gained a bad reputation in 1956 when an instructor walked his platoon into a swamp where six trainees died.
Also, while at Parris Island
, Sean was non-deployable and home almost every evening for dinner and available to the family on the weekends.
Keith Bass, Comptroller, Marine Recruit Depot, Parris Island
Back at Parris Island
, the senior enlisted ranks were enthusiastic for action, an opportunity for The White House to make right the 1961 Bay of Pigs disaster.
In other words, by this measure Parris Island
is about forty percent more verbally profane than Vietnam.
In Court-Martial at Parris Island
, Stevens investigates the drowning deaths in Ribbon Creek, focusing closely on the court-martial of the drill instructor involved, Staff Sergeant Matthew McKeon.
IN JUNE, Brigadier General Loretta Reynolds, USMC, became the first woman to take command of the Corps's legendary recruit depot, Parris Island
In a rare move for a non-American journalist, film director Yukihisa Fujimoto went inside the Parris Island
camp in South Carolina and recorded the process through which pimply boys and girls become junior Marines in a 12-week program to make the film ''One Shot One Kill'' now screening in Tokyo.
We came up with a plan to rent kayaks and travel from Parris Island
P&E has been selected to provide on-site resource efficiency management services at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island
, South Carolina.
Before long, the young firebrand was on his way to Parris Island
and ultimately to the South Pacific.
Written by Marine Corps Association member and Parris Island
graduate Bob Shirley, Parris Island
Daze: My Drill Instructor Was Tougher Than Yours is a tell-it-like-it-is account of what Parris Island
(or any other American military boot camp) is really like.