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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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Recruit found dead Tuesday at Parris Island

 By Mike McCombs  A U.S. Marine recruit was found dead Tuesday morning at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island.  According to Beaufort County Coroner David Ott, a recruit from 3rd Recruit Training Battalion was “found deceased at about 7:30 a.m., apparently from a fall from the balcony.” He said that is all the information that… Keep Reading

Military & Civilian Leadership – A guide for military, civil service, political, and industry leaders

Looking you in the eye, kicking you in the backside, covering your six (flank), and taking your Marine’s or soldier’s (or employee’s) place on the most dangerous mission is leadership. Knowing there is a place for everything and everything in its place is leadership. Admitting mistakes and learning from them is leadership. Going through the… Keep Reading

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VETERAN OF THE WEEK HAROLD CLIFTON

enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in Nashville, Ga., in 1952. After Boot Camp at Parris Island, he was assigned to MCAS Opa-Locka, working Logistics and Embarkation. He then served in Kadena, Japan, flying missions in and out of Korea supporting operations there. Reassigned to MCAS Cherry Point, he operated out of Roosevelt Roads… Keep Reading

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Educator’s Workshop Program available to recruiters, educators

By Marine Corps Recruiting Command Marine Corps Recruiting Command reinstated the Educator’s Workshop Program earlier this summer after more than a year of suspended visits due to COVID-19. The workshops were paused to ensure the safety of the recruits and educators. The return of the program will provide recruiters the opportunity to invite their local… Keep Reading

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VETERAN OF THE WEEK – BOB HECK

Beaufort’s Bob Heck, 91, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in Cleveland in 1948. After Boot Camp at Parris Island, he was assigned to the Marine Barracks in Norfolk, Va. Follow-on tours took him to Lejeune, including a Med deployment, then to Korea where he made the landing at Inchon, helped recapture Seoul and… Keep Reading

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