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1st Marine Corps District

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Corporal Jordan Snow, bass drummer for the Marine Corps Base Quantico band and Proctor, Vermont, native, performs with the party section of the band to a full Everett High School auditorium, March 18, 2016. The band visited the school prior to their performance in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston the following weekend. Snow is a Berklee College of Music graduate and travelled back and forth between Boston and Germany to eventually become a Marine Corps musician.
(Right)United States Marine Corps Pfc. Dayle M. Taber, a Hilton, N.Y., native and recent recruit training graduate, teaches push-up techniques to female Delayed Entry Program enlistees during an All-Female Pool Function in Rochester, N.Y., April 9, 2016. Taber motivated and shared her boot camp experiences with the future female Marines during the function. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Jake Gyllenhaal (left) and 2013 Boston marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman speak with Marines of the 2nd Marine Air Wing band prior to their performing the National Anthem at Fenway Park, April 18. The band opened for the Boston Red Sox baseball game and Gyllenhaal was at this year's marathon filming scenes for the upcoming movie "Stronger," a biopic about Bauman during the marathon bombing.
Staff Sgt. Daniel Eddy, staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge for Recruiting Substation Framingham, Massachusetts, passes the Minute Man statue near the end of the 2016 Boston Marathon Tough Ruck at the Minute Man National Historical Park, April 16. The tough ruck has participants hike 26.2 miles with a 30-pound pack in honor of the service men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Samuel Majors, a freshman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an applicant of the Platoon Leaders Course, instructs other Marine officer applicants on how to overcome an obstacle as part of the leadership reaction course, April 17. The Officer Selection Teams of Portsmouth, NH; Boston, MA; Amherst, MA and Providence, RI, conducted an Officer Candidate School prep weekend together to prepare their applicants for OCS.
New York - Marines of Recruiting Station New York mentor youth basketball players during the Leaders of the Hardwood, a one-day basketball camp, at Basketball City in New York City, March 21, 2016. The camp’s purpose is to reinforce the core elements of being a leader on and off the basketball court.
United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Ahmed M. Khalil recently completed permissive temporary assigned duty with Officer Selection Team, Syracuse, N.Y., while waiting to train at Logistics Officer School. Khalil is fluent in five different Arabic dialects and has used these skills in the past to help US troops when he was a teenager in Baghdad. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
CAMP VICTORY, IRAQ – (Center Front) U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Ahmed Khalil, then the operations manager for Al-Andalus Company stands with those involved in the completion of the 3rd Infantry Division Band Hall located at Camp Victory, Iraq. Khalil’s work with U.S. troops would shape his desire to become a United States Marine a few years later. (Courtesy photo by 2nd. Lt. Ahmed Khalil/Released)
CAMP COOK, TAJI, IRAQ – (Center rear) U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Ahmed Khalil, then the operations manager for Al-Andalus Company, stands with soldiers from 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team after working on supply and install completion for 9600 bedroom sets located in Camp Cooke Taji, Iraq in the mid-2000’s. Khalil once supervised projects that benefited Iraqi and now leads Marines as an officer. (Courtesy photo by 2nd. Lt. Ahmed Khalil/Released)
CAMP VICTORY, IRAQ – (center) U.S. Marine 2nd Lt. Ahmed Khalil, then the operations manager for Al-Andalus Company, participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony for successfully completing "Victory Base Complex Waste water treatment plant located in Camp Victory, Iraq 2007. The project added 2 million gallons of treated water to the effluent available to farmlands and inhabitants living near the canal. Khalil used his lingual skills and business acumen to work with the US military to accomplish numerous projects in Iraq.  (Courtesy photo by 2nd. Lt. Ahmed Khalil/Released)
CAMP COOK, TAJI, IRAQ – (Center rear) U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Ahmed Khalil, then the operations manager for Al-Andalus Company, stands with soldiers from 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team after working on supply and install completion for 9600 bedroom sets located in Camp Cooke Taji, Iraq in the mid-2000’s. (Courtesy photo by 2nd. Lt. Ahmed Khalil/Released)
Lacinda Trimble-Hackett (center) is awarded the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship at the library of Catskill Senior High School by U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Carolyn Giebel (left) and Gunnery Sgt. Brian Buckwalter (right) the morning of April 5, 2016. Hackett was among the three out of 32 applicants who were accepted for the scholarship and applied through Marine Corps Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., whom Giebel and Buckwalter represent.
Eileen Flanagan, a Spanish teacher with Westwood High School is Westwood, Mass., rappels down the 47-foot training tower during the Educators’ Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 31, 2016. The workshop is a four-day program designed to better inform high school educators and community influencers 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 first-hand experience and knowledge with individuals interested in military service.
Tracy Corbin, a school counselor for the Caribou Technology Center in Caribou, ME., fires at computerized targets at the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer during the Educators’ Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 30, 2016. The workshop is a four-day program designed to better inform high school educators and community influencers 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 first-hand experience and knowledge with individuals interested in military service.
Marines of Recruiting Station Portsmouth, New Hampshire, engage attendees of the National Society of Black Engineers convention about careers and opportunities in the Marine Corps at the Boston Convention Center, March 24. NSBE is a student-run organization focused on the employment of minority engineers from across the country. The Marines set up in the career fair part of the convention as well as aiding in resume creating and running morning workout sessions with interested students.
The party band section of the Marine Corps Base Quantico band plays to a full Everett High School auditorium, March 18. The band visited the school prior to their performance in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston, Massachusetts, the following weekend.
Marines of Recruiting Station New York mentor youth basketball players during the Leaders of the Hardwood, a one-day basketball camp, at Basketball City in New York City, March 21, 2016. The camp’s purpose is to reinforce the core elements of being a leader on and off the basketball court.
Educators from Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont are instructed in weapon safety before participating in the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer during the Educators’ Workshop on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The educators received an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at Marine Corps recruit training during the three-day workshop. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/released)
Amy Gehring, an educator at Upper Dauphin High School, receives tips on how to shoot her M-16A4 rifle during an Educators’ Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The Marine Corps invited teachers from New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont to experience how Marines are made at the depot. The educators were given the opportunity to shoot the same weapon as recruits and were accompanied by Marine Corps marksmanship instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/released)
Educators from northern New York view the F/A-18 Hornet static display during the Educators' Workshop on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., March 9, 2016.The educators  volunteer to attend a three-day workshop so they can better understand what it takes to be a United States Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/ Released)