Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

April, 2004

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HIV/STD awareness month informs servicemembers April 16, 2004 — April is STD/HIV awareness month, and members of the Preventative Medicine staff at both the Naval Hospital Beaufort and the Depot Branch Medical Clinic want to educate and raise awareness.Preventive medicine urges that service members get annual check ups, remain informed and aware that there are STDs out there, and remember that everyone is MORE
Easter Sunrise Service keeps tradition alive April 16, 2004 — This year the Depot Religious Ministry Center kept alive a long-standing tradition with an Easter Sunrise Service behind the Depot Four Winds Club April 11. The service kicked off at 7 a.m. and convened at 8 a.m. with songs, prayer, Easter baskets for the children, and a breakfast at the H&SBn. Mess Hall. "It is very traditional in the military MORE
'Boot Camp' Program helps shed pounds April 16, 2004 — The first "Swimsuit Boot Camp," sponsored by Semper Fit trainers, kicked off at the Parris Island War Memorial Gym April 12. Dozens of women of all ages signed up for the new program, and with the help of the program's two founders, they will try to lose a little weight and tone up a bit before they hit the beaches this summer. "We developed the MORE
Humana to take over TRICARE South Region April 16, 2004 — In August 2003, the Department of Defense announced the award of the next generation of TRICARE contracts, which will replace the current TRICARE contracts between June 1 and Nov. 1, 2004. At that time, the current 12 TRICARE regions will be reconfigured to three regions within the United States - the West Region, South Region and North Region. MORE
Marine stands test of time, leaves legacy of his own April 9, 2004 — Shortly after seeing the events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001, Bradley Scott, like a lot of people in the United States, wanted to do something about what he had seen on the television that day. He joined the Marine Corps and in October of that year he began his long journey to become a Marine. That journey began in 2001 and should have MORE
Videos make promotion process easy April 9, 2004 — The Personnel Management Division, Manpower & Reserve Affairs, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, recently produced three new informational videos that explain important aspects of the promotion process for all Marines. Two of the videos, The Officer Promotion Process and The Staff NCO Promotion Process, show officers and enlisted Marines how to MORE
P.I. volunteers lend helping hands to premature babies April 9, 2004 — One out of every eight babies is born prematurely in the United States. In an average week more than 100 premature babies are born in South Carolina alone, many of them right here in Beaufort. But with the help of dedicated volunteers and a few donations, one organization in particular and its supporters are trying to put an end to this startling MORE
Heritage Foundation gets up-close-and-personal tour of PI April 9, 2004 — For most of the 56 members of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, the visit to Parris Island April 1 was their first visit to the Depot. Some members of the foundation are retired Marine Corps officers, who have been retired for more than 30 years, and received training through the Officer Candidate School at Marine Corp Base Quantico, Va. Most MORE
2nd RTBn. wins CG's Best Mess Hall of the Quarter April 9, 2004 — The 2nd RTBn. Mess Hall was awarded the Commanding General's Best Mess Hall of the Quarter April 1. This is the first time that the award has been given since Sodexo took control of Depot food service, and it will stand as the guide by which this award will be given in the future. "We are setting a standard for everyone else to strive for," said MORE
Depot hosts 2004 Palmetto State Triathlon April 2, 2004 — The first race of the 2004 Palmetto State Triathlon series was held aboard the Depot Saturday. More than 250 civilian and military contestants participated in the rigorous event, swimming 500 meters in the combat pool, biking 13 miles on a mapped course around the streets of Parris Island and running an additional five kilometers to the finish MORE

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