The Parris Island recruit who attacked a fellow trainee in sick bay on Easter Sunday was involved in a second incident that factored into his separation from the Marine Corps.
Marine Corps spokesperson Capt. Greg Carroll confirmed the "offender" in the March 27 incident — during which recruit Morgan Brown was knocked unconscious and left with three facial fractures, according to his father, Bryan Brown — is being separated because of "multiple disciplinary infractions," one of which occurred after the sick bay scuffle.
Because of an ongoing investigation, Carroll could neither name the offender nor confirm Morgan Brown’s involvement in the first incident.
The offender, Carroll said Monday afternoon, is currently in Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island support battalion’s "recruit separation platoon" and is scheduled to leave the island this week.
He will join the ranks of just 50 former trainees who have been separated from the Corps because of disciplinary infractions on Parris Island during the past two-plus years. More than 44,000 recruits have come through the depot between Oct. 1, 2013, and April 30, 2016 — the Department of the Navy’s current…