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Recruiting Station Portsmouth

1st Marine Corps District

755 Banfield Road, Suite 2, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Staff Sgt. Andre Diaz gives a talk about individual and team endurance to participants of the Sports Leadership Academy - Boston Soccer program at the Fore Kicks facility in Taunton, Mass., July 22, 2017. The academy is a free program offered to high school athletes to boost their soccer skills and gain leadership knowledge from the local Marine recruiters. Diaz is a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Brockton, Mass.
RS Portsmouth Marines kick Mass. soccer leadership academy
Staff Sgt. Andre Diaz gives a talk about individual and team endurance to participants of the Sports Leadership Academy - Boston Soccer program at the Fore Kicks facility in Taunton, Mass., July 22, 2017. The academy is a free program offered to high school athletes to boost their soccer skills and gain leadership knowledge from the local Marine recruiters. Diaz is a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Brockton, Mass.
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Austin "Sparky" Renforth speaks to the recruiters of Recruiting Station Portsmouth during the command's monthly training period held at the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape school on the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 12, 2017. Renforth spoke to the Marines about their contributions to the national recruiting effort. Renforth is the commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Repot Parris Island, S.C., and Marine Corps Recruiting Command's Eastern Recruiting Region.
MCRDPI & ERR CG visits RS Portsmouth recruiters
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Austin "Sparky" Renforth speaks to the recruiters of Recruiting Station Portsmouth during the command's monthly training period held at the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape school on the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 12, 2017. Renforth spoke to the Marines about their contributions to the national recruiting effort. Renforth is the commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Repot Parris Island, S.C., and Marine Corps Recruiting Command's Eastern Recruiting Region.
Staff Sgt. James Ralstin presents Michael Lunny, a junior with Sanford High School in Sanford, Maine, with a plaque commemorating his Semper Fidelis All-American Program selection during an award ceremony at the school, June 13, 2017. Lunny will be one of less than 100 nominees attending the Battles Won Academy, a Marine Corps leadership and networking seminar in Washington, D.C. Ralstin is a canvassing recruiter for Recruiting Substation Dover, N.H.
RS Portsmouth SFAAP nomination presentation
Staff Sgt. James Ralstin presents Michael Lunny, a junior with Sanford High School in Sanford, Maine, with a plaque commemorating his Semper Fidelis All-American Program selection during an award ceremony at the school, June 13, 2017. Lunny will be one of less than 100 nominees attending the Battles Won Academy, a Marine Corps leadership and networking seminar in Washington, D.C. Ralstin is a canvassing recruiter for Recruiting Substation Dover, N.H.
Marine Captain Patrick Deane speaks at the Wellesley High School senior awards night to present Katrina Smith with a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship in Wellesley, Massachusetts, May 26. Smith is one of four applicants in the Recruiting Station Portsmouth area to be given the $180,000 scholarship, where they will attend college and become commissioned second lieutenants following their graduations. (Courtesy photo provided by Katrina Smith)
Wellesley senior presented with NROTC scholarship
Marine Captain Patrick Deane speaks at the Wellesley High School senior awards night to present Katrina Smith with a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship in Wellesley, Massachusetts, May 26. Smith is one of four applicants in the Recruiting Station Portsmouth area to be given the $180,000 scholarship, where they will attend college and become commissioned second lieutenants following their graduations. (Courtesy photo provided by Katrina Smith)
Marines motivate a Marine enlistee during a dizzy-izzy 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 that helps prepare the station's enlistees for recruit training.
2017 RS Portsmouth All-Hands Pool Function
Marines motivate a Marine enlistee during a dizzy-izzy 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 that helps prepare the station's enlistees for recruit training.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Courtney Holliday engages in “drill instructor time” with Marine enlistees during the annual Recruiting Station Portsmouth All-Hands Pool Function at Fort Devens, Mass., May 13, 2017. The function is a two-day event that helps prepare the station's enlistees for recruit training. Holliday is a drill instructor for Papa Co., 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.
