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Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
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Coast Guard soaks up PI experience January 30, 2004 — Three United States Coast Guard drill instructors, known in their service as company commanders, arrived aboard the Depot Sunday, to begin a six-day visit of Parris Island. Chiefs Steve Hoagland, Dave Barkalow and Crystal Sparks traveled from USCG Training Center Cape May, N.J., to gather some ideas by observing Marine Corps recruit training that MORE
Depot residents receive savings bonds for New Year's baby January 30, 2004 — Holly M. Brumage, wife of Staff Sgt. Richard L. Brumage, a Charlie Co. drill instructor, gave birth to their 7-pound, 8-ounce daughter, Cadence Julie Brumage, at 9:36 a.m., Jan. 1, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, making her the first baby to be born in 2004 in the Tri-Command area. After hearing the good news, John Perry, asset manager for MORE
Depot bikers team up for special fundraiser January 30, 2004 — A high-performance sportbike motorcycle group, made up of Tri-Command Marines and sailors, helped raise money for area Special Olympic athletes at Specialty Motor Sports in Bluffton Jan. 17. The group, Endangered Species, lured in motorists with their bike display and hand-made signs, accepting donations to raise approximately $1,000 in a four-hour MORE
DeCA celebrates Commissary Month January 30, 2004 — Throughout history, commissaries have played an important role in the quality of life of service members and their families by providing groceries at cost to military personnel, retirees, guard, reserve and their family members; savings of more than 30 percent when compared to commercial grocery prices; and serving as an integral component of the MORE
Cub Scouts zoom by in 'Pack Speed'at derby January 30, 2004 — Miniature derby cars whizzed down a wooden track, as Cub Scouts from Pack 283 hosted their annual Pinewood Derby in the Laurel Bay Primary School cafeteria Saturday. The derby is a time-honored tradition that the pack has held at Laurel Bay since 1978. Every year, the scouts make small, gravity-driven, pinewood derby cars to race down a wooden MORE
Fabric repair workers weave esprit de corps January 30, 2004 — In a tiny room above Depot Laundry, three individuals function behind-the-scenes as one of Parris Island's most integral units. From recruit training platoons to personal keepsakes, the Fabric Repair Shop is responsible for creating every guidon that flies aboard the Depot. "We are very important to Depot operations," said Laverne Johnson, civilian MORE
Depot serves up first Civilian Marine Breakfast January 30, 2004 — With a hearty tray of eggs, waffles and pastries, 291 Depot civil service workers gathered for the first Civilian Marine Breakfast at the WFTBn. Mess Hall Jan. 21. The purpose of the meeting was to build camaraderie among civilians and Marines, conduct professional education and pass on pertinent information to the civilian Marines aboard the MORE
NHB trains Tri-Command incident response teams January 30, 2004 — Naval Hospital Beaufort held a class in Critical Incident Stress Management at the Heritage Center Jan. 22 - 23. Commander Bryce E. Lefever, head of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program in Norfolk, Va., instructed students on methods used by Critical Incident Response Teams, and during a Combat Stress Debriefings, in the operational theater. MORE
Scholarships help military children pay college tuition January 23, 2004 — Time is running out to mail in applications for the Scholarships for Military Children Program, which awards $1,500 scholarships to children of military personnel. Applications for the scholarship must be received by the nearest commissary no later than close of business Feb. 18. The program, sponsored by the Defense Commissary Agency and Fisher MORE
Depot Armorers aim for perfection, tighten operations January 23, 2004 — "I will learn its weaknesses, its strengths, its parts, its accessories, its sights and its barrel." This sentence, from Maj. Gen. William H. Rupertus' "My Rifle," has, at one time or another, been engrained into the mind of every Marine. For Depot armorers, who account for thousands of weapons at the Depot Armory every day, this sentence is not MORE

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