‘Every Marine a rifleman’: M16 assembly, disassembly competition at Parris Island
Boaters near Parris Island might hear gunfire next week, and might find some of their usual waterways closed to traffic, according to a Marine Corps news release.
Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island will conduct “extended live-fire training” beginning 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, and concluding around 2 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, the release, sent Friday morning, said.
During the training, the marsh and waterways in the following “impact area” will be closed to boater traffic:
- Archers Creek
- Ribbon Creek
- Edding Creek
For more information about firing times and waterway closures, boaters can contact Weapons and Field Training Battalion Range Control at 843-228-3170.