Parris Island Marines celebrate Corps' birthday - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

Parris Island Marines celebrate Corps' birthday

Posted: Updated:

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Marines at Parris Island are inviting members of the military and the public to attend a cake-cutting ceremony and uniform parade in honor of the Marine Corps' 238th birthday.

Friday's scheduled event begins at 10 a.m. with a cake-cutting ceremony in the All-Weather Training Facility.

The Parris Island Marine Band is performing as Marines display various historical uniforms and the flags used during the 200 years of the Corps.

Visitors to Parris Island must have valid photo identification. Drivers must have a valid license, a copy of the vehicle registration and auto insurance.

The Marine Corps was established on Nov. 10, 1775, in Philadelphia.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most Popular


Like Us On Facebook

Powered by WorldNow


888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.


Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.