Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

October, 2011

Colors ceremony more than pomp, circumstance October 28, 2011 — Every day at sunrise, the American flag is honored and hoisted up flagpoles on U.S. military installations worldwide. Every Friday that new Marines graduate aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, family members and friends are introduced to this tradition at a special ceremony. “Every day twice a day it’s been done for as long as the depot MORE
Domestic violence prevention takes center stage October 25, 2011 — It can be difficult for someone to understand how domestic violence or sexual assault unfold if they have never experienced either tragedy. In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and to help combat the occurrence of both issues, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego hosted a theatrical production as a means to raise awareness among depot MORE
Expo supports health, family October 22, 2011 — Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego was painted pink Oct. 22 as Marine Corps Community Services hosted Make a Difference Day 2011 Walk and Wellness Expo at the MCRD Exchange Mall to raise awareness of breast cancer and domestic violence. This is the seventh year the depot hosted Make a Difference Day, where participants take a walk around the MORE
Prevention, awareness key to SoCal fire safety October 21, 2011 — Even though California’s fire season is winding down, people should remain prepared for the possibility of a fire in or near their homes and workplaces. Families can be prepared for an emergency by knowing possible fire threats and measures to be taken to prevent fires. “Fires in California are harder to contain,” said Dominguez. “We have a lot of MORE
Sports fanatic puts military community first October 21, 2011 — Almost every Tuesday and Wednesday sweat runs down the faces of patrons who play intramural sports aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, but these sports wouldn’t be possible without a caring person willing to go the extra mile to accommodate depot personnel. Rachel Dickinson, Marine Corps Community Services, intramural sports coordinator, MORE
MCRC leadership gears up for success in FY12 October 20, 2011 — Commanders and senior enlisted personnel from Marine Corps Recruiting Command gathered for the Fiscal Year 2012 MCRC National Commanders Conference October 18-20 at the Omni Hotel in San Diego. During the week-long conference, Marine Corps leadership recognized recruiting stations that exceeded standards during fiscal year 2011 and gave their MORE
Riders for Semper Fi donate $320,000 October 15, 2011 — Friends and family cheered as their loved ones crossed the finish line of the fourth annual Ride for Semper Fi at the Bay View Restaurant aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Oct. 15. The 430-mile bicycle ride began in Scottsdale, Ariz. and helped raised money for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The Semper Fi Fund provides service members MORE
Partnership in Education: Supporting student achievement through role models October 11, 2011 — The Partnership in Education Program with Holmes Elementary and Taft Middle School officially kicked off for the 2011-2012 school year on Tuesday. The purpose of the program, which has been in effect for several years now, is to support student achievement by providing the students with positive role models. Marines from Headquarters and Service MORE
Semper Fit participants get hard core October 10, 2011 — Physical fitness is an important part of being in the military. To help service members aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego develop a strong core, Semper Fit offers an abs class Monday through Thursday. The abs class is meant to help participants tone their abdominal muscles while strengthening and stretching the body’s core. The MORE
Finance sneaks by Armory 21-17, 21-18 October 5, 2011 — Ten teams kicked-off this year’s Commanding General’s Cup wallyball season at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego’s racquetball court Oct. 5. Wallyball is an indoor sport that uses the same concept as volleyball, except players can bounce the ball off walls or launch themselves from the walls to help score a point.. It’s played with two to six MORE

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