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4th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

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Marines conduct leadership seminar with Parkersburg HS Football Team June 25, 2014 — The Parkersburg High School football team, known as “The Big Reds” received a boost after they received a visit from the Marines during a leadership seminar conducted June 20 at Parkersburg High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia.           The seminar, conducted by Marines from Recruiting Station Charleston, consisted of a morning classroom MORE
North Carolina Marine walks with his high school graduating class after finishing school early June 20, 2014 — “Andrew Dwayne Morris,” said the speaker as Pvt. Andrew D. Morris walked across the stage to receive his high school diploma. Once he crossed the stage, he removed his navy blue cap and gown to reveal his dress blue bravo uniform. The crowd erupted into applause to show support for the Southwest High School graduate who worked tirelessly to MORE
Major Megan McClung Leadership Award presented to former Parris Island drill instructor June 19, 2014 — More than 1,500 military women gathered at the only event in the United States dedicated to providing service women with professional development through networking, education, and mentorship from all five Armed Services during the Sea Service Leadership Association’s annual Joint Leadership Symposium in Norfolk, Va. June 12.During the symposium, MORE
Michigan, Ohio Marine poolees, recruiters team build during annual pool function June 4, 2014 — More than 350 Recruiting Station Detroit Marines and poolees from across the 14,000-square miles of southeastern Michigan and western Ohio participated in an annual pool function at Lake Erie Metropark May 3. For poolees this was an opportunity to put their physical and mental strength to the test and build camaraderie within their recruiting MORE
Lakeland High School student receives Marine Corps NROTC scholarship June 3, 2014 — Recruiting Station Detroit, on behalf of the U. S. Marine Corps, presented a Howell, Mich., area high school student with a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship, during a ceremony at Lakeland High School May 22.Kyle Moore, a student at Lakeland High School, accepted the scholarship presented by Staff Sgt. Derek Hilbert, a MORE
Our Community Salutes recognizes future Marines June 3, 2014 — Twenty-eight future Marines were recognized at the Our Community Salutes’ Northern Virginia Chapter high school senior recognition ceremony for their commitment to serve the U.S. Marine Corps at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., May 29.Our Community Salutes was founded in southern New Jersey in 2009 and has since spread throughout the MORE
Marine Corps Quantico Band performs with Elyria High School band June 2, 2014 — The Marine Corps Quantico Band recently visited northeast Ohio, where they performed at the Cleveland International Tattoo at Playhouse Square May 17.Not to be confused with getting ink permanently written on the skin, a tattoo in this case refers to what was once known as a military drum performance. Over the years, it has come to mean general MORE
Chancellor High School senior receives US Marine Corps football certificate June 2, 2014 — Every year, the Marine Corps invites less than 100 of the best high school football players to participate in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. Steven Moss, a senior at Chancellor High School, was on the list and he accepted.Moss has been playing football since he was 13 years old, but this was his last game as a high school player. Moss was MORE
Ashland, Ky. native receives $150,000 NROTC Marine Option Scholarship June 2, 2014 — Joseph Hupp, an Ashland, Ky. native and a senior at Boyd County High School, was awarded a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a ceremony at Boyd County High School May 29.The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and will pay for some of his books, as well as providing a small living stipend. Hupp MORE