Dec 4, 2008

Allan Desruisseaux plays with his infant son, Michael, before he chose to enlist in the Marine Corps. Lance Cpl. Desruisseaux lost more than 100 pounds, down from his initial weight of 326 pounds, to enlist in the Corps. He now serves with Provisional Rifle Platoon 3, Regimental Combat Team 5, and spends his off-duty time working out, maintaining a strong physique, and looking forward to reuniting with his son.

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