Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

January, 2011

USD hosts Marines at home game January 21, 2011 — Active duty service members and their families were invited to a free college basketball game at the University of San Diego’s third annual Marine Night, Jan. 13. The depot color guard presented the National Colors and the Twenty-Nine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Calif., band played the National Anthem before the USD Toreros played MORE
Chicago, Twin Cities educators visit depot January 21, 2011 — High school administrators, teachers and counselors from Recruiting Stations Chicago and Twin Cities participated in a week-long synopsis of Marine Corps recruit training during the Educators Workshop Jan. 17 through today. The educators started off their first day of the workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, greeted by the MORE
Depot BPO recognized for excellence January 21, 2011 — The Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego’s Business Process Office received the Outstanding Continuous Process Improvement Implementation Achievement Award and the Continuous Process Improvement Excellence Award here, Jan. 10. The awards were for runner-up for the best organization-wide CPI deployment in the supporting establishment and for being MORE
Co. B awarded eagle, globe and anchors January 21, 2011 — The eagle, globe, and anchor is an emblem worn on a Marine’s uniform, but the recruits of Company B, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, know it represents the blood, sweat, and tears shed over the past 13 weeks of Marine Corps recruit training. During the early morning of Jan. 13, more than 400 recruits received their eagle, globe, and anchor emblems MORE
Life experience gives Marine high motivation January 21, 2011 — Tragedy is not convenient. Nor is it kind, and in most cases it’s devastating. But for one recruit, it was the fuel he needed to push himself out of mediocrity. Recruit Murad F. Eiland, Platoon 1034, Company B, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, 21, has overcome many obstacles in life. At the age of 13, he was forced to take care of his ill mother, MORE
Operation Throwdown shapes up depot January 21, 2011 — A retired staff sergeant stops for a few short breaths as he studies the regimen responsible for his current fatigue before dropping to the ground and doing 10 more push-ups. To Theadois Sigmon, the drug testing program administrator for Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, this is no regular physical training session or morning workout. The MORE
Becoming financially savvy January 19, 2011 — The Personnel Financial Fit-ness Brown Bag Lunch Seminar was held Jan. 19, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Several people attended, eager to further their understanding of financial management. “I came to this class to better prepare myself for the future,” said Capt. Glen A. Ankrah, Co. B, Recruit Training Regiment executive officer, MORE
Texas boxer becomes U.S. Marine January 19, 2011 — When people think of a boxer, Rocky Balboa often comes to mind. A montage of running in place at the top of a set of stairs and pounding heavy weights accompanies that image. Not many would imagine a boxer as a dirt-covered Marine in bootcamp, hauling an empty 5-gallon drum across a simulated mine field. But one new Marine in Platoon 2114, Company MORE
Vietnam vet takes depot Marines back to yesterday’s America January 7, 2011 — At first glance, the building of Only Yesterday Classic Autos and Hall of Heroes looks like any other industrial office establishment found riddled throughout San Diego’s suburbs. However, once inside, one may feel as if they have entered a time capsule containing some of America’s most beloved autos and historical treasures. Although it’s not a MORE
Guarding America’s shores January 6, 2011 — Maritime Safety and Security Team 91109 conducted advance training Jan. 6, by practicing different maritime scenarios here. There are two main Coast Guard units aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. They are Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement and MSST 91109. Both units have almost the same training, but have different missions said Cmdr. Eric MORE

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