A True Marine Corps Gladiator
By Cpl. Wilfredo Acosta
| | February 23, 2006
1st MARINE CORPS DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS --
Sergeant Major John L. Estrada, 15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, proudly displays the gladiator sword and helmet presented to him by the Fighting 1st Marine Corps District during the E-8/E-9 Leadership Summit in Atlantic City, N.J., Feb. 21-24. Senior Leaders from 1st Marine Corps District, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Recruiting School, and Eastern Recruiting Command attended the Leadership Summit. The Leadership Summit was formed as a chance for senior leaders to meet and discuss innovative leadership tactics based on the Marine Corps fundamental leadership traits.
The Summit’s purpose was to provide an opportunity to share instruction, core values, leadership skills, and professional ethics within the Marine Corps.