1st Marine Corps District


1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

605 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
Unit News

September, 2012

Marines honor the past during Mess Night September 24, 2012 — ELMONT, N.Y. – Have you ever seen an old Viking movie where the Norsemen would gather at a table telling stories of their epic battle as they drank from massive cups overflowing with mead while feasting on more food than any man should be able to eat in one sitting? Then you have an idea as to what a Marine Corps Mess Night entails. MORE
Quantico Marine Corps Concert Band to perform in lieu of 31st John Basilone Memorial Parade, Ceremony September 21, 2012 — RARITAN, NJ (Sept. 18, 2012) – The Marine Corps Base Quantico Concert Band will perform on three occasions in commemoration of the 31st John Basilone Memorial Parade and Ceremony in Raritan, NJ Sept. 22-23.  John Basilone, born November 4th, 1916, and native of Raritan, NJ, is the only enlisted Marine to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor MORE
Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon to perform at Mercer County Italian American Festival September 21, 2012 — WEST WINDSOR, N. J.– The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon will perform at the 13th Annual Mercer County Italian American Festival at Mercer County Park on Sunday, Sept. 30.   The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon is a 24-man rifle platoon that performs a unique precision drill exhibition. The highly disciplined platoon exemplifies the MORE
Montford Point Marine receives congressional award September 11, 2012 — NEW YORK – Friends, family and Marines past and present gathered Sept. 8 at the Harlem YMCA to honor Clement Poussaint, an original Montford Point Marine, with the Congressional Gold Medal. MORE
Family Readiness Conference brings Marine spouses together in Northeast September 6, 2012 — ALBANY, N.Y. – Raising a family can be one of the most challenging endeavors.  Couple that with being married to a Marine on recruiting duty and spouses end up having to practically raise their children on their own.Although Marine spouses are capable of being heavily leaned on by their Marines, they are accustomed to living on bases and MORE

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