4th Marine Corps District

 

4th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Riley White, right, a Stafford, Virginia native and Colonial Forge High School senior, receives a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a high school awards ceremony at Colonial Forge High School, May 28, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Herman Davis, executive officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick presented White with the scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition, books, and a small living stipend. White was also valedictorian of his class, and he will be attending University of Virginia.
Colonial Forge High School senior receives NROTC scholarship check
Riley White, right, a Stafford, Virginia native and Colonial Forge High School senior, receives a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a high school awards ceremony at Colonial Forge High School, May 28, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Herman Davis, executive officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick presented White with the scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition, books, and a small living stipend. White was also valedictorian of his class, and he will be attending University of Virginia.
Riley Neary, left, an Alexandria, Virginia native and South County High School senior, receives a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a high school awards ceremony at South County High School, June 5, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Herman Davis, executive officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick presented Neary with the scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition, books, and a small living stipend. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Alexandria Virginia native receives NROTC scholarship check
Riley Neary, left, an Alexandria, Virginia native and South County High School senior, receives a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a high school awards ceremony at South County High School, June 5, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Herman Davis, executive officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick presented Neary with the scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition, books, and a small living stipend. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Marines of Recruiting Station Detroit bow their heads during an invocation given at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, May 19, 2015. The Marines attended the ceremony in support of applicants taking the oath of enlistment during the ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J. R. Heins/Released)
Applicants take oath of enlistment
Marines of Recruiting Station Detroit bow their heads during an invocation given at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, May 19, 2015. The Marines attended the ceremony in support of applicants taking the oath of enlistment during the ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J. R. Heins/Released)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Mitchell Nickolas, the staff noncommissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Sub-Station Sterling Heights addresses questions and concerns from family members of poolees during a family night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 6691 in Fraser, Michigan, April 8, 2015. The family night was held as an opportunity for poolees to meet a drill instructor prior to attending recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J.R. Heins/Released)
Poolees, families experience Corps’ lifestyle
150408-M-BN069-073 U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Mitchell Nickolas, the staff noncommissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Sub-Station Sterling Heights addresses questions and concerns from family members of poolees during a family night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 6691 in Fraser, Michigan, April 8, 2015. The family night was held as an opportunity for poolees to meet a drill instructor prior to attending recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J.R. Heins/Released)
Scott Brooks, a recipient of the $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship poses for a photograph with U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Glenn A. Cocagne, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Station Detroit and native of Erie, Michigan, during a presentation ceremony at Grosse Pointe South High School in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, May 21, 2015. The NROTC scholarship is a program to educate and train qualified young men and women as commissioned officers in the Navy or Marine Corps that pays for the full cost of tuition. Brooks was one of only six students presented the award by RS Detroit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J. R. Heins/Released)
Grosse Point South student accepts NROTC scholarship
Scott Brooks, a recipient of the $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship poses for a photograph with U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Glenn A. Cocagne, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Station Detroit and native of Erie, Michigan, during a presentation ceremony at Grosse Pointe South High School in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, May 21, 2015. The NROTC scholarship is a program to educate and train qualified young men and women as commissioned officers in the Navy or Marine Corps that pays for the full cost of tuition. Brooks was one of only six students presented the award by RS Detroit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J. R. Heins/Released)
A female member  of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Richmond’s delayed entry program is motivated during the run portion of the initial strength test by Sgt. Maj. David Eldridge, Recruiting Station Richmond’s sergeant major, and Cpl. Kansas Ledezma, Recruiting Station Richmond’s administration clerk, and a native of Buckhannon, West Virginia, during the station’s annual female pool function. The event gave the female poolees an opportunity to learn what they can expect aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, as they undergo the longest and most difficult boot camp within the U.S. armed services to earn the coveted title of United States Marine.
Recruiting Station prepares female poolees with annual statewide function
A female member of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Richmond’s delayed entry program is motivated during the run portion of the initial strength test by Sgt. Maj. David Eldridge, Recruiting Station Richmond’s sergeant major, and Cpl. Kansas Ledezma, Recruiting Station Richmond’s administration clerk, and a native of Buckhannon, West Virginia, during the station’s annual female pool function. The event gave the female poolees an opportunity to learn what they can expect aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, as they undergo the longest and most difficult boot camp within the U.S. armed services to earn the coveted title of United States Marine.
Steven Waurio (center), a Shelbyville, Kentucky, native and Shelby County High School senior, receives a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a high school awards ceremony at Shelby County High School, May 28, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. John Urban, executive officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, and U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt., Daniel Stratman, recruiter at Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Frankfort, presented Waurio with the scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition, books, and a small living stipend. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jennifer Pirante/Released)
Shelby County senior receives NROTC scholarship
Steven Waurio (center), a Shelbyville, Kentucky, native and Shelby County High School senior, receives a $150,000 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine Option Scholarship during a high school awards ceremony at Shelby County High School, May 28, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. John Urban, executive officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, and U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt., Daniel Stratman, recruiter at Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Frankfort, presented Waurio with the scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition, books, and a small living stipend. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jennifer Pirante/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Claire Drew, a Sterling, Virginia native and recruiter assistant for Recruiting Sub-station Leesburg, demonstrates how to properly execute ammunition can lifts May 19, 2015, at Herndon High School in Herndon, Virginia. Drew was recruited out of RSS Leesburg and graduated recruit training May 15, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Herndon High School students get workout by Sterling, Virginia Marines
U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Claire Drew, a Sterling, Virginia native and recruiter assistant for Recruiting Sub-station Leesburg, demonstrates how to properly execute ammunition can lifts May 19, 2015, at Herndon High School in Herndon, Virginia. Drew was recruited out of RSS Leesburg and graduated recruit training May 15, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Wright, left, a native of Clear Spring, Maryland, escorts Courtney P. Garrett, 2015 Miss Virginia, May 1, 2015 during the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Prayer Brunch in Winchester, Virginia. The brunch is an official event of the Apple Blossom Festival. The Marines have supported this community’s event for more than 10 years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Marines honor Winchester’s traditional Shenandoah Apple Blossom Prayer Brunch
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Wright, left, a native of Clear Spring, Maryland, escorts Courtney P. Garrett, 2015 Miss Virginia, May 1, 2015 during the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Prayer Brunch in Winchester, Virginia. The brunch is an official event of the Apple Blossom Festival. The Marines have supported this community’s event for more than 10 years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony Kirby/Released)
