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MCRD Parris Island

 

MCRD Parris Island

Eastern Recruiting Region

"We Make Marines"
DRILL INSTRUCTOR SCHOOL
Mission: The mission of Drill Instructor School is to further develop the leadership, command presence, instructional ability, knowledge, and physical condition of the selected noncommissioned officers, staff noncommissioned officers and officers to successfully perform the duties of a drill instructor or series commander.
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)
Lt. Gen. Michael A. Rocco, Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, visits Drill Instructor School on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, on April 11, 2019. Rocco visited Parris Island to meet with Marines and senior leadership to discuss the overall conditions of the island and future of recruit training.
Marine instructors with Drill Instructor School aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island instruct and mentor Drill Instructor School candidates during close order drill practice on Parris Island, S.C. April 17, 2019. Close order drill is one foundation of discipline and esprit de corps in the United States Marine Corps. Additionally, it is one of the oldest methods for developing confidence and troop leading abilities in a Marine Corps unit's subordinate leaders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
Marine instructors with Drill Instructor School aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island instruct and mentor Drill Instructor School candidates during close order drill practice on Parris Island, S.C. April 17, 2019. Close order drill is one foundation of discipline and esprit de corps in the United States Marine Corps. Additionally, it is one of the oldest methods for developing confidence and troop leading abilities in a Marine Corps unit's subordinate leaders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)
DI SCHOOL LEADERSHIP

Maj. Brian D. Hall
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Captain Ziaire A. O’Brien
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1st Sgt. Juan P. Segura
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Master Sgt. Jose Mireles
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CONTACT DI SCHOOL
  • DI SCHOOL POINTS OF CONTACT
    • Director: 843-228-3000
    • Assistant Director: 843-228-2657
    • First Sergeant: 843-228-3352
    • Admin Office: 843-228-3158/2956
    • Osprey Inn: 843-228-2744