Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

September, 2006

Parent Teacher Organization encourages family support in schools September 27, 2006 — Parents of children at the Laurel Bay's elementary schools are sprnging into action by taking part in their child's educational experience with participation in school events and organizations. These relationships are now more important than ever, said Noel Tillman, principal, Galer Elementary School. "If a parent only asks, 'How was school MORE
'Tybee Island bomb' still rests in depths of Wassaw Sound September 27, 2006 — During the early morning hours of Feb. 5, 1958, an Air Force B-47 Stratojet bomber was soaring high above the Lowcountry coast on a simulated combat mission, but at approximately 2 a.m., disaster struck at 36,000 feet. A group of Air Force F-86 Saberjet fighters were in the vicinity, and without warning, one of the aircraft slammed into the bomber. MORE
New Marine picks up where brother left off September 22, 2006 — Graduation from recruit training marks the end of the beginning for new Marines. For most, Sept. 15 was a day of joy, but for one Marine it was also a day of sadness. Private First Class Christina Gavriel graduated to begin her new life as a Marine in search of answers. Christina's brother, Lance Cpl. Dimiterios Gavriel, spent the last year of his MORE
Parris Island Youth Center celebrates Nat'l Kids Day September 20, 2006 — The Parris Island Youth Center celebrated its Annual Boys and Girls Club Association National Kid's Day 2006 Sept. 20. The bash, which was open to military dependents and active-duty, retired and Department of Defense personnel, was held to reward its current patrons for their support and to entice families new to the area to see what the center MORE
2nd RTBn. kicks off Family Fun Day September 14, 2006 — Marines from the 2nd Recruit Training Battalion enjoyed a day with their families during a monthly Family Fun Day Sept. 9. "These events, which are a continuous annual tradition of Second Battalion, are designed to build unit camaraderie and for the families of Marines to have a good time," said Lt. Col. Jim Gfrerer, commanding officer, 2nd MORE
Library tech awarded three silver medals at National Track meet September 12, 2006 — Physical training is a part of every Marine's life and for Joshua Willis, keeping in peak physical condition continues even 15 years after leaving the Corps. Willis, a Depot Library technician, recently brought home three silver medals from the U.S.A. National Master's Track and Field Championship, which took place in Charlotte N.C. Aug. 3-6. The MORE
Approaching new fiscal years leaves Marines with re-enlistment decsions to be made before it's too late September 12, 2006 — With a new fiscal year around the corner, the time to decide whether to re-enlist is closing in fast on many Marines. Marines who decide to re-enlist must submit their package during the fiscal year of their end of active service date, however, there are many factors to consider before making the final decision. According to Master Sgt. Juan MORE
In remembrance: Tri-Command community holds 9-11 vigil September 12, 2006 — In recognition of the 5th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, the Tri-Command community gathered at Pigeon Point Park in Beaufort Sept. 11.The somber ceremony began with a welcome speech by Beaufort mayor, the Honorable Bill Raunch, and an invocation by Rev. Susan Ulmer, Carteret Street United Methodist MORE

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