recruits from 1st Platoon rest during a break on the 3hr hike

Recruits from 1st Platoon rest during a break on the 3hr hike.

The recruits rest during a break on the 3hr hike

The recruits rest during a break on the 3hr hike.

3rd Platoon waits to be inspected during Saturday inspection

3rd Platoon waits to be inspected during Saturday inspection.

Drill Instructor Archabald inspects Recruit Olson during Saturday Inspection

Drill Instructor Archabald inspects Recruit Olson during Saturday Inspection.

Recruits from Bravo 2nd stand at the Position of Attention while their room and gear in inspected

Recruits from Bravo 2nd stand at the Position of Attention while their room and gear in inspected.

Drill Instructor Kilpatrick looks over his men's journals during Saturday Inspection

Drill Instructor Kilpatrick looks over his men’s journals during Saturday Inspection.

Recruit Jones works on his land navigation skills

Recruit Jones works on his land navigation skills.

Recruit Figueroa follows his compass during a land navigation exercise

Recruit Figueroa follows his compass during a land navigation exercise.

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R-Night Unit 53

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The men of Unit 53

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Alpha 1st squad with their squad leader Cpl. Horn

 

Alpha Second Squad reads their regulations manual while waiting to be fitted for uniforms.

Alpha Second Squad reads their regulations manual while waiting to be fitted for uniforms.

 

 

The Unit is addressed by the Senior Drill Sergeant.

 

Unit 53 prepares to hike to the barracks.

 

Photo Credit: Sergeant Benjamin Cahill (Click to enlarge)

Highlights from the first 3 weeks of Unit 52

Photo Credit: Colonel John Tanner (Click to enlarge)