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8th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

1513 Desert Storm Road, Fort Worth, TX 76127
8th Marine Corps District will continue to uphold our Marine Corps standards and traditions while achieving our assigned officer, enlisted, and prior service recruiting mission by component and category in order to provide the Marine Corps with the best possible Marines to lead our Corps and to win our Nation's battles.
Unit Leaders
Col. Dudley R. Griggs
Colonel Dudley R. Griggs
Commanding Officer, 8th Marine Corps District

Executive Officer, 8th Marine Corps District
Lt. Col. Frank J. Brogna
Executive Officer, 8th Marine Corps District

Sergeant Major Leo Varos
Sergeant Major Leo Varos
Sergeant Major, 8th Marine Corps District

Roundup Magazine
  In this issue of Roundup:

  • RS San Antonio welcomes new commanding officer
  • Arizona sisters enlist in Marine Corps
  • Texas educators get a taste of the Corps

            [Click here to view the Roundup]

Unit News
Marine_Corps_Poster_ALL-2.jpg Marines ‘Take a Stand’ against sexual assault with training, awareness

By | April 18, 2012

The month of April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Marine Corps is going to great lengths to train and bring awareness to a subject that continues to be a critical priority.  Defense Secretary Leon Panetta recently released his plan to tackle handle sexual assault throughout the Department of Defense.  Changes MORE
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120308M-KY377-014.JPG Marines celebrate women's history with female aviators

By | April 17, 2012

Marine officer selection officers with the 8th Marine Corps District demonstrated their enthusiasm for Women’s History Month by attending the 23rd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference March 8 through March 10, 2012, in Dallas.  The conference gave aviation enthusiasts from all over the world a chance to come together to learn and share MORE
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courtphoto1.jpg Kenyan immigrant excels as District Marine of the year, single mom

By | November 14, 2011

On Sept. 11, 2001, Teresia Kamau, a 17-year-old African immigrant who considered America her home, crowded around a television at Yukon High School in Oklahoma with her classmates to watch the Twin Towers in New York City crumble after terrorists intentionally flew commercial jetliners into the buildings. “We were all sitting there watching the MORE
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Sexual Assault Response Program

If in a life threatening situation, please call 911 immediately.

Marines and Civilians- If you are a victim of sexual assault or if you are seeking more information about the program call the Uniformed Victim Advocate at (817) 733-7951. Advocates are on call 24 hours a day. You are not alone.

You can also call the SAPR Helpline at (619) 846-6040 or the DoD Safe Helpline at (877) 995-5247.

Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base Victim Advocate
Call: 817-204-3081.  If in a life threatening situation, please call 911 immediately.

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