Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
The Marine PFC holding the flag (guidon) is the platoon Honor Man — and thus the Dress Blues rather than the Green Alpha uniform of his fellow Marines.
The Honor Man is the recruit in the platoon who basically excels at everything and in addition to a set of Dress Blues, he also get meritoriously promoted from Private to Private First Class.
Here’s the latest edition of Now Serving — what is fast becoming one of the great webcasts of the year.
In it my reputation starts to take a much deserved hit at about the 17:11 mark — and it goes downhill from there.