Parris Island drill instructors punished over hazing allegations

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – Eight marine drill instructors have been punished amid allegations of hazing and abuse at a South Carolina training center.

Investigators found multiple incidents of female drill instructors abusing female recruits at Parris Island.

Documents show the investigation began when the marines considered fully integrating training for male and female recruits.

A spokesperson says some supervisors of the instructors involved were also punished.

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