Defense Media Network

Parris Island Celebrates 100th Anniversary | Video

"A Century of Making Marines"

This great video by Defense Media Activity – Marines, provides the viewer a look back at the history of Parris Island and the Marines who were trained there. On Nov. 1, 1915, Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island was officially designated as a recruit training base, and it has been making Marines ever since.


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