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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...