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4th Marine Corps District Herald

Representing the Future of the Corps

1st Trimester FY15
Unit Leaders

Colonel John A. Bolt
Commanding Officer, 4th Marine Corps District

Sergeant Major Joseph C. Breze
Sergeant Major, 4th Marine Corps District

Unit News
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
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 07, 2014

The quarterback for the Athens High School football team, Joe Burrow, was officially recognized as MORE
Marines fuel rivalry game in Akron

By Sgt. T.M. Stewman | October 02, 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 02, 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 08, 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 07, 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 07, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 04, 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 03, 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 03, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 07, 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 07, 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 02, 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 02, 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 01, 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 09, 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 08, 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 07, 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 05, 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 05, 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 05, 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 04, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 04, 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 06, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 08, 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