8th Marine Corps District

 

8th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

1513 Desert Storm Road, Fort Worth, TX 76127
Mission
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.
A Poolee from Recruiting Sub-Station Mid-Cities, RS Fort Worth, gets told to move faster by two drill instructors during the annual pool function family night at Brewer High School, April 22, 2014. More than 150 poolees from the Fort Worth metropolitan area attended a family night to prepare them for Marine Corps recruit training.
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A Poolee from Recruiting Sub-Station Mid-Cities, RS Fort Worth, gets told to move faster by two drill instructors during the annual pool function family night at Brewer High School, April 22, 2014. More than 150 poolees from the Fort Worth metropolitan area attended a family night to prepare them for Marine Corps recruit training.
Major Robert  C. Arbegast,  the Commanding Officer of Recruiting Station Houston, speaks about leadership on and off the field to the young men participating in the Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Westfield High School. Semper Fidelis All-American Camps are the first phase of the Semper Fidelis Football Program. From mid-March through the end of June, 2015, 1-day football camps will be in 24 cities across the country. Open to high schools students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade, Semper Fidelis All-American Camps not only hone football skills, but teach players about Marine Corps values both on and off the field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabrielle Bustos)
Semper Fi Football Camps
Major Robert C. Arbegast, the Commanding Officer of Recruiting Station Houston, speaks about leadership on and off the field to the young men participating in the Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Westfield High School. Semper Fidelis All-American Camps are the first phase of the Semper Fidelis Football Program. From mid-March through the end of June, 2015, 1-day football camps will be in 24 cities across the country. Open to high schools students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade, Semper Fidelis All-American Camps not only hone football skills, but teach players about Marine Corps values both on and off the field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabrielle Bustos)
Staff Sergeant Chukwuma F. Onyejiaka, the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge of Recruiting Sub-Station Lufkin with Recruiting Station Houston, gives a motivating speech to the young men participating in the Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Westfield High School seconds before the camp kicks off. Semper Fidelis All-American Camps are the first phase of the Semper Fidelis Football Program. From mid-March through the end of June, 2015, 1-day football camps will be in 24 cities across the country. Open to high schools students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade, Semper Fidelis All-American Camps not only hone football skills, but teach players about Marine Corps values both on and off the field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabrielle Bustos)
Semper Fi Football Camp
Staff Sergeant Chukwuma F. Onyejiaka, the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge of Recruiting Sub-Station Lufkin with Recruiting Station Houston, gives a motivating speech to the young men participating in the Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Westfield High School seconds before the camp kicks off. Semper Fidelis All-American Camps are the first phase of the Semper Fidelis Football Program. From mid-March through the end of June, 2015, 1-day football camps will be in 24 cities across the country. Open to high schools students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade, Semper Fidelis All-American Camps not only hone football skills, but teach players about Marine Corps values both on and off the field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabrielle Bustos)
College Station, Texas
Pre-Officer Candidate School Weekend
College Station, Texas
Marine Staff Sgt. Adele Grullon Knupp, an air support operations operator with Marine Air Support Squadron 1 in Cherry Point, N.C., explains the proper technique used to execute a flexed arm hang to an attendee of the Women in Aviation National Symposium Event in Dallas, Texas, March 6. Female Marine aviators attended this event to help young men and women get a better understanding of female aviation career opportunities in the Marine Corps.
Women in Aviation
Marine Staff Sgt. Adele Grullon Knupp, an air support operations operator with Marine Air Support Squadron 1 in Cherry Point, N.C., explains the proper technique used to execute a flexed arm hang to an attendee of the Women in Aviation National Symposium Event in Dallas, Texas, March 6. Female Marine aviators attended this event to help young men and women get a better understanding of female aviation career opportunities in the Marine Corps.
An attendee of the 2015 Women in Aviation National Symposium Event attempts to execute pull-ups at the Marine exhibit at WAI in Dallas, Texas, March 5. Marines attended WAI as a way to expose young men and women to aviation career options in the Marine Corps.
Women In Aviation
An attendee of the 2015 Women in Aviation National Symposium Event attempts to execute pull-ups at the Marine exhibit at WAI in Dallas, Texas, March 5. Marines attended WAI as a way to expose young men and women to aviation career options in the Marine Corps.
Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Team East wide receiver Tristan Payton, a Jacksonville, Fla., native, checks with the line judge Jan. 4, 2015, at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The bowl brings selected players like Payton, a First Coast High School student committed to playing at University of Southern California, together with Marines and football coaches to develop skills not only important to football, but throughout life, such as leadership, self-confidence and teamwork. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Erik S. Brooks Jr.)
Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl 2015
Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Team East wide receiver Tristan Payton, a Jacksonville, Fla., native, checks with the line judge Jan. 4, 2015, at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The bowl brings selected players like Payton, a First Coast High School student committed to playing at University of Southern California, together with Marines and football coaches to develop skills not only important to football, but throughout life, such as leadership, self-confidence and teamwork. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Erik S. Brooks Jr.)
Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Team defensive ends Benning Potoae and Noah Jefferson come together at the game Jan. 4, 2015, at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The Semper Fidelis All-American bowl brings together approximately 100 student-athletes from across the country who have demonstrated success both on and off the field. The bowl brings the selected players together with U.S. Marines and professional and college football coaches to develop skills not only important to football, but throughout life, such as leadership, self-confidence and teamwork. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken/Released)
Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl 2015
Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Team defensive ends Benning Potoae and Noah Jefferson come together at the game Jan. 4, 2015, at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The Semper Fidelis All-American bowl brings together approximately 100 student-athletes from across the country who have demonstrated success both on and off the field. The bowl brings the selected players together with U.S. Marines and professional and college football coaches to develop skills not only important to football, but throughout life, such as leadership, self-confidence and teamwork. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken/Released)
Twenty-five men and women took their oath of enlistment during halftime of the Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium January 2, 2015.
Armed Forces Bowl 2015
Twenty-five men and women took their oath of enlistment during halftime of the Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium January 2, 2015.
Twenty-one Marine Corps Officer Candidates from around the 8th Marine Corps District attended Pre-Officer Candidate School (OCS) Winter Training at Fort Walters in Mineral Wells, Tx December 5-7. These candidates, who are slated to attend OCS in four weeks, participated in many events such as physical training, hikes and land navigation to prepare them for the rigorous 10 week training to come.
Pre-OCS Weekend
Twenty-one Marine Corps Officer Candidates from around the 8th Marine Corps District attended Pre-Officer Candidate School (OCS) Winter Training at Fort Walters in Mineral Wells, Tx December 5-7. These candidates, who are slated to attend OCS in four weeks, participated in many events such as physical training, hikes and land navigation to prepare them for the rigorous 10 week training to come.
Marines from the 8th Marine Corps District took second place overall in the NAS JRB Fort Worth Football league.
8MCD FOOTBALL
Marines from the 8th Marine Corps District took second place overall in the NAS JRB Fort Worth Football league.
Ayden J. Lejeune, whose great-great-great uncle is the former 13th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps , Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune, poses for a photo with his recruiter Sgt. Dallas Allen, Recruiting Substation Oklahoma City South, Recruiting Station Oklahoma City. Lejeune, a Norman, Oklahoma native is set to ship to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego for recruit training on Nov. 3. The 19 year-old Norman High School graduate enlisted in the delayed entry program on March 19, 2013. Lejeune
said he has wanted to join the Marine Corps since he was young because the Marines are the best of the best. (Official Marine Corps Photo By Sgt. Lucas Vega/RELEASED)
Ayden J. Lejeune, whose great-great-great uncle is the former 13th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps , Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune, poses for a photo with his recruiter Sgt. Dallas Allen, Recruiting Substation Oklahoma City South, Recruiting Station Oklahoma City. Lejeune, a Norman, Oklahoma native is set to ship to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego for recruit training on Nov. 3. The 19 year-old Norman High School graduate enlisted in the delayed entry program on March 19, 2013. Lejeune said he has wanted to join the Marine Corps since he was young because the Marines are the best of the best. (Official Marine Corps Photo By Sgt. Lucas Vega/RELEASED)
A player with Ardmore High School football team, lifts an ammo can while conducting the Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test, at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014. Ardmore coaching staff invited the Marines of Recruiting Sub Station Denton to discuss teamwork with the players and help condition them during their summer program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
Ardmore High School CFT
A player with Ardmore High School football team, lifts an ammo can while conducting the Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test, at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014. Ardmore coaching staff invited the Marines of Recruiting Sub Station Denton to discuss teamwork with the players and help condition them during their summer program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
A player with Ardmore High School football team, conducts the maneuver under fire portion of the Combat Fitness Test at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014.The CFT is designed to be a functional combat fitness training for deployed Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
Ardmore High School CFT
A player with Ardmore High School football team, conducts the maneuver under fire portion of the Combat Fitness Test at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014.The CFT is designed to be a functional combat fitness training for deployed Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
(Right) U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Isaac C. Acosta, Staff Non Commissioned Officer In Charge, Recruiting Sub Station Denton, encourages an Ardmore High School football player conducting a fireman’s carry on a teammate at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014. The CFT is designed to be functional combat fitness training for deployed Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
Ardmore High School CFT
(Right) U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Isaac C. Acosta, Staff Non Commissioned Officer In Charge, Recruiting Sub Station Denton, encourages an Ardmore High School football player conducting a fireman’s carry on a teammate at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014. The CFT is designed to be functional combat fitness training for deployed Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
A player with Ardmore High School football team, grimaces while conducting a fireman’s carry on a teammate at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014. . Ardmore coaching staff invited the Marines of Recruiting Sub Station Denton to discuss teamwork with the players and help condition them during their summer program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
Ardmore High School CFT
A player with Ardmore High School football team, grimaces while conducting a fireman’s carry on a teammate at Ardmore High School, OK, Aug. 4, 2014. . Ardmore coaching staff invited the Marines of Recruiting Sub Station Denton to discuss teamwork with the players and help condition them during their summer program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alfredo V. Ferrer)
Unit Leaders

Colonel Dudley R. Griggs
Commanding Officer, 8th Marine Corps District
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Sergeant Major Leo Varos
Sergeant Major, 8th Marine Corps District
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Sexual Assault Response Program

Marines and Civilians- If you are a victim of sexual assault or if you are seeking assistance call the 24/7 SAPR Helpline at (619) 846-6040. Advocates are on call 24 hours a day. You may also call the DoD Safe Helpline at (877) 995-5247. You are not alone.

Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base Victim Advocate 

Call: 817-204-3081. If in a life threatening situation, please call 911 immediately.