Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

November, 2002

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Tri-Command honors military families for their support November 28, 2002 — After Sept. 11, being a part of a military family in our nation has taken on a special meaning. During this time of the year for giving thanks, we take time to reflect on all that military families have done for our nation and honor them for all they have sacrificed. November is being celebrated as Military Family Appreciation Month. Prior to 2001, MORE
Chief of Chaplains stresses spiritual fitness during Tri-Command visit November 28, 2002 — Rear Admiral Barry C. Black, U.S. Navy Chief of Chaplains, was aboard the Depot for the Navy Chaplains? Corps Birthday Ball Nov. 21 through Sunday. During his visit, Rear Adm. Black observed recruit training, met with Depot chaplains and religious program specialists, toured 4th RTBn., spoke at DI School, observed graduation, attended the MORE
Support Bn. Marine named Depot Idol November 28, 2002 — The lights are dim and, as background music begins to play, the crowd grows silent starring intently up to the stage to try to see who will become the Parris Island Idol. The Single Marine Program organized the event in conjunction with Bosses? Night at the Four Winds Club, Nov. 20. Eight acts participated. When it was said and done, only a point MORE
Iwo veteran, grandson share love of Corps November 28, 2002 — The heritage of the Marine Corps is delivered to recruits through 12 weeks of indoctrination into the brotherhood of leathernecks, but for one young Marine accepting the mantle of the Eagle, Globe and Anchor Thursday, that indoctrination began in the stories from his grandfather. For Pfc. Mark Lapkiewicz, the stories of the Marine Corps began for MORE
;;myPay program eases customer ;concerns over military pay, money;; November 28, 2002 — Long lines at the disbursing office are quickly becoming a thing of the past with the implementation and improvement of online pay services. Leave and earning statements went online months ago with E/MSS. Now, myPay?s new design, launched Oct. 15, helps customers find the information they want and complete any transaction in just three clicks. MORE
Depot honors America Recycles Day November 28, 2002 — Over the past decade, census statistics have shown that the population in the United States has risen from 248 million in 1990, to 281 million in 2000. Along with the increase in population comes the increase in solid waste or trash disposal. Many of our nation?s land fills are nearing full capacity at an alarming rate. Thus, comes the need for MORE
Marine Corps amphibious doctrine faced trial by fire during Battle for Tarawa November 28, 2002 — At 2:15 a.m. on Nov. 20, Navy ships serving as Marine transports received orders to ?general quarters,? sending hundreds of Marines to their berthing areas. Although general quarters is a time most servicemen use to rest, last minute landing preparations were made and last rites were issued by chaplains. Instead of sleeping soundly, ships full of MORE
Nurse uses hypnosis to help others stop smoking November 28, 2002 — In an effort to quit smoking, service members and civilian employees attended the first ?Quit Smoking Using Hypnosis? class held at Beaufort Naval Hospital on Nov. 21. The class was led by Capt. Ron Eslinger, director of patient services at the Naval Hospital, certified registered nurse anesthetist and practicing hypnotist for 25 years. ?When some MORE
Dog handler dominates boards, earns respect November 22, 2002 — Corporal Ryan Hanes, military dog handler with the Depot Provost Marshal?s Office, has done it again. At the completion of Corporal?s Course at MCAS Beaufort, he was awarded the ?Motivator Award? by his peers. The students subjectively choose the award for the Marine who most motivates his classmates with no input from the instructors. Hanes MORE
?Click it or Ticket? campaign snaps to attention November 22, 2002 — Marines and sailors who play the odds by not wearing their seat belts will have the cards stacked against them when law enforcement officials around the country join together in the national seat belt enforcement blitz, ?Click it or Ticket,? this week.?The essence of the campaign is to save lives,? said Capt. Don Edens, Depot safety officer.?[The MORE

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