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Recruiting Station Springfield

1st Marine Corps District

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Cpl. Aaron Atwood poses for a photograph holding his French Horn Nov. 5, at Marine Recruiting Station Springfield’s Headquarters. The 27-year-old Danbury, Connecticut-native used his Post 9/11 G.I. Bill to obtain a Bachelor’s of Music Performance Classical French Horn from Western Connecticut State University. Atwood has reenlisted into the Marines so that he can have a career as a full time preforming musician. He will be with the Marine Band stationed in New Orleans, La. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
Danbury native lives his dream, plays the French Horn
Cpl. Aaron Atwood poses for a photograph holding his French Horn Nov. 5, at Marine Recruiting Station Springfield’s Headquarters. The 27-year-old Danbury, Connecticut-native used his Post 9/11 G.I. Bill to obtain a Bachelor’s of Music Performance Classical French Horn from Western Connecticut State University. Atwood has reenlisted into the Marines so that he can have a career as a full time preforming musician. He will be with the Marine Band stationed in New Orleans, La. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
1st Lt. Stefan Milan, center left, explains the Marine Corps Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony on ESPN First Take to Molly Qerim, Nov. 5. The Marines, all from Marine Recruiting Station Springfield, 1st Marine Corps District, appeared on the show in light of the Marine Corps’ 240th birthday taking place on Nov. 10. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Marine Birthday ESPN First Take
1st Lt. Stefan Milan, center left, explains the Marine Corps Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony on ESPN First Take to Molly Qerim, Nov. 5. The Marines, all from Marine Recruiting Station Springfield, 1st Marine Corps District, appeared on the show in light of the Marine Corps’ 240th birthday taking place on Nov. 10. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
(Center) Geno Auriemma, the University of Connecticut’s Woman’s Basketball Coach, is awarded the 2015 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year, at the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Nov. 8. Gunnery Sgt. Manuel Beltran, right, and Danielle M. Donehew, left, the executive director for WBCA, presented Auriemma the award. The award is meant to recognize a coach for exemplary accomplishments throughout the year. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year
(Center) Geno Auriemma, the University of Connecticut’s Woman’s Basketball Coach, is awarded the 2015 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year, at the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Nov. 8. Gunnery Sgt. Manuel Beltran, right, and Danielle M. Donehew, left, the executive director for WBCA, presented Auriemma the award. The award is meant to recognize a coach for exemplary accomplishments throughout the year. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Gunnery Sgt. Manuel Beltran poses for a photo with the University of Connecticut’s Huskies, Woman’s Basketball Team, at the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Nov. 8. Beltran attend a Huskies game to present the team’s coach, Geno Auriemma, as the 2015 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
University of Connecticut’s Huskies
Gunnery Sgt. Manuel Beltran poses for a photo with the University of Connecticut’s Huskies, Woman’s Basketball Team, at the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Nov. 8. Beltran attend a Huskies game to present the team’s coach, Geno Auriemma, as the 2015 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Sgt. George English, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Plymouth, poses for a photograph at Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 18. English is a 25-year-old, Brockton, Massachusetts native. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
Travel and Adventure
Sgt. George English, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Plymouth, poses for a photograph at Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 18. English is a 25-year-old, Brockton, Massachusetts native. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
Sgt. Rosa Luna, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Waterbury, motivates Gisel Gomez, a female Poolee, a woman currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program, during a run as part of an Initial Strength Test on Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 15. The Delayed Entry Program is meant to help prepare young men and women for the rigors of Marine Corps Boot Camp. Gomez, 20, is from Worcester, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Worcester Vocational Technical High School. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
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Sgt. Rosa Luna, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Waterbury, motivates Gisel Gomez, a female Poolee, a woman currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program, during a run as part of an Initial Strength Test on Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 15. The Delayed Entry Program is meant to help prepare young men and women for the rigors of Marine Corps Boot Camp. Gomez, 20, is from Worcester, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Worcester Vocational Technical High School. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Brendan G. Walsh, a resident of Trumbull, Connecticut, and recent graduate of Brien McMahon High School, is one of this year’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program, Marine Corps Option, recipients. Maj. Thomas Abbott, left, and 1st Lt. Stefan Milan, right, present Walsh with a $180,000 scholarship during a high school awards ceremony June 3, 2015, at the school. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein.)
