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Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Eastern Recruiting Region

Parris Island, South Carolina
Unit News
Parris Island recruit barracks targeted for renovation November 26, 2013 — One of 2nd Recruit Training Battalion’s barracks, located across from the depot parade deck here, is scheduled to have its deteriorating interior and outdated facilities renovated soon, breathing new life into the building.The renovations to the barracks will include exterior brick repair, sealant replacement, door replacements, restroom and shower MORE
Native Iraqi translator flees Baghdad, becomes U.S. Marine on Parris Island November 20, 2013 — A journey that began in Baghdad involving an Iraqi native, who used her unique, dual-language skills to help the United States’ military, took a new turn after she earned the title of U.S. Marine recently.Rct. Aseel Salman was born into an all-female family in Baghdad, Iraq. With no males in their family, her mother and three sisters were MORE
Parris Island hosts children’s Marine Corps birthday ball celebration November 7, 2013 — Marine Corps Community Services hosted a children’s Marine Corps birthday ball celebration Nov. 2, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C.The organizers used various children's activities and military demonstrations to teach the children about the Marine Corps. Representatives from across the MCCS spectrum also provided information about the support services MORE