Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

February, 2003

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WMA celebrates 60 years with anniversary dinner February 21, 2003 — Celebrating 60 years of service to the Marine Corps, the local Women Marines Association held an anniversary dinner Feb. 13, at Golden Corral, Beaufort, S.C. As the Band of Sisters from the Phyllis Alexander Chapter shared dinner, memories abounded and stories and laughter were flying. Vivian Vega, an active duty Marine from 1970-72, recounted MORE
'Keeping Faith' novelist visits Depot;; February 21, 2003 — Frank Schaeffer, one of the authors of the new Marine Corps novel "Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story About Love and The United States Marine Corps," visited the Parris Island Exchange Feb. 13 to sign and promote the new book. Frank Schaeffer co-wrote the book along with his son, Cpl. John Schaeffer, detailing their experiences as John enlisted in MORE
Warner, former Marine wife speak of excellence at recruit training February 21, 2003 — Kurt Warner met the perfect woman his senior year in college at Northern Iowa. He wanted to be a professional football player. She was a former Marine, divorced with two children, in school to become a nurse to take care of her disabled son. She was everything he needed. Brenda Warner will admit it took the stout St. Louis Rams quarterback some MORE
Legendary Leatherneck celebrates 41st anniversary of being first in flight, first in orbit February 14, 2003 — Annie Glenn watched her husband, a Marine Corps combat veteran, leave the ground for some countless time on the morning of Feb. 20, 1962. It was a short flight of just four hours, 55 minutes, but it would be the most significant flight he would ever take. In truth, it was the most important flight in history. It opened the doors of hope for the MORE
Career Day helps Depot personnel land jobs February 14, 2003 — The Career Resource Management Center is introducing a new way to find a job for military spouses, servicemembers and veterans. The center will hold Career Day at the Depot Lyceum from noon - 4 p.m., Tuesday, to introduce job seekers to more than 43 employers. "The Career Day is open to military personnel looking for a job. Whether you're MORE
NMCRS to kick off 2003 fund drive February 14, 2003 — The Tri-Command Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society will begin its 2003 fund drive March 3. Founded in 1904, the society provided active duty and retired sailors and Marines, as well as their families, with emergency financial assistance for the past 100 years. Last year, NMCRS distributed $659,000 to hundreds of different individuals in the MORE
Kids' trip to dentist doesn't have to mean pulling teeth February 14, 2003 — Healthy teeth allow you to chew your food and smile proudly. The key to keeping your teeth healthy is proper brushing and taking care of your oral health. But what about children? How soon should you start brushing their teeth? How do you teach them to brush? And when should they take their first trip to the dentist? Registered dental hygienist MORE
Sailor joins Corps;After serving 8 years in the Navy, Marine follows in father's yellow footprints; February 13, 2003 — He was once a sailor. Now, he is a Marine. This dramatic change in lifestyle has taken Sgt. James D. Clarke, drill instructor, Platoon 2018, Fox Company, 2nd RTBn., from a life aboard an attack submarine to turning recruits into Marines. Clarke readies recruits for their Marine Corps career through his experience, work ethic, maturity and MORE
Former Marine, chief of police passes away February 13, 2003 — Beaufort residents laid a beloved member of the community to rest when retired Lt. Col. Jesse L. Altman Jr., a 30-year Marine veteran and former Beaufort City police chief, was taken by horse-drawn caisson to his final resting place at the Beaufort National Cemetery Feb. 3. Altman died of complications from diabetes Jan. 31. He was 76. At 6 feet MORE
2004 Black History Month focuses on landmark case February 13, 2003 — "What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate and religious prejudice." Those were the words and thoughts of Dr. Carter G. Woodson that helped fuel the beginning of the celebration and recognition of American Black History during February. Woodson, founder of the MORE

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