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4th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

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W.Va. native, Marine Corps career recruiter retires after 20 years of service March 28, 2014 — Surrounded by friends, family members and fellow Marines from Recruiting Station Charleston, Gunnery Sgt. Darren Mckeone, a W.Va. native and career recruiter, retired during a ceremony held at the West Virginia State Capitol in Charleston March 21.Mckeone, who was born in Fairmont, W.Va. in 1975, began his Marine Corps journey after enlisting in MORE
Marines, MEAC partner for 2014 basketball tournament March 19, 2014 — Marines partnered with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the 2014 MEAC Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. March 12 through March 15.The basketball tournament is made up of 13 historically black colleges and universities with winners receiving automatic bids to post-season play in the NCAA tournament.The Marine Corps is MORE
Marines engage local youth at MEAC basketball tournament, impart leadership skills March 19, 2014 — Marines conducted a community outreach program during the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. March 12.The Marine Corps values opportunities like this to connect and interact with the community, as these kids are the future of America and of the Marine Corps.The program consisted of six MORE
Marines, poolees conduct pool function after Pax March 19, 2014 — Recruiting Station Frederick’s area experienced a large amount of snow this year causing pool function dates to be changed and canceled, but that did not stop Recruiting Sub-station Winchester Marines and poolees from this month’s cold weather activity; paintball.A pool function occurs once a month and is designed to improve the fitness, leadership MORE
Parents, family learn about process to become Marine March 19, 2014 — Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Greenville hosted a family night at the East Carolina University Willis Buildings in Greenville, N.C., March 8.Family nights are a time for the families of the applicants to come together, meet the Marines of the Sub-Station, and learn about the Marine Corps and the process of boot camp.“Family day is important MORE
Marine Applicant wins Wrestling State Championship March 5, 2014 — Chris Jaeger wrestles and excels academically in his school. His physical, mental and moral strength was built during four years of high school and now he has added the icing to the cake in his latest wrestling excursion.Jaeger, a senior from Chatham Central High School in Bear Creek, N.C., won the North Carolina 1A Wrestling State Championship in MORE
Applicant perseveres for opportunity to become a Marine March 5, 2014 — Honor. Courage. Commitment.To the average person those three words can have different meanings. For a United States Marine those three words mean everything. It is the foundation of Marine Corps’ ethos and it is used as a guiding light, keeping the institution among the most revered in the world.The deeper meanings of those words are taught to MORE
RS Frederick Applicant takes Honor Graduate March 5, 2014 — There are quite a few things that go into becoming an honor graduate, from exemplifying the core values; honor, courage and commitment, to exceeding the normal physical standards of the Marine Corps.There is only one honor graduate per company during a Marine Corps recruit graduation ceremony and Pfc. Callahan Brown, from Recruiting Station MORE
Eastern Michigan Marine officer candidate continues legacy March 4, 2014 — Marine officer candidate Joe Zarzycki attends Eastern Michigan University as a junior studying aviation management and general management.How did this university student decide to tackle both academics and a military career? He was watching a movie that pulled at his patriotic heart strings.“While watching the Hurt Locker in Canada, it really made MORE