Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

Archive: June 2003

Third time's a charm; Marine triumphs over hardships June 28, 2003 — Just four days before William J. Schenck reached the euphoric state of accomplishment felt at Marine Corps Recruit Graduation, doctors at the Branch Medical Clinic told him he had a rare muscle disorder that would keep him from graduating with his platoon. Schenck was devastated. Most people would have given up had they been faced with the same MORE
Recruit training impresses British Marine general June 27, 2003 — British Brig. Gen. Nick Pounds, commandant of the Commando Training Center Royal Marines at Lympstone, observed recruit training, June 19-20, in an effort to fuel ideas to improve or enhance Royal Marine training. The Commando Training Center is a recruit training facility for the British Royal Marines. Brig. Gen. Pounds took command of the center MORE
Marine wins award, prepares for drill field June 27, 2003 — Sergeant Maria Fuentes, separations NCOIC, finance off-ice, was one of three recipients of the Beaufort Marine of the Year Award, presented by the Rotary Club of Beaufort earlier this month for her outstanding leadership and professional excellence. Though she'd been named Noncommissioned Office of the Year for H&S Bn. earlier this year, the MORE
H&S Bn. Marines conquer 7-Mile Run June 27, 2003 — The Marines of H&S Bn. completed a 7-Mile formation run aboard the Depot June 18. The run, which incorporated the "loop" with a turn through WFTBn., marked the second time in as many years the battalion has run this distance in formation. "Not many battalions do a seven-mile formation run," said Col. Gary S. Supnick, commanding officer, H&S Bn. MORE
HQ Marines 'pull out a win' at Field Meet June 6, 2003 — The Marines of H&SBn. participated in their annual Field Meet and Family Day, May 30, to test their physical strength, teamwork and motivation, and to enjoy the opportunity to spend time during the day with families and fellow Marines. The Field Meet consisted of Marines from Headquarters Co. and Service Co. competing head-to-head in 10 events to MORE
'Magical Fires of Polynesia' grace AmVets Post 70 June 6, 2003 — In keeping with the tradition of honoring Asian/Pacific Americans throughout the month of May, the Tri-Command Asian/Pacific American Heritage Committee held a luncheon May 29, at AmVets Post 70, to increase public awareness of the diversity of the Asian/Pacific communities. Guests were treated to an authentic Asian cuisine and a show, courtesy of MORE
PI Marines dominate at Eco-Advenure race June 6, 2003 — Adventure racing has exploded in popularity in the last 10 years. From eco-challenges to Ironman Triathlons, participation in these extreme sporting event challenges even the most physically fit sports enthusiasts. Team Parris Island, consisting of Capt. Brian Riordan, series commander, 3rdRTBn.; Capt. Steven Murphy, RTR S-4 officer; 1stSgt. Larry MORE

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