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Marine Corps Recruiting Command

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Marine helps High School swim team take strides October 30, 2013 — Sprinting, squatting, lunging and pressing could be considered routine exercises of just about any football team. What might surprise some people is that these exercises are also used by the Southwest Guilford High School swim team during their preseason workouts. To prepare for their time in the water, these young athletes train out of the water MORE
Michigan teen travels from South Africa to join Marine Corps October 30, 2013 — Three countries and eight years later, 19-year-old Jesse Flanagan is back on American soil, to become one of America’s Finest, a United States Marine. Flanagan, whose father is from Pinckney, Mich. and mother is from the United Kingdom, was born in Johnson City, N.Y. He traveled to several different countries with his parents who served as MORE
Recruiting Station Baltimore moves for cost, safety, opportunity October 18, 2013 — Marine Corps Recruiting Station Baltimore recently moved its headquarters to a new location in Hanover, Md., Sept. 25. The Marines of RS Baltimore moved the furniture and equipment from the headquarters’ old location off Route 1 in Elkridge, Md. to the new building located at 1334 Ashton Road in Hanover.       The move was necessary for several MORE
Officer Selection Station Roanoke gives Virginia lacrosse teams combat fitness test October 1, 2013 — More than 60 varsity lacrosse players from Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Va., got a taste of the Marine Corps’ combat fitness test, Sept. 30.Both the men’s and women’s teams took part in the event, which included an 880 yard sprint, ammo can lifts, and the maneuver under fire course. Prior to the university students taking part in MORE
Ohio Marines host 5K to kick off Toys for Tots season October 1, 2013 — Marines from Detachment 3 Maintenance Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 453 held their 3rd Annual Toys for Tots 5K race at Imagination Station Park in Cortland, Ohio, Sept. 29.“This race is our kickoff to the Toys for Tots donation season,” said Sgt. Modesto Montano, Supply Chief from Livingston, Calif. and Toys for Tots coordinator for CLB 453., MORE
Raleigh Marine officer candidates get taste of what future holds October 1, 2013 — Marines and candidates with the Officer Selection Office Raleigh, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Raleigh, conducted a three-mile hike with Marine Corps history and leadership classes aboard Umstead Park in Raleigh, N.C., Sept. 28. The candidates and Marines carried packs with 40 pounds of gear and an M-16 replica rubber rifle to get a feel for MORE