Dylan DeYoung, a poolee with Permanent Contact Station Smithfield, does lunges during a physical training session at Smithfield-Selma High School in Smithfield, North Carolina, April 29, 2015. DeYoung lost more than 70 pounds over the course of 17 months to join the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dwight A. Henderson/Released)
Poolee loses more than 70 pounds to join Marine Corps
Dylan DeYoung, a poolee with Permanent Contact Station Smithfield, does lunges during a physical training session at Smithfield-Selma High School in Smithfield, North Carolina, April 29, 2015. DeYoung lost more than 70 pounds over the course of 17 months to join the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dwight A. Henderson/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Richard Jacobs, the 4th Marine Corps Districts aviation assistant for officer procurement and a Millville, Pennsylvania, native assists a Case Western University student in flying the 4th Marine Corps Districts helicopter simulator May 5, 2015. The Marines bring the simulators to college campuses to build awareness and enthusiasm among the students and campus faculty regarding Marine officer programs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle Welshans/ Approved)
Ohio students get an opportunity to fly flight simulators
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Richard Jacobs, the 4th Marine Corps Districts aviation assistant for officer procurement and a Millville, Pennsylvania, native assists a Case Western University student in flying the 4th Marine Corps Districts helicopter simulator May 5, 2015. The Marines bring the simulators to college campuses to build awareness and enthusiasm among the students and campus faculty regarding Marine officer programs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle Welshans/ Approved)
Stevan Smith, a senior at Kent Island High School, won his second state wrestling championship on March 9, 2015. Smith, a native of Kent Island, Maryland, will begin recruit training this summer at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Bryan Nygaard/Released)
The Quiet Warrior: Future Marine wins second state wrestling title
Stevan Smith, a senior at Kent Island High School, won his second state wrestling championship on March 9, 2015. Smith, a native of Kent Island, Maryland, will begin recruit training this summer at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Bryan Nygaard/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Donald L. Hotchkiss,left, Recruiting Station Louisville Commanding Officer, presents the  Col.  William R. Higgins Leadership Award to Miami University student, Ryan M. Muzzarelli at a mess night at the Campbel House Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky, March 28, 2015, for his outstanding leadership within the Platoon Leader Class. Muzzarelli is a senior at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is studying Public Administration, and upon graduation he will accept a commission into the United States Marie Corps as a second lieutenant. (Courtesy photo by Marine Corps Coordinating Council Kentucky)
Recruiting Station Louisville conducts 45th annual Colonel William R. Higgins Memorial Mess Night
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Donald L. Hotchkiss,left, Recruiting Station Louisville Commanding Officer, presents the Col. William R. Higgins Leadership Award to Miami University student, Ryan M. Muzzarelli at a mess night at the Campbel House Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky, March 28, 2015, for his outstanding leadership within the Platoon Leader Class. Muzzarelli is a senior at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is studying Public Administration, and upon graduation he will accept a commission into the United States Marie Corps as a second lieutenant. (Courtesy photo by Marine Corps Coordinating Council Kentucky)
U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Joshua Foster, right, an Ashburn, Virginia, native, instructs Officer Selection Office Fairfax applicants how to navigate an obstacle course March 28, 2015, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.  Newly commissioned officers, such as Foster, routinely work with applicants to prepare them for the rigors of Officer Candidates School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Kirby/Released)
Officer Selection Office Fairfax prepares future Marine Corps officers
U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Joshua Foster, right, an Ashburn, Virginia, native, instructs Officer Selection Office Fairfax applicants how to navigate an obstacle course March 28, 2015, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Newly commissioned officers, such as Foster, routinely work with applicants to prepare them for the rigors of Officer Candidates School. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Kirby/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Robert Hahn, staff noncommissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Sub-station Huntington and native of Killeen, Texas, speaks with Green Local High School senior Bobbie J. Applegate during an annual Family Night March 23, 2015, at Marshal University campus, Huntington, West Virginia. Applegate, 18, is scheduled to leave for recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, April 5, 2015. She gave up her senior prom and chance to receive her high school diploma alongside her fellow seniors to attend training early. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
West Virginia students get insight to future as Marines during Marine Corps family night
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Robert Hahn, staff noncommissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Sub-station Huntington and native of Killeen, Texas, speaks with Green Local High School senior Bobbie J. Applegate during an annual Family Night March 23, 2015, at Marshal University campus, Huntington, West Virginia. Applegate, 18, is scheduled to leave for recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, April 5, 2015. She gave up her senior prom and chance to receive her high school diploma alongside her fellow seniors to attend training early. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
Madison Goebel, a sophomore English major at the University of Delaware, is currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Platoon Leaders Class and completed her first six-week session this past summer. The PLC program consists of two paid six-week internship sessions or a single 10-week session at the Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia. Upon successful completion of all academic requirements at their university and Officer Candidates School, students may commission as second lieutenants in the United States Marine Corps.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Bryan Nygaard/Released)
Marine Corps offers cutting edge paid internship program to college students
Madison Goebel, a sophomore English major at the University of Delaware, is currently enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Platoon Leaders Class and completed her first six-week session this past summer. The PLC program consists of two paid six-week internship sessions or a single 10-week session at the Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia. Upon successful completion of all academic requirements at their university and Officer Candidates School, students may commission as second lieutenants in the United States Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Bryan Nygaard/Released)
Poolees from Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-station Springfield participate in a friendly pull-up competition during an annual Family Night March 19, 2015, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1031 in Springfield, Ohio. Recruiters picked their two strongest poolees to see which station reigned as most physically fit. The annual gatherings present a chance for parents to speak one-on-one with Marine Corps recruiters and meet fellow families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
Ohio families attend Marine Corps family night, prepare for future in Corps
Poolees from Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-station Springfield participate in a friendly pull-up competition during an annual Family Night March 19, 2015, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1031 in Springfield, Ohio. Recruiters picked their two strongest poolees to see which station reigned as most physically fit. The annual gatherings present a chance for parents to speak one-on-one with Marine Corps recruiters and meet fellow families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
Sgt. Maj. Daniel G. Bullock, outgoing sergeant major of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, Kentucky, poses for a photo with his wife, son and daughter  along with the recruiters of RS Louisville after an appointment, relief and retirement ceremony at the Kentucky Derby Museum, March 20, 2015.  Bullock enlisted in the Marine Corps on May 29, 1985 and retired after more than 27 years of faithful service to the Marine Corps. His awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold stars and Combat Action Ribbon. (Courtesy photo by Rachel Rosenblatt/Released)
RS Louisville Post and Relief
Sgt. Maj. Daniel G. Bullock, outgoing sergeant major of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, Kentucky, poses for a photo with his wife, son and daughter along with the recruiters of RS Louisville after an appointment, relief and retirement ceremony at the Kentucky Derby Museum, March 20, 2015. Bullock enlisted in the Marine Corps on May 29, 1985 and retired after more than 27 years of faithful service to the Marine Corps. His awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold stars and Combat Action Ribbon. (Courtesy photo by Rachel Rosenblatt/Released)
