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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Walking the walk, Talking the talk July 19, 2002 — A teacher's effectiveness can be measured in their ability to communicate with their students.  In the Marine Corps, drill instructors must possess the ability to communicate with recruits to ensure that they are properly trained.  Mastery of verbal and non-verbal communication techniques is required to be able to teach such a broad range of MORE
Marine Band San Diego working hard at playing July 12, 2002 — A child dances along the stagefront, giggles and lands safely in his mother's arms. Eric Ward is starting his lessons in music appreciation at a young age helped along by his patritriotic mother, Carol, and Marine Band San Diego. Eric was among the hundreds of Independence Day celbrators who joined the band at Balboa Park July 4. "We make the MORE
MCRC stands up Recruiting Station Fort Worth July 12, 2002 — In late 2000, the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, Headquarters Marine Corps, made the decision to restructure Marine Corps Recruiting boundaries as the U.S. population shifts toward the West. A decision was made to close Recruiting Station Little Rock and open a new recruiting station. The Dallas/Fort Worth area had grown so much in population, MORE
Marine gets new identity while at recruit training July 12, 2002 — After graduating from Northridge High School in his 'little' hometown of Middlebury, Ind., Timothy J. Kidder decided it was time to better himself and do something with his life.  "I joined the Marine Corps to better myself and do something with my life," said Kidder.  "Marines are top notch.  I figured if I was going to join the military I might MORE
As the song goes It's a family tradition July 12, 2002 — Soon after graduating high school, Alex Rivera set off to follow a family tradition. He left his hometown of Tucson, Ariz., to serve his country.Rivera pursued the eagle, globe and anchor just as his father, brother, cousins and uncles did before him. Stepping on the yellow footprints he began the journey that so many of his loved ones had traveled MORE
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

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