DUI: Not worth the risk

Story by LCpl Terry Haynes on 10/09/2018 This year dozens of Marines will be detained due to alcohol related incidents. Alcohol impairment depends on many factors from weight, body fat percentage, gender and the amount of alcohol consumed compared to how much food is in a person's stomach while they
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Working to inspire others: An Airman's dedication to self-improvement

Story by A1C Monica Roybal on 10/04/2018 He paces backstage as he anxiously awaits for his number to be called. The overwhelming smell of self-tanner is a brief, but welcomed distraction. They can't be seen, but they are definitely heard. Friends cheering from the crowd shift that unsure feeling into
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Recruit Drops 100 Pounds to Get in Shipshape for the Navy

Story by Susan Krawczyk on 09/21/2018 GREAT LAKES (NNS) -- When Seaman Recruit Carly Gray, 21, decided to enlist in the Navy, there was only one thing blocking her way: about 100 pounds. That was two years ago. Today, SR Gray marched across the drill deck 100 lbs. lighter at
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Evacuation ordered for MCRD Parris Island in preparation for Hurricane Florence

Story by WO Bobby Yarbrough on 09/11/2018 Brig. Gen. James Glynn, the commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and the Eastern Recruiting Region, announced yesterday he will order a mandatory evacuation for the depot beginning at 12 p.m. today in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Glynn made the
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Checkerboards welcome new commander

Story by LCpl Terry Haynes on 09/07/2018 Lt Col. Benedict G. Buerke relinquished command of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 to Lt. Col. Steven B. Bowden aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Aug.10. The commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Col. Timothy Miller, along with the commanding officer
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Keeping Fightertown fueled to fight

Story by LCpl Terry Haynes on 09/07/2018 Marines with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron received fuel aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Aug. 22. The fuel came aboard a barge and will be used to support operations aboard MCAS Beaufort in the following weeks. "There aren't very many places in the
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