2017 RS Portsmouth All-Hands Pool Function
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Courtney Holliday engages in “drill instructor time” with Marine enlistees during the annual Recruiting Station Portsmouth All-Hands Pool Function at Fort Devens, Mass., May 13, 2017. The function is a two-day event that helps prepare the station's enlistees for recruit training. Holliday is a drill instructor for Papa Co., 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.
High school and college educators from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts descend the rappel tower during 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 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. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright / Released)
RS Portsmouth Educators participate in Educators' Workshop 2017
High school and college educators from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts descend the rappel tower during 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 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. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright / Released)
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. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright / Released)
RS Portsmouth Educators participate in Educators' Workshop 2017
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. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright / Released)
Isabell Smith, a freshman at Husson University and player with the Women Lacrosse Team, fireman-carries a teammate during the maneuver under fire portion of the Combat Fitness Test during a Leadership Seminar with Marine recruiters from Recruiting Substations Central and Northern Maine, March 8. The lacrosse team was run through the CFT, a series of circuit course exercises and activities, and a seminar on Marine Corps leadership traits and principles.
Husson U. Women Lacrosse Team run Marine CFT
Isabell Smith, a freshman at Husson University and player with the Women Lacrosse Team, fireman-carries a teammate during the maneuver under fire portion of the Combat Fitness Test during a Leadership Seminar with Marine recruiters from Recruiting Substations Central and Northern Maine, March 8. The lacrosse team was run through the CFT, a series of circuit course exercises and activities, and a seminar on Marine Corps leadership traits and principles.
Staff Sgt. Grace Gomez, drill instructor for November Co., 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, speaks to female poolees during the Recruiting Station Portsmouth's Female Pool Function at Hanscom Air Force Base, March 4, 2017. The purpose of the event was to screen the poolees, conduct an Initial Strength Test and give them a period of instruction with a drill instructor prior to them leaving for recruit training.
RS Portsmouth conducts Female Pool Function
Staff Sgt. Grace Gomez, drill instructor for November Co., 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, speaks to female poolees during the Recruiting Station Portsmouth's Female Pool Function at Hanscom Air Force Base, March 4, 2017. The purpose of the event was to screen the poolees, conduct an Initial Strength Test and give them a period of instruction with a drill instructor prior to them leaving for recruit training.
Alex Voyer, a senior in Wiesbaden High School, Wiesbaden, Germany, shakes hands with U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Gregory Wilson, the officer-in-charge of the Marine liaison team of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, at the Marine Forces Europe / Africa Headquarters on United States Army Garrison Stuttgart, following his swearing-in, Feb. 8, 2017. Voyer is one of the first two applicants to enlist in the Marine Corps since the Marines started offering enlistment opportunities in Europe.
Marine Corps enlists first applicants in Europe
Alex Voyer, a senior in Wiesbaden High School, Wiesbaden, Germany, shakes hands with U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Gregory Wilson, the officer-in-charge of the Marine liaison team of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, at the Marine Forces Europe / Africa Headquarters on United States Army Garrison Stuttgart, following his swearing-in, Feb. 8, 2017. Voyer is one of the first two applicants to enlist in the Marine Corps since the Marines started offering enlistment opportunities in Europe.
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.
Patriot/Naval officer re-enlists Marine recruiter
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.
Newly-commissioned 2nd Lt. Charles Valenza, gratuate of University of New Hampshire, hugs his grandfather, a Korean War veteran, following his commissioning ceremony, Jan. 14, 2017. Valenza commissioned through the Platoon Leaders Course, where college students attend Officer Candidate School during their college summers and commisson upon graduation.
From generation to generation
Newly-commissioned 2nd Lt. Charles Valenza, gratuate of University of New Hampshire, hugs his grandfather, a Korean War veteran, following his commissioning ceremony, Jan. 14, 2017. Valenza commissioned through the Platoon Leaders Course, where college students attend Officer Candidate School during their college summers and commisson upon graduation.
