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4th Marine Corps District hosts change of command July 11, 2014 — Col. Terence D. Trenchard relinquished command of the 4th Marine Corps District to Col. John A. Bolt during a change of command ceremony at the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pa., July 10.A change of command ceremony is used when one commanding officer is due to be replaced by another. The orders telling the two Marine MORE
RS Ricmond’s newest Officer Selection Station completes historic first contract July 11, 2014 — In a historic moment, U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station Richmond’s newest Officer Selection Station in Norfolk, Virginia, contracted their first officer candidate July 7.Jamie Gastrich, a 20-year-old native of Richmond, Virginia, became the first officer candidate to sign a contract in the Norfolk, Virginia, officer selection station.“It is MORE
Barberton native loses 100 pounds in hopes of becoming Marine July 2, 2014 — Last spring,  Steven Chaney walked into a Marine Corps recruiting office and said that he wanted to be a Marine. Standing 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 355 pounds, it would be easy to assume that the recruiters would not take him seriously. They did however, and helped him begin a journey that would change his life forever.Chaney, a native of MORE
Marine completes four-year odyssey to join Marine Corps July 2, 2014 — Pvt. Katherine L. Palacio’s love for the Marine Corps is infections. With every word and action she has proven herself loyal to the Corps’ core values of honor, courage and commitment, and has shown her unending perseverance.For the past four years, Palacio has fought for her place among the few, the proud, and she has finally earned it. On June 6, MORE
Huntsville Marine takes reigns at Recruiting Station Louisville July 2, 2014 — After capping off a successful tour in one of the Marine Corps’ most demanding duties, Maj. Scott Stephan relinquished his post as commanding officer of Recruiting Station Louisville, 4th Marine Corps District, to incoming commanding officer, Maj. Donald Hotchkiss, in a change of command ceremony held at the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs MORE