Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: February 2001

Blue Angels' Fat Albert Helps Recruiters With Pa. Visit February 21, 2001 — Look! Up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's ... Fat Albert? Yes, Fat Albert visited RSS Johnstown, Pa., Feb. 21, but it's not the Fat Albert you're thinking of. This Fat Albert is the aircraft used for transporting supplies and equipment for the world famous Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron. Fat Albert, a TC-130 operated by an MORE
RSS NCOIC Gives Up More Than Long Hours to Succeed February 15, 2001 — Marine recruiters are known to sacrifice a lot for the recruiting effort. Whether it be time with their families, hours of sleep or even meals, each recruiter knows what it takes to get the job done. That's why for one NCOIC, the sacrifices went a little further. Staff Sgt. Eugene Pido, NCOIC for RSS Three Rivers, made a small wager with Staff Sgt. MORE
1st District Celebrate and Honor Black History With Ceremony February 12, 2001 — The Marines at the 1st Marine Corps District and members of the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc., New York Chapter, established a new award to commemorate Black History Month at the district headquarters in Garden City, N.Y, Feb. 12. "We wanted to give this award as a dedication to the memory of the men of Montford Point," said Alexandria MORE
Examples of Honor, Courage, and Commitment February 10, 2001 — Marching smartly to the beat of drums and horns and the cadence of steely-eyed drill instructors across the coal-black parade deck at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., a young man and woman from Harlem became Marines Feb. 9. Following three months of physical and mental challenges designed to create professional warriors from the sea MORE