1st Marine Corps District

 

1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

605 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
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(Right)United States Marine Corps Pfc. Dayle M. Taber, a Hilton, N.Y., native and recent recruit training graduate, teaches push-up techniques to female Delayed Entry Program enlistees during an All-Female Pool Function in Rochester, N.Y., April 9, 2016. Taber motivated and shared her boot camp experiences with the future female Marines during the function. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Hilton native follows childhood goal of becoming a Marine
(Right)United States Marine Corps Pfc. Dayle M. Taber, a Hilton, N.Y., native and recent recruit training graduate, teaches push-up techniques to female Delayed Entry Program enlistees during an All-Female Pool Function in Rochester, N.Y., April 9, 2016. Taber motivated and shared her boot camp experiences with the future female Marines during the function. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Lacinda Trimble-Hackett (center) is awarded the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship at the library of Catskill Senior High School by U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Carolyn Giebel (left) and Gunnery Sgt. Brian Buckwalter (right) the morning of April 5, 2016. Hackett was among the three out of 32 applicants who were accepted for the scholarship and applied through Marine Corps Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., whom Giebel and Buckwalter represent.
Marines provide scholarship to Catskill, N.Y., native
Lacinda Trimble-Hackett (center) is awarded the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship at the library of Catskill Senior High School by U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Carolyn Giebel (left) and Gunnery Sgt. Brian Buckwalter (right) the morning of April 5, 2016. Hackett was among the three out of 32 applicants who were accepted for the scholarship and applied through Marine Corps Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., whom Giebel and Buckwalter represent.
Marines of Recruiting Station New York mentor youth basketball players during the Leaders of the Hardwood, a one-day basketball camp, at Basketball City in New York City, March 21, 2016. The camp’s purpose is to reinforce the core elements of being a leader on and off the basketball court.
Marine Corps Basketball Camp
Marines of Recruiting Station New York mentor youth basketball players during the Leaders of the Hardwood, a one-day basketball camp, at Basketball City in New York City, March 21, 2016. The camp’s purpose is to reinforce the core elements of being a leader on and off the basketball court.
Educators from Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont are instructed in weapon safety before participating in the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer during the Educators’ Workshop on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The educators received an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at Marine Corps recruit training during the three-day workshop. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/released)
Educators train like Marines at Parris Island
Educators from Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont are instructed in weapon safety before participating in the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer during the Educators’ Workshop on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The educators received an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at Marine Corps recruit training during the three-day workshop. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/Released)
Amy Gehring, an educator at Upper Dauphin High School, receives tips on how to shoot her M-16A4 rifle during an Educators’ Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The Marine Corps invited teachers from New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont to experience how Marines are made at the depot. The educators were given the opportunity to shoot the same weapon as recruits and were accompanied by Marine Corps marksmanship instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/released)
Educators train like Marines at Parris Island
Amy Gehring, an educator at Upper Dauphin High School, receives tips on how to shoot her M-16A4 rifle during an Educators’ Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The Marine Corps invited teachers from New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont to experience how Marines are made at the depot. The educators were given the opportunity to shoot the same weapon as recruits and were accompanied by Marine Corps marksmanship instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/Released)
Educators from northern New York view the F/A-18 Hornet static display during the Educators' Workshop on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., March 9, 2016.The educators  volunteer to attend a three-day workshop so they can better understand what it takes to be a United States Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/ Released)
Educators' Workshop 2016
Educators from New York view the F/A-18 Hornet static display during the Educators' Workshop on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., March 9, 2016.The educators volunteer to attend a three-day workshop so they can better understand what it takes to be a United States Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/ Released)
An educator from eastern Pennsylvania fires the M16A4 rifle during the Educators' Workshop on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The workshop provides an opportunity for the educators to see recruit training firsthand while learning about the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/ Released)
Educators' Workshop 2016
An educator from eastern Pennsylvania fires the M16A4 rifle during the Educators' Workshop on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The workshop provides an opportunity for the educators to see recruit training firsthand while learning about the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/ Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Justin Smith, a drill instructor with Fox Co. 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, explains to educators, during the Educators’ Workshop, what recruits experience during their first day on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The educators, from Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont, were brought to Parris Island to get a small glimpse of what it takes to earn the title United States Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/Released)
Educators Workshop
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Justin Smith, a drill instructor with Fox Co. 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, explains to educators, during the Educators’ Workshop, what recruits experience during their first day on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The educators, from Pennsylvania, New York, and Vermont, were brought to Parris Island to get a small glimpse of what it takes to earn the title United States Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston/Released)
Lorraine Selke, director of bands at West Chester East High School, looks down the scope of an M-16 A4 service rifle during an Educator Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The Marine Corps invited teachers from throughout the north east area to see how Marines are made aboard the depot. The educators were given the opportunity to shoot the same weapons as used by recruits and were accompanied by Marine Corps marksman instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas)
Educators Workshop
Lorraine Selke, director of bands at West Chester East High School, looks down the scope of an M-16 A4 service rifle during an Educator Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., March 9, 2016. The Marine Corps invited teachers from throughout the north east area to see how Marines are made aboard the depot. The educators were given the opportunity to shoot the same weapons as used by recruits and were accompanied by Marine Corps marksman instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brandon Thomas/Released)
Sgt. Abraham Bility is awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his superior performance while serving as the awards clerk at 1st Marine Corps District in Garden City, N.Y Feb. 23. Bility, a native of Liberia, joined the Marine Corps in June 2010 where he earned his U.S. citizenship. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston)
A-Billet of the Year
Sgt. Abraham Bility is awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his superior performance while serving as the awards clerk at 1st Marine Corps District in Garden City, N.Y., Feb. 23. Bility, a native of Liberia, joined the Marine Corps in June 2010 where he earned his U.S. citizenship. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Thurston)
Sergeant Thomas Adams starts a face-off with a member of the Sanford, Maine, police department hockey team during The Maine Event, Battle on Ice hockey tournament, Jan. 15. Adams is one of 15 Marines who came together from across the Marine Corps to play in the tournament, coming from Hawaii, Alaska, Texas and both coasts. This is the first time the team has played together and are aiming to create a Marine Corps-recognized All-Marine Ice Hockey Team. Adams is a satellite communications operator with the 3rd Marine Regiment.
Marine hockey team plays in Maine
Sergeant Thomas Adams starts a face-off with a member of the Sanford, Maine, police department hockey team during The Maine Event, Battle on Ice hockey tournament, Jan. 15. Adams is one of 15 Marines who came together from across the Marine Corps to play in the tournament, coming from Hawaii, Alaska, Texas and both coasts. This is the first time the team has played together and are aiming to create a Marine Corps-recognized All-Marine Ice Hockey Team. Adams is a satellite communications operator with the 3rd Marine Regiment.
Hannah DeBalsi, Athlete of the Month from Staples High School, is presented with a plaque by Staff Sergeant Jason Caldwell on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps and Sports Illustrated,  Jan. 9, 2016 at Staples High School, Westport, Conn. DeBalsi received the award for excellence in cross-country, her desire to give back to her community and her superior performance in her academics.
The Marine Corps and Sports Illustrated recognize Hannah DeBalsi as athlete of the month
Hannah DeBalsi, Athlete of the Month from Staples High School, is presented with a plaque by Staff Sergeant Jason Caldwell on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps and Sports Illustrated, Jan. 9, 2016 at Staples High School, Westport, Conn. DeBalsi received the award for excellence in cross-country, her desire to give back to her community and her superior performance in her academics.
Unit News
From Iraq to Syracuse: How one man came from helping Marines to becoming one of ‘The Few, the Proud’