Gerard Pannoni, South County High School’s head football coach, receives the Semper Fi Coach Award from the U.S. Marine Corps. Marine recruiters stationed with Recruiting Station Frederick Maryland (Left to right) Sgt. Christopher Afetian, SSgt. Justin Thurber, Sgt. Corey Quill and SSgt. Edwin Lopez, participated in the Northern Virginia Glazier Clinic March 7, 2015, at the Hyatt Dulles Conference Center in Herndon, Virginia. Pannoni was selected for the award for exemplifying the Marine Corps motto Semper Fidelis, always faithful, and embodying the Marine Corps leadership traits honor, courage and commitment.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Herman A. Davis/Released)
Northern Virginia Glazier Clinic
Gerard Pannoni, South County High School’s head football coach, receives the Semper Fi Coach Award from the U.S. Marine Corps. Marine recruiters stationed with Recruiting Station Frederick Maryland (Left to right) Sgt. Christopher Afetian, SSgt. Justin Thurber, Sgt. Corey Quill and SSgt. Edwin Lopez, participated in the Northern Virginia Glazier Clinic March 7, 2015, at the Hyatt Dulles Conference Center in Herndon, Virginia. Pannoni was selected for the award for exemplifying the Marine Corps motto Semper Fidelis, always faithful, and embodying the Marine Corps leadership traits honor, courage and commitment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Herman A. Davis/Released)
Joe Burrow, the Athens High School quarterback in Athens, Ohio, received a certificate of participation from U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. David A. Wood, a Recruiting Station Charleston recruiter, and native of San Bernardino, California, for playing in the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Bowl, Jan 4, 2015, at Carson, California. The certificate was presented to Burrow, March 24 in front of the student body in the school cafeteria. (Courtesy photo provided by Sgt. David A. Wood/Released)
Joe Burrow receives certificate of participation
Joe Burrow, the Athens High School quarterback in Athens, Ohio, received a certificate of participation from U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. David A. Wood, a Recruiting Station Charleston recruiter, and native of San Bernardino, California, for playing in the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Bowl, Jan 4, 2015, at Carson, California. The certificate was presented to Burrow, March 24 in front of the student body in the school cafeteria. (Courtesy photo provided by Sgt. David A. Wood/Released)
Kai William Davis,right center, a student at Louisville Male High School, poses for a photo with U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Craig Q. Timberlake ,far left, his father, his grandmother, his mother and Charles Stallard during the Montford Point Marine Association, Louisville Chapter 22, 11th Annual Covington-Hagan Scholarship Banquet at the Hilton Garden Louisville Airport Hotel March 21, 2015.  Davis was named as one of two recipients of the Covington-Hagan Scholarship.  The Louisville Chapter of the Montford Point Marine Association began sponsoring a scholarship endeavor to honor John T. Covington, the first president of the Louisville Chapter and John W. Hagan, the Director of The Veterans Administration, Louisville Office.  These two men were original “Montford Pointers” and endured much to be called United States Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jennifer Pirante/Released)
High School senior receives MPMA Covington-Hagan Scholarship
Kai William Davis,right center, a student at Louisville Male High School, poses for a photo with U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Craig Q. Timberlake ,far left, his father, his grandmother, his mother and Charles Stallard during the Montford Point Marine Association, Louisville Chapter 22, 11th Annual Covington-Hagan Scholarship Banquet at the Hilton Garden Louisville Airport Hotel March 21, 2015. Davis was named as one of two recipients of the Covington-Hagan Scholarship. The Louisville Chapter of the Montford Point Marine Association began sponsoring a scholarship endeavor to honor John T. Covington, the first president of the Louisville Chapter and John W. Hagan, the Director of The Veterans Administration, Louisville Office. These two men were original “Montford Pointers” and endured much to be called United States Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jennifer Pirante/Released)
Marquis Grissom, an alumnus of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is presented with the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership award by U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Ricardo T. Player, the Marine Forces Command Director of Public Affairs, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame brunch in Norfolk, Virginia, March 13, 2015. The award recognizes the hard work and dedication of people who positively affect their communities. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Nicholas S. Ranum/Released)
Marines, MEAC score big together
Marquis Grissom, an alumnus of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is presented with the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership award by U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Ricardo T. Player, the Marine Forces Command Director of Public Affairs, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame brunch in Norfolk, Virginia, March 13, 2015. The award recognizes the hard work and dedication of people who positively affect their communities. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Nicholas S. Ranum/Released)
Rick Finotti, St. Edwards High School head football coach, receives the Semper Fi Coach Award from U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brian Maurer, a Reserve Support Officer for Recruiting Station Cleveland and a Parma Heights, Ohio native, during the Cleveland Glazier Clinic Feb. 28, at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center in Aurora, Ohio. Finotti was selected for the distinction because of his devotion to leading young men, which embodies the values of honor, courage and commitment. (U.S.  Marine Corps photo by Sgt. T.M. Stewman)
Local Marines participate in Cleveland football clinic
Rick Finotti, St. Edwards High School head football coach, receives the Semper Fi Coach Award from U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brian Maurer, a Reserve Support Officer for Recruiting Station Cleveland and a Parma Heights, Ohio native, during the Cleveland Glazier Clinic Feb. 28, at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center in Aurora, Ohio. Finotti was selected for the distinction because of his devotion to leading young men, which embodies the values of honor, courage and commitment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. T.M. Stewman)
Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Phoebus High School perform in front of Staff Sgt. Rodricus Goines, a Charlottesville, Virginia native, and Staff Sgt. Kiel Lough a Parkersburg, West Virginia native, recruiters from Recruiting Sub-Station Richmond South, during a drill competition, Feb. 14. The competition was between 10 different MCJROTC units from high schools throughout Virginia and Maryland. Recruiters and staff from Recruiting Station Richmond served as judges for the event, which was held at Hermitage High School in Richmond, Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron Diamant/Released)
Marine Corps JROTC units strut their stuff in drill competition
Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Phoebus High School perform in front of Staff Sgt. Rodricus Goines, a Charlottesville, Virginia native, and Staff Sgt. Kiel Lough a Parkersburg, West Virginia native, recruiters from Recruiting Sub-Station Richmond South, during a drill competition, Feb. 14. The competition was between 10 different MCJROTC units from high schools throughout Virginia and Maryland. Recruiters and staff from Recruiting Station Richmond served as judges for the event, which was held at Hermitage High School in Richmond, Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron Diamant/Released)
Howard University Men’s Basketball Coach Kevin Nickelberry and U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Michael Taft, an officer selection assistant for Officer Selection Station Norfolk, cheer on a group of Mid-East Atlantic Conference Youth Basketball Clinic participants “in building the house,” March 7, 2015. Building the house is a team-building exercise where members of the team get in a modified push up position and create a tunnel while one member crawls underneath and then places themselves in the modified push up position at the end as the next team member crawls under. While many of the exercise stations in the clinic focused on building basketball fundamentals and skills, the Marines station focused on building camaraderie and leadership. The clinic, held at Norfolk State University, kicks off the MEAC Basketball tournament and builds positive community relations with the Marines, universities and youth basketball league players in the Norfolk area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron Diamant/Released)
MEAC youth clinic
Howard University Men’s Basketball Coach Kevin Nickelberry and U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Michael Taft, an officer selection assistant for Officer Selection Station Norfolk, cheer on a group of Mid-East Atlantic Conference Youth Basketball Clinic participants “in building the house,” March 7, 2015. Building the house is a team-building exercise where members of the team get in a modified push up position and create a tunnel while one member crawls underneath and then places themselves in the modified push up position at the end as the next team member crawls under. While many of the exercise stations in the clinic focused on building basketball fundamentals and skills, the Marines station focused on building camaraderie and leadership. The clinic, held at Norfolk State University, kicks off the MEAC Basketball tournament and builds positive community relations with the Marines, universities and youth basketball league players in the Norfolk area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron Diamant/Released)
Staff Sgt. Carolin Chavez, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, motivates a group of educators to get into formation during the 2015 Educator Workshop, Feb 11, 2015. Educator Workshops are conducted annually by Marine recruiting stations across the United States as outreach programs to high schools within their area with the goal of showing educators how the Marine Corps can be a possible career path for their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler Birky/Released)
