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SECNAV - RTC inspection
020208-N-5576W-005
Great Lakes, IL (Feb. 8, 2002) -- The Honorable Gordon England, Secretary of the Navy, inspects the recruit rifle team during the Recruit Pass in Review Ceremony held at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL. Secretary England presided over the ceremony, which is conducted as a formal military graduation and marks the completion of nine weeks of Navy basic training. All enlisted Sailors, more than 55,000 each year, start their Navy careers at the Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, the Navy's only basic training facility. At the Recruit Pass in Review, Secretary England reviewed the Sailors in formation, presented awards to the top graduates and delivered the keynote address. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael Worner.

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