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1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

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The Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band performs in The Appel Room at the Lincoln Performing Arts Center in New York City, March 12, 2015. The concert was the final performance of the band, concluding their 2015 tour.
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PITTSBURGH--Sgt. Kemmala S. Kelsey reflects on her path in life that led her to become one of the “Few and The Proud,” at Recruiting Substation Pittsburgh, March 17. “Initially, I was overweight and I couldn’t enlist,” said Kelsey, a supply clerk with Recruiting Station Pittsburgh. “I took that as a personal challenge. So I said to myself, I’m going to lose this weight and I’m going to show the recruiters that I can do this.” Kelsey, who lost the weight, had recently relocated from Jamaica to Chicago. She would eventually join the Marines and travel to Japan, Guam and Spain.
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PITTSBURGH--Sgt. Kemmala S. Kelsey reflects on her path in life that led her to become one of the “Few and The Proud,” at Recruiting Substation Pittsburgh, March 17. “Initially, I was overweight and I couldn’t enlist,” said Kelsey, a supply clerk with Recruiting Station Pittsburgh. “I took that as a personal challenge. So I said to myself, I’m going to lose this weight and I’m going to show the recruiters that I can do this.” Kelsey, who lost the weight, had recently relocated from Jamaica to Chicago. She would eventually join the Marines and travel to Japan, Guam and Spain.
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Lance Cpl. Justin Bull, an infantryman with the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, explains how to load rounds into the M32 Grenade Launcher to Poolee Nicholas Jeffries from Dover, Massachusetts, during a port call of the USS Arlington (LPD-24) docked in Boston as part of Fleet Week Boston, March 14. The poolees and guests of RSS Boston toured the ship, vehicles and weapons systems before a Q&A session with Marines of various occupations.
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Robert Corazzini rappels down the 60-foot training tower during the Recruiting Station Portsmouth Educator’s Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 24. The Educator’s Workshop is a weeklong snapshot of Marine Corps recruit training for high school- or post school- teachers and advisors, designed to “educate the educators” and community influencers about the opportunities and benefits the Marine Corps offers to young men and women. Attendees view a culmination of major recruit training events while also learning through hands-on experiences and speak one-on-one with a variety of Marines across a span of occupations. The goal of the workshop is to address any misconceptions about enlistment and focus on what is oftentimes not considered when thinking about military service, such as continuing education opportunities and professional skills development. Corazzini is a physical education teacher with Assabet Regional Technical High School in Massachusetts.
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Sergeant Brian Alvarado encourages of high school faculty members and other educators to acknowledge his commands through  “incentive training” in a sand pit during the Recruiting Station Portsmouth Educator’s Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 24. The Educator’s Workshop is a weeklong snapshot of Marine Corps recruit training for high school- or post school- teachers and advisors, designed to “educate the educators” and community influencers about the opportunities and benefits the Marine Corps offers to young men and women. Attendees view a culmination of major recruit training events while also learning through hands-on experiences and speak one-on-one with a variety of Marines across a span of occupations. The goal of the workshop is to address any misconceptions about enlistment and focus on what is oftentimes not considered when thinking about military service, such as continuing education opportunities and professional skills development. Alvarado is the senior drill instructor for Company M., 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, and a Tulsa, Oklahoma native.
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Members of the Marine Corps Jazz band play with middle school musicians during a jazz and improvisation clinic at Hammerskjold Middle School in East Brunswick, New Jersey, March 11. Students from schools around the area attended the clinic and a concert by the band afterwards.
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Staff Sgt. Ken Ebo sings with the Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band during a concert on March 10 at the Holiday Inn Suites in Bridgeport, Conneticut. The band is comprised of musicians from all over the Marine Corps to play and promote the Marine Corps Musician Enlistment Option Program.
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(From left to right) Dave Desforges, Arlene Desforges, Tom Cote, and Mary Lee Walsh pose for a photograph following the Sgt. Josh Desforges Fitness Challenge at Ludlow High School, on March 12. Cote received a Citation on behalf Common Wealth of Massachusetts. Cote received the award in recognition of his dedication to preserving the memory of Sgt. Joshua D. Desforges.  (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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Mary Lee Walsh presents Tom Cote, a Marine Vietnam veteran and close friend of Josh who organized the challenge in past years, with a citation on behalf of Common Wealth of Massachusetts at Ludlow High School, March 12. Cote received the award in recognition of his dedication to preserving the memory of Sgt. Joshua D. Desforges. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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Marines encourage a participant during the 5th Annual Sgt. Josh Desforges Fitness Challenge’s culminating event at Ludlow High School, on March 12. Every participant in the event who lasted the full hour, competed in a pullup challenge to determine the overall male and female winners. The challenge is used as a means to raise money for a scholarship award fund in Josh’s name. Last year, 20 Ludlow High School students were awarded $1,000. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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Marines encourage participants during the 5th Annual Sgt. Josh Desforges Fitness Challenge at Ludlow High School, on March 12. The challenge is used as a means to raise money for a scholarship award fund in Josh’s name. Last year, 20 Ludlow High School students were awarded $1,000. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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Staff Sgt. Raymundo Desouza, a Marine recruiter from Recruiting Station Springfield, Mass., encourages participants during the 5th Annual Sgt. Josh Desforges Fitness Challenge at Ludlow High School, on March 12. The challenge is used as a means to raise money for a scholarship award fund in Josh’s name. Last year, 20 Ludlow High School students were awarded $1,000. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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A Marine encourages a participant during the 5th Annual Sgt. Josh Desforges Fitness Challenge at Ludlow High School, on March 12. The challenge is used as a means to raise money for a scholarship/award fund in Josh’s name. Last year, 20 Ludlow High School students were awarded $1,000. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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Arlene Desforges, left, Sgt. Josh Desforges’ mother, holds squat-jack position during the 5th Annual Sgt. Josh Desforges Fitness Challenge at Ludlow High School, on March 12. The challenge is used as a means to raise money for a scholarship/award fund in Josh’s name. Last year, 20 Ludlow High School students were awarded $1,000. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
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The Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Brooklyn pose for a photo with three of the original Montford Point Marines. Numerous Montford Point Marines spoke to the Marines of Recruiting Station New York about their experiences at the Bethpage Community Park Feb. 27. The Montford Point Marines fought two wars, one abroad and one at home. While they fought for freedom overseas, they returned home to a nation that was separate and unequal. Breaking through racial barriers, they transformed the face of the Marine Corps.
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