Talbert Williams

...from Richmond Academy in Augusta and enlisted in the Navy in 1944. He served as a medical corpsman to the Marines of Parris Island, South Carolina. There he experienced the joy of helping others in need, and it became his life's work. After...

Parris Island leader says women can handle combat

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - The first female Marine Corps...tough-as-nails basic training site on Parris Island says she's confident women in the Corps...basic training sites for the Marines, Parris Island holds near-legendary status in the...

NBC films series pilot on Parris Island

...Beaufort, or more specifically, to Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot, where...bring the magic of what happens at Parris Island to the screen," he said. Executive...exciting to be able to come to Parris Island to tell the story of what happens...

Parris Island Marine recruit paralyzed

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - The Marines are investigating an incident last month during...Florida paralyzed.A spokeswoman for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island told The Beaufort Gazette that officials would not talk about exactly...

Parris Island gets first female commander

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - The Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island is getting its first female commander.The Beaufort Gazette reports Brig. Gen. Lori Reynolds will become the first woman commanding general in the depot's 96-year history...

New drama based on Marines

...extra dose of drama is coming to Parris Island, S.C., this spring. As new...two-hour show will be filmed at the Parris Island Marine Corps Depot in April...should start in early April on Parris Island, he said. "We're really excited...

Marine recruit injured

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - A Marine recruit at the Parris Island training depot was critically injured...Thirty-three recruits have died at Parris Island from various causes since February 1970...

Bowe, Marines worlds apart

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Riddick Bowe signed up for...Riddick to deal with." Bowe reported to Parris Island on Feb. 10, but the first few days...disqualified for low blows. Officials at Parris Island tried without success to get Bowe to...

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Army vs. Marines: Is sex integrated training better?

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - The Marines at Parris Island and the Army at Fort Jackson both train women and men to...accountable for their actions." The 4th Recruit Battalion at Parris Island are all women, as were all of the drill instructors assigned...

Husband and wife ditch jobs, train together to be Marines

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -- They stood in a drizzle...the grueling, 13-week training at Parris Island with recruits nearly half their age...together for months before reporting to Parris Island in December. "Once I got it in my head...