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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Marine, mom honored for contributing to freedom September 11, 2002 — On the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on American soil, many paid tribute to the victims and heroes of September 11. Among those acknowledged were a local Marine and his mom. At the Miami-Dade County Public Schools commemoration ceremony themed "We Remember 9-11," fire fighters, police officers, emergency medical servicemen, the MORE
SECNAV and Pataki Name Navy Ship New York September 7, 2002 — The Honorable Gordon England, Secretary of the Navy, and Honorable George Pataki, Governor of New York, officially announced the naming of a new ship USS New York (LPD 21) in a ceremony aboard the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum Saturday here in New York.  On hand to witness the ceremony was the Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Jones, the MORE
Marines Present Colors at US Open September 5, 2002 — Marines kicked off the evening semifinal match up Sept. 5 by presenting the colors at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing, Queens, N.Y.  The color guard consisted of Cpl. Nathan Sparks, Cpl. Cesar Gilcardona, Sgt. John Neal, and was led by team NCOIC Sgt. Christopher Weekes.  All members of Thursday night's color guard are permanently MORE
'Teamwork is key to making good Marines' August 30, 2002 — Their eyes are fixed on him. They listen intently as he explains specific instructions. The looks in their eyes are looks of trust and interest. They know that this drill instructor cares about their training and their performance and because he cares, they care. "I believe he cares a lot about the platoon," said Pfc. Benjamin R. Ritenour, Platoon MORE
Family inspires Marine through training August 30, 2002 — He'd wake up early, still groggy and hungry. Immediately he would look for food, something to fill his empty stomach. But unlike most Americans, he wouldn't head to a refrigerator, cupboard or pantry. His family didn't have any food, and the burden of providing his family with something to eat every day fell on his shoulders. "We'd eat once a day MORE
Midshipmen receive life lessons August 30, 2002 — For the newest students enrolled in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of San Diego and San Diego State University, a good start meant coming to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, to receive a five-day orientation on military skills and knowledge.  The midshipmen began training aboard the depot Aug. 19, and graduated MORE
Specialist keeping depot safe August 30, 2002 — Annually, more than 80 million Americans leave the dinner table with more than a full belly. These unfortunate folks find themselves dashing to the head or swallowing cases of antacid. They are the miserable and often, unaware, sufferers of food poisoning in one glorious variety or another. According to the California Department of Health Services, MORE
Marines, Veterans Commemorate Sept. 11 With Ceremony August 30, 2002 — Area veterans and Marines united to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11 at the Sgt. John Mackie Center in Garden City Aug. 30. A platoon of 40 Marines from 1st Marine Corps District headquarters and about as many guests - many of them Marines who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam - paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist MORE
Making Mission With Conviction August 29, 2002 — The success Recruiting Station New York has earned throughout the past 10-plus years does not go unnoticed and neither do the Marines who get the job done here.  Staff Sergeant David G. Cabrera leads the team of Recruiting Sub-Station Ridgewood in the northern part of Queens with a sense of direction that is in direct alignment with the command MORE
Cartoon Watchers Make Mission Early August 28, 2002 — Ocean County is not only one of the vacation hot spots for families and partygoers to the Jersey Shore, but apparently it's the best place to be a Marine recruiter. The team of three Marines led by Staff Sgt. Ronald E Bohlayer at Recruiting Sub-Station Toms River, N.J., consistently manages to close out within the first or second week each month. MORE

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