Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

Archive: April 2004

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Old Corps drill instructors relive glory days April 30, 2004 — They trained the Marines that fought in the Pacific Theatre of World War II, the frozen fields of Korea and the jungles of Vietnam. They dedicated countless days and years to train the finest fighting force in the world. Their days as drill instructors have faded like graying hair, but a couple of weekends out of the year, they all gather to enjoy MORE
Remembering the past: 1st Provisional DMZ Marines hold first reunion aboard Parris Island April 30, 2004 — Members of the 1st Provisional Demilitarized Zone Police Company, 1st Marine Division (Korea 1953-55), held their first reunion aboard the Depot April 23.The salty veterans of the Korean War renewed acquaintances, relived old memories and took in the sights and sounds of Parris Island during their visit. The 1st Provisional DMZ Police Company were MORE
Depot firefighters suit up for HAZMAT training April 30, 2004 — To the untrained eye, it may have looked like something out of a science-fiction movie. But in reality, Depot firefighters donned their blue suits and oxygen tanks to participate in Hazardous Materials training at the Parris Island Fire Department Monday and Tuesday. As part of their rigorous schedule of annual training, the firefighters went MORE
Save a Life Tour improves health April 30, 2004 — In an effort to make a healthier, safer Parris Island, the Save A Life Tour, in conjunction with Semper Fit Health Promotions, teamed up with Marine Corps Community Services - South Carolina, Single Marine Program, and Beaufort Memorial Hospital to hold the Save A Life Tour and Health Fair at the Depot Lyceum Tuesday. The event, which was open to MORE
Testing, traps to reduce Depot's insect population April 30, 2004 — Spring is here and with it comes warmer weather, fun in the sun and, on Parris Island, the familiar smell of bug spray. That is why the Branch Medical Clinic's Preventative Medicine Department, Depot Natural Resources and Depot Pest Control team up every year to deter the pests from ruining the outdoor fun of Depot personnel and residents. During MORE
CIVITAS Awards honor Depot personnel April 23, 2004 — Captain George Hull, commanding officer, Naval Dental Center, and Retired Master Chief Robert Bible, community manger for Tri-Command Military Housing, were honored at the 2004 CIVITAS Awards for business excellence that took place at the Dataw Island Club April 3. The CIVITAS awards are presented by the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce MORE
K-9 unit holds dog demo for Depot youth April 23, 2004 — Children from the Parris Island Youth Center came out to the Depot's dog kennels for a military working dog demonstration April 14. Military Police with MCAS Beaufort's K-9 Unit brought out several of their dogs to educate the children as to why their canine partners are vital to military law enforcement. According to Kendra Nance, program MORE
II MEF teaches Depot Marines ropes during HRST April 23, 2004 — Locked on and ready to go, four Marines from II Marine Expeditionary Force out of Camp Lejeune, N.C., arrived Monday and began guiding Marines from WFTBn., most of them BWT instructors, through Helicopter Rope Suspension Training. The week-long course, which certifies its participants as HRST Masters, culminates today. "We come down here about once MORE
Fallen brother, tragic events motivate brother to succeed April 23, 2004 — A recruit's motivation for joining the Corps is undeniably self-defined. Reasons range from a family history to a desire to prove oneself. Ultimately, motivation must come from somewhere within. Recruit Daniel S. Cross, a 27-year-old member of Platoon 3032, Mike Co., 3rd RTBn., found motivation in the memory of his brother, Capt. David Cross, who MORE
Red Cross prepares volunteers for future careers April 23, 2004 — The American Red Cross, which was founded by Clara Barton in 1881, has been providing medical and humanitarian aid to service members and their families for more than a century. Blood drives have become the most recognizable and celebrated aspect of the organization's efforts, but few realize how many employment opportunities are created by the Red MORE

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