Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

October, 2002

New uniforms cost little money but lots of time October 25, 2002 — Marines waited in line for more than five hours to be among the first Tri-Command permanent personnel, other than those in Recruit Training Regiment, to wear the new utility uniform. An estimated 1,500 sets of new utilities were made available, including both woodland and desert camouflage. Marines were limited to one set of each, until the desert MORE
Commandant visits Parris Island October 25, 2002 — General James L. Jones, the 32nd Commandant of the Marine Corps, visited the Depot Monday to speak with Marines and the Beaufort Chamber of Commerce on what will likely be his last visit to the Tri-Command as Commandant. The focus of the Commandant's visit was to address the Beaufort Chamber of Commerce on issues ranging from the war on terrorism MORE
Annual meal program supports holiday needs October 25, 2002 — Altruistic Marines and sailors can start lending a hand to struggling comrades this holiday season with the continuation of a Depot program. The annual Holiday Meal Help Program is designed to provide extra assistance to families of Marines and sailors who are having a hard time making ends meet. Individuals can nominate a family they believe to MORE
High schoolers shadow Depot professionals October 25, 2002 — Parris Island recently played host to 29 local high schoolers during the Rotary Career Day. This is the sixth year the three local Rotary Clubs have teamed with five local high schools to give juniors and seniors the chance to explore a career by shadowing a professional. Guidance counselors chose students who had real interest in job fields and MORE
Depot reaches out to homeless veterans October 25, 2002 — Depot personnel, local veterans groups and the Department of Veterans Affairs joined forces to help out those less fortunate in the fourth annual Veterans Affairs Stand Down Against Homelessness in Charleston Oct. 17-18. The stand down provides a time for community homeless to rest and alleviate some of the hardships of living on the streets. Food MORE

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