Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

February, 2003

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NFCU manager gives financial management tips to Depot personnel February 13, 2003 — Whether paying bills, buying a car or applying for a loan, Bill Knepp, manager for Navy Federal Credit Union, has the knowledge and experience that can help anyone escape the burdens of debt and get on the road to financial freedom. Knepp, a 21-year Marine veteran, has been spreading his knowledge about financial management to Marines and sailors MORE
NHB urges patients to utilize customer evaluation tool February 13, 2003 — In October 2003, Naval Hospital Beaufort implemented the Interactive Customer Evaluation system. ICE is an Internet-based customer evaluation system that allows our customers to tell us how we are doing. It also helps the command in addressing both positive and negative feedback in a more efficient and effective manner. Web-based comment cards MORE
Parris Island has a new voice February 7, 2003 — Staff Sgt. Tyron Downing's voice booms over the Peatross Parade Deck, imprinting on the minds of more than 200,000 visitors each year as he takes his place in what he calls, "the greatest show on Earth" - recruit graduation. "I want to give the audience a show," said Downing. "Many of them have driven for days or flown for hours to see their new MORE
Depot Marines reflect on American black history February 7, 2003 — "Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise, I rise, I rise." - Maya Angelou, "Still I rise," And Still I Rise Americans began celebrating black history in February 1926 with Negro History Week, which later became Black History Month. Many Americans today are unaware that, when the tradition MORE
CG awards medal to HQ Marine February 7, 2003 — Brigadier Gen. Joseph J. McMenamin, commanding general of the Depot and Eastern Recruiting Region, awarded the Navy/Marine Corps Medal for Heroic Peacetime Actions to Lance Cpl. Joseph Carman, admin clerk, Headquarters and Service Bn. S-1, at the morning colors ceremony in front of Barrow Hall Jan. 31. Carman rescued a Beaufort woman and her child MORE
WFTBn. unveils new Combat Endurance Course February 7, 2003 — "I just can't do it - I can't get over," shouts a recruit from the top of a cargo net. "Yes you can," responds the drill instructor. "You made it over the Stairway to Heaven and the A-Frame - you can do this." Another recruit climbs to the top to aid the stuck recruit, and, after a few minutes, the recruit is finally able to get over the top of the MORE
Rev up cardiac health with proper diet, healthy lifestyle February 7, 2003 — The number one killer of Americans is not some sneaky assassin with a gun. It is not a haphazard weapon of mass destruction - unless you think the U.N. Security Council should sanction fast food conglomerates. The real number one killer in America is heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration, a government agency charged to ensure foods are MORE
NFCU opens new facility at NHB February 7, 2003 — Navy Federal Credit Union unveiled a new branch near the Beaufort Naval Hospital on Jan. 30, in a grand opening ceremony. The new branch, located adjacent to the gas station, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. "We've gone from 525 square feet to 1,404 square feet. Navy Federal Credit Union is a MORE
1st RTBn. storms Ft. Sumter for Civil War PME February 7, 2003 — Two hundred and forty six years after the first shot of the Civil War, the city of Charleston, S.C., once again played host to the United States Marine Corps as members of Headquarters Co., 1st RTBn., visited various battlegrounds for a historical professional military education. Approximately 30 Marines from the battalion departed the Depot in the MORE
Yellow Footprints Detachment becomes official with charter February 6, 2003 — After months of organizational meetings and membership drive socials, the Marine Corps League Yellow Footprints Detachment became official in a chartering ceremony at the Peatross Parade Deck Saturday. The detachment's charter members were sworn in and presented with their official charter by the MCL Department of South Carolina, formally MORE

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