Parris Island to Host Marine Corps Battle Colors Detachment

Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment to be held at Parris Island. (Photo: Marine Corps)

The Marine Corps Battle Colors Detachment will be hosted at Parris Island Tuesday, March 15th. It is set to begin at 10 a.m. but they recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes early.

The event is free and open to the public, but you will need a valid driver’s licence, proof of insurance and vehicle registration to drive on the depot.

The Detachment will be held at the Peatross Parade Deck. Bleacher seating will be provided and traffic will be directed by military police.
The Marine Corps Battle Colors Detachment is a ceremonial unit from Marine Barracks Washington featuring “The Commandant’s Own,” The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, and the Official Color Guard of the Marine Corps.

Each year, this highly skilled unit travels worldwide to demonstrate the discipline, professionalism, and esprit de corps of United States Marines.

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