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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Artist completes boot camp, adds leadership to portfolio August 2, 2002 — A painter precisely splashes paint across a vast white canvass, creating images and evoking emotions from those who see his creation.  Drill instructors, like painters, are artists except their canvass is the Marine recruit. Often times, recruits come to the Corps with some artistic talents of their own.  Pfc. James H. Noble, Platoon 3083, Company MORE
Secretary of the Navy tours MCRD San Diego August 2, 2002 — The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, visited the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Maj. Gen. Jan C. Huly, commanding general, MCRD San Diego, provided a tour of the depot to England and a host of influential Californians. Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham of the 51st Congressional District, Congresswoman Susan A. Davis, MORE
Code talker's family shares father's past August 2, 2002 — Last week, a year after the President's presentation of the original 29 Code Talker Medals, the depot's Command Museum opened a new exhibit in honor of the World War II Native American veterans who played such a vital role during the war. The Navajo code talkers took part in every assault the U.S. Marines conducted in the Pacific from 1942 to MORE
Depot Dental Clinic aids area homeless veterans August 2, 2002 — Marine Corps and Navy volunteers offered helping hands to San Diego's homeless veterans July 12-14. Armed with two fully equipped dental vans and the efforts of more than 100 volunteers from Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego's dental clinic and other clinics from Naval  Dental Center, Southwest, provided free exams and basic dental care during MORE
Pacific Fleet's top chaplain visits Depot August 2, 2002 — "When things go wrong, as they sometimes will and the road you're trudging seems all uphill. When your funds are low and your debts are high, you want to laugh but you can only sigh.  When cares are pressing you down a bit, rest if you can but don't quit." The poem Don't Quit by Edgar Guest serves as a model of living for Navy Capt. Henry Nixon MORE
MECEP prep prepares to graduate August 2, 2002 — Before college starts up in the fall, many students take the summer to celebrate the fact that it's summer.  They fill beaches and European tour trains.  They iron crisp white shirts and take on intern positions. But some enlisted Marines, soon to be future college students, spend their days getting in shape academically and physically. The Marine MORE
Marine Recruiters Set Benchmark for Success August 1, 2002 — July 31st marked a significant milestone for Marine Corps recruiters. That is because for 84 consecutive months, or seven years, the Marine Corps has succeeded in meeting its monthly recruiting goals. "We're not bragging about that, but the fact is, it's been going on for 84 months; we're having this year, the most successful recruiting year in our MORE
Intrepid Museum Celebrates 20 Years July 31, 2002 — She spent 31 years in the Navy, participated in battles in the Pacific during World War II, did three tours in Vietnam, and hunted Soviet submarines during the Cold War.  She retired from the Navy in 1974. Under a scorching sun July 31, the Intrepid celebrated 20 years of post-retirement service as a museum at Pier 86 here. After her military MORE
Marines make impression at La Raza Conference July 24, 2002 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command augmented by members of the 6th Marine Corps District and Recruiting Station Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., joined members of the National Council of La Raza for their 24th Annual Convention in Miami held July 19-23, 2002. The largest gathering of its kind in the United States, NCLR brings together more than 15,000 MORE
Sergeants Major unite aboard Depot July 19, 2002 — Wisdom and experience over ran the Depot July 12-14 as sergeants major from across the West Coast gathered to renew old bonds and share a few tales at the 2002 West Coast Sergeants Major Reunion. "Nine years ago some of the sergeants major on the West Coast decided they wanted to have a reunion here to mimic the one in Quantico," said Sgt. Maj. MORE

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