This 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.
 
 
Presented this     25th 
day of     May     , 19  67