MCCS Happenings
Upcoming Joint Collegiate Graduation Ceremony
29 May 2020

For many, graduating with your degree is a dream that may have seemed impossible.

It is an accomplishment you sacrifice time, energy, and sleep for. Have you been working hard? Are you ready to throw your cap in the air and yell "I DID IT!"? Then it is time to sign up for the Joint Collegiate Graduation Ceremony. The Joint Collegiate Graduation Ceremony honors graduates from both local and online colleges and universities. This ceremony is for anyone who has earned or will earn a degree from an accredited institution between July 2019 and June 2020.

All college graduates must register by 20 April 2020 to be able to walk in the ceremony. To register or for more information, call 843-228-7421 or 843-228-2152. Let us honor your accomplishment and celebrate all of your hard work. Join us for graduation on 29 May 2020 at the MCAS Beaufort Theater.

Photos by: Alyssa Karim | Story by: Andrew Roeder
SMP Super Bowl LIV
2 February 2020

SMP hosted a Super Bowl LIV viewing Sunday night at Afterburners and Brig & Brew.

Over 100 people showed up to watch the game live! Prizes were given away at the end of each quarter to Active Duty members; including Bluetooth speakers, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and a flat screen TV. Keep an eye out for future events at Afterburners and Brig & Brew!

Photos by: Courtney Bethel | Story by: Courtney Bethel
Parris Island Weapons MCX 24 Micro Mart
17 December 2019

Marine Corps Community Services, South Carolina has opened MCX 24, a new micro mart at Weapons Battalion on Parris Island.

The convenient, do-it-yourself store consists of open shelves, coolers, and freezers that allow Marines and authorized patrons to grab, scan, buy, and go to help better meet the needs of the busy military lifestyle.

Stop by for a quick snack to recharge any time day or night. This location is open 24 hours, 7 days a week to meet your needs!

Photos by: Issam Ouarkoub | Story by: Christina Swick
Santa at the Libraries
11 & 12 December 2019

The MCAS Beaufort and MCRD Parris Island Libraries hosted their annual Santa at the Libraries on 11 & 12 December 2019.

Children lined up to get their photos taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, then received a special present from Mrs. Claus.

Photos by: Courtney Bethel | Story by: Courtney Bethel
CO’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
7 December 2019

MCAS Marine Corps Family Team Building hosted the CO’s Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, 7 December 2019.

It was a beautiful night for families to come out and enjoy hot cocoa and take photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The tree will be up until the end of December at the Laurel Bay Family Services Center, so make sure you stop by and see it!

Photos by: Courtney Bethel | Story by: Courtney Bethel