Tag Archive | Parris Island

Changes to the Corps

Women Marines  – Changes to the Corps Drill Instructor Reunion Speech by MSgt. Brenda Moore (ret) When I was recruited in 1977, I was told by my recruiter that a Woman, was only 1/2 of a quota so they needed 2 women to make 1 quota. Pretty sure he wasn’t happy when I didn’t bring a friend […]

PFC Devin Phommachanh

 Molly Marine Platoon 4027 Private First Class Devin Phommachanh              The Molly Marine is someone who puts others before themselves, who sees the hardships as opportunities to become not only a better, Marine but a better person. She will always try to be the example and give all she has and push even more to […]

PFC Allison Drane

Molly Marine Platoon 4026 November Company Private First Class Allison M. Drane            Someone without fail keeps a positive attitude and a mindset that drives through the toughest of challenges is someone who carries the title Molly Marine. Most know what Molly Marine is, but few know the impact she has on her peers. Her […]

PFC Danielle M. Shendel

Molly Marine Platoon 4024 Private First Class Danielle M. Shendel                 Coming here I thought completing recruit training would be an individual effort but that quickly changed. I learned motivating each other and using teamwork were pivotal to mission accomplishment. I am very proud and honored that my sisters chose me as the Molly […]

PFC Dominique Sharp

Molly Marine Platoon 4023 Private First Class Dominique Sharp             Molly the Marine is a motivated leader who is looked up to by her fellow peers. Motivating my peers is a natural instinct for me. Being selected to be Molly Marine is an amazing accomplishment. I was raised to keep God first, always tell […]

PVT Misty Edwards

 Molly Marine Platoon 4022 Private Misty Edwards            I am honored to be selected as an example for others to follow. Often I tell others it doesn’t take a wise man to do the right thing, but only a foolish man would make the wrong choice. Making the choice to become a Marine was always […]

PFC Janice L. Gilger

Molly Marine Platoon 4020 Private First Class Janice L. Gilger   Heart and courage are what make the difference from being average and great here at recruit training. Heart is what keeps you in the fight, makes you push past your limits and keep you striving for perfection. Courage is what gets a recruit to […]