Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

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Archive: September 2005

Chaplain recalls combat experiences September 20, 2005 — Even while having to endure 100-plus degree temperatures and the gritty air of Iraq, Navy Lt. Brian Kimball, the new Weapons and Field Training Battalion chaplain, was still able to find the good in every situation. Kimball, who was deployed to Iraq for seven months in 2004, learned to appreciate living in miserable conditions because even though MORE
Marines from across the Corps compete for All-Marine golf team September 16, 2005 — Twenty-eight Marines from as far as Okinawa, Japan, and as close as Parris Island came to compete in the All-Marine Golf Tournament that took place at The Legends at Parris Island golf course Sept. 13-16. The competitors each took their best swing at making the All-Marine team to compete in All-Armed Forces Golf Tournament, which took place this MORE
Depot mascots carry on proud tradition September 14, 2005 — He ceremoniously marches out from behind the bleachers until he reaches his mark on the Peatross Parade Deck in front of a large crowd of families. At 55 pounds and 1-and-a-half feet, his rugged demeanor and stocky frame are anything but handsome, but he does not seem to care. He represents the Marine Corps, and he is just proud to be a Marine. MORE
Military police ensure Depot safety September 14, 2005 — The mission of the Military Police District aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is to protect life and property through law enforcement and security operations, according to Capt. Carlos Gonzalez, the Depot's Military Police District officer in charge. The Military Police District at Parris Island essentially operates the same as a MORE
Depot Band salutes victims of Sept. 11 attacks September 11, 2005 — The Parris Island Marine Band helped usher in the 2005 National Football League season while honoring those who fell victim to the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, by giving musical performances during the pre-game and halftime ceremonies at Pro Players Stadium in Miami, Sept. 11. The band opened the game between the Miami Dolphins and the Denver MORE

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