Charleston, West Virginia educators get a firsthand look at Marine Corps recruit training
Staff Sgt. Carolin Chavez, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, motivates a group of educators to get into formation during the 2015 Educator Workshop, Feb 11, 2015. Educator Workshops are conducted annually by Marine recruiting stations across the United States as outreach programs to high schools within their area with the goal of showing educators how the Marine Corps can be a possible career path for their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler Birky/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Douglas McGlothlin is promoted to his present rank by his wife, Tiffany, and the executive officer of Recruiting Station Baltimore, Capt. Rineet Rajan at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Feb. 5, 2015. McGlothlin, a native of Waldorf, Maryland, enlisted in the Marine Corps 15 years ago and achieved the rank of gunnery sergeant prior to being appointed a chief warrant officer 2.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bryan Nygaard/Released
Marine from Waldorf appointed to warrant officer
U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Douglas McGlothlin is promoted to his present rank by his wife, Tiffany, and the executive officer of Recruiting Station Baltimore, Capt. Rineet Rajan at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Feb. 5, 2015. McGlothlin, a native of Waldorf, Maryland, enlisted in the Marine Corps 15 years ago and achieved the rank of gunnery sergeant prior to being appointed a chief warrant officer 2.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bryan Nygaard/Released
Rob Dowdy, an offensive lineman from Westerville South High School football team, received a certificate of participation from Sgt. Cordy Ford, a Recruiting Station Charleston recruiter, for playing in the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Bowl, Jan 4, 2015, at Westerville South High School in Westerville, Ohio. Dowdy signed to play at the University of West Virginia, Feb.  4, 2015.
Photo by: Fred Squillante, Columbus Dispatch photographer
Semper Fi Bowl participant receives certificate of appreciation
Rob Dowdy, an offensive lineman from Westerville South High School football team, received a certificate of participation from Sgt. Cordy Ford, a Recruiting Station Charleston recruiter, for playing in the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Bowl, Jan 4, 2015, at Westerville South High School in Westerville, Ohio. Dowdy signed to play at the University of West Virginia, Feb. 4, 2015. Photo by: Fred Squillante, Columbus Dispatch photographer
Educators from Recruiting Station Louisville and Recruiting Station Cleveland eat lunch with recruits from their areas during the Educator Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 8, 2015. The Educator Workshop is a four-day event that is designed to give high school educators across the country a practical knowledge of the Marine Corps which they can then share with their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler Birky)
Louisville educators take on Marine Corps Bootcamp
Educators from Recruiting Station Louisville and Recruiting Station Cleveland eat lunch with recruits from their areas during the Educator Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 8, 2015. The Educator Workshop is a four-day event that is designed to give high school educators across the country a practical knowledge of the Marine Corps which they can then share with their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler Birky)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Timothy R. Powledge, the commanding officer for 3rd battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, presents the Legion of Merit to Sgt. Maj. Joseph C. Breze, the outgoing sergeant major for the 4th Marine Corps District, during a retirement ceremony at the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna Feb. 6, 2015. Breze, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, retired after 30 years of service in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler L. Birky/Released)
4th Marine Corps District Sergeant Major retires after 30 years of service
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Timothy R. Powledge, the commanding officer for 3rd battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, presents the Legion of Merit to Sgt. Maj. Joseph C. Breze, the outgoing sergeant major for the 4th Marine Corps District, during a retirement ceremony at the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna Feb. 6, 2015. Breze, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, retired after 30 years of service in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler L. Birky/Released)
Marine Corps Capt. Richard Jacobs, the aviation assistant for officer procurement and Millville, Pennsylvania native, helps a West Virginia University student fly the 4th Marine Corps District flight simulator at a recruiting event, Jan. 23, 2015 in Morgantown, West Virginia. The program helps identify students who might be interested in an aviation career with the Marines.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amber Williams/Released)
New 4th Marine Corps District simulators visit Morgantown University
Marine Corps Capt. Richard Jacobs, the aviation assistant for officer procurement and Millville, Pennsylvania native, helps a West Virginia University student fly the 4th Marine Corps District flight simulator at a recruiting event, Jan. 23, 2015 in Morgantown, West Virginia. The program helps identify students who might be interested in an aviation career with the Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amber Williams/Released)
Marines with Recruiting Station Frederick took part in the color guard for the 16th annual Toughman Competition at Frankfort High School in Short Gap, West Virginia, Jan. 17, 2015. The national anthem was performed by Chrissy Armel from Winchester, Virginia. Marines from left to right; Sgt. Daniel Sanford from Neptune, New Jersey,  Staff Sgt. David Shirey from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida,  Staff Sgt. Joseph Steenhoven from Virginia Beach, Virginia and  Staff Sgt. Scott C. Webb from Soldotna, Alaska.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amber Williams/Released)
RS Frederick Marines take part in color guard
Marines with Recruiting Station Frederick took part in the color guard for the 16th annual Toughman Competition at Frankfort High School in Short Gap, West Virginia, Jan. 17, 2015. The national anthem was performed by Chrissy Armel from Winchester, Virginia. Marines from left to right; Sgt. Daniel Sanford from Neptune, New Jersey, Staff Sgt. David Shirey from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Staff Sgt. Joseph Steenhoven from Virginia Beach, Virginia and Staff Sgt. Scott C. Webb from Soldotna, Alaska. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amber Williams/Released)
Members of Recruiting Station Baltimore’s delayed entry program, led by Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Killea, the commanding general of Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, participate in a joint service oath of enlistment ceremony during the Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, Dec. 27, 2014. The oath was administered by Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck, commander of the Fifth Coast Guard District. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Bryan Nygaard/Released)
Military Bowl oath of enlistment
Members of Recruiting Station Baltimore’s delayed entry program, led by Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Killea, the commanding general of Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, participate in a joint service oath of enlistment ceremony during the Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, Dec. 27, 2014. The oath was administered by Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck, commander of the Fifth Coast Guard District. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Bryan Nygaard/Released)
Staff Sgt. Michael R. Lawskoski, the staff non-commissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Sub-Station Newark, Recruiting Station Baltimore, reaffirms his oath of enlistment during his promotion ceremony that was held at RSS Newark, Delaware, January 5. Lawskowski, a native of Smithtown, New York, was recently named the 2014 Recruiter of the Year for RS Baltimore for which he received his first Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. After graduating high school in 2003, Laskowski enlisted in the army and served as an infantryman. In 2007, Laskowski enlisted in the Marine Corps where he continued serving in the infantry military occupational specialty. He has completed three combat deployments, including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. Laskowski served as the chief instructor for the Designated Marksman’s Course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii before transferring to RS Baltimore. (Photo courtesy of Gunnery Sgt. Robert Kelm)
Marine sniper hits his mark on recruiting duty
Staff Sgt. Michael R. Lawskoski, the staff non-commissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Sub-Station Newark, Recruiting Station Baltimore, reaffirms his oath of enlistment during his promotion ceremony that was held at RSS Newark, Delaware, January 5. Lawskowski, a native of Smithtown, New York, was recently named the 2014 Recruiter of the Year for RS Baltimore for which he received his first Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. After graduating high school in 2003, Laskowski enlisted in the army and served as an infantryman. In 2007, Laskowski enlisted in the Marine Corps where he continued serving in the infantry military occupational specialty. He has completed three combat deployments, including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. Laskowski served as the chief instructor for the Designated Marksman’s Course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii before transferring to RS Baltimore. (Photo courtesy of Gunnery Sgt. Robert Kelm)
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4th Marine Corps Districts Executive Officer retires after 24 years of service

