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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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
Depot Marines oversee a flawless finish June 7, 2002 — More than 125,000 people crowded the streets of San Diego early Sunday morning to cheer on the participants of the fifth annual Suzuki Rock N' Roll Marathon. The Depot again played a major role in the race, which began at the intersection of Sixth Ave. and Laurel St., by hosting the finish line for the second year in a row. Approximately 50,000 MORE
Devil Dogs stick and roll June 7, 2002 — The first ever Southern California Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego In-Line Hockey Tournament featuring teams made up entirely of Marines from the region's bases took over Sportsplex USA in Poway, May 26. The tournament brought the MCRD Devil Dogs away from Memorial Day barbecues and family reunions to celebrate the long weekend in a different MORE
Back draft puts Marine back in action June 7, 2002 — For Kevin Stein, the Marine Corps delivered its promise.  It trained him as a machine gunner.  It gave him experience, maturity and the opportunity to see the world.  It promoted him with his peers and at the end of four years, it released him from his active duty commitment. Then, close to two years later, the Corps asked Stein to keep one of his MORE
NROTC scholarship awarded to Alabama native May 30, 2002 — She's an unassuming young lady, soft spoken when first introduced, bright eyed with a ready smile like so many other 17-year-olds.  What you learn when you talk to her though, is that this young lady from Pine Hill, Ala., is on her game.  This high-school-graduate scholar, poet, sports leader and volunteer worker has plans.  Some day she will be an MORE
Kubasaki Student Wins AFYMCA Essay Contest May 21, 2002 — Susanna Wilson, a 10th-grader at Kubasaki High School, on Camp S.D. Butler, Okinawa, recently won a $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond for her essay titled "What I love about what reading...DOESN'T do" in the Armed Forces YMCA Essay Contest 2002. Chad Henry Gobar, a 2nd grader at Russell Elementary, on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., received a certificate MORE

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