Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

August, 2006

Parris Island firefighters prepared to handle any emergency August 23, 2006 — The Parris Island Fire Department has been working to put out fires, rescue those in need and educate recruits, Marines, sailors and civilians aboard the Depot since 1915. Surprising to some, the PIFD offers a myriad of services to all who serve, work and reside aboard the Depot. "The primary role of the Parris Island Fire Department is to provide MORE
CG begins plan to improve Depot quality of life August 23, 2006 — The Depot Quality of Life board was reestablished this month by Brig. Gen. Paul E. Lefebvre, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruiting Depot Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region. General Lefebvre called the first meeting to order August 11, in the Commanding General's conference room. "The last QOL meeting was held in November of 2002," said MORE
Port Royal students treated to music by Depot band during morning colors August 22, 2006 — Students and neighbors of Port Royal Elementary School gathered outside the schoolyard to hear the sounds of the Parris Island Marine Band and watch as the American flag was raised Tuesday morning. "We feel close to the island," said Kay Keeler, principal, Port Royal Elementary School. "A lot of the students' parents or siblings are in the MORE

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