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A U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Watkins Glen International, Aug. 9. The Marines, from Recruiting Station Buffalo, also conducted a swearing-in ceremony for 14 poolees and drove an H1 Humvee on the track as part of the race day festivities. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Marines look for future of Corps at ‘The Glen’
A U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Watkins Glen International, Aug. 9. The Marines, from Recruiting Station Buffalo, also conducted a swearing-in ceremony for 14 poolees and drove an H1 Humvee on the track as part of the race day festivities. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Sgt. Rosa Luna, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Waterbury, motivates Gisel Gomez, a female Poolee, a woman currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program, during a run as part of an Initial Strength Test on Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 15. The Delayed Entry Program is meant to help prepare young men and women for the rigors of Marine Corps Boot Camp. Gomez, 20, is from Worcester, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Worcester Vocational Technical High School. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Recruiting Station Springfield Pool Function
Sgt. Rosa Luna, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Waterbury, motivates Gisel Gomez, a female Poolee, a woman currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program, during a run as part of an Initial Strength Test on Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 15. The Delayed Entry Program is meant to help prepare young men and women for the rigors of Marine Corps Boot Camp. Gomez, 20, is from Worcester, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Worcester Vocational Technical High School. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Coaches with Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s 2015 Coaches Workshop do high-knees during their physical training session August 6, 2015, in Dumfries, Va. The Coaches Workshop teaches the coaches about Marine Corps officer programs and helps build meaningful and purposeful relationships with those who have the privilege to guide America’s leaders of tomorrow. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl Logan Block/Released)
Marine Corps Recruiting Command's 2015 Coaches Workshop
Coaches with Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s 2015 Coaches Workshop do high-knees during their physical training session August 6, 2015, in Dumfries, Va. The Coaches Workshop teaches the coaches about Marine Corps officer programs and helps build meaningful and purposeful relationships with those who have the privilege to guide America’s leaders of tomorrow. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl Logan Block/Released)
Sergeant Jessica Paz inspects the uniformity of the poolee platoon prior to drill practice aboard the Portsmouth naval Shipyard, Aug. 1. Recruiting Station Portsmouth held a female pool function where female applicants take the initial strength test and are given some background information on the female side of recruit training. Paz is a drill instructor with 4th Recruit Training Battalion aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
Forming up
Sergeant Jessica Paz inspects the uniformity of the poolee platoon prior to drill practice aboard the Portsmouth naval Shipyard, Aug. 1. Recruiting Station Portsmouth held a female pool function where female applicants take the initial strength test and are given some background information on the female side of recruit training. Paz is a drill instructor with 4th Recruit Training Battalion aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
Sgts. Stephen Wills (left) and Brandon Hendrix, drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, motivate Jose Garcia, a Marine enlistee from Yakima, Wash., during a Recruiting Station Seattle pool function at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, July 17, 2015. During the event, recruiters teamed with drill instructors to physically and mentally prepare enlistees from Washington and Idaho for boot camp. The enlistees, part of the Marine Corps delayed entry program, are awaiting their ship dates. Wills, 24, is from Phoenix and is assigned to Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion. Hendrix, 26, is from Redlands, Calif., and is assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. Garcia, 17, is set to become a senior at Eisenhower High School in Yakima and was recruited by Sgt. James Campos. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Reece Lodder)
Marine Corps drill instructors prepare Pacific Northwest enlistees for boot camp
Sgts. Stephen Wills (left) and Brandon Hendrix, drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, motivate Jose Garcia, a Marine enlistee from Yakima, Wash., during a Recruiting Station Seattle pool function at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, July 17, 2015. During the event, recruiters teamed with drill instructors to physically and mentally prepare enlistees from Washington and Idaho for boot camp. The enlistees, part of the Marine Corps delayed entry program, are awaiting their ship dates. Wills, 24, is from Phoenix and is assigned to Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion. Hendrix, 26, is from Redlands, Calif., and is assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. Garcia, 17, is set to become a senior at Eisenhower High School in Yakima and was recruited by Sgt. James Campos. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Reece Lodder)
Chattanooga, TN - Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General,
Marine Corps Recruiting Command, stands with members of Recruiting
Substation (RSS) Chattanooga July 17, the day after a local shooting that
claimed the lives of four Marines and one sailor at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center Chattanooga, Tennesee. Wounded during a
related shooting was Sgt. Demonte Cheeley, a local canvassing recruiter at
RSS Chattanooga. LtGen. Brilakis met with the RSS Marines and their families
to thank them for their service and quick reaction to the unprovoked attack.