By Cpl. Kyle Welshans | July 23, 2015

After 24 years of service to his country, Lt. Col. Donald B. Moor, retired from the Marine Corps MORE
Future female Marines tackle Marine Corps lifestyle

By Cpl. J.R. Heins | July 20, 2015

Twenty female Marine poolees and their guests tasted the Marine Corps’ lifestyle after going through MORE
Marine from Houston promoted by three-star general

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | June 12, 2015

During the summer months at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C, thousands of people converge on the MORE
RS Detroit presents NROTC scholarship

By Cpl. J. R. Heins | June 4, 2015

A senior at Grosse Pointe South High School received the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps MORE
Recruiting Station prepares female poolees with annual statewide function

By Sgt. Aaron Diamant | June 3, 2015

For 24 female Marine poolees, May 16 was a taste of what was to come, as they participated in Marine MORE
Herndon High School students get workout by Sterling, Virginia Marines

By Sgt. Anthony Kirby | June 2, 2015

Pfcs. Kyle Snoich and Claire Drew, U.S. Marines from Sterling, Virginia, returned home to share MORE
Recruiting Station Frederick Recruiting Substations compete for top spot in FY15 Pool Function

By Sgt. Anthoony Kirby | May 20, 2015

More than 300 future Marines and their families from across parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West MORE
Future Marine displays heroism while serving as volunteer firefighter

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | May 19, 2015

Matthew Shrawder and four other firefighters with the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department arrived on MORE
RS Louisville recruiter earns NAM

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | May 15, 2015

Sgt. Joseph M. Parvin, production recruiter at Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Florence, MORE
Poolee loses more than 70 pounds to join Marine Corps

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | May 12, 2015

Sweat dripping off his face and legs burning from lactic acid, Dylan DeYoung finishes the last few MORE
Ohio students get an opportunity to fly flight simulators

By Cpl. Kyle Welshans | May 12, 2015

 Students at Case Western University and Kent State University got an opportunity to show off and MORE
West Virginia community reaches for Marine Corps help with youth

By Sgt. Caitlin Brink | May 10, 2015

The U.S. Marines answered a community’s call for help   May 20, 2015, in Madison, West Virginia. In MORE
Future Marine Corps officer candidates participate in mini OCS

By Cpl. Kyle Welshans | May 1, 2015

More than 50 Marine Corps officer candidates from recruiting stations Charleston and Louisville MORE
Recruiting Station Louisville conducts 45th annual Colonel William R. Higgins Memorial Mess Night

By Capt. Christina Peters | April 28, 2015

Recruiting Station Louisville conducted its 45th annual Col. William R. Higgins Memorial Mess Night MORE
RS Louisville sergeant major retires, station welcomes new sergeant major

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | April 6, 2015

Marines, family and friends of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, Kentucky, gathered as MORE
Mameluke Officer Sword presented to Officer Selection Office Fairfax’s applicant of the year

By Sgt. Anthony Kirby | April 3, 2015

The U.S. Marine Corps Officer Candidate School is tough. Many might apply, but only the best and MORE
Marine Corps offers cutting edge paid internship program to college students

By Sgt. Bryan J. Nygaard | April 2, 2015

The Marine Corps is offering a summer internship to anyone attending or planning to attend an MORE
Local Marines rev up Northeast Ohio auto show

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | April 1, 2015

U.S. Marines participated in the Summit Racing Equipment 49th Annual I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama, MORE
Recruiting Station Frederick’s sergeant major passes the torch

By Sgt. Anthony Kirby | March 31, 2015

  Sgt. Maj. William E. Sweeney relinquished his post at Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick to MORE
West Virginia high school program teaches self-discipline, leadership skills to students

By Sgt. Caitlin Brink | March 25, 2015

Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps cadets at St. Albans High School marched MORE
High School senior receives MPMA Covington-Hagan Scholarship

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | March 25, 2015

In an effort to encourage the pursuit of higher education in the local African-American community, MORE
Marines, MEAC score big together

By Sgt. Nicholas Ranum | March 18, 2015

NORFOLK, VA – The U.S. Marines came in full force to support the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference MORE
Local Marines participate in Cleveland football clinic

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | March 9, 2015

Aurora, Ohio—U.S. Marines from Recruiting Station Cleveland participated in a football clinic Feb. MORE
Marine Corps JROTC units strut their stuff in drill competition

By Sgt. Aaron Diamant | March 9, 2015

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA- Cadets from 10 different Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps MORE
Future Marine saves teacher’s life, receives city’s gratitude

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | February 27, 2015

Fairfield City Council and Mayor Steve Miller proclaimed Feb 9, 2015 to be “John Jones Day” in honor MORE
Charleston, West Virginia educators get a firsthand look at Marine Corps recruit training

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | February 16, 2015

    Thirty eight educators from West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio endured the rigors of Marine Corps MORE
4th Marine Corps District Sergeant Major retires after 30 years of service

By | February 6, 2015

New Cumberland, Pennsylvania— After 30 years of faithful service to his country and the Marine MORE
Marine from Waldorf appointed to warrant officer

