Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

August, 2009

Marines help Georgians prepare for Afghanistan August 14, 2009 — The Republic of Georgia has offered up an infantry battalion to support the U.S. mission of bringing security to Afghanistan, and a Marine from Parris Island has stepped up to help train them.  Next week, one of the Depot’s own Weapons and Field Training Battalion Marines, Sgt. Michael Long, a combat marksmanship trainer, will become a member of a MORE
Weapon of wars past on display at Depot museum: August 14, 2009 — Surrounded by remnants of a time long past stands a cast-iron relic – a weapon used in a defining moment in America’s history – the Revolutionary War.The artifact — which fired 12-pound shot ­— weighs more than 3,000 pounds and saw combat before the U.S. Marine Corps even existed. The cannon was discovered by private individuals on property near MORE
SOI visits Depot to validate training August 7, 2009 — Last week, Combat Instructors from Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry East, visited the Depot to observe training, share teaching approaches and brainstorm ways to streamline the transition between recruit training and combat training.The group spent two days with companies at Page Field, studying basic warrior training and the MORE

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