Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

May, 2010

San Diego elementary school students share a piece of Marine Corps tradition and history May 28, 2010 — More than 30 students, parents and teachers from Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School toured the depot, May 28, as part of a Partnership in Education program that supports student achievement and fosters community collaborations throughout the San Diego area.The Partnership in Education Program builds upon its strong relationship with the San MORE
First termers faced with career decisions May 27, 2010 — Many Marines anticipate summer for the warm, sunny weather and the days relaxing at the beach or camping with friends. However, many first term Marines whose active duty end of service dates are in FY11, will be approached this summer with the opportunity to have a future in the Marine Corps. Incentives for reenlistment will be available in July MORE
Family values encourage new Marine to improve quality of life May 26, 2010 — When thinking about a question he has just been asked about his life Pfc. Duy Trinh takes a moment to reflect on the answer and also about how it may sound.“I was born in Saigon, Vietnam,” said Trinh through broken English.  Something in the way he pauses shows in his as eyes, as if the 20 year old goes back to his birthplace and through all his MORE
Bravo Company inspected for sharp minds, bodies May 26, 2010 — Thirteen weeks have passed for the young men of 1st Battalion, Company B first stepped onto the yellow footprints of Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.  From day one, these young men have been under the watchful eyes of their drill instructors being challenged physically and mentally every day.Since first meeting their drill instructors, Company MORE
Depot card players go all in during No Limits Championship May 25, 2010 — Thirty card players from around the depot came together for the Single Marine Program’s Texas Hold ‘em No Limits Tournament Championship at the Recreation Center, May 21.Almost every player of the championship tournament placed within the top 10 in at least one of the three preliminary tournaments, said Kelly Sitar, Semper Fit deputy director.The MORE
Golf Tournament boosts morale and birthday ball funds May 21, 2010 — Marine Corps Community Services held its annual Marine Corps Recruit Depot golf tournament at the Riverwalk Golf Club, San Diego, Calif., May 4.  The event happens every spring in order to boost morale while raising funds to reduce the cost of the Marine Corps Birthday Ball.  Though the event was put together in order to encourage camaraderie among MORE
SD Padres appreciate Lima Marines, Military May 19, 2010 — The Marines of Company L left the their mini-grinders and uniform maintenance to enjoy the San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers game at Petco Park, May 16.“San Diego has traditionally been a military town and probably wouldn’t be what it is today without the large Navy and Marine Corps presence we have had here,” said Jack Ensch, director of MORE
YPF competition tests high school students May 19, 2010 — More than 180 high school students from around the country competed for awards and scholarships during the 2010 Youth Physical Fitness Championship May 14 and 15 at the depot’s track and soccer field.The championship is a five-event competition including sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups, broad jump and a shuttle run.This year’s competition included for MORE
Depot hosts spouses for annual Jane Wayne Day May 15, 2010 — Spouses of Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., participated in the 2010 Jane Wayne Day on May 15, here. MORE
Expo offers discounts, demonstrations, samples at Depot Fitness Festival May 11, 2010 — Semper Fit Health Promotions, the Single Marine Program, Fitness Center, Depot Safety and Substance Abuse Counseling Center sponsored a Wellness Expo at the depot Exchange Mall which had stands from local farmer’s markets, displays from medical clinics and interactive stands, May 11.The event kicks off to the Depot’s 5th annual 101 Days of Summer MORE

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