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1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

605 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
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Springfield Marines up to challenge at 2015 Hoophall Classic

By Cpl. Thurston | January 16, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., -- Marines with Recruiting Station Springfield attend the 2015 Spaulding Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Massachusetts, Jan. 15. The United States Marine Corps began attending the event on Nov. 12, 2014, as a way to give back to the community The Marine Corps takes every opportunity to celebrate student’s excellence in physical fitness, and commitment. MORE
Freeport High School NJROTC stands inspection

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas | December 22, 2014

FREEPORT, N.Y. - Student after student, row after row, stand with their hands behind their backs, and their feet spread 20 inches apart at a 45 degree angle. They are clean, sharp, intense, yet silent. They are the Freeport High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. The NJROTC program is an elective offered at Freeport High school that hosts over 244 students. These students wear the naval uniform once a week in accordance to naval regulations and learn about naval traditions and knowledge in a class called Naval Science....... MORE
Shedding, Shooting, Recruiting

By Sgt. Richard Blumenstein | December 19, 2014

He can play in the pocket. He can play it straight. He can shoot a target 500 yards away center-mass. He can give you a job doing all three. Staff Sgt. Eric Kyne is a Marine musician currently serving as a recruiter for his home town of Hartford, Connecticut. Kyne enlisted in the Marines halfway through his senior year at William H. Hall High MORE
NYSSMA Winter Conference helps Corps find next generation of Marine Musicians

By Sgt. Christopher O'Quin | December 15, 2014

Hundreds of high school students from throughout New York flocked to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center Dec. 4 – 7 for the sake of their passion of music. The New York State School Music Association 79th Annual Winter Conference provided the chance for students to perform and learn in many doctrines of music from jazz to orchestral. Students eager to continue their musical talents past high school also had the opportunity to learn about positions in the oldest professional music organization in the U.S., the Marine Band. The Conference enabled Marines from 1st Marine Corps District, Eastern Recruiting Region to meet with high school students and musicians and answer questions about the Marine Music Program. MORE
Pittsburgh Marine earns honor graduate distinction at Officer Candidate Course

By Sgt. Pedro Cardenas | December 9, 2014

Marine officers exemplify the phrase Ductus Exemplo, Latin for “Leadership by Example.” Some find the task of becoming an officer impossible and are dropped from the course. While others like Staff Sgt. James J.W. Geiger, embrace the challenge.Geiger, a recruiter with Recruiting Station Pittsburgh, was selected for the Marine Enlisted Commissioning 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

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