News and Entertainment Media

All requests from members of the civilian news or entertainment media* must first be submitted to the Communication Strategy and Operations office at 843-228-4294 or via email at

(*print and video reporters, photojournalists, documentarians, authors, producers, bloggers, radio DJs, freelancers, etc.)

This includes requests for base access, interviews with personnel or specific information about Parris Island.

All base access requests must be coordinated in advance of arrival. While on Parris Island, all coordinated media will be escorted by Communication Strategy and Operations staff.

Parris Island-related content produced by Communication Strategy and Operations Marines is available for download here.

To request information under the Freedom of Information Act, click here. However, media may first attempt to request the information via the Communication Strategy and Operations office.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island