Also present were 6th Marine Corps District's commanding officer Col. Jeff
Smitherman and SgtMaj. Anthony Page; the commanding officer of Recruiting
Station Nashville Maj. Kathryn Wagner, and Recruiter Instructor MGySgt.
Robert Deskins; and MCRC's SgtMaj. Sam Heyward.
MCRC Commanding General Visits RSS Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN - Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, stands with members of Recruiting Substation (RSS) Chattanooga July 17, the day after a local shooting that claimed the lives of four Marines and one sailor at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center Chattanooga, Tennesee. Wounded during a related shooting was Sgt. Demonte Cheeley, a local canvassing recruiter at RSS Chattanooga. LtGen. Brilakis met with the RSS Marines and their families to thank them for their service and quick reaction to the unprovoked attack. Also present were 6th Marine Corps District's commanding officer Col. Jeff Smitherman and SgtMaj. Anthony Page; the commanding officer of Recruiting Station Nashville Maj. Kathryn Wagner, and Recruiter Instructor MGySgt. Robert Deskins; and MCRC's SgtMaj. Sam Heyward.
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Barret F. Bradstreet, commanding officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix, swears in 10 young men and women from Phoenix to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps during an oath of enlistment ceremony at the Fabulous Phoenix 4th Festival at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, July 4, 2015. Arizona Marines partook in the annual Independence Day celebration to also invite attendees to accept the U.S. Marine Corps pull-up challenge and announce to the community that many more Marines are coming to Phoenix September 7th through the 13th for Marine Week Phoenix. For more information about Marine Week Phoenix, go to http://bit.ly/MarineWeekPhoenix. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken)
Arizona Marines celebrate Independence Day with Phoenix
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Barret F. Bradstreet, commanding officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix, swears in 10 young men and women from Phoenix to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps during an oath of enlistment ceremony at the Fabulous Phoenix 4th Festival at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, July 4, 2015. Arizona Marines partook in the annual Independence Day celebration to also invite attendees to accept the U.S. Marine Corps pull-up challenge and announce to the community that many more Marines are coming to Phoenix September 7th through the 13th for Marine Week Phoenix. For more information about Marine Week Phoenix, go to http://bit.ly/MarineWeekPhoenix. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken)
Lieutenant Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, fired the first round during the opening ceremony at the 54th Interservice Rifle Championship held at the Calvin A. Lloyd Complex, Quantico Va. The competition is hosted by Weapons Training Battalion and is scheduled to run from 24 June to 1 July and includes varoius individual and team competitions. The awards banquet announcing the winners will take place on 1 July at the Clubs at Quantico.
MCRC CG Fires First Round at 54th Interservice Rifle Championship
Lieutenant Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, fired the first round during the opening ceremony at the 54th Interservice Rifle Championship held at the Calvin A. Lloyd Complex, Quantico Va., June 24, 2015. The competition is hosted by Weapons Training Battalion and is scheduled to run from 24 June to 1 July. The event includes varoius individual and team competitions. The awards banquet announcing the winners will take place on 1 July at the Clubs at Quantico.
Marine Master Sergeant Christopher Lucio, Marine Corps Recruiting Information Support System (MCRISS) chief, receives the Meritorious Service Medal at Marine Corps Recruiting Command, Quantico, Va., June 15. The Meritorious Service Medal is presented to service members who have distinguished themselves by outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States.
