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Equestrian event part of 1960 Masters Week community activities

...included a parade down Broad Street, the Miss Golf beauty pageant, an Old South-themed barbecue, boxing matches, a Parris Island Marine Band concert and more."I remember just how generous the people who put on the horse show were," said Marjorie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-08/equestrian-event-part-1960-ma
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...

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Pioneer who helped integrate Marines recognized

...by President Franklin Roosevelt.Unlike their white counterparts who trained at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C., or Camp Pendleton in San Diego, the black Marines trained at Camp Montford Point, a facility at Camp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-21/family-local-montford-point-m
Kirby: Being happy is easy - just act it out

...North Carolina to both see Clemson play and view the mountain sights.And Stan and Melody Wooten, sent a card from Parris Island, where they say they brought home Pvt. Jared Wooten. TODAY'S JOKE: A young woman home for the Thanksgiving holiday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2014-11-24/kirby-being-happy-easy-j
Edward Johnson Sr.

...the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. As a drill instructor, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Parris Island. At the end of his active duty service, Mr. Johnson continued his service as a member of the American Legion Post...

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Fourth of July events include fireworks, music, more

...kayak rodeo; shag party Saturday evening, Plum Branch Yacht Club; tlsps.orgHOPELANDS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: PARRIS ISLAND MARINE CORPS BANDWHEN: 7 p.m. Monday, July 7WHERE: Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place, AikenDETAILS: Free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-30/fourth-july-events-in
Augusta area celebrates Independence Day

From 1969 to 1975, Tommy Leonard and David Kinsey served in the Marine Corps together, traveling from bases in Parris Island, S.C., to as far away as San Diego.Four decades have come and gone, but each Independence Day the Augusta natives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-04/augusta-area-celebrates-inde
Widow of Montford Point Marine receives his Congressional Gold Medal

...according to a Congressional Research Service report. While presenting the medal Thursday, Williams, recently appointed Parris Island Commanding General, emphasized the challenges that black Marines faced at the time. He said those sacrifices set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-05/widow-montford-point-marine-r
Iva Lee Headden

...daughter of the late Charlie Thomas Stutts and Lanie Roberts Stutts. She had worked as a seamstress at the Taylor Shop on Parris Island Marine Corp Base, had worked at the Walterboro Dress Plant and had also been a waitress at the Glass House Restaurant...

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Willie Powell

...Oglesby Powell, was a native of Jenkins County. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at both Parris Island and Quantico, VA. He also served during World War II and was the last marine to witness the bombing of Pearl Harbor...

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