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Parris Island celebrates 100 years

Parris Island celebrates 100 years

Nov. 1 marks a century since Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island first started churning out Marines, and the depot in Port Royal, South Carolina, is celebrating tomorrow with a flyover of approximately 600 new graduates of “Centennial” Charlie and Oscar companies and a speech by the Corps’ new commandant, Gen. Robert Neller, at a morning colors ceremony.

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