Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

September, 2008

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Key to disaster preparedness is at individual, family level September 19, 2008 — Last year’s San Diego County firestorms were the largest in San Diego County history, far surpassing those of 2003 in terms of intensity and duration, burning a total of 368,340 acres and evacuating more than 515,000 people. As a result of extensive planning, training, and exercises in the past five years, significant adjustments and improvements MORE
September is National Hispanic Heritage Month September 19, 2008 — September marks National Hispanic Heritage Month, in which we recognize the many Americans of Hispanic descent who have made outstanding contributions to our nation. This month highlights the major achievements and accomplishments of many prominent Hispanic people, living and deceased.Hispanic is an ethnic term to define any person who speaks MORE
Catharsis Productions presents sexual harassment training September 19, 2008 — Service members stationed at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego had a period of military instruction with a comical twist to shed light on sexual harassment Tuesday at the depot theater. The comedic-duo show, titled “Sex Signals” from Catharsis Productions, provided an entertaining, engaging and informative production that covered aspects of MORE
Recruit stays true to promise of becoming a Marine September 19, 2008 — The recruits of Company G, 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, gathered for the emblem ceremony on the grinder at Weapons and Field Training Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 11. The day marked the culmination of 12 weeks of training the recruits have gone through to earn the title of Marine. Earning the title of MORE
Company G recruits face their fears September 19, 2008 — The Marine Corps did not promise Company G recruits a rose garden. Instead, the Marine Corps promised that they would earn the title Marine through sweat and determination.During the final obstacle in boot camp, the Crucible, Company G recruits tested their mental and physical limits on the field confidence course, Sept. 10 at Edson Range, Marine MORE
Sleeve tattoo policy affects assignments, retention September 12, 2008 — In March 2007, Gen. James T. Conway, Commandant of the Marine Corps, stated in an all Marine message that he was concerned about the appearance on the Marine Corps and implemented a new tattoo policy.Gen. Conway was concerned about the growing trend of tattoos in the Marine Corps. He was, however, aware that many of the tattoos were in good taste MORE
Students, parents meet school liaison officer, September 12, 2008 — The depot School Liaison office hosted an information fair and presentation titled Fall in 2 Success at the recreation center August 28.The event was geared toward parents of school-aged children who are either new to the area or just new to the school environment and unaware of exactly whom they should voice their questions and concerns. The main MORE
CitiBank takes over defense travel card contract Nov. 29 September 12, 2008 — Effective at midnight, Nov. 29, Bank of America charge cards will no longer be the card used for the Travel Card program. CitiBank will be the financial institution handling the program. The program includes about 82,000 Marines. However, the process should not be long and elaborate with piles of paper work for service members according to Jim MORE
Depot shares cannon culture with guests September 12, 2008 — When families and friends come to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego to witness America’s newest Marines graduate on the parade deck, they will find that there is more to the depot than meets the eye. On the depot, many will find that every street, building, monument and relic has a story behind it. In fact, did you know there are 13 cannons MORE
Tuition aid for FY 2008 nears end September 12, 2008 — Marines, drop your packs and double time to the Lifelong Learning Center at Building 111 here—you have only two days left to cash in your tuition assistance for fiscal year 2008. Command signed TA forms must be submitted to the Lifelong Learning Center no later than 4:30 p.m. Monday to pay for classes that start before October, which is when fiscal MORE

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