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Parris Island in peril: Rising sea levels threaten historic Marine base


There is nothing visible to suggest that Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island, South Carolina, is in peril. Rows of quaint pastel painted clapboard cottages and white-picket fences, military housing, line the main road into base. Young recruits, rifles in hand, often quietly train on the mowed lawns near the base’s history museum. Even […]