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Parris Island marines sent to Albany because of Dorian head back

Parris Island Marines head back.
Parris Island Marines head back.
Published: Sep. 6, 2019 at 7:21 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) -Training has continued on for recruits out of Parris Island despite Hurricane Dorian.

The recruits have been staying at the Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base.

Parris Island Marines head back.
Parris Island Marines head back.

Friday marked their last day at the base before heading back to Paris Island.

Col. Christopher O’Connor said their time in Albany has been rewarding.

O’Connor also said he is thankful they will going back to not much damage from the hurricane.

Parris Island Marines head back.
Parris Island Marines head back.

“There is going to be some water, standing pools. Things like that. Some down tree branches and things but for the most part, we got through it," O’Connor said. “The facility has been checked out. The powers been turned on. I think the recruits have had a good experience here in Albany."

Parris Island brought over thousands of Marines.

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