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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Chef of Quarter serves up close competition, fine cuisine August 16, 2002 — Master chefs visited Mess Hall 620 recently. Actually they were the usual cooks, but this time they were allowed to whip out their personal recipes to wow the taste buds of diners. The messman went plate-to-plate to determine the Chef of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2002.  The rules were simple.  Marines from the Food Service Division MORE
Marine emerges victorious after 20-year break August 16, 2002 — A Marine at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, has turned an old hobby into a new passion that both he and his six-year-old daughter have grown to love. "I raced BMX when I was five years old until I was eight," said Cpl. Mike R. Barnhart.  "I was pretty good. I had the number one plate in my district when I quit.  I started back this year MORE
Corps' innovator passes the torch August 8, 2002 — After 33 years of military service to his country, Maj. Gen. Jerry D. Humble relinquished command of Marine Corps Recruiting Command Aug. 8. He takes with him the memories of an illustrious career that has spanned the globe; he leaves the Corps with a legacy of service. He leaves MCRC prepared for continued success through innovation. During his MORE
Marine Reservists Come Home to Garden City August 3, 2002 — The wives and children of Marines with 2nd, 25th Marines based in Garden City spent the past five months in worry.  Yesterday morning at six, some were out on Stewart Avenue pinning yellow and red, white, and blue ribbons to every tree for a quarter mile.  Balmy temperatures and the threat of rain weren't keeping them away or the thousand other MORE
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

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