Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

Archive: June 2009

DIs sail murky Mexico waters, bring in barracudas June 30, 2009 — While their working day normally consists of training future Marines, drill instructors of Recruit Training Regiment became pupils and hit the deep blue sea for a day off from work, appearing as guests on the TV show, Sport Fishing with Dan Hernandez, June 31.         The show covers both fresh and saltwater fishing in California and Mexico, so the MORE
Newest Marine commercial filmed on Depot June 26, 2009 — With Parris Island being a place that holds iconic value to Marines, it seemed only right that J. Walter Thompson Productions decided the Corps’ newest recruiting commercial, “America’s Marines,” would be set here.Production crews spent last Sunday through Friday on the Depot filming the commercial, which is scheduled to air this fall.“America’s MORE
Teen lends hand to deploying troops June 9, 2009 — Many teenagers might spend the majority of their time playing videogames or hanging out with friends, but one 13-year-old girl spends much of her time helping others.Janey Turner, a ninth grader at Easley High School, created Hands For Soldiers, a volunteer operation aimed toward improving troop morale. She has spent the past six years putting MORE
Battlefield tactics educate, entertain during World War II Weekend June 9, 2009 — The explosive sounds of Springfield and M-1 Garand rifles punched through the smoky air as bounding Marines rushed with a bazooka and two blazing M-2 flamethrowers toward Japanese bunkers. The battlefield looked like fiery chaos, however, this was actually a carefully choreographed recreation of World War II-era tactics performed in Reading, Pa., MORE
Inside the Living History Detachment June 6, 2009 — The award-winning Living History Detachment of the Parris Island Historical and Museum Society represented the Marine Corps in one of the nation’s largest gatherings of World War II re-enactors last week in Reading, Pa.The team, totaling 10 LHD members, traveled nearly 700 miles to the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum toting a 1942 Ford GPW Jeep and a MORE

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