Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

July, 2011

Bayonet Assault Course achieves combat mindset July 22, 2011 — The sounds of gun fire and screaming filled the air as fully geared-up recruits from Company G, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., attacked the bayonet assault course July 12 with M-16A2 service rifles in hand. But it wasn’t real gun fire. Speakers placed throughout the course blared the sounds of the Normandy invasion from the Hollywood MORE
Depot Marines honor Iwo Jima vets in parade July 22, 2011 — Many Americans like to settle down next to a grill, light fireworks, or play catch with their families on Independence Day. Several Marines aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego celebrated America’s independence a little differently. Retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bill “Oorah” Paxton and several Marine volunteers from MCRD honored the MORE
Three-part series aids child safety July 22, 2011 — Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego hosted the first in a series of children’s classes entitled “My Body Belongs to Me” July 14 in the Marine Corps Family Team Building, 6E. Approximately 24 children of service members attended the class to learn about respect and personal space. Each class in the three-part series is designed to build on the MORE
2010 TRADOC Instructor of the Year July 21, 2011 — Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, MO is honored to recognize SSgt Britni E. Scott for winning the title of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) NCO Instructor of the Year. On 10 May 2011 SSgt Scott was recognized by the Commanding General of TRADOC, General Cone, for her leadership and extraordinary ability to train students. MORE
With honors: Fallen service members laid to rest with precision and dignity July 8, 2011 — A lone bugler stands in the distance prepared to play Taps as seven Marines in dress blues send a 21-round rifle volley ringing in the air. A crisply folded American flag is presented to a family member mourning the loss of a loved one, signifying the gratitude of a nation. These are the final honors rendered to service members who die in the line MORE
Can Marines make the cut, new reenlistment procedures July 6, 2011 — Marines should be led by the best the Marine Corps has to offer. New procedures have been put into effect to ensure those quality Marines are retained. Marine Administrative Message 273-11, released May 5, lets Marines know what to expect when re-enlisting, beginning with fiscal year 2012 re-enlistments. “The Marine Corps wants to keep the best and MORE
Depot rec center offers fun for all July 6, 2011 — Are high prices giving you the summertime blues? Don’t have enough time to go off base to escape the hectic course of work? The Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego recreation center is the place to go for affordable summer recreation and entertainment. Some of the most popular amenities the recreation center offers include: free arcade games; a MORE

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