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A Marine Corps recruit died on his first training day at boot camp
Two recruits have died at Parris Island since June.
WWII Marine Medal of Honor recipient welcomes great-grandson to the Corps
"The only advice I think I gave him was to do the very best that he could and then to do a little more."
This photo of Marine recruits on their first day at boot camp is begging for a caption contest
"How's anyone gonna see my war face if I'm wearing a mask?"
Female Marine recruits have arrived at Recruit Depot San Diego for training for the first time ever
This is happening!
Female Marine recruits will train at Recruit Depot San Diego for the first time ever starting next year
This is a big deal.
One of the first Black Marines finally gets his Congressional Gold Medal
Nearly 20,000 Black Marines went through boot camp at segregated Montford Point
The Marine Corps is ‘looking at all options’ when it comes to future boot camp locations
A military task force convened in South Carolina on Thursday as leaders there attempt to halt any chance of the Marine Corps abandoning its historic Parris Island boot camp
‘Ain’t gonna happen!’ Politicians vow to keep Parris Island open
"If you're looking to save money -- let's start with cutting those people who think closing Parris Island is a good idea."
Marine Corps may close storied Parris Island and San Diego boot camps to open a new coed site
"No decisions have been made ... It's just an option we're talking about."
The Marines are nowhere near ready for gender-integrated boot camp, commandant says
'Nothing [about] the way we’re organized right now lends itself to integrated recruit training.'
That one scene in ‘Full Metal Jacket’ that convinced a lot of young Marines to enlist in the first place
The entire seven-minute scene is one prolonged dive into depravity, pain, and verbal abuse, but it also felt a little bit like a dare.
She was born in a Russian prison and became a trailblazing infantry Marine
18-year-old Maria Daume’s path to the yellow footprints of Parris Island, South Carolina, which will culminate in her graduation on Jan. 13 before later heading off to the Marine Corps’...
The Marine Corps says all-male boot camp companies will soon be ‘obsolete’
Marine leaders want every male recruit arriving at boot camp to train alongside women in the same company, putting an end to the longstanding tradition of separating trainees by gender,...
Hundreds of Marine recruits have now tested positive for COVID-19 at boot camp
The Marine Corps has seen hundreds of new recruits at boot camp test positive for the illness caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), but their symptoms have been so mild...
The Marine Corps wanted a university to study co-ed boot camp. No one applied
A planned independent, in-depth assessment of the Marine Corps' historically gender-segregated boot camp training model hasn't started yet — because no one has volunteered to conduct it
Navy delays new arrivals at boot camp for a week after recruit tests positive for COVID-19
'There are no recruits that will be showing up this week. They will be moved to next week, and from there the arrival of recruits will continue on schedule.'
San Diego Marine Corps boot camp suspends all public graduations
San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot suspended public boot camp graduations Thursday as a public health precaution over the spreading coronavirus, the base announced on its Facebook page.
Marine boot camp graduations and family events continue in San Diego as Navy, Air Force cancel
While other services canceled, the Marines do not see a reason to do so at this time and are following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, a Marine Corps...
San Diego attorney seeks justice for Marine confined more than two years without trial or charges
"I can't believe how long this case has been sitting around," said the Marine's attorney.
No, the Hanukkah stabbing suspect was never a Marine. He didn’t even make it through boot camp.
Grafton E. Thomas is charged with attempted murder and committing a hate crime in connection with the Dec. 28 attack. He is accused of entering a rabbi's home in Monsey,...
Pentagon watchdog to investigate deaths at recruit training
The top Pentagon watchdog has announced it would be investigating all deaths of recruits during initial military training over the … Continued
A new measure would end gender segregation at Marine Corps boot camp for good
The final conference version of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act includes a provision that would require the service to integrate both its East Coast and West Coast entry-level training...
She’s photographed every major war of the last 20 years. Marine Corps boot camp was something else entirely
"I understand why it's done intellectually, but it was tough to be around so much screaming all the time."
The mother of a Navy recruit who died in boot camp claims the service ignored clear PT-related health risks
"This health condition (Kierra had), they knew it," she said. "They found it. They should have handled it better."
2 more co-ed Marine boot camp companies are training together at Parris Island
By the end of the week, two more co-ed companies will be training at the Marine Corps' East Coast recruit depot, where men and women have historically been separated during...