is to certify that
BENJAMIN ALLEN DRAKE
has successfully passed the
required mental, moral and physical examinations and has been accepted
for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps.
The defense of our country and our freedoms is the duty and privilege of
every citizen. The Marine Corps has a proud tradition of outstanding
service to our country in peace and war. Voluntary enlistment in
this elite military organization is a clear demonstration of those American
qualities of patriotism and loyalty to God and country.