Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

April, 2008

Depot Marines and families learn how the NFL trains April 30, 2008 — MORE
Day care celebrates Earth Day with Cruisin’ Critters April 28, 2008 — The depot’s Child Development Center was filled with gasps of excitement Tuesday during an annual Earth Day event. Sue Miller’s Cruisin’ Critters, a mobile hands-on education program, came to the CDC to conduct an awareness event with the intent to educate the children about the importance of recycling and respecting the Earth.“We like to center MORE
Marines learn to finance homes April 25, 2008 — A record number of homes have been lost to foreclosure this year.  Education may help home owners  learn how to avoid this predicament. Michael A. McIssac, personal financial management specialist for Marine and Family Services, hosted a Brown Bag Seminar on “How to Finance/Refinance your Home – Understanding the Process,” in Building 14, on April MORE
Twins motivate each other through bootcamp April 25, 2008 — From cooking in their mothers’ kitchen to marching across Shepherd Memorial Drill Field as Marines, identical twins Nathan and Samuel Watts, Platoon 3202, Company I, said they have always done everything together and would never dream of being separated. Pfc. Nathan Watts and Pvt. Samuel Watts, 21, grew up in the small mountain farm town of MORE
Company I recruits finish combat firearms training April 25, 2008 — During boot camp, the M-16A2 service rifle becomes like a recruit’s best friend. They do everything together including eating and sleeping. Recruits can not literally be friends with a piece of metal and plastic, but the relationship helps recruits understand their rifles inside and out.Like friends would, the rifle also helps protect the recruits. MORE
Former Sea Bee joins Marine Corps team April 18, 2008 — In 2000, Pfc. Jarrod R. Rayner, Platoon 2106, Company E, initiallywanted to join the Marine Corps but instead joined the Navy because that was what his family wanted.At age 19, Rayner became a Seabee – a construction electrician with the Navy Mobile construction battalion. The Seabees are the Construction Battalions of the Navy with a history of MORE
Abs Class April 18, 2008 — Service members, government em­ployees and civilian dependents looking to tone up their abdominal muscles visited the Marine Corps Community Services "Hard Corps" Physical Training abdominals class held Monday at the depot Fitness Cen­ter. The class focuses on strengthening the core of participants’ bodies and increas­ing their overall physical MORE
The Reaper April 10, 2008 — As the recruits of Company E scaled the mountainous terrain of Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., they anxiously anticipated one hill that would grant them the title Marine, the Reaper.  On the final day of the Crucible, a 54-hour field event in which recruits apply all they have learned during boot camp, Co. E stepped off at MORE
Company L Marine leaves Russia, joins Uncle Sam's Marines April 1, 2008 — Recruit Yevgeniy Mayba’s earliest memory of his native country of Russia, was standing in a long line for four hours waiting to enter the Lenin Mausoleum and see the body of  Vladimir Lenin.Lenin was the first head of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic and from 1922, the first de facto leader of the Soviet Union. His embalmed body has been on MORE
Texas educators view Marine recruit training April 1, 2008 — High school administrators, teachers, counselors and reporters from Recruiting Station San Antonio and Houston experienced a week-long synopsis of Marine Corps recruit training during the Educators Workshop Monday through today. Drill instructors greeted the bus loads of visitors similarly to the way they greet every recruit on the famous yellow MORE

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