Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

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Archive: February 2012

Company B recruits learn bayonet techniques February 29, 2012 — The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program is one of the many requirements that every recruit aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego must go through in order to earn their Eagle, Globe, and Anchor. They are put through mental and physical exhaustion for long, strenuous hours in the hot sun to perfect every technique, to instill a combat mindset and MORE
Depot theater gets new life February 27, 2012 — Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region along with members of the McDougal family, the president of Dimension Construction and a representative from facilities cut the ribbon for the re-opening and re-dedicating of McDougal Hall, the base theater, aboard Marine Corps MORE
Company M recruit becomes a Marine - at last February 23, 2012 — For most Marines, boot camp is a three-month training cycle that seems as though it may never end. For one Marine, this journey was four times as long, and most likely four times as difficult. Lance Cpl. Max T. Jensen from Appleton, Wisc. spent the last 13 months aboard the depot waiting to finish recruit training and earn the title Marine. “I MORE
Marine saves fellow Marine's life, awarded Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal February 15, 2012 — Sgt. Jeremy Caddell, squadron deputy family readiness officer, Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38, and his fiancée just so happened to be driving down Bernardo Center Drive around 12:30 p.m. on July 31 when they noticed a motorcycle accident at the intersection. Caddell said the accident looked as though it had just happened when he got there MORE
Marine drill instructor receives Silver Star February 10, 2012 — While performing a route reconnaissance in the Sangin District, Afghanistan, Sgt. Phillip A. McCulloch Jr. and his squad heard an explosion off to the northeast as they were crossing the Helmand River. Moments later, his team was ambushed by three machine gun positions and they took cover in the riverbank. The coming engagement resulted in MORE

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