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SECNAV visits Parris Island

From staff reports

PARRIS ISLAND — Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visited Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island last week to learn more about Marine Corps recruit training and meet Marines, staff, recruits and their families.

Above: Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro talks to U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Brian Oates on Jan. 6, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. ••• Left: Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro cheers while recruits complete one of their capstone events, the motivation run, Jan. 6, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. ••• Photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class T. Logan Keown, U.S. Navy.

While he was in town, Del Toro, a 22-year Navy veteran and business owner, met with small business owners and representatives of the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce about the benefits and challenges of working with the federal government.

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