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USMC releases identity of recruit found dead at Parris Island

By Mike McCombs The U.S. Marine recruit found dead Tuesday morning at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island has been identified as 21-year-old Pvt. Anthony Munoz of Lawrence, Mass. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Pvt. Anthony Munoz,” MCRD Parris Island spokesperson Capt. Philip Kulczewski said Thursday afternoon in a release. “Our Marines… Keep Reading

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Coronavirus/News

Parris Island gets shipment of new recruits

By Mike McCombs For the first time since admitting there were more than 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus on base, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, according to sources, accepted a shipment of recruits on Monday. The Marine Corps announced changes to MCRD Parris Island’s training process on March 30 on its Facebook… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Voices

Parris Island is the elephant in the room

By Mike McCombs Monday was an anomaly over the past month and a half – there were no new cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus reported for Beaufort County by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). The beat picked back up Tuesday with four more new cases. I would argue the beat… Keep Reading