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Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

3280 Russell Road, 2nd Floor Quantico, Va. 22134
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Recruiting CO will do anything to make mission December 15, 2001 — In the cut-throat recruiting world, where Marines can go 'from hero to zero' in a matter of days, just how far will a commanding officer go to make mission?  Recruiting Station Montgomery Commanding Officer Major Mark E. Costello found out when he swore in his only son, Daniel J. Costello, in a ceremony here recently. Actually, enlisting in the MORE
DI ends search, trains recruits December 14, 2001 — During the summer of 1997, an energetic young man arrived at the gates of Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Initially here to perform duties as a purchaser/contractor, SSgt. Troy A. Small was in search of something bigger. He wanted to leave an impact on young Marines' lives. His search led him through the doors of Drill Instructor School in MORE
Manhattan Takes Number 1 Large RSS in Northeast December 7, 2001 — Fiscal year 2001 was a great year for Recruiting Station New York ... and RSS Manhattan specifically.  With a six-man-team, Staff Sgt. Angel Montanez, NCOIC RSS Manhattan, captured the number one RSS and NCOIC title in the 1st Marine Corps District. "I attribute our success to the hard work and dedication of our team to achieve one goal, recruit MORE
Hempstead Takes Small RSS For 1st District December 7, 2001 — Recruiting Station New York Marines are known for having high performance NCOICs and recruiters.  Gunnery Sgt. Carlos Quiroz, RSS Hempstead NCOIC for fiscal year 2001 carried on the New York tradition and came out victorious at the end of the year. "It's a nice feeling being number one," exclaimed Quiroz.  "To me, there is no other option but to be MORE
US flag sent to Afghanistan from Ground Zero November 29, 2001 — The U.S. flag represents the strongest nation in the world and has recently become more than just symbol of our country.  Since the Sept. 11 terrorists' attacks, the American Flag has been displayed on just about everything from cars to buildings and even clothing. After the destruction of the twin towers, American flags were displayed on buildings MORE
Marines Say Thank You Long Island Children November 29, 2001 — Children at the Children's Greenhouse Child Care Center in Garden City, N.Y., presented the Marines at the 1st Marine Corps District headquarters in Garden City with an American Flag Nov. 26 as a gesture of support and encouragement during these troubling times.  "We sent it as a gesture of support and encouragement during these difficult times," MORE
MCRC announces 2001 NCOIC of the Year November 21, 2001 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command named Gunnery Sgt. Ronald S. Olsen, Non Commissioned Officer In Charge of Recruiting Sub Station Grand Rapids, Recruiting Station Lansing, Mich., 9th Marine Corps District, the MCRC 2001 NCOIC of the Year, November 20.  Maj. Gen. Jerry D. Humble, Commanding General of MCRC made the announcement during a ceremony MORE
NY Toys For Tots Kicks Off November 19, 2001 — The United States Marine Corps Toys For Tots program in the New York metropolitan and Long Island area officially kicked off with a ceremony at Nassau Community College in Uniondale, N.Y., Nov. 19. More than 50 presidents of 50 Chambers of Commerce in the New York metropolitan area, two state senators from Long Island and 10 New York legislators MORE
100-Year-Old Marine Returns War Souvenirs to Okinawans November 15, 2001 — In April of 1945, Captain Richard B. Fredey, a 542nd Night Fighter Squadron ground officer, found a 45-pound bronze Okinawan temple bell on a hillside near Naha, Japan and mailed it back to the United States as a souvenir of his wartime experience. Now, more than 56 years later he is giving the bell back to the Okinawans. "It's better to give than MORE
Best in the Business November 10, 2001 — Most Marines who have worn the scarlet and blue trousers as the normal uniform of the day will tell you that recruiting duty can be a duty different than any other. Recruiting duty can be an uncertain and uniquely challenging tour. To become a successful recruiter, according to an old career recruiter saying, one must have the skills of a MORE

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