Running, Climbing and Hanging On: Marine Corps Recruits Tackle Confidence Course

Department of Defense | Feb. 14, 2023

By Press Operations

 

It was a dark and overcast day — perfect for recruits assigned to Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, to get out and get dirty on the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.

Two Marine Corps recruits climb a tall ladder.
Heaven's Stairway Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging. Photo By:Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brenna Ritchie
Marine Corps recruits swing from ropes.
In the Swing Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging. Photo By:Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brenna Ritchie
 

Recruits usually take on the confidence course during the 12th day of recruit training. The course is composed of various obstacles that pose physical and mental challenges for the recruits.

Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging.
Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that physically and mentally challenge the recruits.
Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging.
Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging.
Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging.
Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging.
Marine Corps recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigate the confidence course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 2, 2023. The course is composed of various obstacles that are physically and mentally challenging.