27 septembrie 2020

Lawmakers bemoan Marine Corps considering closing Parris Island


The possibility that the Marine Corps may close one of its most iconic bases and shift recruits to a new location for gender-integrated training has caused a backlash among legislators in the nation’s capital.If money is the issue, Sen. Lindsey Graham said the Marine Corps could save funds by “getting rid” of those who think closing the Parris Island Recruit Depot in South Carolina is a good option.“It ain’t gonna happen,” Mr. Graham, South Carolina Republican, tweeted. “Anyone in the Navy or [...]