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MCRD Parris Island

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MCRD Parris Island Photo Gallery
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)
Recruits with Mike and Papa Companies shoot their first course of fire on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., May 7, 2019.  Recruits shoot at a variety of distances on several targets as part of their marksmanship assessment during Recruit Training.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Fletcher)
Sgt. Stephen J. Van Hout, a Quality Assurance Evaluator with the Parris Island Mess Halls aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot, South Carolina, presents a prepared meal for a panel of judges at Mess Hall 280 on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., May 2, 2019.  The food was prepared during a “Chef of the Quarter” event that includes mess halls from MCAS Beaufort and Parris Island competing against one another for the top spot. Parris Island Mess Hall placed first and won the People’s Choice award. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew Neumann)
NASCAR driver Kyle Larson gets yelled at by a Sgt. Eric Charpentier aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., April 28, 2019. Larson visited the depot in preparation for the Coca Cola 600 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway held during Memorial Day weekend. Larson will drive a race car in honor of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo Cpl. Andrew Neumann/Released)
Drill Instructors with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion demonstrate an obstacle for recruits during the Confidence Course at Leatherneck Square on Parris Island S.C., April 23, 2019. The course is comprised of 15 obstacles designed to help recruits build confidence by overcoming physical and mental challenges. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915. Today, approximately 19,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 13 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for approximately 49 percent of male recruits and 100 percent of female recruits in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Isabella Ortega/Released)
Recruits with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, conduct a 5K Hike on Apr 20, 2019 on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. The recruits will conduct five hikes of increasing difficulty before culminating in a 15K hike during the Crucible. Today approximately 19,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 12 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel O'Sullivan/Released)
Sgt. Jordan Doxtader, a student at Drill Instructor School, practices squad bay procedures on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., May 7, 2019. Drill Instructor School is a 12 week long training course that focuses on leadership traits and principals. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dylan Walters)
Drill Instructors with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion demonstrate an obstacle for recruits during the Confidence Course at Leatherneck Square on Parris Island S.C., April 23, 2019. The course is comprised of 15 obstacles designed to help recruits build confidence by overcoming physical and mental challenges. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915. Today, approximately 19,000 recruits come to Parris Island annually for the chance to become United States Marines by enduring 13 weeks of rigorous, transformative training. Parris Island is home to entry-level enlisted training for approximately 49 percent of male recruits and 100 percent of female recruits in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Isabella Ortega/Released)
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Members of the Montford Point Marine Association get together following the graduation of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion at the Peatross Parade Deck on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Mar. 29, 2019. The first African Americans Marines were trained at Camp Montford Point in Jacksonville, N.C., from 1942-1949.
Marines with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, March 29. India Company is the first combined company of male and female recruits to graduate from recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Vivien Alstad/Released)