Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

June, 2004

CVIC welcomes back Sergeants Course star June 25, 2004 — Every Marine wants to keep up with the high standards set by the Marines who have gone before them. But for a select few, those standards are not nearly high enough. Throughout their Marine Corps careers, they will model those sacred principles but put forth an effort greater than any of their fellow comrades. They are the individuals who are MORE
Depot Marine graduates with honors, earns perfect GPA June 18, 2004 — Marines have a time-honored tradition of excellence. While public perception often defines the Corps as "the best of the best," perfection is rarely possible. However, one Depot Marine has found a way to achieve just that. Master Sgt. Donald Downey, Tri-Command Traffic Management Office chief, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Park University June 1 MORE
Depot dives into Deep Water Drills June 18, 2004 — Welcoming a change of pace from their daily workout routine, several volunteers were ready to pull on their swimsuits, grab a little sun-tan lotion and head out to the Depot Family Pool Tuesday to participate in the Deep Water Drills advanced group fitness class sponsored by Semper Fit Health Promotions.  However, due to rainy weather, the class MORE
From 270 lbs. to 195; Kilo Co. recruit sheds weight, earns title 'Marine' June 18, 2004 — Quite often, young men and women do not know where to turn after the familiarity of high school suddenly slams its doors behind them. They sometimes struggle with whether to choose college, go straight into the workforce or pursue another path - unsure of which road to the future they should take.Taylor Molinas, an 18-year-old native of Brooklyn, MORE
Lance corporal conquers swim instructor course June 11, 2004 — The splashing sounds of bodies contorting in watery desperation engulf the sounds of your cries for help as you cling onto the last limb of hope that you will not drown. You search for that person whose voice you can hear, but not see. You are issued a warning, "Relax sir, don't do that again!" The voice has reassured you that you will be helped - MORE
Rotary Club honors Lima commander June 11, 2004 — A rendition of "God Bless America" opened the Rotary Club of Beaufort's meeting that honored some of the outstanding military members in the Lowcountry. Captain Jason Berg, Lima Co. commander, 3rd RTBn., was named the Military Person of the Year by the Rotary Club of Beaufort at the Beaufort Ramada Limited June 2. Grateful for his contributions to MORE
Team trains to face slippery foe June 11, 2004 — On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef and spilled nearly 11 million gallons of oil into the waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska. The effects felt from that catastrophe have been reverberating ever since. Preventing similar catastrophes is why a Facilities Response Team is assembled and trained every year to react to the MORE
7-mile run motivates depot Marines June 11, 2004 — Marines from Headquarters and Service Battalion here participated in the 3rd annual motivational run Friday -- a run designed to boost morale and camaraderie. Marines who participated enjoyed a warrior's breakfast at the battalion mess hall afterwards. Although the run was much longer than normal battalion physical fitness events, motivation still MORE
Depot set to bid farewell to valued friend, artist June 11, 2004 — Former Marines forever hold a bond with the men and women who earn the honor of wearing the Eagle, Globe and Anchor after them.Whether they serve just one enlistment or retire after 20 years, many of these former warriors still yearn to be in the presence of the elite organization they were once a part of. Some of these dedicated veterans find ways MORE

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