A student of Danvers High School in Danvers, Mass., completes the final ammunition can lift for his team during a Marine Corps Leadership Seminar class and workout at the high school football field, Dec. 2, 2016. The Marines of Recruiting Substation North Boston conducted a leadership seminar with the hockey team of Danvers High School, which consisted of a class on Marine Corps leadership traits followed by a circuit course workout. Marine recruiters conduct these seminars at the request of a school or sports team to teach the group how the Marines shape leaders and build team cohesion.
Marine Leadership Seminar at Danvers High School
A student of Danvers High School in Danvers, Mass., completes the final ammunition can lift for his team during a Marine Corps Leadership Seminar class and workout at the high school football field, Dec. 2, 2016. The Marines of Recruiting Substation North Boston conducted a leadership seminar with the hockey team of Danvers High School, which consisted of a class on Marine Corps leadership traits followed by a circuit course workout. Marine recruiters conduct these seminars at the request of a school or sports team to teach the group how the Marines shape leaders and build team cohesion.
Gunnery Sgt. Stacie D. Crowther, drum major for Marine Corps Band New Orleans, leads the band off the field after their half-time performance at the New England Patriots game against the Seattle Seahawks at Gillette Stadium, Nov. 13, 2016. The band performed a Centennial concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marine Corps Reserve. From World War I through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Marine Corps Reserve has played an essential role in the Marine Corps Total Force by augmenting and reinforcing the active component across the full range of military operations.
 
Gunnery Sgt. Stacie D. Crowther, drum major for Marine Corps Band New Orleans, leads the band off the field after their half-time performance at the New England Patriots game against the Seattle Seahawks at Gillette Stadium, Nov. 13, 2016. The band performed a Centennial concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marine Corps Reserve. From World War I through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Marine Corps Reserve has played an essential role in the Marine Corps Total Force by augmenting and reinforcing the active component across the full range of military operations.  
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Katherine Estes speaks to attendees of the military judge advocacy group Q&A panel during the National Latina/o Law Student Association conference at Suffolk University in Boston, Sept. 30, 2016. During the NLLSA’s conference, law students of Latino heritage conduct learning and working groups and liaise with each other and represented companies. Marine Corps staff judge advocates and other subject matter experts were present to help judge competitions and take part in Q&A panels.
Marine staff judge advocates at NLLSA conference
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Katherine Estes speaks to attendees of the military judge advocacy group Q&A panel during the National Latina/o Law Student Association conference at Suffolk University in Boston, Sept. 30, 2016. During the NLLSA’s conference, law students of Latino heritage conduct learning and working groups and liaise with each other and represented companies. Marine Corps staff judge advocates and other subject matter experts were present to help judge competitions and take part in Q&A panels.
Sgt. Erik Brown, canvassing recruiter for Recruiting Substation Manchester, New Hampshire, tosses the coin at the start of the Londonderry vs. Pinkerton high school football game, Sept. 23, 2016. The game is part of the Great American Rivalry Series, a series of high school football games between schools with historic sports rivalries. During and after the game, the Marines and GARS recognized football players with the highest GPA of their teams and players that contributed most to the game and the sport as a whole.
Londonderry vs. Pinkerton High School Coin Flip
Sgt. Erik Brown, canvassing recruiter for Recruiting Substation Manchester, New Hampshire, tosses the coin at the start of the Londonderry vs. Pinkerton high school football game, Sept. 23, 2016. The game is part of the Great American Rivalry Series, a series of high school football games between schools with historic sports rivalries. During and after the game, the Marines and GARS recognized football players with the highest GPA of their teams and players that contributed most to the game and the sport as a whole.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Phillip Voss, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation North Boston, blocks a University of Massachusetts - Boston women’s soccer team player from completing an obstacle during a leadership seminar at the UMass Boston fields, Aug. 19. Marine Corps leadership seminars are events wherein participants are taught about what makes good individual leaders and team cohesiveness followed by a workout regimen designed to make participants exercise those leadership principles under stress.
