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Staff Sgt. Hugo Ramirez, a U.S. Marine drill instructor from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, motivates a game attendee after the 1st quarter in a push-up challenge at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at the Stubhub Center, Carson, Calif., Jan. 3, 2016.

Staff Sgt. Hugo Ramirez, a U.S. Marine drill instructor from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, motivates a game attendee after the 1st quarter in a push-up challenge at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at the Stubhub Center, Carson, Calif., Jan. 3, 2016. (Rebecca Eller/U.S. Marine Corps)

Staff Sgt. Hugo Ramirez, a U.S. Marine drill instructor from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, motivates a game attendee after the 1st quarter in a push-up challenge at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at the Stubhub Center, Carson, Calif., Jan. 3, 2016.

Staff Sgt. Hugo Ramirez, a U.S. Marine drill instructor from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, motivates a game attendee after the 1st quarter in a push-up challenge at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at the Stubhub Center, Carson, Calif., Jan. 3, 2016. (Rebecca Eller/U.S. Marine Corps)

U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit carry equipment to 7-ton trucks on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 5, 2016.

U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit carry equipment to 7-ton trucks on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 5, 2016. (Carl King/U.S. Marine Corps)

Sgt. Nick Kimmel arrives at the location of his new residence, where his dedication ceremony organized by the Gary Sinise Foundation takes place, Jan. 6, in Fallbrook, Calif. Kimmel, a native of Moses Lake, Wash., was a combat engineer with 9th Engineer Support Battalion in Okinawa, Japan. On Dec. 1, 2011, his deployment in Afghanistan, he jumped from a forklift onto a 40-pound improvised explosive device, losing both legs and his left arm.

Sgt. Nick Kimmel arrives at the location of his new residence, where his dedication ceremony organized by the Gary Sinise Foundation takes place, Jan. 6, in Fallbrook, Calif. Kimmel, a native of Moses Lake, Wash., was a combat engineer with 9th Engineer Support Battalion in Okinawa, Japan. On Dec. 1, 2011, his deployment in Afghanistan, he jumped from a forklift onto a 40-pound improvised explosive device, losing both legs and his left arm. (April Price/U.S. Marine Corps)

Kenneth W. Brush, a U.S. Marine recruit  with Platoon 3008, Company K., 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, fires during combat marksmanship training Jan. 6, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C.

Kenneth W. Brush, a U.S. Marine recruit with Platoon 3008, Company K., 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, fires during combat marksmanship training Jan. 6, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. (Jennifer Schubert/U.S. Marine Corps)

New U.S. Marines from Company I., 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, run under the ?We Make Marines? sign during a motivational run through the streets of Parris Island, S.C., on Jan. 7, 2016.

New U.S. Marines from Company I., 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, run under the ?We Make Marines? sign during a motivational run through the streets of Parris Island, S.C., on Jan. 7, 2016. (Jennifer Schubert/U.S. Marine Corps)

A U.S. Marine student undergoing the 2nd Marine Division Combat Skills Center Pre-Scout Sniper Course looks through an M40A5 sniper rifle at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016.

A U.S. Marine student undergoing the 2nd Marine Division Combat Skills Center Pre-Scout Sniper Course looks through an M40A5 sniper rifle at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016. (Paul S. Martinez/U.S. Marine Corps)

U.S. Navy Capt. Bill Muhm, 2nd Marine Logistics Group chaplain, leads the Marines and sailors in prayer during the ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the newly renovated 2nd MLG Corporals Course facility at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016.

U.S. Navy Capt. Bill Muhm, 2nd Marine Logistics Group chaplain, leads the Marines and sailors in prayer during the ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the newly renovated 2nd MLG Corporals Course facility at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 6, 2016. (Miranda Faughn/U.S. Marine Corps)

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