Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

May, 2011

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Exercise Aztec Fury preps for chaos May 25, 2011 — Marines, sailors and emergency personnel conducted a base-wide training exercise May 25 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The depot, along with all Marine Corps installations, is directed by Headquarters Marine Corps to conduct an annual training exercise to test and evaluate emergency management operations to improve coordination, command MORE
Empowerment workshop helps women master strengths May 25, 2011 — The majority of women earn on average about three-fourths of the pay of males for the same work, according to the Department of Public Information, New York. Some women run themselves ragged without pausing to think about themselves, and may need some help to step back and focus on themselves. Marine Corps Community Services sponsored a MORE
Depot wives experience day in recruit’s shoes May 21, 2011 — Three battalions from the Recruit Training Regiment put their wives on the yellow footprints May 21 in hopes of giving them a small taste of recruit training. Jane Wayne Day gives wives the opportunity to appreciate the work their husbands put into training the next generation of Marines. The billet of drill instructor is one of the most demanding MORE
Wellness Expo promotes healthy living May 18, 2011 — Marine Corps Community Services hosted the annual Fitness and Wellness Expo aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 18. The 7th annual Fitness and Wellness Expo theme was, “Choose Well, Live Well,” to kick off the 101 Days of Summer Drug and Alcohol Prevention Campaign. The expo promoted healthy lifestyles through educational materials, MORE
Marines judge San Diego JROTC competition May 14, 2011 — Marines from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego were head inspectors May 14, during the San Diego Unified School District’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps’ final drill competition at Kearney High School. Four drill instructors from 3rd Recruit Training Battalion were on hand to judge the competition. Like recruit training, the drill MORE
Marines repair their own rides May 13, 2011 — The Auto Skills Center at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego provides classes and facilities so Marines can save money working on their own vehicles. The center offers classes about car care, transmissions, car detailing and brakes. They have ten short term stalls, seven indoor stalls with lifts and three lifts for motorcycles, available on a MORE
Depot Marine inducted to Martial Arts Hall of Fame May 13, 2011 — A 1st Recruit Training Battalion drill instructor was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame April 30 during a ceremony in Los Angeles. Sgt. Kenneth Carter II was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame for being awarded instructor of the year by the Hall of Fame because of his dedication to training civilians and military members in MORE
Korean War Marines visit depot museum May 13, 2011 — Retired Marines from the Korean War visited the Command Museum aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego May 13 as part of their reunion of Hotel Company, 3rd battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. Approximately 30 retired Marines and family members were in attendance. While aboard the depot the veterans attended the graduation ceremony of Company C. MORE
Depot Marines better themselves in the Martial Arts Instructors course May 12, 2011 — Sweat that accumulated on the Marine’s face was quickly washed away when he leaped from the dark tunnel into waist high water. Moments later he was met by a fellow Marine. Although fatigued, both fought until one was overpowered and forced underwater. These Marines, on training day five of the Martial Arts Instructor course held here at Marine MORE
Passport to adventures, new lands, interesting people May 12, 2011 — Depot personnel and their families have a place to slip away into uncharted lands and be introduced to people never imagined. Books have the uncanny ability to do just that. Owning a library card is like having a passport to the wonderful and unpredictable world of books. Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego has its own oasis of books waiting to MORE

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