Training and Education Command

 

Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

Archive: February 2007


;The few, the proud, the young: Beaufort youth train to be Young Marines February 24, 2007 — Parris Island is known for its recruit training, however, the Marine recruits are not the only ones training to earn a title. The Parris Island Young Marines, who range in age from eight to 17 or until completion of high school, started a new cycle of Young Marine recruit training Saturday."The Young Marines are a group of young men and women who MORE
Honoring Black History Month: Luncheon held for Marines, civilians February 21, 2007 — Men and women of all ethnic backgrounds came together Feb. 21 for a luncheon to celebrate Black History Month.The luncheon began with opening remarks by Staff Sgt. Pete A. Stokes, equal opportunity advisor, MCRD Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region. After the opening remarks, the audience was invited to eat lunch. While Navy Lt. Arthur L. MORE
Marine reenlists after eight years out of Corps February 9, 2007 — When a Marine needs help, it's the nature of other Marines to lend a hand in any way they can. Some Marines will continue to help even after a Marine leaves the Corps. Lieutenant Col. Karla M. Jessup, commanding officer, 4th RTBn., helped one of her former Marines to reenlist back in the Marine Corps after he was discharged for having knee MORE
Ammo technicians keep shooters locked and loaded February 2, 2007 — Every Marine needs ammunition. On Parris Island, all ammunition requirements go through the ammunition technicians of Weapons and Field Training Battalion's Ammunition Section. For the Marines of the Ammunition Section, their day starts before the sun even rises and ends long after it sets. The day starts when the two Marines on the morning crew, MORE

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