Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

September, 2002

Travelers targeted by telemarketers, fraud September 28, 2002 — Vacation travel can be an adventure, but travelers beware of unscrupulous telemarketers, resorts and criminal elements, who all attempt to prey on your hard-earned dollars. While planning your vacation, here are some tips to avoid falling into their trap. Telemarketers Telemarketers will call unsolicited and say you have been selected for a "free" MORE
Reserve chaplains offer light in dark times, support from high places September 27, 2002 — On July 13, Sgt. Charles Santangelo, one of the top 10 recruiters from 6th Marine Corps District in Rock Hill, S.C., took his poolees out for a motivational run. After the run and playing a game of soccer with them, Santangelo bid them goodbye and talked with some of the other recruiters. He was complaining of chest pains. He agreed with the other MORE
Old Corps uniforms aid new Corps education September 27, 2002 — The drill instructors of the Academic Instructor Section are coming out dressed to kill - old Corps style. Really old Corps style. The instructors are dressing up to teach recruits in the uniforms of the time period they're learning about. "We wanted to bring [the classes] new life," said Staff Sgt. Bob Tagliabue, AIS staff noncommissioned MORE
DCAC Marine raises bar for Depot weightlifters September 27, 2002 — Chief Warrant Officer 3 John A. Myers, personnel officer at the Depot Consolidated Administrative Center, took the second-place trophy in the Men's Masters class of the National All Armed Forces Bodybuilding Championships in Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 14. Myers, who has been bodybuilding since 1986, began dieting in June in preparation for the MORE
Depot personnel remember Sept. 11 attacks September 6, 2002 — On Sept. 11, 2001, American Airlines Flight 11, a Boeing 767, departed Boston with 11 crewmembers and 81 passengers aboard. Mohamed Atta, Wail M. Alshehri, Waleed M. Alshehri and Satam M.A. Al Suqami, were four of the 81 passengers. At  8:45 a.m., Flight 11 slammed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, creating the first MORE
Investing makes dollars and sense September 6, 2002 — Marines looking to make an extra buck are learning that money can multiply simply by putting it in the right spot. Staff Sgt. Michael Buckles, Instructional Training Company testing SNOIC, is one of them. "[I'm] preparing for the long haul," said Buckles. "I want to be financially independent." To do so, Buckles is investing small amounts of his MORE
Weapons cook stirs up award-winning menu September 6, 2002 — Lance Cpl. Gerald Madsen, mess hall cook, Weapons and Field Training Battalion, was named Chef of the Quarter at WFTBn. Mess Hall Sept. 12. The competition marked the last of its kind and the last time a Marine would be given the title, due to mess hall operations being taken over by civilian personnel beginning Oct. 1. After close examination MORE
Former Marine, Depot museum volunteer dies September 6, 2002 — The Depot suffered a loss when a former Marine and long-time volunteer at the Parris Island Museum passed away Sept. 6 at the Savannah Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained from a fall she took on the steps in front of the Depot post office the day before. Retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Phyllis M. Alexander, 78, of Beaufort, was transported MORE

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