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1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

605 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
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Marine Corps Band Lands at the Big E

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | October 01, 2014

The United States Marine Corps takes part in many community outreach events and programs, though arguably nothing leaves a fonder memory in the public’s mind then being present at a performance of the illustrious Marine Corps Band. Thirty-seven Marines with the Parris Island Marine Corps Band made their way to West Springfield, Mass. to perform at MORE
Machine Gunner Serves Up More Than Hot Brass

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | September 29, 2014

Cooking for many people is just a means of survival, whether you are cooking at home preparing dinner or cooking up an MRE (meal ready to eat) in the field. For Staff Sgt. Jesse Costa it’s something more, it’s a passion; a passion discovered in the Marine Corps.Today Costa finds himself cooking with Coast Guard veteran and Hell’s Kitchen MORE
Marine veteran uses GI Bill to become an officer in Amherst, Mass.

By Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | September 29, 2014

Irfan Siddiqui will be a commissioned Marine Corps officer in 2017, or at least that is his plan. The former staff sergeant is doing something many Marine veterans do – using his Post 9/11 GI Bill to obtain a degree. Siddiqui said he exited the Marines, after nine years of service, with two goals. First, obtain a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry MORE
New Jersey Marines Reflect, Honor 9/11

By Sgt. Samuel A. Nasso | September 11, 2014

Today marks 13 years after the attacks of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. The tragedy affected many people and to this day continues to have an impact. For the Marines and poolees of Marine Corps Recruiting Station New Jersey, the impact was felt the day it occurred.“I was in high school science class,” said Sgt. Steven Toth, canvassing MORE
Cedar Creek pushed to their limit by Marines

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | August 02, 2014

Recruiting Station New Jersey hosted an Enhanced Leadership Seminar meant to impart Marine Corps leadership principles, discipline and camaraderie to members of the Cedar Creek High School football team at Naval Weapons Station Earle, August 1.Cedar Creek players started the leadership seminar by warming up with their Marine mentors. Following the MORE
1MCD’s CO retires, passes torch

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | July 11, 2014

Col. J. J. Dill, the former commanding officer of 1st Marine Corps District, finishes his career where it all started, July 11 at Naval Weapons Station Earle. A change of command ceremony welcoming Col. James T. Iulo, the present commanding officer of 1MCD, and a retirement ceremony for Dill brought together Marines from Recruiting Stations New MORE
Second Annual Basilone Bowl

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | June 27, 2014

The 2nd Annual Basilone Bowl took place June 26, at Bridgewater- Raritan High School bringing together the community, poolees and local Marines.  The Basilone Bowl is a football game held to honor one of the Marine Corps greatest heroes, Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.“This game is really awesome; MORE
Inaugural Dan Daly Cup, game day

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | June 23, 2014

The Inaugural Dan Daly Cup took place June 21, at Glen Clove High School’s Maiden Field, bringing the community and local Marines together in remembrance of a Glen Cove native hero, Sgt. Maj. Dan Daly. Daly is a recipient of two Medals of Honor, the greatest honor given in service to one’s country.The event began with a rededication to the Dan Daly MORE
Recruiting Station Pittsburgh welcomes new commander

By Cpl. Pedro Cardenas | June 17, 2014

Marine Corps Recruiting Station Pittsburgh welcomed its new commander, Maj. Frank P. Mease Jr., who took command from Maj. John M. Hunt during a change of command ceremony at Heinz Field, June 13.The new commander, Mease, completed Officer Candidate School and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 2002. Mease enlisted and had served in the MORE
Marines inspire athletes, remember hometown hero

By Lance Cpl. Jessica Quezada | June 20, 2014

In honor of a forgotten hero, the City of Glen Cove, New York will be the site of the Inaugural Dan Daly Cup lacrosse all­star game this Saturday at 12 PM.The event kicks­off with paying homage to Dan Daly at his memorial in the Glen Cove Monument Park the morning of the game. Following the ceremony, a parade led by the Quantico Marine Corps Band MORE
Taking steps in right direction

By Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | May 30, 2014

Private First Class Tony R. Fantoli has a clear goal in life, and service in the Marine Corps Reserves is going to help get him there. MORE
US Marines honor Medal of Honor recipients
Fox and Friends June 22, 2014
How the US Marine Corps Jazz Ensemble recruits with music
By Andrea Crossan - PRI's The World March 14. 2014
Observant Marine helps Colonie Police apprehend shoplifter
By Andrew Beam - The Record News December 20, 2013
U.S. Marine stops shoplifter at Colonie Center Mall
By Erin Vanella - TWC News December 20, 2013
Marine stops shoplifter at Colonie Center
Fox 23 News December 19, 2013
Marine halts attempted shoplifting at Colonie Center
By Ben Gorenstein - News Channel 13 WNYT December 19, 2013
Marine stops shoplifter at Colonie Center
CBS 6 December 19, 2013
Marine halts attempted shoplifting at Colonie Center December 19, 2013
Marines run their boot camp to bring MV together
By Ray Duckler - Concord Monitor Aug 21, 2013
Marine Corps Sponsoring First Ever Basilone Bowl
By Audrey Levine - Bridgewater Patch April 23, 2013
Football: Inaugural John Basilone Bowl to be played in June
By James Kratch - The Star Ledger April 23, 2013
Basilone Bowl Game not just about football
By Harry Frezza - The Courier News April 23, 2013
Maine-Endwell student's love of music leads to Marine Corps
By Meghin Delaney - Feb 17, 2013
Enlistment in the MEOP Program
By Fox 40 Binghamton Feb 11, 2013
Selinsgrove the talk of S.C. Marine Corps base 
By Francis Scarcella -  The Daily Item Feb 5, 2013
Boot camp A lot of screaming not much sleep
By Amelia Kunhardt - The Patriot Ledger Jan 12, 2013
Freedom meets the Marines
By Darren "Freedom" Green - The Trentonian Jan 9, 2013
Marines mold men, educators
By Sean Sanbeg - Pocono Record Dec 22, 2012
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