Marine Corps

Marine recruit dies in final test of Parris Island training

Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Marine Corps recruit during a strenuous exercise that caps a 13-week training course at South Carolina’s Parris Island. Installation officials say Pfc. Dalton Beals died Friday during an exercise known as “The Crucible,” the final test of recruit training.

8-Year-Old Boy Dies Day After Being Named Honorary Marine

Wyatt Seth Gillette was presented the title of Honorary Marine at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 30, 2016. Wyatt was born on Aug. 15, 2008 and was diagnosed with Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome Type 1 (Trex 1 Mutation) when he was four years old. He died the next day. Cpl. Angelica Annastas/U.S. Marine Corps An 8-year-old boy with a rare,…