Marine Corps Recruiting Command

 

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

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Unit News

Archive: July 2002


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Marlins fans catch dose of south Florida patriotism July 6, 2002 — About 21,000 Florida Marlins fans witnessed patriotism in action as this major league baseball franchise celebrated military appreciation day, July 6. Standing ovations and cheers filled the stadium before the first pitch was even thrown.  The cheers belonged to a series of events prepared by the Marlins to honor the men and women in uniform MORE
Motorcycle Marines Ride On July 4, 2002 — In the jungles and rugged terrain of Nicaragua and Panama during the "Banana Wars" and on the scared landscape of France during World War I, the Marine Corps and Harley Davidson created a bond forged in combat. A bond that was recently renewed when two Marines rounded the corner of Constitution Ave this Fourth of July in the National Independence MORE
NCO recognizes the importance of a good cup of coffee July 3, 2002 — "Never assume the coffee pot has coffee in it!" That's the advice offered by Sgt. Amber Bess Magel, protocol non-commissioned officer-in-charge, HQs, MCRD San Diego, to anyone providing for meetings involving generals, congressmen and commandants. As the protocol NCOIC, Magel is essential to the efforts of the section in organizing and supervising MORE
Untold story in the forgotten war -- U.S. Marine recounts how fighting for our freedom comes at a price July 1, 2002 — He needed one tranquilizer, a small breakfast, his wife's company and a relaxed environment before telling his story for the first time.  He sat quiet, looking at the floor, taking deep breaths as he began recounting the horrors of how he fought for our freedom as a U.S. Marine in the Korean War. At first glance, Thomas J. Walsh, looks no different MORE

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