UMass Boston Leadership Seminar
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Phillip Voss, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation North Boston, blocks a University of Massachusetts - Boston women’s soccer team player from completing an obstacle during a leadership seminar at the UMass Boston fields, Aug. 19. Marine Corps leadership seminars are events wherein participants are taught about what makes good individual leaders and team cohesiveness followed by a workout regimen designed to make participants exercise those leadership principles under stress.
Staff Sgt. Shane Howard, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Worcester, Massachusetts, cheers on a soccer player conducting the flexed-arm hang with the rest of her team following their bracket win at the Global Premier Soccer Memorial Day Tournament, May 30, 2016.
Testing champions at GPA Memorial Day Soccer tournament
Staff Sgt. Shane Howard, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Worcester, Massachusetts, cheers on a soccer player conducting the flexed-arm hang with the rest of her team following their bracket win at the Global Premier Soccer Memorial Day Tournament, May 30, 2016.
Staff Sgt. Michael Perez, armory chief for 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, speaks about the combat capabilities of the M16A4 service rifle to poolees of Recruiting Station Portsmouth during the annual All-Hands Pool Function aboard Fort Devens, Massachusetts, May 21, 2016. The function is a two-day evolution that serves as a mass progress update for the station's poolees as they prepare for recruit training and a unit cohesion event, bringing all the area's recruiters and their future recruits together.
RS Portsmouth All-Hands Pool Function
Staff Sgt. Michael Perez, armory chief for 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, speaks about the combat capabilities of the M16A4 service rifle to poolees of Recruiting Station Portsmouth during the annual All-Hands Pool Function aboard Fort Devens, Massachusetts, May 21, 2016. The function is a two-day evolution that serves as a mass progress update for the station's poolees as they prepare for recruit training and a unit cohesion event, bringing all the area's recruiters and their future recruits together.
General Joseph Dunford (center), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stands with Capt. Jacob Nihart, the Officer Selection Officer of OST Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and  2nd Lt. Nicholas Nevers following the latter's graduation of the Maine Maritime Academy, May 7, 2016. Nevers became a Marine Corps officer through the Platoon Leader's Course where he attended Marine officer training during his college summers and commissioned during his graduation. Dunford was the guest speaker and commissioning officer of the graduation as his niece graduated and commissioned into the Navy.
Gen. Dunford commissions Maine Maritime Academy graduate
General Joseph Dunford (center), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stands with Capt. Jacob Nihart, the Officer Selection Officer of OST Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and 2nd Lt. Nicholas Nevers following the latter's graduation of the Maine Maritime Academy, May 7, 2016. Nevers became a Marine Corps officer through the Platoon Leader's Course where he attended Marine officer training during his college summers and commissioned during his graduation. Dunford was the guest speaker and commissioning officer of the graduation as his niece graduated and commissioned into the Navy.
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.
2nd MAW band at Fenway Park
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.
Marching the marathon
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.
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.
Marines liaising at Natonal Society of Black Engineers convention
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.
Quantico band in Everett, Mass, high school
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.
New Marines on recruiters assistance with Recruiting Substation Brockton, Massachusetts, carry the casket of Sam Bernstein, a former Marine who fought on Iwo Jima, into the Temple Beth AM prior to his burial, Dec. 30. Bernstein left the Marine Corps as a corporal following his return from Japan, but never forgot his time in service.
New Marines honor passed WWII Marine
New Marines on recruiters assistance with Recruiting Substation Brockton, Massachusetts, carry the casket of Sam Bernstein, a former Marine who fought on Iwo Jima, into the Temple Beth AM prior to his burial, Dec. 30. Bernstein left the Marine Corps as a corporal following his return from Japan, but never forgot his time in service.
