Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

3280 Russell Road, 2nd Floor Quantico, Va. 22134
Unit News

Archive: June 2000

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