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Headquarters Recruiting Command

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New York Marine recognized for life-saving actions

New York Marine recognized for life-saving actions

By Cpl. Kristin E. Moreno | March 21, 2014

NEW YORK - Sgt. Rasheem Thomas, a native of New York City currently attached to Transportation and Support Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., was recognized at the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation’s 19th Annual Semper Fidelis Gala on March 20. MORE
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Discipline in body, mind, character

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | March 17, 2014

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - Standing at 5 feet 11 inches tall and 195 pounds this Marine is the epitome of physical fitness. It comes as no surprise this body-building award winner was awarded as honor graduate of his Martial Arts Instructor Course. MORE
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1MCD hosts Marine Corps Jazz Ensemble

1st MCD hosts Marine Corps Jazz Ensemble

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | March 17, 2014

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - “There is a point where music becomes less about music and more about being a person,” said Sgt. Charlie Arbelaez, an alto saxophone player assigned to Marine Band San Diego originally from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. MORE
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Glen Cove High students take Marine Corps’ fitness challenge

By Cpl. Kristin E. Moreno | February 21, 2014

GLEN COVE, N.Y. -- He walked into the school, a symbol of pride and authority, but this wasn’t a typical high school visit. And for the students, this wouldn’t be their typical Friday gym class. MORE
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Wounded Warriors visit National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Wounded Warriors visit National September 11 Memorial, Museum

By Cpl. Daniel E. Valle | February 05, 2014

Marines assigned to the Wounded Warrior Regiment visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Feb. 1. The visit, intended to give the Marines an opportunity to see the site that commemorates and honors the thousands lost in the attacks of Sept. 11, allowed them to pay their respects to those who lost their lives during the attacks as well MORE
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Despite small stature, Wolcott, Conn., native earns title Marine

Despite small stature, Wolcott, Conn., native earns title Marine

By Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | February 06, 2014

Bianca Saunders stands 5-feet tall and weighs just under 100 pounds. On Dec. 20, 2013 she did something many people thought she was incapable of – she earned the title Marine. MORE
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Marines honor WWII Silver Star recipient

Marines honor fallen WWII Silver Star recipient

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas, January 10, 2014 | January 11, 2014

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - Many have heard the phrase “Once a Marine, always a Marine.” The Marines of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment ensure it is a phrase that is not forgotten. MORE
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Marine Receives Award at USO Armed Forces Gala, Gold Medal Dinner

By Cpl Dan Valle | December 13, 2013

NEW YORK CITY – Sergeant David R. Grossman, a special collection team operator with 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, received the USO George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award at the 52nd USO Armed Forces Gala & Gold Medal Dinner, here Dec. 11. “I’m honored to receive this award,” said MORE
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Striving for change

Striving for change

By Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | December 09, 2013

David Flores’ measure of wealth is values, which is exactly why the 24-year-old Rhode Island resident has decided to enlist in the Marine Corps.  Flores, who is scheduled to leave for recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., in May, said he sees service in the Marine Corps as a chance for him to provide a future for his MORE
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DISTRICT IN THE NEWS
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
NBCNews.com 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 - Pressconnects.com 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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