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October 2, 2013 8:17 PM

In face of sequester and shutdown, training, new jets said key to base survival

The pivotal training role played by Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and the impending arrival of the Joint Strike Fighters at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort will work in the area's favor in the face of the automatic spending cuts and the ongoing government shutdown, panelists at a University of South Carolina Beaufort session said Wednesday.

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