Marine Corps Recruiting Command

 

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

3280 Russell Road, 2nd Floor Quantico, Va. 22134
Sergeant John A. Martinez works on a Toys for Tots poster at the Marsh Building aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., August 21, 2016. Martinez utilizes the skills gained through his Bachelor’s degree in Media, Arts and Animation at The Art Institute of Houston to support the Marine Corps in his current military occupational specialty. During his time as a Marine, he also runs a startup multi-media business on weekends to provide for his family and expand on his passions for art. He is a graphics specialist for Marketing and Public Affairs at Marine Corps Recruiting Command, and a Houston, Texas, native.
Graphics Specialist Creates Art for USMC
Sergeant John A. Martinez works on a Toys for Tots poster at the Marsh Building aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., August 21, 2016. Martinez utilizes the skills gained through his Bachelor’s degree in Media, Arts and Animation at The Art Institute of Houston to support the Marine Corps in his current military occupational specialty. During his time as a Marine, he also runs a startup multi-media business on weekends to provide for his family and expand on his passions for art. He is a graphics specialist for Marketing and Public Affairs at Marine Corps Recruiting Command, and a Houston, Texas, native.
Approximately 200 students from across the Nation graduate the 2016 Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy at Little Hall aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., July 23. The students were called to attention to be dismissed after receiving their certificates of completion. SLCDA is an outreach program designed to teach rising high school Juniors and Seniors Marine Corps ethics, values and leadership traits. The event provides the Corps with an opportunity to engage with top high school students and transform them into advocates for the Marine Corps.
Top High School Students Graduate 2016 SLCDA
Approximately 200 students from across the Nation graduate the 2016 Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy at Little Hall aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., July 23. The students were called to attention to be dismissed after receiving their certificates of completion. SLCDA is an outreach program designed to teach rising high school Juniors and Seniors Marine Corps ethics, values and leadership traits. The event provides the Corps with an opportunity to engage with top high school students and transform them into advocates for the Marine Corps.
Students from Marine Corps Recruiting Command's Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy conduct crunches as part of their modified physical fitness tests July 20, 2016. SLCDA is part of the Marine Corps' community outreach program, designed to impart Marine Corps ethics, values, and leadership traits to high school Juniors and Seniors.
SLCDA participants execute physical training
Students from Marine Corps Recruiting Command's Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy conduct crunches as part of their modified physical fitness tests July 20, 2016. SLCDA is part of the Marine Corps' community outreach program, designed to impart Marine Corps ethics, values, and leadership traits to high school Juniors and Seniors.
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William M. Jurney, incoming commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region (WRR), delivers a speech during a change of command ceremony aboard MCRD San Diego, Calif., July 15, 2016. The ceremony was held in honor of Brig. Gen. James W. Bierman, who relinquished his post as commanding general of MCRD San Diego and Western Recruiting Region to Jurney. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Erick J. ClarosVillalta)
MCRD San Diego and WRR hold Change of Command Ceremony
Brigadier General William M. Jurney, incoming commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region (WRR), delivers a speech during a change of command ceremony aboard MCRD San Diego, Calif., July 15. Brig. Gen. James W. Bierman relinquished his post to Jurney.
Second Lieutenant Rebecca Reynolds (Horwath) receives the Mameluke Sword from her father, Edward Horwath, during her commissioning ceremony in the University Club July 15, 2016, at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Reynolds joined the Platoon Leaders Class her freshman year and was later selected in the PLC Juniors and again in PLC Seniors in 2015. Reynolds is a native of Muskego, Wisconsin. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Husband, Wife commissioned as Marine officers
Second Lieutenant Rebecca Reynolds receives the Mameluke Sword from her father, Edward Horwath, during her commissioning ceremony in the University Club July 15, 2016, at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Reynolds is a native of Muskego, Wisconsin.
Major General Paul J. Kennedy speaks with Marines attending the Recruiter Management Course and Officer Selection Officer Course at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Va., on July 12, 2016. The courses are designed to provide Marines the fundamentals and importance of systematic recruiting, and the leadership to excel in their new billet. Kennedy is the commanding general of Marine Corps Recruiting Command.
Commanding General of MCRC Speaks at Recruiting Courses
Major General Paul J. Kennedy speaks with Marines attending the Recruiter Management Course and Officer Selection Officer Course at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Va., on July 12, 2016. The courses are designed to provide Marines the fundamentals and importance of systematic recruiting, and the leadership to excel in their new billet. Kennedy is the commanding general of Marine Corps Recruiting Command.
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Johnny Mendez with Lima Company, Recruit Training Regiment, Marine Corps Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD PI), hugs Edwin Mendez, his brother, after a U.S. Marine Corps basic training graduation ceremony at Peatross Parade Deck, aboard MCRD PI, S.C., July 8, 2016. Mendez graduated after three months of Marine Corps basic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Colby Cooper/released)
Lima Graduation