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | February 6, 2015

TRIANGLE, Virginia – As the temperature dipped below 20 degrees, a small, frigid formation of MORE
Marine Corps Leadership Seminar prepare Virginia students for success

By Sgt. Aaron Diamant | January 29, 2015

On top of packed college schedules, several young men and women in the Gloucester Institute’s MORE
New 4th Marine Corps District simulators visit Morgantown University

By Cpl. Amber Williams | January 23, 2015

The Marine Corps is always seeking to recruit the best and the brightest. This can be a difficult MORE
Louisville educators take on Marine Corps Bootcamp

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | January 9, 2015

Marine Corps bootcamp has a reputation as the most physically and mentally difficult training MORE
Marines select St. John’s College High School defensive back to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | December 22, 2014

Ayron Monroe, a standout defensive back for the St. John’s College High School football team, was MORE
Lorain, Ohio native wins 4MCD recruiter instructor of the year award

By Cpl. Amber Williams | December 22, 2014

Recruiting Station Frederick’s recruiter instructor has been recognized as the 4th Marine Corps MORE
Garner running back to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | November 25, 2014

RALEIGH, NC — If you Google his name you will find stories and videos that showcase his talent. If MORE
RS Frederick Marine becomes U.S. citizen on the Marine Corps birthday

By Cpl. Amber Williams | November 25, 2014

Triangle, Va. --   U.S. Marine Sgt. Gustavo A. Arroliga, a recruiter at Recruiting Sub-Station MORE
Greensville, North Carolina twins join Marine Corps together

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | November 25, 2014

Richmond, Virginia- It has been said that twins share a special bond throughout their lives. For the MORE
Marines select Westerville South Lineman for Semper Fi Bowl

By Cpl. Kyle Welshans | November 25, 2014

Westerville, Ohio— An offensive lineman from the Westerville South High School football team was MORE
Lakota West offensive lineman selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | October 31, 2014

Louisville, KY –George Asafo-Adjei, 18, of West Chester, Ohio, was recognized during a presentation MORE
Marines teach leadership at 100 Black Men event

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | October 28, 2014

U.S. Marines spent a day teaching leadership to young people at North Carolina State University in MORE
Marines select Dublin Scioto HS Quarterback for Semper Fi Bowl

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | October 28, 2014

A linebacker for the Dublin Scioto High School football team was officially recognized for his MORE
Officer Selection Team Cincinnati conducts pool function

By Sgt. Jennifer Pirante | October 25, 2014

Louisville, KY – Marine Corps Officer Selection Team Cincinnati conducted a pool function at the MORE
Marines select Franklin High School lineman to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | October 24, 2014

REISTERSTOWN, Maryland — Patrick Allen, a standout offensive lineman for the Franklin High School MORE
20 Years of devoted Marine Corps Service Comes to an End

By Cpl. Amber Williams | October 15, 2014

After 20 years of service in the Marine Corps, Gunnery Sgt. John D. Ward retired during a ceremony MORE
Michigan teen follows family passion in the Marines

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | October 15, 2014

“Being a Marine is all I’ve ever wanted to be.” The words are said by the slim, 19-year-old boy MORE
Marines select Athens HS Quarterback for Semper Fi Bowl

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | October 7, 2014

The quarterback for the Athens High School football team, Joe Burrow, was officially recognized as MORE
Hubbard running back selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | October 3, 2014

HUBBARD, Ohio— Hubbard High School running back, Larry “LJ” Scott, was recognized for being selected MORE
Marines fuel rivalry game in Akron

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | October 2, 2014

Rivalries fuel competitiveness on the field and bring out the best in every player. With an MORE
College athletes learn about leadership from the Marines

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | October 2, 2014

The U.S. Marine Corps continued expansion of their outreach to female athletes by conducting MORE
13th 9/11 anniversary, American youth still ready to serve

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | September 30, 2014

On Sept. 11, 2001, American economic and military power was attacked by Al-Qaeda in what would MORE
Lynchburg teen drops 84 pounds to enlist in Marine Corps

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | August 13, 2014

In a time where less than one percent of Americans serve in the military, and the Department of MORE
Marine awarded for his outstanding work for 4MCD

By Cpl. Kyle Welshans | August 8, 2014

Master Sgt. Tommy Moye, a Quincy, Fla., native, was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation MORE
RS Baltimore Marines help Cold War Marine reconnect to history

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | August 7, 2014

The Marines at Recruiting Sub-Station Salisbury work over 60 hours every week to recruit highly MORE
Marines conduct leadership seminar with Xenia HS Football Team

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | August 7, 2014

The Xenia High School football team, known as “The Buccaneers”, are now ready to start their MORE
RS Richmond Marine retires after 21-year career

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | August 6, 2014

After more than 21 years of service in the Marine Corps, Gunnery Sgt. Marvin Faulcon retired in a MORE
RS Frederick Marines educate leaders, teachers during 2014 Student Success Summit

By Cpl. Amber Williams | August 6, 2014

Marines of Recruiting Station Frederick presented career opportunities at the 2014 Student Success MORE
Marines help Ohio, West Virginia All-Star Game find success

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | August 6, 2014

The rainy weather was not enough to keep the Marines of Recruiting Sub-Station Zanesville from MORE
Marine trains, teaches New Bern Young Marines

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | August 6, 2014

The mission of the Young Marines is “to positively impact America’s future by providing quality MORE
RS Charleston Marine retires after 30 years of service

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | August 6, 2014

Surrounded by friends, family members and fellow Marines from Recruiting Station Charleston, Master MORE
4th Marine Corps District hosts change of command

By Cpl. Nicholas S. Ranum | July 11, 2014

Col. Terence D. Trenchard relinquished command of the 4th Marine Corps District to Col. John A. Bolt MORE
RS Ricmond’s newest Officer Selection Station completes historic first contract

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | July 11, 2014

In a historic moment, U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station Richmond’s newest Officer Selection MORE
Barberton native loses 100 pounds in hopes of becoming Marine

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | July 2, 2014

Last spring,  Steven Chaney walked into a Marine Corps recruiting office and said that he wanted to MORE
Marine completes four-year odyssey to join Marine Corps

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | July 2, 2014

Pvt. Katherine L. Palacio’s love for the Marine Corps is infections. With every word and action she MORE
Huntsville Marine takes reigns at Recruiting Station Louisville

By Gunnery Sgt. Andrew Miller | July 2, 2014

After capping off a successful tour in one of the Marine Corps’ most demanding duties, Maj. Scott MORE
Marines conduct leadership seminar with Parkersburg HS Football Team

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | June 25, 2014

The Parkersburg High School football team, known as “The Big Reds” received a boost after they MORE
North Carolina Marine walks with his high school graduating class after finishing school early

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | June 20, 2014

“Andrew Dwayne Morris,” said the speaker as Pvt. Andrew D. Morris walked across the stage to receive MORE
Major Megan McClung Leadership Award presented to former Parris Island drill instructor

