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Depot Marines play semi-pro football in off-time July 25, 2005 — Two of Parris Island's Marines have recently been accomplishing a mission on a field other than their occupational one.   Corporal James Shipman and Pfc. Gerardo Trevino, both from Depot Finance, teamed up with a semi-pro football team, the Savannah Panthers of the United South Carolina Football League, and have helped the team achieve a record of MORE
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NCOs sharpen leadership skills at Corporal's School July 21, 2005 — "Forging trust and Confidence" is the Corporal's School creed, and that is exactly what it does. Through four weeks of drilling, sword manual, uniform inspections, testing and rigorous physical training, corporals learn the skills needed to become better leaders of Marines.   The school, located at MCAS Beaufort, has enough seats to accommodate 40 MORE
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MCMAP encompasses principles of 'One mind, any weapon' July 21, 2005 — For five to six hours each day for one week, Depot Marines are afforded the opportunity to endure rigorous training and improve their combat fighting skills in attempt to advance from a tan belt to the gray belt in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program.    According to the Web site www.karateforums.com, MCMAP combines the best combat tested MORE
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Brother, sister duo complete recruit training together July 15, 2005 — It was dark outside when recruits Nancy and Frank Gianguzi stepped off a bus and onto Parris Island three months ago. The brother and sister pair took on the challenge of becoming Marines ... together.   The siblings knew there was no turning back once they got off the bus.  The Marines shared a common desire to join the Marine Corps: to provide MORE
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Kayaking provides Marines fun way to PT July 08, 2005 — A typical physical training session for the Marines of CISD, MCRD Parris Island, would be a cadence run around the Depot. However, to change the pace Gunnery Sgt. John W. Daniels, operations chief, CISD, had something different in mind for his Marines.   On July 8, he took 15 Marines and their families for an intense and fun upper-body workout, MORE
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6th District Marine pumps iron in spare time July 08, 2005 — Staff Sgt. Lenwood L. Hall, 6th Marine Corps District comptroller chief, made going to the gym and working out part of his daily routine even before he joined the Marine Corps.   The 5-foot-5-inch, 192-pound Maryland native said his stature was created through hard work and persistence.   Prior to joining the Marine Corps, Hall weighed 170 pounds MORE
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H&S Bn. Marines race each other during field meet July 08, 2005 — Headquarters Co. and Service Co. battled against each other in the annual H&SBn.  field meet June 30.   Each company provided two teams for each of the following events: obstacle course, 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay race, wheelbarrow race, fireman's carry, M-16A2 disassembly and assembly, aardvark and the three-legged race. Only two teams competed MORE
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Drum major leads way for high school students July 08, 2005 — While many people only see the drum major of the Parris Island Marine Band during recruit graduations, military ceremonies or during parades, three seniors from Samuel W. Wolfson High School, Jacksonville, Fla., were afforded the opportunity to learn from him during a two-day crash course in what it takes to be a drum major.    Staff Sgt. Travis MORE
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Marine 'juggles' passion for unicycling, Marine Corps July 01, 2005 — Most people see clowns riding unicycles, juggling balls and flipping in the circus, but aboard Parris Island, it is normal to see Lance Cpl. Michael Osorio, a legal specialist at the Depot Law Center, doing some of the same tricks.   The 21-year-old taught himself to ride a unicycle and juggle five years ago.   Throughout the week, the Framingham, MORE
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Prior-enlisted officer reunites with Marines who trained her as a recruit July 01, 2005 — First Lt. Jennifer Bahe, formerly enlisted, did not expect to see two of the Marines who trained her when she reported to MCRD Parris Island.   When she recognized 1st Sgt. Vonda Jones, Oscar Co. first sergeant, 4th RTBn., and Capt. Regina Carbonary, Oscar Co. series commander, as her officer candidate school instructor and her former drill MORE
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