Many Recruit Parents ask for a sample template they can use to send their local papers a press release upon their Recruit's graduation from boot camp. We're here to help and we have a template for you.
Below is a press release template for you to send to your local newspaper along with a photo of your new Marine.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Your phone number)
LOCAL MAN/WOMAN GRADUATES UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS BOOT CAMP
(Rank and Full Name), (Age), of (Name of Town) graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego/Parris Island on Month XX, 20XX. (Rank and Last Name) successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego/Parris Island as one of XX recruits in Training Platoon (number). While in recruit training (Rank and Last Name) accomplished/achieved the following: (add any accomplishments here, such as platoon leader, platoon artist, fireteam leader). Following ten days home on leave he/she will report to Camp Pendleton/Camp LeJeune for (choose one: two months at Infantry Training Battalion or one month at Military Combat Training then Military Occupation Specialty school). (Rank, Last Name) will be stationed at (PDS) following training.