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MCRD Parris Island

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MCRD Parris Island Photo Gallery
The generator produces power for all of the facilities on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The generator enables MCRD Parris Island to continue operations while completely disconnected from the normal commercial utility grid. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
A Marine reads a pamphlet for the new power plant’s ribbon cutting ceremony on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. June 20, 2019. This new power plant will allow Parris Island to produce energy for its facilities independently. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
Public Works Officer Navy Cmdr. Andy Litteral speaks during a ceremony dedicated to the official opening of the depot’s new power plant on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. June 20, 2019. This new power plant will allow Parris Island to produce energy for its facilities independently. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
Recruits with Alpha Company participate in the Crucible on Parris Island, S.C. June 14, 2019. The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a team and overcome challenges in order to earn the title United States Marine.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, complete the land navigation course  aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, June 11. Land navigation is part of Basic Warrior Training and is designed to teach recruits how to use a compass and map for navigation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Warrant Officer Bobby J. Yarbrough)
Recruits with Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, engage pugil sticks at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., May 31, 2019. Body sparring and pugil sticks help recruits apply the fundamentals of Marine Corps martial arts. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Andrew Neumann)
A recruit with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, practices rappelling on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., June 10, 2019. Recruits rappel from the 47-foot-tall tower wearing a safety harness, helmet and gloves to gain confidence and overcome any fear of heights. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Michelle Brudnicki/Released)
Recruits with Bravo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, complete numerous challenges during the Obstacle Course on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, May 30, 2019. This event is comprised of various obstacles and is designed to help recruits build confidence by overcoming physical challenges. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dylan Walters)
Maj. Gen. Daniel J. Lecce, the Staff Judge Advocate to the commandant of the Marine Corps speaks during the dedication ceremony for Maj. Michael Weston at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. June 11, 2019. Marines, Family, and friends gathered at the ceremony to pay Homage to the Marine by dedicating a court room to him.
Jude Weston Step Mother of Maj. Michael E. Weston cut the ribbon off the doors to officially open the courtroom during the dedication ceremony for her stepson Maj. Michael Weston at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. June 11, 2019. Marines, Family, and friends gathered at the ceremony to pay Homage to the Marine by dedicating a court room to him.
Members of the Marine Corps League and Marines from the Parris Island Recruit Training graduating class of 1955 pose for a group photo at the steps of the General’s Building on Parris Island, S.C. June 7th, 2019. The group has reunited several times in the past, but this year’s reunion was the first to be held at the depot.
Drill instructors and command leadership from 2nd Recruit Training Battalion enjoy fellowship with Marines from the Parris Island Recruit Training graduating class of 1955 at the Brig and Brew on Parris Island, S.C. June 6th, 2019. Approximately 20 former members of 2nd Recruit Training Battalion attended the gathering to share memories of when they attended Recruit Training. The group has reunited several times in the past, but this year’s reunion was the first to be held at the depot.
Platoon 19 of Parris Island Recruit Training graduating class of 1955. Marines pictured were Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Francis T. McNeive’s recruits from one of his cycles as a drill instructor on the island.
Marine Corps veterans and members of the Marine Corps league gather for a group photo at the steps of the general's building on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. June 7, 2019. The Marines gathered to commemorate 64 years of graduating recruit training.
Pvt. Hunter Willmon, a Scottsboro, Ala. native, held his son for the first time on Family Day, May 26. Willmon graduated today from recruit training.
A U.S. Marine Corps Recruit with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, performs combat casualty care on the final practical application aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., May 28, 2019. Within the course of recruit training, recruits learn how to conduct combat casualty care, troop formations, casualty carries, as well as hand and arm signals. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew Neumann/Released)
A local mother and her child put a single rose on the grave of a service member during the City of Beaufort’s Annual Memorial Day Parade and remembrance ceremony May 27, 2019 at Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, S.C. The Tri-Command and local community held the parade to remember and honor the men and women who have served and died in the service of the nation in the U.S. Armed Forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher McMurry)
U.S. Marine Corps recruits with Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Batallion, practice various hand-and-arm signals on a simulated patrol during Basic Warrior Training at Paige Field on Parris Island, S.C., May 15, 2019. BWT is a week-long training event that teaches recruits the basics of combat survival and advanced rifle manuevers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel O'Sullivan)
Rct. Joshua Ebbe, from Utica, N.Y., a new recruit with Fox Company, Second Recruit Training Battalion, receives his first haircut during receiving at Parris Island, S.C., on May 20th, 2019. During their first night on the island, recruits are issued gear and uniforms and process in their medical and dental records before being assigned to temporary drill instructors.
 (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel O'Sullivan)
Brig. Gen. James F. Glynn, the Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, and Sgt. Maj. William Carter, the depot Sergeant Major, pose for a photo with Parris Island Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society representatives on MCRD Parris Island, S.C., March 20, 2019. The NMCRS’s mission is to provide financial aid, education and other assistance to members of the Naval Service of the United States, family members, and survivors in need. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel Johnson/Released)