Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

Archive: May 2003

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Chamber of Commerce honors military members with family day May 9, 2003 — The Beaufort, S.C., Chamber of Commerce held their Ninth Annual Military Appreciation Day at Shady Point Park on the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., Saturday. The event is held yearly to show the community's support for the military, said Androula Weiland, BCOC member and event coordinator. "This is a military community," she said. "The MORE
Foreign Naval attache observe recruit training May 9, 2003 — Thirty-eight members of the Corps of Foreign Naval Attache and their wives visited Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., May 6, to observe training and tour the Depot. The Corps of Foreign Naval Attache is comprised of officers from foreign countries, representing their governments at their countries' embassies in Washington D.C., who MORE
Natural Resources tackles invasive Chinese trees May 9, 2003 — Following the Department of Defense mandated Executive Order 131112, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Office has developed an invasive species management plan. The NREAO quickly went to work researching what effect invasive plant species had on training and which plants were the most MORE
Parris Island to hold Summer Safety Expo 2003 May 9, 2003 — With the Memorial Day holiday right around the corner, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., officials are hosting the Summer Safety Expo 2003, Wednesday from 11:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. and Thursday 11:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. in and around the Parris Island Lyceum. The Expo will feature tips and information on safety for everything to do MORE
AT/FP exercise tests Depot response May 9, 2003 — Looking around the base today, it would be hard to tell that just last week there was a bus crash, chemical spill, increased security measures and a few terrorists on the loose as part of the annual Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection exercise April 29-May 1. But a quick talk with anyone involved in the exercise and it's easy to understand that what MORE
National Bicycle Safety Month spins stress-free riding May 8, 2003 — As the weather begins to lean toward summer, many service members and their families are dusting off their bikes to take part in one of the season's most popular activities -- bicycling. To educate riders on the hazards associated with cycling, the National Bicycle Safety Network has designated May National Bicycle Safety Month. During May, MORE
RTR Marines, Army train together in helo exercise May 2, 2003 — Army personnel from Hunter Army Air Field invited six Marines to join them for a training exercise conducted on a CH-47 helicopter flight to Charleston Air Force Base April 22. The flight was an exercise to maintain instrument-flight proficiency, although service members onboard the flight felt it was a good way to interact with members of another MORE
MPs refresh expandable baton techniques May 2, 2003 — Twenty Depot Military Policemen participated in their yearly refresher training on the Monadnock Expandable Baton at Provost Marshall's Office headquarters April 22. After spending the morning practicing baton handling techniques, the MP's put their newly refreshed skills to the test as they took on the "Red Man Suit," which allowed them to MORE
Depot conducts annual AT/FP exercise May 2, 2003 — The Depot started its annual Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection exercise to increase awareness of the possibility of terrorist activities as well as the measures used to counter those activities Tuesday.The three-day exercise was designed to test the Depot's capability to analyze intelligence, apply concepts and procedures outlined in the Depot's MORE
Motorcycle safety classes, protective gear help save lives May 2, 2003 — "I was off base on my motorcycle and a car struck me from behind," said Sgt. James P. Sullivan, patrol supervisor, Provost Marshall's Office. "I flew over a guardrail, skidded and nearly missed oncoming traffic. I don't remember much, but a Marine came and yanked me out of the road before I was hit. If I wasn't wearing my helmet though, my skull MORE

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