Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

November, 2002

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Blue Star Mother recognized at Bayou Classic November 29, 2002 — When one thinks about the sacrifices that Americans make when they enlist in the military, we think of those young men and women who answer the call to serve.  Who we often times overlook is someone who sacrifices their very being for the good of the country...our mothers. At the Bayou Classic in New Orleans, Saturday November 30, 2002, the Marine MORE
Marine Receives award at Bayou Classic November 29, 2002 — NEW ORLEANS, LA - Few people find themselves in a situation where they must decide to put themselves at risk for someone else.  How we react could mean the difference between life and death. A Marine was recognized November 29, 2002 at the Bayou Classic football game for his act of heroism.  Staff Sergeant Job Armenta, a Marine Enlisted MORE
New Marine shatters Depot pull-up record November 22, 2002 — A Marine who graduates from recruit training today did 76 pull-ups Nov. 15 during his final physical fitness test, shattering the Depot's old record of 65, set in 1999. Lance Cpl. Seth F. Redford, platoon guide, Platoon 2117, and company honorman, Company E, is 30 years old and holds two bachelor's degrees from Brigham Young University in Utah, MORE
Leadership key to SDI success November 22, 2002 — Many leaders have emerged in the Marine Corps.  Some lead by inspiring men, some by winning nearly impossible fights on the battlefield.  Others lead by showing compassion for their troops, and some lead merely by example.  A leader who must embody and live by these traits is a Marine Corps drill instructor. So far in his tour Staff Sgt. Douglas B. MORE
Providence Marine shines as recruiter of the year November 22, 2002 — He walks down the hallway of East Providence High School as if it were his home.  He recognizes the students as if he was a teacher in the school, but maintains a suave demeanor that allows him to relate to the teens.  He walks with superior confidence and a smile, knowing that he will be able to help anyone who wants to take up the challenge of MORE
Providence the best in the RSS November 22, 2002 — Recruiting Substation Providence has outperformed the competition to become the 1st Marine Corps District's Recruiting Substation of they Year for fiscal year 2002. For the Providence Marines the award is great, but it is not why they do so well.  They attribute the majority of their success to hard work and training. "I group training every MORE
NCOIC of the year reveals secrets to success November 20, 2002 — He stands tall and speaks with authority as he initiates Friday's training schedule.  His uniform is the model of military perfection, and his devotion to duty is no different.  He watches over his Marines like a hawk, anticipating each move and calculating the exact moment where they need improvement.  He never misses a beat, and never lets down MORE
NYPD Commissioner Receives MCUF Leadership Award November 13, 2002 — The Marine Corps University Foundation honored the Commissioner of the New York Police Department with the Major General John H. Russell Leadership Award at its annual luncheon here today. In a white-walled room of the Union League Club where a giant portrait of Abraham Lincoln looked down on the assembly of current and former Marines, Commissioner MORE
Assistant CMC Speaks at MCUF Luncheon November 13, 2002 — Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps General William "Spider" Nyland was the military guest of honor at the Marine Corps University Foundation's Maj. Gen. John H. Russell Leadership Award Luncheon here Nov. 13.  Addressing an assembly of former and current Marines at the Union League Club, Gen. Nyland said the foundation's service to the MORE
NYSE Hosts Vice Chairman in Veterans Day Tribute November 11, 2002 — Richard Grasso, Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, called Nov. 11 "the great Marine Corps rally on Wall Street."  While many of the Exchange's guests - including guest of honor Gen. Peter Pace, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - were Marines, Monday's bell ringing was dedicated to Americans who served in all branches of the Armed MORE

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