1st Marine Corps District

 

1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

605 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
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Marines with Recruiting Station Albany, NY, motivate athletes of the Troy High School football team through a circuit course at the school’s football field in Troy, NY, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. The circuit course was the concluding exercise in a leadership seminar the Marines conducted for the football team.
Troy High School Leadership Seminar
Marines with Recruiting Station Albany, NY, motivate athletes of the Troy High School football team through a circuit course at the school’s football field in Troy, NY, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. The circuit course was the concluding exercise in a leadership seminar the Marines conducted for the football team.
Cpl. Kylee Colvin, administrative clerk with Recruiting Station New Jersey, ensures a fireteam of Hammonton High School football players know how to properly build a house the Marine Corps way during a leadership seminar, July 20, 2015.
Recruiting Station New Jersey conducts a leadership seminar with the Hammonton High School Football Team
Cpl. Kylee Colvin, administrative clerk with Recruiting Station New Jersey, ensures a fireteam of Hammonton High School football players know how to properly build a house the Marine Corps way during a leadership seminar, July 20, 2015.
Sgt. Noe Murillo, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Jersey City, screams at a fireteam conducting the leadership endurance course during a leadership seminar with the North Arlington High School football team, July 14, 2015.
Recruiting Station New Jersey conducts a leadership seminar with the North Arlington High School Football Team
Sgt. Noe Murillo, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Jersey City, screams at a fireteam conducting the leadership endurance course during a leadership seminar with the North Arlington High School football team, July 14, 2015.
Staff Sgt. Alvaro Restrepo, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Northwest, supervises a fireteam conduct the four-man push-up station during a leadership seminar with the Vernon Township High School football team, July 13, 2015.
Recruiting Station New Jersey conducts leadership seminar for Vernon Township High School Football Team
Staff Sgt. Alvaro Restrepo, canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Northwest, supervises a fireteam conduct the four-man push-up station during a leadership seminar with the Vernon Township High School football team, July 13, 2015.
Staff Sgt. Ralph Yajama, Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge for Recruiting Substation Middlesex, leads the "circle of trust" station during a leadership seminar with the John F. Kennedy Memorial High School football team, July 10, 2015.
Recruiting Station New Jersey conducts leadership seminar with the John F. Kennedy Memorial High School Football Team
Staff Sgt. Ralph Yajama, Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge for Recruiting Substation Middlesex, leads the circle of trust station during a leadership seminar with the John F. Kennedy Memorial High School football team, July 10, 2015.
Sgt. Maj. Terry Harrelson, Recruiting Station New Jersey Sergeant Major, leads one of the sticks of Shawnee High School football players during the five-mile hike portion of a leadership seminar aboard Naval Weapons Station Earle in Colts Neck, N.J., July 1, 2015.
Recruiting Station New Jersey hosts Shawnee High School Football Team on Naval Weapons Station Earle
Sgt. Maj. Terry Harrelson, Recruiting Station New Jersey Sergeant Major, leads one of the sticks of Shawnee High School football players during the five-mile hike portion of a leadership seminar aboard Naval Weapons Station Earle in Colts Neck, N.J., July 1, 2015.
Alex Bodre attempts to avoid a tackle while returning a kick at the 3rd Annual Basilone Bowl at Somerville High School, Somerville, New Jersey, June 25, 2015. Basilone Bowl is the last time any of the participating students will play in a high school game and commemorates Medal of Honor recipient Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone. Bodre is a 2015 Franklin High School graduate.
Devil Dogs down Leathernecks 44 - 24 at 3rd Annual Basilone Bowl
Alex Bodre attempts to avoid a tackle while returning a kick at the 3rd Annual Basilone Bowl at Somerville High School, Somerville, New Jersey, June 25, 2015. The Basilone Bowl commemorates Medal of Honor recipient Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone and is the last time any of the participating students will play in a high school game. Bodre is a 2015 Franklin High School graduate.
Capt. Timothy Irish gives a speech at the 2015 Sheepshead Bay High School graduation. Irish remarked on how being driven and well rounded will the new graduates successful at life. Irish is the public affairs officer with 1st Marine Corps District.
Marine orders Sheepshead Bay HS graduates to be successful
Capt. Timothy Irish gives a speech during the 2015 Sheepshead Bay High School graduation at Kingsborough Community College June 26, 2015. Irish remarked on how being driven and well rounded will make the new graduates successful at life. Irish is the public affairs officer with 1st Marine Corps District.
Team Valor and Virtue pose for a photo after the 2nd Annual Dan Daly Cup in Uniondale, N.Y, June 24. Team Valor and Team Virtue are comprised of the top high school junior lacrosse players across Long Island competing to win the trophy named in honor of two-time Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Maj. Daniel Daly. The win later went to Team Valor with the final score of 11-10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elizabeth Thurston)
2nd Annual Dan Daly Cup
Team Valor and Virtue pose for a photo after the 2nd Annual Dan Daly Cup in Uniondale, N.Y, June 24. Team Valor and Team Virtue are comprised of the top high school junior lacrosse players across Long Island competing to win the trophy named in honor of two-time Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Maj. Daniel Daly. The win later went to Team Valor with the final score of 11-10. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elizabeth Thurston)
Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Station New Jersey present Madison Schulte, senior at Seneca High School, with the Sports Illustrated High School Athlete of the Month for the month of May at the sports award ceremony, June 2, 2015. Schulte was chosen for the award for demonstrating leadership on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.
Marines Award Seneca High School Senior with Prestigious Award
Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Station New Jersey present Madison Schulte, senior at Seneca High School, with the Sports Illustrated High School Athlete of the Month for the month of May at the sports award ceremony, June 2, 2015. Schulte was chosen for the award for demonstrating leadership on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.
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, 2015, 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, 2015, at the school. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein.)
Unit News
Second generation immigrant takes the challenge, becomes Marine to serve his country

By Sgt. Damany S. Coleman | July 16, 2015

“It was hard for us, being from another country,” said Ewa Perkowski, a polish immigrant. “I didn’t know anything about the Marines. My husband was in the Polish Army, but it was mandatory service. I never thought that he would join the military at all. Even though I wasn’t always a citizen, he was born here. This was always his country.” MORE
OSU Buckeye, Scholar, Aspiring Marine – Joshua Laramie

By Cpl James Marchetti | July 14, 2015

Recognition is always on Joshua Laramie’s backburner. As he received his Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship worth $180,000, before acrowd of about 5,000 people at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, New York, July 4th, 2015, his focus remained on the true prize. MORE
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

The Marine Corps is known for doing three things: Making Marines, winning our nations battles and returning quality citizens. Bill Felmer is every bit the quality citizen the Marine Corps promised it would make him. He recently became the first student veteran to complete Western Connecticut State University’s Honors Program while obtaining a bachelor’s degree in political science. MORE
Brothers-In-Arms has a special meaning for two Marines

By Sgt. Pedro Cardenas | May 22, 2015

YORK, PENNSYLVANIA--For Nathan and Michael Wilson the phrase brothers-in-arms is more than just a motivational quote; for them it is the story of their life. After 13 weeks of training, Nathan and Michael Wilson graduated recruit training on May 8 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Nathan and Michael grew up in York, MORE
Mackinaw, Illinois, native becomes Columbia University’s first commissioned Marine since Vietnam War

By Staff Sgt. Ken Melton | May 22, 2015

Staff Sergeant Patrick Poorbaugh received his commission today to become the first Marine officer commissioned from Columbia University since the Vietnam War began during a ceremony in the Low Memorial Library Rotunda, Columbia University, New York City, May 21.The Ivy League school has not accepted Naval ROTC graduates since that time due to the MORE
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