Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

December, 2005

Automated target system to improve range feedback December 14, 2005 — On Dec. 22, a new target system will replace the current target system of manually walking targets back and forth in the pits on the Hue City range here on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. According to Chief Warrant Officer Mario Heikell, Field Firing platoon commander, computers in the pits will operate the target system. The new targets, MORE
Holiday concert showcases Parris Island Jazz Band, Liberty Belles December 9, 2005 — The Parris Island Marine Band and the United Service Organization's world show troupe, the Liberty Belles, put on a patriotic and festive show for service members and their families during the Holiday Concert at the Depot Lyceum Dec. 9 and 10. The concert, which was hosted by Brig. Gen. Richard T. Tryon, commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit MORE
Philippine national defense secretary visits Parris Island December 9, 2005 — The secretary of national defense for the Republic of the Philippines, a billet equivalent to the United States secretary of defense, visited Parris Island Dec. 7 to observe recruit training. His Excellency Avelino J. Cruz, along with his personal staff, were aboard the Depot for a brief five-hour tour of the Marine Corps recruit training process. MORE
Marines urged to stay safe driving home for holidays December 9, 2005 — When driving home for the holidays, getting into an auto accident is an easy way to put a damper on anyone's holiday spirit, but by making safety preparations prior to the journey home, Marines can avoid traffic accidents that may ruin their holidays. In 2003, there were 6.3 million car accidents, 2.9 million injuries and more than 40,000 people MORE
Former platoon mates reunite on drill field December 2, 2005 — It is a small Marine Corps, many Marines have said. This phrase had special meaning in the case of two drill instructors here who graduated from the same platoon in recruit training and are both now working as senior drill instructors in the same company where it all began. Staff Sgt. Patrick Port and Sgt. Montinez Kornegay stepped onto the MORE

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