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11:46 am on Friday October 31, 2014

Recognizing Yemasee’s spot in Marine Corps history

Marines, veterans and their families gathered at the Yemassee train station for the 2nd Annual Yemassee Train Depot Reunion Oct. 16.
1:56 am on Tuesday May 13, 2014

Old Marine Corps exchange building coming down on Parris Island

The vacant building will come down sometime in the next 30 days and may later become a park.
2:19 am on Saturday October 26, 2013

Photos: Marine recruits tackle Confidence Course on Parris Island

Recruits of Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, stride across logs on October 16, while on the Confidence Course on Parris Island. The course is comprised of 15 obstacles designed to help Marine Corps recruits build confidence by...
10:50 pm on Monday October 7, 2013

Workers returning at air station, Parris Island as shutdown continues

A legal interpretation of legislation passed to support active duty military during the government shutdown is letting nearly 2300 furloughed employees at Parris Island head back to work, and some 400 at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.
11:46 am on Tuesday July 9, 2013

Photos: Marine recruits shape up on Parris Island

Recruits of Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in a physical training session on June 21.
11:54 pm on Friday July 5, 2013

Photos from the Submarine Run at Parris Island

The Submarine Run aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on June 26.
5:46 am on Saturday June 1, 2013

Parris Island calls off 4th of July celebration, Port Royal will go on

The sequestration has forced Parris Island to call off its annual public Fourth of July celebration, but the town of Port Royal is still celebrating, with both fireworks and the Parris Island Marine Band.
5:00 am on Monday April 22, 2013

Iron Mike Bike Tour of historic Parris Island

The Iron Mike Bike Tour of historic Parris Island will cover 15 miles and 16 stops the island's history including several archaeological sites, colonial plantation site and military historic sites on Saturday, May 4.
5:45 am on Sunday March 24, 2013

New graduate drops 95 pounds to join Marine Corps

Pfc. Joshua Rogers was 260 pounds in May 2011, and he dropped 95 of those pounds to become a Marine Corps recruit. The 27-year-old native of Jacksonville, Fla., graduated on March 15.
12:19 pm on Monday March 4, 2013

Parris Island celebrates 70 years of female Marines

On March 1 Parris Island celebrated 70 years of the continuous service of female Marines in the Corps.