Jan 18, 2006

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Chandra R. Drayton talks to her recruiter at Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Ingram near Ingram Park Mall. The 20-year-old certified fitness coordinator and student at the University of Texas at San Antonio is scheduled to go to "boot camp" in January to begin her transformation and earn the title "Marine." Young women like Drayton who are looking for more out of life find the Corps has a place for them. (Photo by Marine Staff Sgt. Pauline Franklin)

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