Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

August, 2003

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Depot families get out, rock to the beat at Block Party August 29, 2003 — The Depot hosted a Block Party on Boulevard de France Aug. 23 with music, concessions and summertime activities for Marines, sailors, DoD civilians and their families to enjoy. The party featured a moon bounce, castle maze, duck pond and inflatable obstacle course as entertainment for the younger children. For the adults who were too old for the MORE
CG Inspection puts Depot Marines to test August 29, 2003 — Depot Marines were put to the test Aug. 19-20 when they participated in the Commanding General's Inspection Program, which is aimed to evaluate unit efficiency, mission performance and combat readiness. All commands and special staff under the administrative and operational control of the Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Eastern MORE
MCT instructor duty offers new option for B-billet August 29, 2003 — The first ever Marine Combat Instructor Courses were held at each of the Marine Corps Schools of Infantry, Camp Geiger, N.C., and Camp Pendleton, Calif., in April. Since established as a Special Duty Assignment in Oct. 2002, the MCT instructor billet, MOS 8513, offers Marines an alternative to drill instructor duty and recruiting duty. "Marines MORE
One Source offers parents, students school study tips August 29, 2003 — As summer approaches its final days, many Tri-Command adults and children are beginning a new school year. During the month of September, Marine Corps Community Services One Source is highlighting back-to-school by promoting its educational resources. Since Dec. 1, 2002, One Source has been available to the Tri-Command as a referral and information MORE
RMC helps turn recruits into religious warriors for Christ August 29, 2003 — In March 2001, the Depot's Religious Ministries Center and the Military Ministries' Campus Crusade for Life formed a spiritual bond through a program called Warriors for Christ to enhance the spiritual fitness of recruits. Warriors for Christ, a series of Sunday-morning classes that reconnect Protestant recruits with their faith, has enjoyed great MORE
Chaplain inspires recruits on Crucible, says goodbye to 3rd RTBn August 29, 2003 — Walking along the tarmac at Page Field with his "war gear" on, he spots Kilo Co. recruits lying in the prone position near the tree line with their M-16A2 rifles in hand. "Gentlemen, watch for [the enemy]-he's out there, he's looking for you!" he says in a loud whisper, in an effort to motivate them through the rite of passage known as The MORE
New Horse Island landfill cleans up contamination August 22, 2003 — The Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Office recently began taking steps to restore the wetlands surrounding Horse Island that were contaminated by waste materials that seeped in from the nearby landfill. The Environmental Chemical Corporation, a contracted construction company, began building an improved waste disposal site and restoring MORE
New sponsorship program will help youth PCS with ease August 22, 2003 — In a joint effort to improve young children's and teenagers' transition period during a permanent change of station, the Depot's and the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort's Relocation Assistance Programs have initiated a new program that allows incoming youth to contact a local sponsor and have their questions answered prior to arrival. "Having a MORE
PREP helps couples make renewed commitment, grow closer August 22, 2003 — The Depot Marine Corps Family Team Building staff combines with Depot chaplains to offer Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program classes once a month. Six couples attended the August PREP session at the Marine Corps Community Services-South Carolina Learning Center Aug. 16. PREP is a skills and principles-building workshop designed to help MORE
Women's Equality Day: remembering those who paved the way August 22, 2003 — In honor and remembrance of the women who fought during the women's suffrage movement to enfranchise millions of American women, the Tri-Command Committee designated Tuesday as Women's Equality Day. As a special tribute, a luncheon will be held at the Four Winds club at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday. The luncheon will feature a guest speaker and various MORE

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