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | June 19, 2014

More than 1,500 military women gathered at the only event in the United States dedicated to MORE
Michigan, Ohio Marine poolees, recruiters team build during annual pool function

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | June 4, 2014

More than 350 Recruiting Station Detroit Marines and poolees from across the 14,000-square miles of MORE
Lakeland High School student receives Marine Corps NROTC scholarship

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | June 3, 2014

Recruiting Station Detroit, on behalf of the U. S. Marine Corps, presented a Howell, Mich., area MORE
Our Community Salutes recognizes future Marines

By Sgt. Amber Williams | June 3, 2014

Twenty-eight future Marines were recognized at the Our Community Salutes’ Northern Virginia Chapter MORE
Marine Corps Quantico Band performs with Elyria High School band

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | June 2, 2014

The Marine Corps Quantico Band recently visited northeast Ohio, where they performed at the MORE
Chancellor High School senior receives US Marine Corps football certificate

By Sgt. Amber Williams | June 2, 2014

Every year, the Marine Corps invites less than 100 of the best high school football players to MORE
Ashland, Ky. native receives $150,000 NROTC Marine Option Scholarship

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | June 2, 2014

Joseph Hupp, an Ashland, Ky. native and a senior at Boyd County High School, was awarded a $150,000 MORE
‘America’s War Horse’ SSgt. Reckless honored, remembered at Triple Crown race

By Cpl. Nicholas Ranum | May 20, 2014

More than 60 years ago, in the mountains of the Korean Peninsula, the Marines of the Recoiless Rifle MORE
RS Baltimore poolees compete in statewide pool function

By LCpl. Kyle Welshans | May 7, 2014

Recruiting Station Baltimore held a statewide pool function to educate poolees at Aberdeen Proving MORE
Marines of RS Frederick take to Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

By Sgt. Amber Williams | May 7, 2014

Marines with Recruiting Sub-Stations Winchester and Martinsburg woke up bright and early May 2 to MORE
Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program proves beneficial for poolees

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | May 2, 2014

Every month, recruiting stations across the Marine Corps welcome new young men and women into the MORE
Future officer candidates experience life at Officer Candidates School

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | May 2, 2014

Twenty-eight aspiring officer candidates from Officer Selection Team Columbus, Ohio spent the MORE
Marines visit Miles Jones Elementary School’s career day

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | May 1, 2014

Two Recruiting Station Richmond Marines were greeted with awe as they walked into a first grade MORE
Carolina Hurricanes honor two RS Raleigh Marines during final game of season

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | April 24, 2014

Sgt. Thomas S. Otwell and Sgt. David A. Miller, recruiters with Marine Corps Recruiting Station MORE
Maryland educators get an inside look at Marine Corps recruit training

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | April 16, 2014

Every year, more than 20,000 men and women are recruited and sent to Marine Corps Recruit Depot MORE
Michigan, Ohio educators visit Marine Corps recruit training

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | April 9, 2014

Twenty educators from southeastern Michigan and northwestern Ohio experienced Marine Corps recruit MORE
Marine recruiter selected for prestigious military law enforcement opportunity

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | April 8, 2014

Sgt. Todd F. Schuller, a Boardman, Ohio native and extended active duty recruiter with Recruiting MORE
Marine lives boyhood dream, serves as volunteer firefighter

By Lance Cpl. Kyle Welshans | April 7, 2014

Marines at the 4th Marine Corps District take serving the community to the next level. As a part of MORE
W.Va. native, Marine Corps career recruiter retires after 20 years of service

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | March 28, 2014

Surrounded by friends, family members and fellow Marines from Recruiting Station Charleston, Gunnery MORE
Marines, MEAC partner for 2014 basketball tournament

By Lance Cpl. Francisco Martinez | March 19, 2014

Marines partnered with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the 2014 MEAC Basketball Tournament MORE
Marines engage local youth at MEAC basketball tournament, impart leadership skills

By Lance Cpl. Jacky Fang | March 19, 2014

Marines conducted a community outreach program during the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference MORE
Marines, poolees conduct pool function after Pax

By Sgt. Amber Williams | March 19, 2014

Recruiting Station Frederick’s area experienced a large amount of snow this year causing pool MORE
Parents, family learn about process to become Marine

By Sgt. Henderson | March 19, 2014

Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Greenville hosted a family night at the East Carolina University MORE
Marine Applicant wins Wrestling State Championship

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | March 5, 2014

Chris Jaeger wrestles and excels academically in his school. His physical, mental and moral strength MORE
Applicant perseveres for opportunity to become a Marine

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | March 5, 2014

Honor. Courage. Commitment.To the average person those three words can have different meanings. For MORE
RS Frederick Applicant takes Honor Graduate

By Sgt. Amber Williams | March 5, 2014

There are quite a few things that go into becoming an honor graduate, from exemplifying the core MORE
Eastern Michigan Marine officer candidate continues legacy

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | March 4, 2014

Marine officer candidate Joe Zarzycki attends Eastern Michigan University as a junior studying MORE
Hiram College opens housing for veterans

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | February 6, 2014

It is not necessary to be from a big university to make a huge difference in the lives of veterans MORE
High School seniors from across Virginia compete for NROTC scholarships

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | February 6, 2014

More than 20 high school seniors from across Virginia travelled to Recruiting Station Richmond Jan. MORE
Arlington, Texas Marine recognized for superior achievement in recruiting

By Sgt. Bryan Nygaard | February 6, 2014

Matt Humiston was a junior at Kennedale High School in Arlington, Texas when the World Trade Center MORE
RS Frederick raises the bar for PT

By Sgt. Amber Williams | February 4, 2014

Physical fitness is paramount in maintaining a healthy Delayed Entry Program that will ultimately MORE
Marine promoted on hard work and dedication

By Sgt, Daniel Angel | January 31, 2014

Staff Sgt Lance K. Harvey, originally from Vermontville, Mich., was meritoriously promoted to the MORE
Ohio Twins enlist in Marine Corps

By Sgt, Tyler Hlavac | January 31, 2014

As identical twins, there are not many things John and Mike Lange do apart. Whether it is working MORE
Michigan, Ohio, Marines, recruits participate in female pool function

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | January 29, 2014

More than 40 members of Recruiting Station Detroit participated in a female pool function in MORE
Fan Fest allows Semper Fi Bowl Attendees to learn about Marine Corps

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | January 13, 2014

Local Marines set up vehicles and booths for Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl attendees to learn MORE
RS Richmond’s operations chief earns 4MCD Operations Chief of the Year

By Cpl. Aaron Diamont | December 23, 2013

Gunnery Sgt. Jerry Laurenti, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Richmond’s operations chief, is known MORE
Cleveland Marine selected as district’s top recruiter

By Sgt. T. M. Stewman | December 23, 2013

Part of being a Marine is being the best in any activity. For one recruiter, being the best paid off MORE
Candidate overcomes history, chooses to become Marine officer

