CAMP LEJEUNE, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Sgt. Daniel Pettway (L) of Jacksonville, NC teaches Pvt. Erica Grenier of Two Rivers, Wisconsin the proper technique for throwing a hand grenade during Marine Combat Training (MCT) on February 21, 2013 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Since 1988 all non-infantry enlisted male Marines have been required to complete 29 days of basic combat skills training at MCT after graduating from boot camp. MCT has been required for all enlisted female Marines since 1997. About six percent of enlisted Marines are female.
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Blue Bombers Sign Versatile Defender Marshall
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