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Marine Corps Training and Education Command
Seal of the United States Marine Corps Training and Education Command.png
Seal of the United States Marine Corps Training and Education Command
Country United States of America
Branch United States Marine Corps
TypeSupporting command
RoleTraining and education
Part ofHeadquarters Marine Corps
Garrison/HQMCB Quantico, Virginia, U.S.
Motto(s)"Always Learning, Always Leading!"
Lieutenant General Kevin M. Iiams, USMC

The Marine Corps Training and Education Command (TECOM) is the primary training command of the United States Marine Corps.

Commands within TECOM

There are two major commands that fall under TECOM – Training Command and Education Command.

Training Command

Training Command is responsible for the production of officer and enlisted entry-level Military Occupational Specialty, career progression, and career enhancement skills, with control over all formal training schools throughout the Marine Corps, including Officer Candidate School, The Basic School, Schools of Infantry and various other formal schools.

Some of the major units within Training Command are:

Education Command

Education Command governs the training plans and policies that are instituted Corps-wide; This is the responsibility of the Policy & Standards Division (PSD) within TECOM HQ . This includes the Marine Corps Institute (MCI) courses and the Command and Staff College.

Some of the major units within Education Command are:

Other commands

TECOM supervises several semi-autonomous commands that provide training and education to units in the Marine Corps:

MAGTF Training Command (MAGTF-TC) aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

Marine Recruit Depot San Diego (MCRD-SD) aboard Marine Recruit Depot San Diego, California

Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD-SD) aboard Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina

List of commanders

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (April 2021)

See also

U.S. Armed Forces training and education commands


  1. ^ "Major General James W. Lukeman".
  2. ^ "Major General Kevin M. Iiams".
  3. ^ "Brigadier General Mark H. Clingan".
  4. ^ "Lieutenant General Kevin M. Iiams".

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