Brien McMahon High School Graduate Receives $180,000 NROTC Scholarship
Brendan G. Walsh, a resident of Trumbull, Connecticut, and recent graduate of Brien McMahon High School, is one of this year’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program, Marine Corps Option, recipients. Maj. Thomas Abbott, left, and 1st Lt. Stefan Milan, right, present Walsh with a $180,000 scholarship during a high school awards ceremony June 3, 2015, at the school. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein.)
Steven Jones, a resident of Tolland, Connecticut, and recent graduate of Tolland High School, is one of this year’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program, Marine Corps Option, recipients. Maj. Thomas Abbott, left, and 1st Lt. Stefan Milan, center, present Jones with a $180,000 scholarship during a high school awards ceremony June 2, 2014, at the school. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein.)
Tolland Graduate Receives $180,000 NROTC Scholarship
Steven Jones, a resident of Tolland, Connecticut, and recent graduate of Tolland High School, is one of this year’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program, Marine Corps Option, recipients. Maj. Thomas Abbott, left, and 1st Lt. Stefan Milan, center, present Jones with a $180,000 scholarship during a high school awards ceremony June 2, 2014, at the school. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein.)
Bill Felmer poses for a photograph in his office at the Core Fitness Health Club, on May 5. Felmer recently became the first veteran to complete Western Connecticut State University’s Honors Program while obtaining a bachelor’s degree in political science. The 28-year-old Marine veteran is a Bethel, Connecticut native. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
Bethel, Connecticut, native first student veteran to earn degree with honors from Western Connecticut State University
Bill Felmer poses for a photograph in his office at the Core Fitness Health Club, on May 5. Felmer recently became the first veteran to complete Western Connecticut State University’s Honors Program while obtaining a bachelor’s degree in political science. The 28-year-old Marine veteran is a Bethel, Connecticut native. (Official Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
Poolees from Recruiting Substation Waterbury compete in a tug-of-war competition during the 2015 Annual Field Meet, at Dufresne Recreational Park, May 16. Approximately 465 newly enlisted men and women from across New England, to include; Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, attended the event. The annual Marine Corps event is designed to challenge the Poolees’ physical fitness through various competitions and tests of endurance to ensure that they are prepared for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Marine Recruiting Station Springfield Annual Field Meet
Poolees from Recruiting Substation Waterbury compete in a tug-of-war competition during the 2015 Annual Field Meet, at Dufresne Recreational Park, May 16. Approximately 465 newly enlisted men and women from across New England, to include; Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, attended the event. The annual Marine Corps event is designed to challenge the Poolees’ physical fitness through various competitions and tests of endurance to ensure that they are prepared for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Sgt. Victor Sierra, a drill instructor and Covina, California native, teaches Poolees drill commands during the 2015 Annual Field Meet, at Dufresne Recreational Park, May 16. Approximately 465 newly enlisted men and women from across New England, to include; Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, attended the event. The annual Marine Corps event is designed to challenge the Poolees’ physical fitness through various competitions and tests of endurance to ensure that they are prepared for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Marine Recruiting Station Springfield Annual Field Meet
Sgt. Victor Sierra, a drill instructor and Covina, California native, teaches Poolees drill commands during the 2015 Annual Field Meet, at Dufresne Recreational Park, May 16. Approximately 465 newly enlisted men and women from across New England, to include; Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, attended the event. The annual Marine Corps event is designed to challenge the Poolees’ physical fitness through various competitions and tests of endurance to ensure that they are prepared for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Thomas Pereira looks at a display inside the Parris Island Museum on April 9, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Pereira was in attendance as part of the Educators Workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to give educators a firsthand look at how the Marine Corps transforms young men and women into United States Marines.  Pereira is an educator with Westhill High School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
Educators Workshop
Thomas Pereira looks at a display inside the Parris Island Museum on April 9, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Pereira was in attendance as part of the Educators Workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to give educators a firsthand look at how the Marine Corps transforms young men and women into United States Marines. Pereira is an educator with Westhill High School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein).
RS Springfield News
Marine, Danbury native lives his dream, plays the French Horn By Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | December 2, 2015
Travel and Adventure By Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | August 28, 2015
Returning quality citizens: Bethel, Connecticut, native first student veteran to earn degree with honors from Western Connecticut State University By Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | June 2, 2015
How Ludlow High School honors its fallen Hero By Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | March 13, 2015
Springfield Marines up to challenge at 2015 Hoophall Classic By Cpl. Thurston | January 16, 2015
Shedding, Shooting, Recruiting By Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | December 19, 2014
Marine Corps Band Lands at the Big E By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | October 1, 2014
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