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | December 23, 2013

Since Shane Azizi was young, one piece of advice from his father Jahan always stuck with him; “No MORE
Marines move to Wake Forest

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | December 18, 2013

Marine Corps Recruiting Station Raleigh opened a new permanent contact station in Wake Forest, N.C. MORE
Marine veteran receives Bronze Star after more than 46 years

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | December 18, 2013

On Dec. 13, in front of friends, family and fellow Marines from Company L, 3rd Battalion, 25th MORE
Local recruiter’s daughter follows father’s footsteps, becomes Marine

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | December 11, 2013

Earning the coveted Eagle, Globe and Anchor is mostly commonly described as one of the most MORE
Mom, runner, logistics clerk takes 4th MCD Marine of the Year

By Sgt. Amber Williams | December 11, 2013

Sgt. Donna Williams , the Marine Corps Recruiting Station Frederick logistics clerk, maintains a MORE
Dominican Republic native sheds 140 pounds to enlist in Marine Corps

By Cpl. Bryan Nygaard | December 11, 2013

Approximately 30 young men and women packed into the Cpl. Jennifer M. Parcell Ceremony Room to take MORE
RS Cleveland brings females together to improve fitness, knowledge

By T. M. Stewman | November 27, 2013

More than 35 female poolees from Recruiting Station Cleveland participated in an all-female pool MORE
Iraqi-born female becomes Marine, gives back to US

By Sgt. Amber Williams | November 27, 2013

The majority of the Marine Corps enlistees are young American males but not Aseel Salman. Being MORE
RS Charleston Poolees compete for top sub-station

By Sgt. Tyler J. Hlavac | November 26, 2013

 Approximately 100 Marines and poolees braved below freezing temperatures to compete for top MORE
Marine general speaks about leadership at Chesterfield high schools

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | November 15, 2013

It’s not every day that a Marine brigadier general visits a high school to speak about leadership, MORE
Marines show Poolees weapons handling, combat simulation

By Cpl. Bryan Nygaard | November 6, 2013

Aisha Green stood completely still as artillery rounds exploded in front of her. Standing at barely MORE
Marine recruiters utilize Delayed Entry Program to reduce attrition

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | November 1, 2013

Some may think of enlisting in the Marine Corps as an easy process involving a quick trip to the MORE
Medal of Honor Tribute presented to Dakota Meyer, displayed at Lindsey Wilson College

By Sgt. Daniel Angel | November 1, 2013

Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, a native of Columbia, Ky., was presented a Medal of Honor MORE
Marines educate, congratulate during high school band competition

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | November 1, 2013

Thirteen high school marching bands took to a muddy football field to compete at the Kempsville MORE
Marine helps High School swim team take strides

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | October 30, 2013

Sprinting, squatting, lunging and pressing could be considered routine exercises of just about any MORE
Michigan teen travels from South Africa to join Marine Corps

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | October 30, 2013

Three countries and eight years later, 19-year-old Jesse Flanagan is back on American soil, to MORE
Recruiting Station Baltimore moves for cost, safety, opportunity

By Cpl. Bryan Nygaard | October 18, 2013

Marine Corps Recruiting Station Baltimore recently moved its headquarters to a new location in MORE
Officer Selection Station Roanoke gives Virginia lacrosse teams combat fitness test

By Cpl. Aaron Diamant | October 1, 2013

More than 60 varsity lacrosse players from Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Va., got a MORE
Ohio Marines host 5K to kick off Toys for Tots season

By Sgt. Timothy Stewman | October 1, 2013

Marines from Detachment 3 Maintenance Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 453 held their 3rd Annual MORE
Raleigh Marine officer candidates get taste of what future holds

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | October 1, 2013

Marines and candidates with the Officer Selection Office Raleigh, Marine Corps Recruiting Station MORE
Cabell Midland High School continues producing Marines

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | September 30, 2013

Recruiting Sub Station Huntington has a large area of responsibility in the eyes of Marine Corps MORE
Ocala Marine receives top honors for excellence in journalism

By Staff Sgt. Andrew Miller | September 19, 2013

Local Marine Cpl. Bryan Nygaard, a native of Ocala, Fla. and 2003 graduate of Ocala Christian MORE
Fairfield, Ohio native ensures merry Christmas for all

By Sgt. Amber Williams | September 17, 2013

Recruiting is a time consuming job. Marines on recruiting duty wake up early, arrive at their office MORE
What does leadership mean to you?

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | September 12, 2013

When the Marshall University Women’s Swim Team found themselves looking for guidance on leadership, MORE
Future Marines take oath of enlistment during Clermont County Fair

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | July 21, 2013

     A group of nine poolees from Recruiting Sub-Station East Gate took the oath of enlistment and MORE
Educators get tough during Marine Corps workshop

By Sgt. Tyler Hlavac | May 14, 2013

Thirty five educators from West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio endured the rigors of Marine Corps boot MORE
Marine Corps supports 8th annual Jaguar 5K

By Sgt. Amber Williams | May 14, 2013

The United States Marine Corps donated 900 water bottles to the 8th annual Jaguar 5k held by Falls MORE
Zen in the Art of Reserve Recruiting

By Capt. Eric Postow | May 10, 2013

As the largest reserve writing station for the district, the Recruiting Station Richmond command MORE
Marine from Waldorf receives top award

By Cpl. Bryan Nygaard | April 14, 2013

December 2009 was not a good month for Staff Sgt. Douglas McGlothlin. Although he had done well MORE
Marine Corps Leadership Seminar Steps Foot in High School for First Time

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | April 12, 2013

     The Marine Corps Leadership Seminar was held at the Wake County Young Men’s Leadership Academy MORE
Marine Officers and Officer Candidates Help Local Community

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | March 8, 2013

Marine officers and officer candidates with Marine Corps Recruiting Station Raleigh helped build a MORE
Marines, poolees attend annual female pool function

By Sgt. Elyssa Quesada | January 12, 2013

More than 40 members of Recruiting Station Detroit participated in a female pool function here, Jan. MORE
Local Football Star to Play in All-American Game

By Cpl. Dwight Henderson | December 17, 2012

If you Google his name you will find stories and YouTube videos that showcase his talent. If you MORE
Cover Controversy to be Resolved

By Sgt. Amber Williams | October 29, 2012

Over the next several months you will see female Marines in three different covers (hats); the MORE
Silent Drill Platoon Visits Raleigh

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | October 24, 2012

The slaps and strikes of wooden stocked M-1 Garands echoed through the auditorium of Ravenscroft MORE
RS Raleigh Gets New Commanding Officer

By Sgt. Dwight Henderson | June 20, 2012

Major Brandon J. Gorman recently assumed command of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Raleigh before a MORE
The First Time

By Sgt. Amber Williams | May 15, 2012

The crowd of nearly five thousand people had to walk past a recruiting booth manned by Marines at MORE

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