Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

November, 2009

Wreaths honor fallen at Beaufort National Cemetery November 30, 2009 —  A ceremony at Beaufort National Cemetery will honor fallen veterans, Dec. 11 at noon, by placing donated wreaths at tombstones symbolizing of each branch of the Armed Forces.  The local observance is part of a much larger annual event, known as “Wreaths Across America,” that began in 1992 at Arlington National Cemetery. Last year, Beaufort was one MORE
Native American History Month: A heritage steeped in honor, courage and commitment November 27, 2009 — November is Native American History Month, a time when Americans can look back and recognize the contributions Native Americans have made throughout thiscountry’s history. Native Americans have made many notable contributions shaping the country into what it has become today. Some of those contributions are from participation in battles throughout MORE
Brothers-in-arms:Marine graduates Lima Co. while brother trains Hotel Co. November 27, 2009 — Hotel Company drill instructor Sgt. Timothy Peterson has marched two platoons of Marines across the Peatross Parade Deck, but the graduation he will witness today alongside his wife, Brandy, holds special significance.He’s not yet graduating his third platoon, and she’s not watching another cycle he’s trained. Instead, they are observing her MORE
Chaplain Corps celebrates 234 years of service November 26, 2009 — On Nov. 28, 1775, Congress adopted a new set of regulations governing the Continental Navy.  One of the articles contained in the regulations required religious services be made available to sailors and Marines aboard ship, and the Chaplain Corps was effectively born.Now 234 years old, the Chaplain Corps is as strongly rooted in military history as MORE
Eastern Recruiting Region:Building on past success November 25, 2009 — The Marine Corps’ smart, tough and elite reputation, concentrated recruiting effort and the nation’s economic state all contributed to 2009’s banner year for the Eastern Recruiting Region of Marine Corps Recruiting Command.  As ERR advances toward 2010, recruiters continue their mission to enlist young men and women with the strongest mental, MORE
The Boot Nutrition Guide:The holidays: Avoiding the pudge November 18, 2009 — Every day, the Combat Fitness Center is filled with hundreds of Marines and sailors, each with an individual fitness goal.Some may be attempting to lose excess body fat, while some are looking to build a little muscle mass. Others might be trying to improve their physical fitness and combat fitness test scores. No matter what the personal goal may MORE
Depot Band steps out in style at Miami Dolphins game November 15, 2009 — In a salute to the military from the Miami Dolphins, a halftime performance was put on at the Land Shark Stadium in Miami by the Parris Island Marine Band and local performing groups.  Though the Dolphins were playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, they made sure to center their appreciation on the band. “I’ve been here multiple times for the same gig, MORE
The Boot Nutrition Guide:Understanding the relationship between food and physiology November 12, 2009 —   The Marine Corps is known for being a progressive culture of physical fitness.However, there is often more to becoming physically fit than simply exercising often.With the help of proper diet and a deeper understanding of how their muscles work, Marines and sailors can more easily attain their fitness goals. “It’s amazing how much diet affects MORE

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