Robert Klare, former Marine staff sergeant and survivor of the attack of Pearl Harbor in World War II, promoted Sgt. Travis Colson to staff sergeant on the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, Dec. 7. Klare, a resident of Colson's recruiting area of operation, wanted to promote the Marine to the rank he once was due to the camaraderie that the Marine Corps holds for all Marines, regardless of rank or age. Colson is staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge of Recruiting Substation Dover, New Hampshire.
Pearl Harbor Survivor promotes brother-in-arms
Robert Klare, former Marine staff sergeant and survivor of the attack of Pearl Harbor in World War II, promoted Sgt. Travis Colson to staff sergeant on the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, Dec. 7. Klare, a resident of Colson's recruiting area of operation, wanted to promote the Marine to the rank he once was due to the camaraderie that the Marine Corps holds for all Marines, regardless of rank or age. Colson is staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge of Recruiting Substation Dover, New Hampshire.
Sergeant Britteny L. Whitaker high-fives a young viewer of the Concord Christmas Parade in Concord, New Hampshire, Nov. 21. Marines and poolees of Recruiting Substation Concord led the parade for the day double-timing to cadence. Whitaker is the supply chief for Recruiting Station Portsmouth, NH.
Marines lead Concord, NH Christmas Parade
Sergeant Britteny L. Whitaker high-fives a young viewer of the Concord Christmas Parade in Concord, New Hampshire, Nov. 21. Marines and poolees of Recruiting Substation Concord led the parade for the day double-timing to cadence. Whitaker is the supply chief for Recruiting Station Portsmouth, NH.
Sergeant Kevin Haas looks at a picture of U.S. Navy Blue Angels aircraft with a patient of the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, Sept. 4. Prior to the Blue Angels’ flight demonstrations at the Great State of Maine Air Show at the Brunswick Executive Airport in Brunswick, Maine, pilots and Navy and Marine recruiters spent some time at the hospital and played with some of the children undergoing various treatments. “The real heroes are the kids and the medical staff there,” said Haas. “Their drive and determination are endless. It was truly a touching experience.” Haas is a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Central Maine, Recruiting Station Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
With the Children
Sergeant Kevin Haas looks at a picture of U.S. Navy Blue Angels aircraft with a patient of the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, Sept. 4. Prior to the Blue Angels’ flight demonstrations at the Great State of Maine Air Show at the Brunswick Executive Airport in Brunswick, Maine, pilots and Navy and Marine recruiters spent some time at the hospital and played with some of the children undergoing various treatments. “The real heroes are the kids and the medical staff there,” said Haas. “Their drive and determination are endless. It was truly a touching experience.” Haas is a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Central Maine, Recruiting Station Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
(Left to right) Rachel Erin, Heidi Lewellyn and Faith Swenson conduct flex-arm hangs for time at the Marine tent during the Urban Raid Portland 5K obstacle run, Aug. 15. The three Marines at the event ran the race and placed second in the team category and one poolee placed third in his age group.
Group arm-hang
(Left to right) Rachel Erin, Heidi Lewellyn and Faith Swenson conduct flex-arm hangs for time at the Marine tent during the Urban Raid Portland 5K obstacle run, Aug. 15. The three Marines at the event ran the race and placed second in the team category and one poolee placed third in his age group.
(Left to right) Sergeant Justin Tellar takes a selfie with professional golfers Katherine Perry, Alexandria Jacobsen and Kaitlin Coons following their completion of the W. B. Mason Championship at the Thorney Lea Golf Club, Aug. 16. Marines of Recruiting Station Portsmouth were invited to tour the course and view the championship, where the golfers play for a spot in the Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour. Tellar is a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Brockton, Massachusetts.
A day with the pros
(Left to right) Sergeant Justin Tellar takes a selfie with professional golfers Katherine Perry, Alexandria Jacobsen and Kaitlin Coons following their completion of the W. B. Mason Championship at the Thorney Lea Golf Club, Aug. 16. Marines of Recruiting Station Portsmouth were invited to tour the course and view the championship, where the golfers play for a spot in the Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour. Tellar is a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Brockton, Massachusetts.
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