Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

December, 2003

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PIFD stresses home safety during holidays December 19, 2003 — As Christmas lights and decorations adorn city streets and homes this holiday season, fire prevention for Tri-Command personnel becomes paramount. The Parris Island Fire Department's Fire Prevention Division has compiled some guidelines for Depot families to keep their homes safe from fire throughout the holidays and into the New Year. According to MORE
Liberty Belles ring in holidays December 19, 2003 — The United Service Organization's show troupe, the Liberty Belles, along with the Parris Island Jazz Band, preformed a USO-style show straight from the 1940s at the Depot Lyceum Saturday. The 2003 Christmas Concert, hosted by Brig. Gen. Joseph J. McMenamin, commanding general MCRD/ERR, entertained members of the Tri-Command with performances MORE
Above and beyond; Marine swims way to victory in Recruit Training December 19, 2003 — Private First Class Robert Trego, Platoon 1104, Delta Co., graduates today after a 13-week journey to become a Marine. So far, his Marine Corps experience tops his long list of accomplishments. However, he may never have marched across the parade deck had it not been for his unrelenting desire to be the best - that, and his love of swimming, which MORE
RTR names McClure, McNeal NCO, Marine of the year December 12, 2003 — The Recruit Training Regiment awarded its NCO of the Year at Support Bn. Headquarters and its Marine of the Year at the 4th RTBn. Conference Room Dec. 2. Sergeant Josh McClure, an assistant recruit special screener at Naval Security Group, Support Bn., and Cpl. Christopher McNeal, a personnel administrator at 4th RTBn. S-1, were named RTR's top MORE
Working dogs receive new gear in time for Christmas December 12, 2003 — The Provost Marshal's Office K-9 section received $60,000 worth of new equipment Dec. 1, which allows Military Working Dogs and their handlers to accomplish their missions more efficiently. The unit received cool packs, muzzles, cool vests, toys, boots, patrol harnesses, gear bags, collars and other equipment, courtesy of Headquarters Marine Corps. MORE
12 Days of Fitness challenges Depot December 12, 2003 — Two Marine Corps Community Services-South Carolina Semper Fit employees, whose lives are ruled by good health and exercise, have begun a personal crusade to enhance the overall strength, health and endurance of all Depot service members and their families wanting to slim down and shape up for the holidays. Cynthia May, the Depot fitness specialist MORE
Exercise your right to vote, change future December 12, 2003 — With the presidential primary elections quickly approaching, it is more important than ever to get out and vote. Many people believe that their vote does not matter, yet there have been many elections - not just on a local level - that have been decided by less than 100 votes. So, thinking your vote does not count could not be further from the MORE
WMA provides sweet treats for vets December 12, 2003 — During Christmas time, families gather and gifts are exchanged under the luminescence of a brightly-lit Christmas tree and near the warmth of a crackling fire. However, there are some people who do not have family close enough to share these experiences with during this special time of the year - or any time at all. In an effort to bring a bit of MORE
New commissary director brings changes, less wait for customers December 12, 2003 — When James Hayden took over as the Depot Commissary director in November, he sought out to improve the store's appearance, efficiency and overall quality of produce and selection. Hayden has high hopes that the changes he will implement Jan. 1 will turn his vision into reality. One of the first changes will be increasing and changing the MORE
Depot, USO to celebrate Christmas with concert December 12, 2003 — The Depot will be conducting a Christmas concert at the Lyceum Saturday at 8 p.m. for all service members, their families, retirees and civilians in the Tri-Command area. The concert, which is hosted by Brig. Gen. Joseph J. McMenamin, commanding general, MCRD/ERR Parris Island, is entitled "A USO Christmas" featuring the Parris Island Jazz Band and MORE

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