4th Marine Corps District

 

4th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Unit News
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Marines team up with car dealers for Toys for Tots December 18, 2015 — Since 1948, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve has collected toys for less-fortunate children around the nation in an effort to serve the communities they live and serve in.On Dec. 15, Marines from local reserve and recruiting units met with the Greater Richmond New Car Dealers Association to accept several boxes of toys and a $1,000 charitable MORE
Old Dominion takes flight with Marines November 23, 2015 — The Webb Student Center at Old Dominion University was buzzinga little more than usual October 28th and 29th, as students, and even a fewfaculty and staff members, got a chance to test fly the Marine Corps’ very ownF-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and F/A-18 Hornet.The Marine Corps Flight Orientation Program travels touniversities across the MORE
Setting the tempo: Lynchburg trumpet player graduates boot camp with honors November 23, 2015 — Marine Corps Recruit Training is meant to be difficult, butone Lynchburg native set the pace for his peers, graduating on Nov. 20, 2015 asthe Hotel Company Honor Man.Pfc. Michael Kerr, 23, is a graduate of Liberty University,with a degree in trumpet performance. He enlisted in the Musician EnlistmentOption Program, a highly competitive and rigorous MORE
Detroit Marine honored at Lions Game October 20, 2015 — A local Marine was honored as a "Detroit Lion's Hometown Hero" during a National Football League game, Oct. 20, at Ford Field in Detroit.Sgt. Benjamin J. Annarino, took to the field as more than 60,000 fans cheered during a break in play of the third quarter of the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears game.Annarino, now a canvassing recruiter in MORE
Marines show poolees proper weapon handling techniques October 19, 2015 — Future Marines in training spent a Saturday learning all about weapons as a part of a recruiting pool function held at Quantico Tactical in Aberdeen, North Carolina, Oct. 10.The future Marines – or poolees as they are known in the recruiting process –  were led by Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-station Aberdeen, North Carolina, who taught MORE
Marine recruiter from Las Vegas wins big, earns coveted meritorious promotion October 6, 2015 — It is no secret that the military is a demanding career. Time with one’s family can sometimes be limited. But being a Marine is not without benefits, and even with long days and missed family time, excellence is recognized and rewarded.For Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christopher B. Afetian, that recognition came this past July when he received a highly MORE
Musician, world traveler, Marine: local returns to hometown as a recruiter September 30, 2015 — For Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Justin Billingsley, after 12 years of service to the nation and Corps, it’s a return home, but his military career is far from over.       Billingsley, a bass guitar player in the Marine Corps bands, will be taking a slight break from his full-time music gig to give others the opportunity to pursue their passions by MORE
Lakota West Highschool senior selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl September 22, 2015 — A top high school senior and cornerback for the Lakota West High School Firebirds, was presented with a selection to the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl during a pre-game meal Sept. 18.In front of more than 100 teammates, friends, family and athletic staff, Sean Mahone, received his selection jersey from Lakota West Football team alumni Sgt. Ethan MORE
MCFOP flies by Michigan, Ohio universities September 22, 2015 — Hundreds of university students in Michigan and Ohio got a chance to meet with a Marine Corps pilot and fly the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and the F-18 Hornet – the simulated versions that is.            From September 21-24, the Marines toured the campuses of the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Hillsdale College MORE
Marine Corps Band Inspires Beckley Youth September 18, 2015 — “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band awed the crowd and inspired the next generation of musicians in Beckley, West Virginia, Sept. 16.  Though the performance only lasted the night, it made a substantial impact on the community’s youth, exposing them to the arts and an often overlooked career path.  Locals of all ages filed into the MORE

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