Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, on behalf of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, presented the title of Honorary Marine to Wyatt Seth Gillette in a ceremony at the School of Infantry-West Parade Deck, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Saturday July 30, 2016, at 9 a.m. Wyatt was born on Aug. 15, 2008, and diagnosed with Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome Type 1 (Trex 1 Mutation) when he was four years old. The disorder mainly affects the brain, the immune system and the skin and causes secondary medical problems such as leukodystrophy, seizures, type 1 diabetes, cerebral palsy, hypertension and adrenal insufficiency. Wyatt's father, SSgt. Jeremiah Gillette, is currently a drill instructor with 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, aboard the Depot. Wyatt is only the 96th recipient of the award since the program's inception in 1992.