Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

February, 2004

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DIs instill discipline, motivation with incentive training February 27, 2004 — "Up, down, up, down, faster, faster, push right now, mountain climbers right now." On the quarterdeck, the recruit hovers over a boot and a pool of sweat. His muscles burn from exertion, while his ears burn from the stern commands he is driven to follow.  Incentive training is one of the tools drill instructors use to instill discipline and MORE
British Royal Marine brings history to Depot February 27, 2004 — Since his retirement 13 years ago, retired Capt. Geoffrey Knowles, a former British Royal Marine Commando, has traveled to many Marine Corps bases in the continental United States, bringing his knowledge of the history and traditions of the British Royal Marine Commandos and how they relate to their American counterparts. Knowles brought a little MORE
FSNB gets bigger, better February 27, 2004 — Parris Island Armed Services Bank employees celebrated the grand opening of their brand-new bank location in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 19. The new 3,300 square-foot facility, located adjacent to the Depot Post Office, features greater space and several amenities for the employees, luxuries that they previously had to do without. "The biggest MORE
Mail pickup gets easier February 27, 2004 — The Marines at the Depot Postal Office began implementing the final phase of their project to overhaul the Depot's mail delivery and retrieval process when they cut the ribbon on a new section of mailboxes inside the post office Tuesday. The new boxes will be assigned to each Marine authorized to receive mail through his respective battalion MORE
Depot Rifle/Pistol team defeats rival February 27, 2004 — The Depot Rifle/Pistol Team took on the team from MCAS Cherry Point, N.C., in a mock shooting match at WFTBn.'s Pusan Range Feb. 20. The teams competed with pistols and rifles to hone shooting skills and ready themselves for the pressure of competition in the upcoming nationals at Camp Lejeune, N.C. The three-week national competition will feature MORE
30-day NHB program provides healthier lifestyle habits February 20, 2004 — The Naval Hospital Beaufort's Health Promotion Department offers a 30-Day Lifestyle Management Program for Navy and Marine Corps active duty service members in need of additional help with weight loss problems. The program consists of two parts, assessment and treatment, and runs its course over 30 consecutive days including weekends. The fitness MORE
1st RTBn. corpsman set to sing alongside Sun City natives 'on the way to the Forum' February 20, 2004 — Seaman Michael Hicks, 1st RTBn. Aid Station corpsman, and his wife, Melyssa, are acting in the Sun City Hilton Head production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." A dress rehearsal will take place at Pinckney Hall at 7 p.m., Wednesday, and is free and open to military personnel and their families. The Romanesque comedy is Hicks' MORE
Lt. Gen. Mutter speaks at WMA dinner February 20, 2004 — Retired Lt. Gen. Carol A. Mutter visited the Depot to attend a 4th RTBn. graduation, as well as to celebrate the Phyllis Alexander Chapter's 61st Anniversary Celebration of Women Marines in a banquet at Traditions Feb. 13. Lieutenant Gen. Mutter, who is the second woman in the armed services, and the first woman Marine ever to attain the rank of MORE
NMCRS fundraiser lets Marines help Marines February 20, 2004 — The Tri-Command Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society will be holding its annual fund drive March 1 - April 2. The fundraiser is being held to promote awareness and raise funds for the society, with events like a golf tournament on Mar. 26 at the Legends of Parris Island. "The Secretary of the Navy tells the active duty community to conduct a fund MORE
Traditions hosts 52nd Annual National Prayer Breakfast February 20, 2004 — Depot personnel became part of a nationwide campaign, headed by President George W. Bush, by celebrating the 52nd Annual National Prayer Breakfast at Traditions Feb. 12. The Depot Religious Ministries Center coordinated the event, which featured guest speaker Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jones, commanding general, Training and Education Command, and a full MORE

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