Photo by Lance Cpl. Katherine Keleher Ted Monnich, an art preservation specialist from Columbia, works on The Parris Island Memorial earlier this month at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The 85-year-old statue, nicknamed Iron Mike, received a $13,000 makeover to remove mold and oxidization that was deteriorating the monument over time.
Photo by Lance Cpl. Katherine Keleher Ted Monnich, an art preservation specialist from Columbia, works on The Parris Island Memorial earlier this month at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The 85-year-old statue, nicknamed Iron Mike, received a $13,000 makeover to remove mold and oxidization that was deteriorating the monument over time. Photo by Lance Cpl. Katherine Keleher File photo
Photo by Lance Cpl. Katherine Keleher Ted Monnich, an art preservation specialist from Columbia, works on The Parris Island Memorial earlier this month at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The 85-year-old statue, nicknamed Iron Mike, received a $13,000 makeover to remove mold and oxidization that was deteriorating the monument over time. Photo by Lance Cpl. Katherine Keleher File photo

Parris Island is ready for you to come home — and ready for graduation

September 12, 2017 2:53 PM