Banner Icon could not be loaded.

 

Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps
Unit News
Iron Mike tells his tale September 28, 2007 — Officially, my name is "Monument to U.S. Marines." But you can call me Iron Mike.I was first cast in 1923 by a reknowned artist, named Robert Ingersoll Aitken, a World War I veteran of the Machine Gun Company, 306th Infantry. I was unveiled to the world on July 25, 1924 in a ceremony reviewed by Maj. Gen. Commandant John A. Lejeune. I am the first MORE
Free non-lethal weapons course for U.S. military members September 28, 2007 — A new course has been developed for all U.S. servicemembers looking to expand their knowledge on non- lethal weapons handling.Penn State's Applied Research Lab and the Center for Community and Public Safety developed a new non-lethal weapons course, which is offered to all active duty and reserve military personnel free-of-charge.The Non-Lethal MORE
'Flags of Our Fathers' hits home with new Marine September 28, 2007 — Pvt. Philip Gagnon will march past the Iwo Jima Memorial here at Parris Island this morning. His attachment to that special sculpture is a little more than most Marines. Looking up, he sees more than Marine history. He sees family.On Feb. 23, 1945, Pfc. Rene Gagnon and five young men overcame exhaustion and risked their lives to raise the Stars and MORE
Swim qualification teaches recruits valuable survival skills September 27, 2007 — The cool, peaceful water of the Family Pool would normally be a pleasant sight. However, some recruits cringe at the very thought of jumping in the water long before the smell of chlorine hits their nostrils.Combat water survival is a graduation requirement for all recruits, but some, like Recruit Kilpatrick Sibley of India Company's Platoon 3093 MORE
Mike Company drill instructors flip over new physical training September 12, 2007 — Combat conditioning and functional fitness take on a whole new meaning when Mike Company's first sergeant, 1st Sgt. Jean-Paul Courville, pushes the wheel.With kettle bells, old tractor tires, sledge hammers and resistance bands, the 3rd Recruit Training Battalion's P.T.-junkie put his imagination to the test and created a physical training session MORE
Parris Island Fire Department named DoD Fire Department of the Year September 12, 2007 — The Parris Island Fire Rescue Division was recently named Department of Defense Fire Department of the Year (Small Department) at the Department of Defense Awards Banquet in Atlanta, Aug. 24.The awards program is designed to distinguish the best the DoD has to offer, according to guidelines published in the award criteria. The categories range from MORE
Parris Island Marine Band inspires spectators at Busch Gardens, Sea World September 08, 2007 — The Parris Island Marine Band rocked local Floridians and tourists Sept. 8 and 9 while performing at Busch Gardens and Sea World in Orlando."This is the first time we've been able to target specific venues,"Flores said. "It was a great way to get maximum exposure for the Marine Corps and the Parris Island Band."The Band's weekend performances MORE
Parris Island Marine Band inspires spectators at Busch Gardens, Sea World September 08, 2007 — The Parris Island Marine Band rocked local Floridians and tourists Sept. 8 and 9 while performing at Busch Gardens and Sea World in Orlando."This is the first time we've been able to target specific venues,"Flores said. "It was a great way to get maximum exposure for the Marine Corps and the Parris Island Band."The Band's weekend performances MORE

Unit News Archive
RSS