Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

May, 2004

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CG bids Depot farewell; McMenamin heads to GWOT, leaves legacy of excellence; May 28, 2004 — After five consecutive years in the recruiting "fight", Brig. Gen. Joseph J. McMenamin, Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Eastern Recruiting Region, is returning to his roots as a warfighter, first in Iraq, and then with II Marine Expeditionary Force. Brigadier Gen. McMenamin relinquished his duties aboard the Depot in a change of MORE
Compass guides Navy spouses; Program provides support, training for spouses new to military culture;; May 28, 2004 — If acclimatizing to the military seemed a bit hard during recruit training, imagine what that transition can be like for a spouse. A new way of life, and new surroundings, can be a difficult transition without a support system. That is why the Compass program is offering classes for Tri-Command Navy spouses from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Depot Religious MORE
Actus eases residents' concerns May 28, 2004 — As spring slowly turns into the carefree months of summer, many Depot housing residents were dreading the thought of having to deal with the impending hassle and confusion of having to move again - not to a new duty station, but just down the road.   Tri-Command Military Housing representatives were on hand to dispel any rumors and answer MORE
President hopes Americans will remember what Memorial Day truly represents May 28, 2004 — In 1868, Memorial Day was officially proclaimed a day of remembrance in honor of those men and women who had lost their lives in defense of their country. The White House Commission on Remembrance is encouraging Americans to pause for a moment of reflection this Memorial Day, honoring those who have died in service to the United States. The MORE
NYPD's finest wear badge of honor, courage, commitment May 28, 2004 — Heavily laden with Marine Corps memorabilia, tattoos and scars, members of the New York City Police Department Marine Corps Association wear their love for the Corps on their sleeves. Still walking tall and beaming with Marine Corps pride, 26 members of New York's finest, set out on a journey to relive the dreams and nightmares of their first trip MORE
EMS week raises PIFD awareness May 28, 2004 — Paramedics and emergency medical technicians aboard the Depot quickly gathered their gear, piled into their trucks and rushed down the road away from the firehouse, but it was not an emergency or even a drill. They were celebrating Parris Island Fire Department's EMS Week May 16-22. The PIFD set aside an entire week to visit various places aboard MORE
Bosnian-born Marine excels at Corporal's School May 21, 2004 — Marine Corps schools are not set up to be easy, they are designed to build leaders. The Corporal's School at MCAS Beaufort is no different. It is one step in the process of building leaders, which continue to play such a vital role in the future of the Corps as we face a global war on terrorism. For Cpl. Jasmin Kulovic, unit diary clerk at the MORE
Depot firefighters prepare for high-level emergencies May 21, 2004 — Hooked up, latched on and ready to go, firefighters from the Parris Island Fire Department went through their annual Height and Confined Spaces Training aboard the Depot May 10-15.Gregory Scott Millsap Training Associates, a group comprised of fire service professionals from the Atlanta area, packed up their gear and headed for Parris Island to MORE
Locals recognize military's impact on community May 21, 2004 — The Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce sponsored the 2004 Military Appreciation Day, which kicked off at Shady Point Park aboard MCAS Beaufort Saturday. The chamber of commerce holds this annual event to show their appreciation for what the military does. "For me, it is a huge drive to know that the people in the community appreciate what we MORE
Walking a difficult road; Single male Marines cope with parenting May 21, 2004 — With more than 11.9 million single parents, 25 percent of America's parenting community faces the difficult task of raising their child alone. Of that group, only one sixth of them are male, which is why modern day society is often surprised when men not only raise their children, but raise their children successfully. "People get too excited MORE

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