Screaming drill instructors in your face in your space in your nightmares. Any male recruit east of the mississippi and all females go to parris island south carolina.
The two nearest major airports to parris island are the savannah international airport sav in savanah georgia and the hilton head airport hhh on hilton head island south carolina.
Parris island south carolina marine boot camp. All female marines are trained here. Parris island is a former census designated place cdp in beaufort county south carolina united states. Douglas visitors center 1 800 826 7503 or 843228 3650 airport travel.
Marine boot camp is extremely challenging both physically and mentally considered to be tougher than the basic training programs of any of the other military services. These experiences are recounted from marine boot camp in san diego california. January 23 2018 a passionate account of a former marine corps officers fight for equality and justice in a historically sexist system.
The population was 4841 at the 2000 census. The images stay with you for the rest of your life. Parris island is an 8000 acre base located next to beaufort south carolina.
Marine corps recruit depot parris island sc. Caleb eudy first stepped on the yellow footprints in 2016 and on april 26 hell finally depart parris island south carolina as a united states marine. Male marines from east of the mississippi river are also trained here but men and women are separated during training.
Marine corps recruit depot parris island often abbreviated as mcrd pi is an 8095 acre 3276 km 2 military installation located within port royal south carolina approximately 5 miles 80 km south of beaufort the community that is typically associated with the installation. Germano was hand selected to take command of the 4th recruit training battalion at parris island a group that trains only female recruits she was well aware of the challenges ahead.