1st Marine Corps District

 

1st Marine Corps District

Eastern Recruiting Region

605 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
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A U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Watkins Glen International, Aug. 9. The Marines, from Recruiting Station Buffalo, also conducted a swearing-in ceremony for 14 poolees and drove an H1 Humvee on the track as part of the race day festivities. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Marines look for future of Corps at ‘The Glen’
A U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Watkins Glen International, Aug. 9. The Marines, from Recruiting Station Buffalo, also conducted a swearing-in ceremony for 14 poolees and drove an H1 Humvee on the track as part of the race day festivities. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
A U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Watkins Glen International, Aug. 9. The Marines, from Recruiting Station Buffalo, also conducted a swearing-in ceremony for 14 poolees and drove an H1 Humvee on the track as part of the race day festivities. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Marines look for future of Corps at ‘The Glen’
A U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard participates in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Watkins Glen International, Aug. 9. The Marines, from Recruiting Station Buffalo, also conducted a swearing-in ceremony for 14 poolees and drove an H1 Humvee on the track as part of the race day festivities. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin/Released)
Sgt. Rosa Luna, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Waterbury, motivates Gisel Gomez, a female Poolee, a woman currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program, during a run as part of an Initial Strength Test on Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 15. The Delayed Entry Program is meant to help prepare young men and women for the rigors of Marine Corps Boot Camp. Gomez, 20, is from Worcester, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Worcester Vocational Technical High School. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Recruiting Station Springfield Pool Function
Sgt. Rosa Luna, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Waterbury, motivates Gisel Gomez, a female Poolee, a woman currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program, during a run as part of an Initial Strength Test on Westover Air Reserve Base, Aug., 15. The Delayed Entry Program is meant to help prepare young men and women for the rigors of Marine Corps Boot Camp. Gomez, 20, is from Worcester, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Worcester Vocational Technical High School. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
Sergeant Jessica Paz inspects the uniformity of the poolee platoon prior to drill practice aboard the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Aug. 1. Recruiting Station Portsmouth held a female pool function where female applicants took the initial strength test and are given some information on the female side of recruit training. Paz is a drill instructor with 4th Recruit Training Battalion aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
Forming up
Sergeant Jessica Paz inspects the uniformity of the poolee platoon prior to drill practice aboard the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Aug. 1. Recruiting Station Portsmouth held a female pool function where female applicants took the initial strength test and are given some information on the female side of recruit training. Paz is a drill instructor with 4th Recruit Training Battalion aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
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.
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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