Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

January, 2012

Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego hosts women's dodgeball championships January 24, 2012 — Women’s dodge ball players from Recruit Training Regiment team 1 showed no mercy Jan. 24 as they fought their way to the final games of the championships, during Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego’s first Women’s Dodgeball Tournament held at the Field House. By the third game of the championships, RTR 1 and their rivals from team 2, Headquarters MORE
Educators leave classroom to experience Marine Corps boot camp January 19, 2012 — Although the majority of the nation's high school eductors returned to the classroom nearly a half year ago, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego is putting teachers to the test during the 2012 Educator’s Workshop season.“The workshops are a way we can dispel a lot of myths and give an accurate depiction of Marine Corps life from basic training to MORE
CDI wins big on ‘Price is Right’ January 16, 2012 — The Price is Right has came a long way since 1956 when the popular television game show first aired. More than 50-years later, the show is still a big hit, hosted by Drew Carey and recently featuring Marine Corps drill instructors. A few months ago 22 drill instructors from Company G, 2nd Battalion, left their campaign covers and belts in the duty MORE
Moving beyond the battlefield: Siblings transform civilians into Marines January 6, 2012 — One man and one woman share the same genes, but they also share the same uniform. These Chicago native siblings are more alike than what meets the eye, especially regarding their career, as U.S. Marine Corps drill instructors. Many may think it is a rare case to have siblings fighting the same battle versus fighting each other, but this common pair MORE
Depot mascot is promoted to Corporal January 6, 2012 — The depot’s mascot, Belleau Wood, was promoted to the rank of corporal, Jan. 6, by Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region’s commanding general. Sgt. Maj. Sylvester D. Daniels, MCRD San Deigo and the WRR’s sergeant major, also attended the ceremony. Promoting the mascot, an English bulldog, MORE

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