Marine Corps Recruiting Command

 

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

3280 Russell Road, 2nd Floor Quantico, Va. 22134
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1MCD TAKES COLLEGE PROFESSORS TO OCS/THE BASIC SCHOOL July 8, 2002 — Educators from across the Northeast recently returned to their universities with more knowledge and power to offer future students.The college educators gained the knowledge at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., as part of a workshop hosted by the Officer Selection Officer of 1st Marine Corps District in Garden City, NY. While at Quantico, "The MORE
Marines provide pre-race excitement at Daytona's NASCAR weekend July 6, 2002 — Marines from across the eastern seaboard stormed Daytona Beach the weekend of July 5th performing for a crowd of more than 250,000 NASCAR fans in attendance at both the Busch GNC Live Well 250 race Friday night and the Winston Cup Pepsi 400 race Saturday. The 6th Marine Corps District combined assets from as far north as Marine Barracks, 8th & I, MORE
Marlins fans catch dose of south Florida patriotism July 6, 2002 — About 21,000 Florida Marlins fans witnessed patriotism in action as this major league baseball franchise celebrated military appreciation day, July 6. Standing ovations and cheers filled the stadium before the first pitch was even thrown.  The cheers belonged to a series of events prepared by the Marlins to honor the men and women in uniform MORE
Motorcycle Marines Ride On July 4, 2002 — In the jungles and rugged terrain of Nicaragua and Panama during the "Banana Wars" and on the scared landscape of France during World War I, the Marine Corps and Harley Davidson created a bond forged in combat. A bond that was recently renewed when two Marines rounded the corner of Constitution Ave this Fourth of July in the National Independence MORE
NCO recognizes the importance of a good cup of coffee July 3, 2002 — "Never assume the coffee pot has coffee in it!" That's the advice offered by Sgt. Amber Bess Magel, protocol non-commissioned officer-in-charge, HQs, MCRD San Diego, to anyone providing for meetings involving generals, congressmen and commandants. As the protocol NCOIC, Magel is essential to the efforts of the section in organizing and supervising MORE
Untold story in the forgotten war -- U.S. Marine recounts how fighting for our freedom comes at a price July 1, 2002 — He needed one tranquilizer, a small breakfast, his wife's company and a relaxed environment before telling his story for the first time.  He sat quiet, looking at the floor, taking deep breaths as he began recounting the horrors of how he fought for our freedom as a U.S. Marine in the Korean War. At first glance, Thomas J. Walsh, looks no different MORE
Home sweet home June 26, 2002 — The Commandant of the Marine Corps ,Gen. James Jones, dropped by for a visit June 26 at the residence of Sgt. Daniel Sanchez, a recruiter from Recruiting Station New Orleans. The Commandant visited Sanchez's new housing community at Naval Air Station Belle Chase to address the base regarding "family readiness" and to cut the ribbon on a new MORE
MARINE GENERAL ENCOURAGES HUMAN RESOURCES VALUE, CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY TO BUSINESS LEADERS June 18, 2002 — Major General Leo V. Williams, USMCR, stepped up to the lectern a tall, imposing figure in military dress with a warm and personable smile.  When he greeted his audience with "good evening," he did so with sincerity as though he was truly happy to be speaking. He stood tall behind the lectern, puffed his chest out and smiled as he proclaimed, "I am MORE
MCRC Gets Wired for Success June 15, 2002 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command recently launched an update to its command website that gives a fresh look to the Marine Corps' most visible command. The website showcases the extraordinary achievements of Marines working on recruiting duty and highlights the benefits of joining the MCRC team. "We definitely need to educate Marines about MORE
Recruit adapts, overcomes, takes the lead June 14, 2002 — Private First Class Harold J. Trombley grew up with an easy life in a well-off family in the small town of Farwell, Michigan. The 18-year-old played sports throughout his high school career, but never had to work a day in his life.  His time was spent partying and hanging out with friends. Trombley graduated from high school a semester early and MORE

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