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MCRD Parris Island Photo Gallery
The armory mission is to service, maintain, issue, and recover all Depot ordnance assets and associated equipment as well as provide direct support to all live-fire ranges.
The Parris Island Marine Band provides musical support for ceremonies,functions, and other occasions aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, and within the Beaufort Tri-Command and Southeast Region; supports the total force recruiting mission within the Eastern Recruiting Region; and performs community relations and public outreach events across the United States in order to improve morale, inspire, motivate, and instill a sense of pride and patriotism, and to re-affirm our core values, customs, and traditions, and best represent the United States Marine Corps.
Legal Services Support Team Parris Island houses all legal activities for Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and the Eastern Recruiting Region. It also provides military justice, defense and legal assistance functions to Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The different sections of the LSST provide a variety of legal services to the commands, service members and, in some cases, family members and retirees.
Drill instructors at MCRD Parris Island prepare recruits for any climb and place. (U.S. Marine Corps graphic by CWO2 Bobby Yarbrough)
Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, complete the Leadership Reaction Course during the Crucible on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., May 7, 2020. The obstacle course challenges recruits to work together as a team and overcome obstacles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Devin Darden)
Recruit Dustin Murphy with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, keeps watch while his fellow recruits prepare for the next events of the Crucible aboard Marine Corps Depot Parris Island, Mar. 27, 2020. The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a unit to overcome challenges.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
A recruit with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, advances in a simulated battle during the Crucible aboard Marine Corps Depot Parris Island, Mar. 26, 2020. The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a unit to overcome challenges.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
A recruit with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, prepares to perform his next series of techniques aboard Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot Parris Island, S.C., Mar. 14, 2020. The purpose of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program is to execute unarmed and armed techniques to  use lethal and non-lethal force across a spectrum of violence.  (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
Recruits with Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, perform a horizontal buttstroke aboard Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot Parris Island, S.C., Mar. 14, 2020. The purpose of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program is to execute unarmed and armed techniques to  use lethal and non-lethal force across a spectrum of violence.  (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
Recruits with Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, complete the Crucible aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Feb. 20-22. The Crucible is a 54-hour culmination event that ends with recruits earning their Eagle, Globe and Anchor and the title U.S. Marine. (U. S. Marine Corps photo by CWO2 Bobby Yarbrough)
A recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigates an obstacle  during the Confidence Course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Mar. 31, 2020. The Confidence Course is composed of various obstacles that both physically and mentally challenge recruits. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher McMurry)
A recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigates an obstacle  during the Confidence Course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Mar. 31, 2020. The Confidence Course is composed of various obstacles that both physically and mentally challenge recruits. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher McMurry)
A recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, navigates an obstacle  during the Confidence Course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Mar. 31, 2020. The Confidence Course is composed of various obstacles that both physically and mentally challenge recruits. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher McMurry)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.



(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.



(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.



(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.



(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.



(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
The Honorable Mr. Thomas B. Modly, Secretary of the Navy (Acting), visited Parris Island, S.C. March 6, 2020. Modly visited Parris Island to enhance his understanding of the environment and facilities aboard the depot as an installation in addition to viewing how the U.S. Marine Corps conducts entry-level training.



(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)