Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD Parris Island)

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Bases and Stations: Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

Unit Information

The mission of MCRD Parris Island, is two-fold. First, it trains male recruits who have enlisted from the Eastern Recruiting Region and it trains all female recruits from across the nation. Secondly, Parris Island is the headquarters for the Eastern Recruiting Region overseeing the Corps' recruiting efforts at three district headquarters and 23 recruiting stations.

Parris Island, SC

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Family Readiness Information

The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) and Unit Hotline. The DRC will work with FR Assistants, FR Advisors and FR Volunteers along with the senior command members to make up the new Family Readiness Command Team.

Note: The DRC was formerly known as FRO and in some instances, the USMC Family Readiness Page has not been updated to reflect DRC rather than FRO.



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Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD Parris Island) Mailing Addresses

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Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD Parris Island) Postal Facility

If you need assistance finding a mailing address for a Marine, please contact the postal facility of the last known state-side duty station. The postal facility will not give out mailing addresses to non-family members. Family members need to be prepared to provide identifying information for their Marine. The following is contact information for the postal facility that handles MCRD Parris Island mail:

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MCRD Parris Island, SC
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Information on MCRD Parris Island last updated 9/18/2018 3:24:04 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the MCRD Parris Island:
To request changes to the MCRD Parris Island Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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