Marine Awarded Meritorious Service Medal
Marine Master Sergeant Christopher Lucio, Marine Corps Recruiting Information Support System (MCRISS) chief, receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Lieutenant Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) commanding general, at MCRC, Quantico, Va., June 15. The Meritorious Service Medal is presented to service members who have distinguished themselves by outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States.
Tyler Morgan stands with his Marine Corps recruiter, Staff Sgt. Benjamin Lindsey, after competing in the Minnesota State High School Track and Field Tournament, June 6. Morgan took first place in shot put, and fifth place in discus. He plans on attending Marine Corps recruit training in early September.
Minnesota State Champion to Become United States Marine
Tyler Morgan stands with his Marine Corps recruiter, Staff Sgt. Benjamin Lindsey, after competing in the Minnesota State High School Track and Field Tournament, June 6. Morgan took first place in shot put, and fifth place in discus. He plans on attending Marine Corps recruit training in early September.
Sgt. Cody Leifheit, a Marine recruiter in Lewiston, Idaho, responded to a 19-year-old man hanging himself from a tree outside his house June 7, 2015. Without hesitation, the 28-year-old infantry Marine from Ferndale, Washington climbed up the tree 25 feet and took hold of the man, who wasn’t breathing and lacked a pulse. Leifheit worked to keep him alive until first responders arrived, continuously performing chest compressions as the man faded in and out. Despite spending 48 hours in a coma, the man survived. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Reece Lodder)
Marine recruiter in Idaho saves man’s life after suicide attempt
Sgt. Cody Leifheit, a Marine recruiter in Lewiston, Idaho, responded to a 19-year-old man hanging himself from a tree outside his house June 7, 2015. Without hesitation, the 28-year-old infantry Marine from Ferndale, Washington climbed up the tree 25 feet and took hold of the man, who wasn’t breathing and lacked a pulse. Leifheit worked to keep him alive until first responders arrived, continuously performing chest compressions as the man faded in and out. Despite spending 48 hours in a coma, the man survived. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Reece Lodder)
DESOTO, Texas - SSgt. Warren M. Phipps presents George Rivera a Naval
Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship check at Desoto High School.
Selected applicants for the NROTC Scholarship Program are awarded
scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and
receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial
benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Phipps
is a recruiter with Recruiting Station Dallas. Rivera is a high school track
and field athlete, slated to attend the University of Houston in the fall.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Daniel E. Valle)
Desoto High School Student Receives NROTC Scholarship
DESOTO, Texas - SSgt. Warren M. Phipps presents George Rivera a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship check at Desoto High School. Selected applicants for the NROTC Scholarship Program are awarded scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Phipps is a recruiter with Recruiting Station Dallas. Rivera is a high school track and field athlete, slated to attend the University of Houston in the fall. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Daniel E. Valle)
Sgt. Timothy Clark presents Chauncey Buckley with a Naval Reserve Officer
Training Corps Scholarship check during an awards ceremony at Ennis High
School. Selected applicants for the NROTC Scholarship Program are awarded
through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full
tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at
many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Buckley will be
attending Notre Dame in the Fall. Clark is a recruiter with Recruiting
Station Dallas. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt Daniel E. Valle)
Ennis High School Student Receives NROTC Scholarship
Sgt. Timothy Clark presents Chauncey Buckley with a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship check during an awards ceremony at Ennis High School. Selected applicants for the NROTC Scholarship Program are awarded through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Buckley will be attending Notre Dame in the Fall. Clark is a recruiter with Recruiting Station Dallas. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt Daniel E. Valle)
Unit Leaders

Sergeant Major, Marine Corps Recruiting Command
Sergeant Major Samuel Heyward Jr.
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Chief of Staff, Marine Corps Recruiting Command
Colonel Terence Trenchard
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Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command
Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis
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Marine Corps Recruiting Command is responsible to the Commandant of the Marine Corps for the procurement of qualified individuals, in sufficient numbers to meet the established personnel strength levels, officer and enlisted, of the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve.

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