South Carolina Low Country

Posted: 7/31/2018

When: May 6-11 2019 (tentative). Event dates are contingent upon MCRD PI (Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island) having a graduation parade scheduled on May 10, 2019. The 2019 graduation schedule is not yet set, publication expected during Oct 2018. If no graduation parade is scheduled for May 10, the come-around dates will be adjusted accordingly in order to include a graduation parade.

Where: Beaufort, SC and vicinity. Campground info, etc. to be published once event dates are firm. Dates can not be confirmed until MCRD PI 2019 graduation schedule is published.

Firsties: Tom (’70) and Rose Wolfe, ably assisted by co-firsties Andy (’72) and Eva Wehrle

Planned activities at this time (Firsties to coordinate one or more activities with the USNA Alumni Association Low Country, SC chapter):

• Traditional firstie dinner
o Morning colors and graduation parade (activities only available on Friday)
o Tour of MCRD PI (separate day from morning colors/graduation; tour activities,             TBD)
• Golf outing – looking for volunteer to coordinate
• Bike ride on the Spanish Moss Trail – looking for volunteer to coordinate
• Lunch or dinner at O’club
• Beaufort, SC historical tour
• Varied evening entertainment