Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

November, 2003

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Battle shines on drill field despite life's challenges November 21, 2003 — Sergeant Sheri Battle's booming voice ripped through her squad bay like a bolt of lightning that had just found its mark, while one of her recruits stumbled nervously through a report. "What time of day is it recruit?" asked Battle, already knowing the answer to the simple question. "Have you eaten afternoon chow?" "No ma'am," answered the recruit, MORE
Shooters take aim at Rod and Gun Club's Turkey Shoot November 21, 2003 — Aiming in downrange at a paper target 25 yards away, more than 500 service members, civilians and their families tested their shooting skills during the Rod and Gun Club's annual Turkey Shoot at the old skeet range Saturday. At $1 per shot, relays of 20 participants lined up in front of the targets using a 410-, 12-, 16- or 20-guage shotgun in an MORE
Veterinary clinic warns of rabies virus, urges caution November 21, 2003 — Most Depot residents have probably seen a cat or two scurrying around, but do not stop to think about the dangers these seemingly harmless strays can bring. In 2001, there were 143 cases of rabies reported in animals in South Carolina, according to the Center for Disease Control. In light of the possibility of spreading to Parris Island, the Depot MORE
Toys for Tots provides chance to give back for Christmas November 21, 2003 — The most recent War in Iraq and the continuing Middle East turmoil has entrenched the Marine Corps mantra that "Every Marine is a rifleman," in the minds of the American people. However, the Marine Corps' contributions to the home front community can often be lost among the heroic headlines. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is MORE
Steelers' cheerleaders dominate state competition November 21, 2003 — The Marine Corps Community Services-South Carolina Laurel Bay Steelers 11- to 12-year-old girls cheerleading squad was named the Grand Champion of the state cheerleading competition in Irmo, S.C. Saturday. The girls, made up mostly of 10-year-olds, started from scratch at the beginning of football season with a new coach and little or no MORE
Holiday season means busy time for Parris Island band November 21, 2003 — With the holiday season well under way, families gather, gifts are exchanged and bands perform. Playing many of their concerts during the last few months of each year, the Parris Island Marine Band is working overtime during this busy season. On top of everything they have to do on a weekly basis -- Morning Colors, drill, and graduations - the band MORE
NHB sailor earns chance to play for All Armed Forces team November 21, 2003 — A Naval Hospital Beaufort sailor is currently competing at Charleston Air Force Base to become one of 12 athletes selected to play on the All Armed Forces Basketball team. If selected, Seaman M. Heson Groves will travel with the team to compete in the World Military Games in Catania, Sicily, which are held every four years since 1995. One hundred MORE
WFTBn. Marine dominates intramural shooting match;; November 14, 2003 — Depot Marines gathered to compete for the Commanding General's Cup at the Fiscal Year 2004 Intramural Rifle/Pistol Competition at WFTBn. Oct. 27 - Nov. 5. Thirty-three Marines from units across the Depot competed individually and as teams, firing rifles and pistols from several different courses of fire. For the rifle match, individual scores were MORE
Campaign encourages smokers to quit-for-a-day November 14, 2003 — An estimated 47 million Americans are currently tobacco smokers. Of those 47 million, about half will suffer premature deaths as a result of smoking, according to the American Cancer Society. This year, the American Cancer Society will celebrate its 27th Annual Great American Smokeout Thursday. In support of the Smokeout, smokers are urged to quit MORE
Baton training strikes Parris Island November 14, 2003 — With a forward strike and a couple of jabs, baton training for military police officers aboard MCRD Parris Island began Nov. 4. Seventeen Marines participated in the one-day course that is held quarterly to review proper techniques and to teach new military policemen how to properly utilize the Monadnock Expandable Baton. "The whole course is MORE

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