Country: United States Region: S.Carolina
Locale: Port Royal
Latitude: 32° 19' 59" N Longitude: -81° 18' 50" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
32°20'56"N 80°41'16"W Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD Parris Island) http://www.mcrdpi.marines.mil/
An installation located within Port Royal, South Carolina. Used for the training of enlisted Marines. Male recruits living east of the Mississippi River and female recruits from all over the United States report here to receive their initial training. Male recruits living west of the Mississippi River receive their training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, but may train at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island by request.
- Recruit Training Regiment
-- 1, 2, 3 and 4 Training Bns
-- Support Bn
-- Drill Intruction School
- Weapons & Field Training Bn. Facilitates entry level marksmanship training, requalification training in rifle and pistol, field survival training and CBRN training.
- HQ & Service Bn for Staffing. admin and medical facilities
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