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Hazing allegations at Parris Island reported in all training battalions

Two dozen new hazing investigations show recruit abuse and mistreatment has been reported in each of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s four training battalions. Some of those documents, obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, show allegations of drill instructor-to-recruit misconduct ranging from name-calling to serious physical assaults. One found “a staggering level of misconduct and recruit abuse” and recommended three Marines for courts-martial.

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Take a sneak peek at the Navy's new virtual reality trailer

We tag along with a couple of Beaufort Marines as they try out the Navy's new virtual reality trailer on April 28, 2017. The 53-foot trailer -- which is used as a recruiting tool for the Navy -- puts you in command of a river attack boat on a mission to extract a team of SEALs, and is one of the attractions for attendees of this weekend's Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Air Show.