Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: May 2002

NROTC scholarship awarded to Alabama native May 30, 2002 — She's an unassuming young lady, soft spoken when first introduced, bright eyed with a ready smile like so many other 17-year-olds.  What you learn when you talk to her though, is that this young lady from Pine Hill, Ala., is on her game.  This high-school-graduate scholar, poet, sports leader and volunteer worker has plans.  Some day she will be an MORE
Kubasaki Student Wins AFYMCA Essay Contest May 21, 2002 — Susanna Wilson, a 10th-grader at Kubasaki High School, on Camp S.D. Butler, Okinawa, recently won a $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond for her essay titled "What I love about what reading...DOESN'T do" in the Armed Forces YMCA Essay Contest 2002. Chad Henry Gobar, a 2nd grader at Russell Elementary, on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., received a certificate MORE
New Marine refuses to settle for average, achieves honorman goal May 17, 2002 — Carrying the red guidon with the numbers 1059 emblazed in gold, Lance Cpl. Sean R. Patereau marched across the parade deck today with his platoon. Patereau accomplished every obstacle set before him and led the way while doing so during the three months of recruit training. "Graduating is good enough for most," said Patereau.  "I came to boot camp MORE
Pacesetters welcome chaplain May 17, 2002 — Sixth Marine Corps District welcomed a first-ever addition to the Pacesetters' ranks in April. Navy Lt. Andy Richards, checked in as the district's new chaplain -- part of a Marine Corps Recruiting Command effort to have one at every district. Although having never gone through recruit training, the Missouri native has much experience on that side MORE
Recruiter assists officer in trouble May 14, 2002 — A local Marine Recruiter put his own safety aside to assist another man in uniform April 4, 2002. It was just like any other night for 24-year-old Marine recruiter SSgt. Matthew C. Hughes.  The Ashland City, Tenn. native, was on his way home from work at 7:15 p.m., when he spotted Tullahoma Police Officer Sgt. Ray Higginbotham, 37, trying to MORE
Boy Scouts recognize Marine Corps May 9, 2002 — The Marine Corps was recently recognized by the Boy Scouts of America for its participation in the scouts' quadrennial Jamboree held at Fort A.P. Hill. Colonel Reynolds B. Peele, the Chief of Staff for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, accepted the award from Clyde Mayer, National Director of Order of the Arrow (OA).  Mayer presented the Plaque MORE
OSO Manhattan Moves To Intrepid May 8, 2002 — It is difficult to describe the implications of the terrorists' attacks on Sept. 11 for both New York City and Washington D.C.  However, in addition to the thousands of victims lost that day businesses in the immediate vicinity of the World Trade Center had to relocate or simply close. In the long list of businesses that were affected, the Marine MORE
FROM BUSINESS SUIT TO CAMMIE GREEN May 6, 2002 — In a brief, private ceremony today at the 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines headquarters here, Captain Jack McGonagle returned to the Marine Corps. He is just one of many former Marines who have returned to their Corps in the wake of Sept. 11.  And like many of those citizens, McGonagle is making huge personal sacrifices in the service of his country. MORE