Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

May, 2005

Hundreds of spectators gather in Charleston for Memorial Day ceremony May 31, 2005 — Several hundred spectators, including the MCRD Parris Island Firing Detail, gathered at Marion Square in Charleston on Memorial Day, despite the threat of impending rain. They gathered at a display of flags named "Soldier's Healing Field," to honor the service members who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan during Operation Iraqi Freedom MORE
Friends honor World War II Marine with belated memorial service May 27, 2005 — His name was Arthur Brannen and among many in Savannah, he earned an iconic status as, "a man who lived life his way." Due to the efforts of a lifelong friend, Howard Blatner Sr., Brannen lived yet another day during a memorial service in honor of the Marine who passed away in Florida over a year ago. The service was held at the Bethesda Boys Home MORE
Depot Marine awarded for community involvement May 27, 2005 — The Exchange Club of Charleston recognized Sgt. Nicholas Underwood as their 2005 active duty Marine of the Year for spectacular volunteer efforts beyond his required duties. Underwood has not only dedicated seven years of service to the Marine Corps, but also has dedicated his time to the local communities of his duty stations. After growing up in MORE
Depot armorer helps nab trophies for rifle, pistol team May 20, 2005 — When the Parris Island Rifle and Pistol team brought home the first place trophies during the rifle and pistol matches at the Marine Corps Eastern Division Championship at MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 4-6, he was there. When they snatched up the Marine Corps Combat Infantry Trophy Team Match April 29, he was there too. Sgt. Adam Huie was not MORE
Veterans of 1/9 reunite at MCRD Parris Island May 13, 2005 — More than 30 years ago, Marines of the “Walking Dead” were thrust into the jungles of uncertainty in Vietnam. Against seemingly insurmountable odds, thousands of these men were able to make it home. On May 13, dozens of them gathered aboard the Depot to relive where it all began.As part of the 1st Battalion, 9th Marines Network, Inc., members of MORE
Parris Island Rifle/Pistol Team sweeps tournament May 10, 2005 — Fresh off of sweeping the competition at the Marine Corps Eastern Division Championship, the Parris Island Rifle and Pistol Team has once again shot its way to victory. The team won the Marine Corps Combat Infantry Trophy Team Match, part of the Eastern Division Championship, at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C, April 29.Besides bringing home MORE

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