Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

September, 2011

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MCAS Miramar hosts 56th annual air show September 30, 2011 — Marine Corps Air Station Miramar hosted the 56th annual air show, themed “A Salute to San Diego: Birthplace of Naval Aviation 1911-2011,” to honor 100 years of naval aviation Sept. 30 through Oct. 2. The three-day show featured performances by the Navy’s Blue Angels, a mock World War II aerial combat demonstration and more. This gave spectators the MORE
3rd RT Bn. Claims CG Cup Basketball title September 28, 2011 — Third Recruit Training Battalion clinched the Commanding General’s Cup Intramural Basketball League Championship after dominating Finance 56-30 Sept. 28 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Fieldhouse. During an intense morning of playoff games, Finance pummeled Maritime Safety and Security Team to make it to the championships while 3rd RT Bn. MORE
Marines, sailors volunteer at Valenti Ranch September 28, 2011 — Marines and Sailors aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego volunteered with the Pegasus Rising Project Sept. 28 at Valenti Ranch in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. The Pegasus Rising Project helps service members who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or are having difficulty re-integrating back into their civilian lives through MORE
Hypnotherapy helps with depot stressors September 28, 2011 — Military life can be stressful, not only for active duty service members, but for their families as well. Marine Corps Community Services hosted a hypnotherapy class Sept. 28 aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego to help people find calmness amid their hectic lives. The two-hour class was free for Department of Defense employees, their family MORE
MCRD San Diego hosts 10th annual Boot Camp Challenge September 24, 2011 — Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego hosted the 10th annual Boot Camp Challenge Sept. 24, giving civilians a chance to experience a day in the life of a recruit and for service members who wanted to re-live their days as recruits. The Boot Camp Challenge is a three-mile race around the perimeter of MCRD featuring more than 40 obstacles used in MORE
Phase One: To become a recruit September 23, 2011 — “Recruits need to remember why they came here and what they wanted to be,” said Sgt. Van A. Black, “If they forget why or they are not here for themselves, they probably won’t make it at all.” Black is the Senior Drill Instructor for platoon 2149, Golf Company, 2nd Battalion. He and Staff Sgt. Anthony Glenn II, SDI, platoon 2155, Co. G., 2nd Bn , MORE
EFMP stays in step with special needs families September 22, 2011 — When a family finds out one of their dependents has a medical or developmental condition that requires special attention, it can be a devastating time for them. The Marine Corps’ Exceptional Family Member Program exists to stay in step with those families, ensuring they have easy access to the care they need. Since the amount of resources and MORE
Girls get down, dirty in upcoming powder puff tournament September 19, 2011 — Donned in flags instead of pads, powder-puff football prepares to take to the gridiron for another year of gut-wrenching good humor and good times. These athletes may appear sweet and innocent, but don’t be deceived. Their seemingly subdued demeanor is enough to crush coal into diamonds, and given witness to one game, spectators’ preconceptions MORE
2nd Bn. strengthens marriages September 19, 2011 — Marine Corps Family Team Building and Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego chaplains hosted the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program for 2nd Recruit Training Battalion Sept. 19. The 4-hour class, offered four times a year, is for couples looking to build and enhance their relationships, whether they are engaged, newlyweds or have been MORE
Marines share culture September 15, 2011 — Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego celebrated Multicultural Heritage Day at the Command Museum courtyard Sept. 15. The annual event showcased 22 different cultures from around the world with information booths and performances to help service members and their families better understand the diversity that is found throughout the Marine Corps. MORE

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