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Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Eastern Recruiting Region

Parris Island, South Carolina
Unit News
Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Beaufort resident dies at 73 January 21, 2014 — A humble yet decorated Vietnam War hero and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island veteran died Jan. 17, 2014, at his home in Beaufort, S.C., just down the road from the base where he spent much of his career training future Marines.Medal of Honor recipient John James McGinty III, 73, retired as a captain in 1976 and stayed in the local area.He MORE
Parris Island to open 2014 tax filing center Jan. 31 for military personnel in Beaufort, S.C., area January 9, 2014 — The Parris Island tax center is scheduled to open Jan. 31, 2014, to provide free income tax filing assistance to Beaufort-area military personnel. The center, located in building 911 on Cuba Street, is available to active duty service members, retirees, family members and activated reservists for help with both state and federal returns. Department MORE
Recruit on way to become family's fourth generation Marine on Parris Island January 6, 2014 — The Marine Corps prides itself on its long, rich history. One recruit stepped on the famous yellow footprints here with a lofty goal – to continue his family’s tradition and graduate as a fourth-generation Marine.Rct. Jerry Bates III, 23, arrived Sept, 23, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C., determined to push through the nation’s toughest boot camp in MORE