Training and Education Command

 

Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
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Fort Leonard Wood Marine makes Sapper history November 7, 2012 — The Sapper Leader Course has been molding superior Army engineer leaders since 1985. Now, Marine Capt. Kathryn Neff has put her mark on the elite school’s history — not once, but twice. According to Capt. John Chambers, Sapper Leader Course chief of training, Neff is the first female Marine to graduate the course and the first Marine to be the MORE
Get started on a master's degree August 10, 2012 — The Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training has partnered with multiple universities to provide graduates of our 8900 series Command and Staff College Distance Education Program and 8650 series Expeditionary Warfare School Distance Education Program, the opportunity to earn credits towards a Master’s Degree. CDET has partnered with MORE
Co. E prepares for Crucible through Sustainment Hike May 12, 2012 — A recruit may never realize the amount of miles they’ve put on their feet or how far they’ve traveled in order to earn the title of United States Marine. Through every step, they become stronger, each learning about their body’s limits. Recruits of Company E, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion completed a sustainment hike May 12 aboard Marine Corps MORE
Company G recruits learn Marine Corps history May 11, 2012 — Company G received an overview of Marine Corps history May 11 aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, learning about Marine involvement in the Vietnam and Korean War eras. “It’s important for them to know where the Marine Corps has been and where the traditions we uphold come from,” said Sgt. Daniel Downing, senior drill instructor, Platoon MORE
'Every Marine a rifleman' begins at recruit training May 11, 2012 — “Every Marine is, first and foremost, a rifleman. All other conditions are secondary.” This quote, spoken by Gen. Alfred M. Gray, 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, is printed in rifle data books issued to recruits during training and to Marines for their annual marksmanship qualification. Without a doubt, the famous saying is what Marines are MORE
MCRD holds monthly transition seminars May 11, 2012 — Marines transitioning out of the military have a new and improved program to aid in this process aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The Transition Readiness Seminar is a five day course that covers a range of topics for the transitioning military member and their spouse. “I don’t think the old (transition assistance program) was meeting MORE
Police officer endures recruit training to be more efficient May 11, 2012 — Ambition is the desire that drives one to achieve the goals they have set. It makes every step toward completing that goal worthwhile, no matter how long it takes. Pfc. Steven Sieker, Platoon 1031, Company B, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, had no problem achieving his goal to become a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, but MORE
Recruits build physical fitness, endurance May 10, 2012 — Recruits of Company A 1st Recruit Training Battalion, closed out their third week of training with an ability group run and stations aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego May 10. Ability group runs help recruits build and maintain the strength and endurance they will need to successfully complete recruit training. “It’s used more for MORE
Co. E recruits test their physical abilities May 7, 2012 — A recruit’s physical endurance and development is important throughout recruit training. Each recruit is tested near the end of recruit training through a Physical Fitness Test, which is a test designed to measure a Marine’s physical strength, agility, and endurance. Before the final PFT, recruits see where they stand physically through an MORE
Senior drill instructors' mentorship critical in transformation process May 3, 2012 — The vigorous training cycle that recruits endure while aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego can be repetitive and tiring. This can make it easy for recruits to lose sight of their goals and the reason they enlisted in the Marine Corps. "Recruits can forget why they came here," said Staff Sgt. Zachary Curran, senior drill instructor, Platoon MORE

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