U.S. Marines and enlistees go head-to-head during RS New York’s Dan Daly Cup Tournament at Eisenhower Park in Garden City, N.Y., June 3, 2017. The Dan Daly Cup is the annual event where all 14 recruiting sub-stations of Marine Recruiting Station New York compete against one and another in physical challenges to win the trophy.
U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Officer Selection Office Reading in Reading, Pa., pose for a photo with the Drexel University female rugby team at the Talon Energy Stadium in Philadelphia, June 4, 2017, during the Collegiate Rugby Championship.
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Gregory Davis watches the wrestling match during the Beat the Streets: New York competition at Times Square, N.Y., May 17, 2017. Davis is the officer selection officer for the majority of New York City and is responsible for finding highly qualified young men and women to serve as Marine Officers.
Enlistees of Recruiting Substation Southern Maine participate in a tire-flip challenge during the annual Recruiting Station Portsmouth All-Hands Pool Function at Fort Devens, Mass.,, May 14, 2017. The function is a two-day event to help prepare enlistees for recruit training.
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Carmella Shivers motivates a young man while he does pushups in Wantagh, N.Y., during the 2017 Jones Beach Airshow. The airshow brings more than 126,000 people together for aircraft displays and demonstrations. Shivers is the officer selection officer for Long Island, N.Y.
Marines with Recruiting Station Baltimore motivate enlistees during a tug-o-war competition during the 2017 Station-Wide Pool Function at Carroll Indoor Sports Complex, May 13, 2017. The event brought enlistees from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and the Washington D.C. to prepare them for training.
Marines with Recruiting Station Harrisburg conduct the flex-arm hang challenge at the 2017 Penn Relays, in Philadelphia Aug. 29. The Penn Relays are the oldest and largest track meet in the world averaging around 100,000 attendees a year. The Marines has been one of the sponsors for the Penn Relays for the last five years.
High school and college educators engage targets at the unknown distance range during the live-fire portion of the Educators’ Workshop on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., April 20, 2017. The workshop is a four-day program designed to better inform high school and college educators from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts about the benefits and opportunities available during service in the Marine Corps. This allows the attendees to return to their place of business and provide firsthand experience and knowledge with individuals interested in military service. (Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright / Released)
Published on Mar 7, 2017
What we say and do each day represents who we are, there is no time off for marines. We are all-in 24/7, and if that commitment to excellence interferes with your me time or if you can't or are unwilling to commit to contributing 100% to our corps' warfighting ability by being a good team mate and improving cohesion and trust then i have to ask you, "Do you really want to be a Marine?"
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Ensign Joe Cardona (left), reserve supply officer and longsnapper for the New England Patriots, stands with Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Heyward, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Framingham, Massachusetts, following Heyward's re-enlistment given by Cardona at the Patriot's Trophy Room at Gillette Stadium, Feb. 14. As a service member and NFL player, Cardona speaks to attempting to help out his fellow servicemen and women whenever he can and likes using his dual positions to give others in uniform unique experiences.
WYOMISSING, PA - Enlistees with Recruiting Substation Reading execute the pull-up portion of the Initial Strength Test during the monthly RSS pool function on Feb. 11, 2017 in Wyomissing, Pa. Those waiting to attend recruit training are placed in a program designed to push them physically, spiritually and mentally in order to better prepare them for recruit training.