MCRC announces 2001 NCOIC of the Year
By Sgt. James Covington
| Marine Corps Recruiting Command | November 21, 2001
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. --
The Marine Corps Recruiting Command named Gunnery Sgt. Ronald S. Olsen, Non Commissioned Officer In Charge of Recruiting Sub Station Grand Rapids, Recruiting Station Lansing, Mich., 9th Marine Corps District, the MCRC 2001 NCOIC of the Year, November 20.
Maj. Gen. Jerry D. Humble, Commanding General of MCRC made the announcement during a ceremony here to honor the event.
"There is nothing more demanding than the job of recruiting quality young men and women for our Corps," said Humble. "These Staff NCOICs are given the difficult task of taking a group of Marines from various (Military Occupational Specialties) and making them successful."
Olsen was selected as the top NCOIC from 555 NCOICs nationwide. Competitions began at the RS level and progressed to a final competition at the Recruiting Command.
District Commanders nominated a NCOIC of the Year to represent their District at the MCRC competition. Gunnery Sgt. Gregory M. Cramer, NCOIC of RSS Worcester, Mass., Represented 1st MCD; Staff Sgt. Bradley T. Lang, NCOIC of RSS West Chester, Pa., represented 4th MCD; Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Kinney, NCOIC of RSS Temple Terrace, Fla., Represented 6th MCD; Gunnery Sgt. Elliott N. Martinez, NCOIC of RSS Weatherford, Texas, represented 8th MCD; Olsen represented 9th MCD; and Gunnery Sgt. Morice E. Ortiz, NCOIC of RSS Mission Viejo, Calif., represented 12th MCD.