By By SSgt. Christopher O’Quin | April 14, 2016

In Baghdad, Iraq 2003, a young teenager is standing with a squad of Marines from 1st Marine Division. The Marines teach him American slang and phrases; while he helps the troops understand the local population. During the early months of Operation Iraqi Freedom, he would spend his free time volunteering to help the Coalition bridge the cultural divide, a monumental task for someone his age. MORE
Harrisburg Educators train like Marines at Parris Island

By Cpl. Brandon Thomas | March 16, 2016

Forty educators from eastern Pennsylvania experienced firsthand just a small taste of the rigors of Marine Corps boot camp during an Educator Workshop, March 8 to 11, in hopes of gaining a better understanding of the Marine Corps. MORE
Lynn native strives to help establish All-Marine Ice Hockey Team

By Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright | January 15, 2016

The teams sets up in formation. Their minds are both on the objective and the opposition that lies before them. The moments before initial actions are tense, curtailed breaths showing out in quick wisps from beneath their helmets. A resounding “thump” is heard and both sides execute their battle plans. MORE
Marines bring Christmas cheer

By Cpl. Brandon Thomas | December 29, 2015

 Garden City, NY, --Marines from the 1st Marine Corps District area took part in a special opportunity to share their experiences with youths from the Garden City, NY, Dec. 21, as part of a community outreach program. Seven Marines visited Saint Anne’s School to reach out to students and answer questions about what it’s like being a Marine. MORE
Carry High School Student’s give back

By Cpl. Brandon Thomas | December 10, 2015

Franklin Square, NY,- While many high school students wait anxiously for their holiday gifts, one group of high school seniors decided to give back. MORE
DISTRICT IN THE NEWS
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

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