Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

June, 2002

Skill in drill enforced by "masters" of the Depot June 21, 2002 — When the word "master" appears in the job title, you'd better be good."Drill is perfection," said GySgt. Troy Black, Regimental/Depot Drill Master. "There's no such thing as good enough. There's nothing in the drill manual that says good enough."Drill masters aboard the Depot are responsible for ensuring that drill is being taught correctly. Black MORE
Band fine-tunes July 4 program June 21, 2002 — With the commanding general's Summer Concert Series underway, the Depot Band looked to fine-tune their show for the next two performances by doing something they have never done in their 86-year history. Tuesday evening marked the first of three rehearsals the Band conducted for its upcoming concerts on July 4 aboard the Depot and July 12 at the MORE
Ribbon Creek tragedy still ripples through time June 7, 2002 — Editor's Note: In addition to the interviews, factual information for this article was  gathered from "Court-Martial at Parris Island", by John C. Stevens III,  and  "The U.S. Marine Corps in Crisis", by Keith Fleming. Though the waters of Ribbon Creek now run still, Parris Island still feels the ripples from April 8, 1956. That night, the fervent MORE
9/11 attacks change new Marine's outlook on life June 6, 2002 — For a private graduating today with Platoon 3045, India Co., 3rd Recruit Training Bn., the opportunity to get away from his home state of New York has provided him with a new prospective on life. Growing up in New York and working his way through high school in an area of the lower east side of Manhattan, Pabon took a job on the nightshift of a MORE

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