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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."
The hazing death of a Muslim Marine recruit at Parris Island may become a TV series
The series will use a 2017 New York Times Magazine article as the basis for the script.
Female Marine recruits will train at Recruit Depot San Diego for the first time ever starting next year
This is a big deal.
Lawmakers introduce bill to protect Parris Island from closure
The Parris Island Protection Act would prohibit the use of federal funds to close or plan the closure of the Marine Corps Training Depot
‘There’s no plan’ — How a federal mandate could threaten the future of Parris Island
“The NDAA was passed last year. So how is it that a year down the road, we’re still saying things that are potentially a plan?"
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’ School of Infantry, began years ago in a prison in Siberia, Russia, where she was born.
This might be the deadliest Marine Corps recruit on Parris Island
“I grew up with a rifle in my hand"
Marines recreate ‘living eagle, globe, & anchor’ photo — this time with hilariously tired and pissed off recruits
More than a century after thousands of Marine Corps recruits, drill instructors, and officers formed up to create a "living Eagle, Globe and Anchor," at Parris Island, South Carolina, another generation has done the same.
Camp Lejeune machine gunner is third Marine in two months to die during PT
Pfc. Ethan M. Moores, died on May 27 after collapsing following a physical training event
First Marine recruits begin training at Parris Island again after COVID-19 outbreak
Two companies of recruits arrived at Parris Island on April 20.
New Marine recruits won’t start boot camp at Parris Island for ‘at least a couple weeks’ amid COVID-19 pandemic, commandant says
'We’ll restart as soon as we’re comfortable and the commanding general down there is comfortable with doing so'
COVID-19 outbreak prompts Parris Island to stop receiving new Marine recruits this week
No new Marine recruits will arrive at Parris Island, South Carolina, during the week of March 30.
Marine’s mom, sister killed in vehicle crash on their way to Parris Island graduation
Pvt. Chloe Maples graduated Jan. 31 as part of Company P, Platoon 4005 of the Fourth Recruit Training Battalion
Military police are investigating a government vehicle accident near Parris Island
Military police are investigating an accident after a government vehicle crashed into a marsh near the gates to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on Thursday afternoon
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, New York, and then attacking members of a nearby synagogue with a machete.
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."
Semper Fro: Just how much hair can you show up to Marine Corps boot camp with?
The barbers at boot camp don't so much cut your hair as they do shear you like sheep, rushing countless recruits through those chairs in a matter of minutes, leaving behind only quietly muttered curse words, a couple of scraped scalps, and the remnants of once magnificent hairdos.
Military court upholds 10-year prison term for ex-Parris Island drill instructor who abused Muslim recruits
A military court denied the appeal of a former Parris Island drill instructor sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing three Muslim recruits, including Raheel Siddiqui of Taylor, who died during boot camp in 2016
The Marine Corps is still struggling to stop drill instructors from abusing recruits
The U.S. Marine Corps continues to grapple with hazing at its storied recruit training center at Parris Island in South Carolina, where the service punished at least eight drill instructors and a number of officers for abusive behavior last year