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Johnny Mendez with Lima Company, Recruit Training Regiment, Marine Corps Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island (MCRD PI), hugs Edwin Mendez, his brother, after a U.S. Marine Corps basic training graduation ceremony at Peatross Parade Deck, aboard MCRD PI, S.C., July 8, 2016. Mendez graduated after three months of Marine Corps basic training.
Private Richard A. Faler, Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, stands next to his squad bay at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, July 5. Following recruit training, Faler will continue his schooling at Marine Combat Training at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., and then on to his military occupational specialty school to learn his profession of communications. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Echo Company is scheduled to graduate July 8.
Marine Loses 150 Pounds to Join Corps
Private Richard A. Faler, Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, stands next to his squad bay at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, July 5. Following recruit training, Faler will continue his schooling at Marine Combat Training at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., and then on to his military occupational specialty school to learn his profession of communications. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. Echo Company is scheduled to graduate July 8.
Lance Cpl. Luis Acosta, a maintenance management specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 453, Richard Mathis, a Marine veteran, Capt. Joshua Miller, operations officer for Recruiting Station Denver, and Staff Sgt. Scott Rosenbach, a recruiter with RS Denver, pose for a photo at the St. Anthony Hospital & Medical Campus in Lakewood, CO June 29, 2016. Mathis suffered a broken neck from a fall that occurred approximately three weeks prior to the visit.
Recruiting Station Denver Marines visit local veteran
Lance Cpl. Luis Acosta, Capt. Joshua Miller and Staff Sgt. Scott Rosenbach visit Marine veteran Richard Mathis at the St. Anthony Hospital & Medical Campus in Lakewood, Colorado June 29, 2016. Mathis suffered a broken neck from a fall that occurred approximately three weeks prior to the visit.
Lucas King, a native of New Hartford, N.Y., does pushups during physical training under the guidance of U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arkim Lewis, an administrative clerk with Marine Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., as part of the American Legion New York Boys’ State at the Morrisville State University in Morrisville, N.Y., on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Boys’ State brings together more than 1,100 selected high school seniors from across New York to learn and practice the democratic process. Ten Marines serve as mentors during the event, providing guidance and leadership to the young men during their daily activities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. James Marchetti/Released)
Marines Mentor 2016 New York Boys’ State
Lucas King, a native of New Hartford, N.Y., does pushups during physical training under the guidance of U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arkim Lewis, an administrative clerk with Marine Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., as part of the American Legion New York Boys’ State at the Morrisville State University in Morrisville, N.Y., on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
Minneapolis - Major Andrew Nicholson took command of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Twin Cities, June 24. The change of command ceremony took place at Historic Fort Snelling, near Saint Paul, Minnesota. At the ceremony, Major Christopher Tsirlis relinquished command of the recruiting station to Nicholson.
Major Nicholson Takes Command of Twin Cities
Minneapolis - Major Andrew Nicholson took command of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Twin Cities, June 24. The change of command ceremony took place at Historic Fort Snelling, near Saint Paul, Minnesota. At the ceremony, Major Christopher Tsirlis relinquished command of the recruiting station to Nicholson.
Miriam Benor flies in a MV-22 Osprey during the 2016 Key Leaders and Educators Workshop at Marine Helicopter Squadron One aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, June 23. Educators from states west of the Mississippi River visited HMX-1 during the aviation portion of their visit. While one group of educators were briefed on flight operations and toured the squadron’s hangar, the other group flew in an Osprey. Benor is an associate director of career development for Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.
Educators Take Flight During the 2016 Key Leaders and Educators Workshop
Miriam Benor flies in a MV-22 Osprey during the 2016 Key Leaders and Educators Workshop at Marine Helicopter Squadron One aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, June 23. Educators from states west of the Mississippi River visited HMX-1 during the aviation portion of their visit.
U.S. Marine Corps enlistee Chartre Deshong, from Recruiting Substation Carlisle, stands at attention in formation after a 4-mile hike through the Appalachian Trail in Carlisle, Penn., on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Two miles into the hike, the poolees were given 20 minutes for lunch during which proper nutrition habits were discussed. The purpose of the hike was to provide training as well as mentorship to female poolees by teaching them the proper way to pack and carry heavy loads during hikes prior to leaving for boot camp.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anne K. Henry/Released)
Female Poolees learn injury prevention through knowledge, preparation
Chartre Deshong, a poolee from Recruiting Substation Carlisle, stands at attention in formation after a 4-mile hike through the Appalachian Trail in Carlisle, Penn., on Saturday, June 18, 2016. The purpose of the hike was to teach female poolees the proper way to pack and carry heavy loads during hikes to prevent injuries.
MCRC News
Graphics Specialist Creates Art for USMC By Lance Cpl. Shaehmus R. Sawyer | July 25, 2016
E to O: Enhance Your Leadership Potential as a United States Marine By Cpl. Logan Block | July 20, 2016
Husband, Wife commissioned as Marine officers By Cpl. Diamond Peden | July 15, 2016