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Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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Examples of Honor, Courage, and Commitment February 10, 2001 — Marching smartly to the beat of drums and horns and the cadence of steely-eyed drill instructors across the coal-black parade deck at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., a young man and woman from Harlem became Marines Feb. 9. Following three months of physical and mental challenges designed to create professional warriors from the sea MORE
NCOIC Wagers A Friendly Little Bet For Motivation January 16, 2001 — Marine recruiters are known to sacrifice a lot for the recruiting effort. Whether it be time with their families, hours of sleep or even meals, each recruiter knows what it takes to get the job done. That's why for one NCOIC, the sacrifices went a little further. Staff Sgt. Eugene Pido, NCOIC for RSS Three Rivers, made a small wager with Staff Sgt. MORE
Vietnam Vet Visit Inspires Recruiters December 15, 2000 — Recruiters started to feel the pain as the ?FMAM? season started early when the hunt for high school graduates kicked off in full swing. It was perfect timing for a motivational speech for the Marines of RSS South Jersey courtesy of 1stLt. Clebe McClary at a local prayer breakfast in Deptford, N.J. During his tour of duty in Vietnam, McClary MORE
Candidates Tackle O'Course November 22, 2000 — Motivation is the only driving force that pushes individuals to the limit.  Future officers of Marines felt a little of that motivation while running through an obstacle course at SUNY Maritime College recently. More than 24 Officer Selection Applicants ran through the obstacle course for a little pre-training before shipping out to Officer MORE
Corps Welcomes Families at Birthday Celebration November 15, 2000 — During the season people tend to be more aware of making room in their busy schedules to spend quality time with and show appreciation for those they care about ? and the Marines of  Recruiting Substation Elizabeth are no exception. The Marines of this 3-man station and the veterans from the local area recently hosted their annual poolee family MORE
Argentinean Finds Home In Marine Corps September 19, 2000 — Every day, hundreds of hopeful emigrants make their way to the United States in search of a better life and to pursue the American dream. When they arrive to America's shores, many find themselves faced with seemingly endless obstacles to achieving the dream. They must learn a new language. They face prejudice and are often forced to compete for MORE
Extreme Recruiter August 22, 2000 — Before joining the Marine Corps, Mark Hart was so close to becoming a professional street skateboarder that he could smell the money. Seven years later, the Marine sergeant said regardless of the money, becoming a Marine was the best choice he has ever made. "My life wouldn't be where it is today. I love skating, but the Marine Corps has helped me MORE
Headquarters Marines earn bragging rights June 28, 2000 — Aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego there were no smiling faces; just war faces. There would only be one victorious team within Headquarters and Service Battalion.  The two teams, Headquarters Company and Service Company, competed in the battalion's field meet April 19. Focused, they put on their cammies and laced up their boots.   "The MORE
Let Me Tell You About My Gang June 22, 2000 — It's not often that you hear the Marine Corps being described as a gang. But when Lt. Col. Ismael Ortiz, assistant chief of staff of advertising for Marine Corps Recruiting Command, recently used a gang comparison as an attention gainer at Thomas Edison High School, in Philadelphia, Pa., the crowd grew silent. Ortiz, a South Bronx, N.Y. native, MORE
RESERVISTS BRAVE COLD TO PRACTICE DEFENSIVE TACTICS March 3, 2000 — While most military leaders would prefer to have the upper hand and engage in offensive battle, history has shown that the need for strong defensive measures is paramount to success. Keeping with this philosophy, the Marine reservists of 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, recently honed their defensive skills during a battalion-level field MORE

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