After the run, recruits are provided with an on-base liberty day, so they can show their families around, share their experiences and introduce them to fellow recruits and Drill Instructors.
Recruits must work together to solve programs and overcome obstacles along the way.
While passing the battalions, selected recruits ring each Battalion Bell as the rest of the company runs to a cadence of their Drill Instructors.
Parents and family members line the streets eager to find their Recruit running by.
This Marine will spend time in their hometown assisting the Recruiters, helping speak with young men and women about joining the Marine Corps and what to expect.
This Marine will also assist with prepping the new poolees physically and mentally for their recruit training.