Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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Unit News

Archive: November 2001

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
Marines Honor Former CMC and Corps Legend November 10, 2001 — Marines from the 1st Marine Corps District gathered on the 226th Anniversary of the Marine Corps to pay homage to a former Commandant and a Corps legend. About a block away from the wreckage at the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan sits Trinity Church and the gravesite of Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton.  Wharton served as third Commandant of the MORE
RS Twin Cities Brings Past, Future Together;;Last Iwo Jima Flag Raising Veteran remembered and honored by Marines; November 9, 2001 — Marines of recruiting Station Twin Cities honored one of their own in celebration of the Marine Corps' 226th birthday. Not since the four-day battle of Iwo Jima had Charles W. Lindberg seen so many Marines?at least that's what it seemed like inside his small home. This day however, the invasion was on his house and came in the form of bright MORE
CMC, Giuliani Honor Corps' B'Day, Fallen Marines November 9, 2001 — Broadway is known for its bright lights and theater district, but on Nov. 9, the biggest show in town came courtesy of the United States Marine Corps when Marines from the 1st Marine Corps District and 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines celebrated the Corps' 226th birthday during a ceremony at the famed Times Square recruiting booth. On hand for the event MORE