Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: December 2001

H&S Battalion sustains martial arts training December 21, 2001 — Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego is leading the way in martial arts training. More than 72 percent of Headquarters and Service Battalion Marines are at least tan belt trained according to SSgt. Gregory H. Kelly, martial arts instructor trainer, H&S Battalion S-3. "We have 449 tan belts, four gray belts, six green belts and one black belt MORE
Postcards for Marines Overseas December 21, 2001 — GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- The Marines at the 1st Marine Corps District headquarters here are doing what their part in supporting their fellow Leathernecks deployed to Afghanistan ... and they've enlisted the help of professional athletes and celebrities to do it.  Armed with telephones and hard-sought lists of phone numbers and names, the Marines of MORE
Marine enlists twin sister, brother and fiance December 18, 2001 — She came to the Marine Corps' recruiting office in Springfield with the determination, courage and never-quit attitude that makes Marines.  Since that time her lead-by-example demeanor has enabled her to enlist her brother, twin sister and fiancée into the Corps. Private First Class Monica Y. Esteras-Velez, food specialist and Springfield native, MORE
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