Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

December, 2003

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Hollywood's latest epic resonates with Marines December 19, 2003 — The Los Angeles Times embarked on a journey Dec. 8, taking Depot Marines back in time to a land where honor and loyalty weighed in the balance between power and change. This story takes place in 19th century Japan, during the time of the samurai. The journey began at the ticket window of Horton Plaza's movie theater in Down Town San Diego, where MORE
Krulak's punch still strong after 60 years December 19, 2003 — With precise accuracy, retired Lt. Gen. Victor H. Krulak, prepared historic Fish House Punch Monday at the Bay View Restaurant. "Its just right," said Krulak after sipping his concoction and clearing his throat with a hearty cough. Krulak has been preparing this pre-revolutionary punch annually since 1943 and takes pride in personally mixing it for MORE
All-Marine wrestlers teach student grapplers about technique, opportunities December 13, 2003 — The arena was filled with young fighters, each grappling his way through the seemingly endless gauntlet of battles they needed to endure to be among the victors on their improvised war zone. Though the warriors possessed honor, discipline and strength -- they were not Marines - they were high school wrestlers.  And the gymnasium at Santaluces High MORE
Beyond the Golden Gate December 12, 2003 — With countless lavish hotels competing to attract high society's most socially elite, the heart of downtown San Francisco may not seem like the most appealing place to stay on a service member's salary. But among the high-priced, high-end hotels and clubs, there lies a diamond among diamonds, sparkling with a special splendor that beckons to the MORE
L.A. native leaves hard knocks to join few, proud December 12, 2003 — Young men in today's American society often choose gangs or drugs over education, work and family. PFC George K. Bhimji, Platoon 3034, Company K, chose his family despite hailing from Watts, Calif., a less-than-desirable Los Angeles neighborhood, which presented the same troubles that landed his brothers in jail. "It took strength for him not to MORE
Service members have one more week to take advantage of Disney's Armed Forces Salute December 12, 2003 — Beautiful water falls, bobsleds, Peter Pan, pirates, ghosts, cotton candy, Tigger and the Seven Dwarfs, entice the child from within at "the happiest place on earth" - Disneyland. The "Disney Armed Forces Salute" began in June, and the salute continues for one more week, ending Dec. 19.  Active duty and retired members of the U.S. military can MORE
Calif. code has Depot policing vehicle mods December 12, 2003 — Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego has signed off on California Vehicle Code 24008 regarding vehicle modifications and vehicle clearance from the roadway, making it not just California state law, but also an official Depot Law Enforcement, which combines many CVC's into one consolidated order. Violations of these set regulations are subject to MORE
Local school kids put love into holiday care packages December 12, 2003 — The auditorium of Holmes Elementary School is adorned with white, 18 by 18-inch cardboard boxes lavished with stenciled reindeer and freehand Santas, hand-decorated from the students for Depot service members.  The 120 boxes will be filled with holiday food and a little slice of love and given to service members Dec. 18. The boxes are for Marines, MORE
Marines honor Charles Davis for contributions to community December 4, 2003 — In the 1960's, a little boy living in public housing in Nashville made a promise to God - a promise that if he ever escaped his poverty-stricken way of life, he would return someday to give back to those who were less fortunate. In the years that followed, that young boy honed his athletic skills, playing basketball at McGavock High School, then MORE
Recruiting leaders receive recognition December 2, 2003 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) named its 2003 Staff Non-Commissioned Officer-In-Charge (SNCOIC) of the Year during a ceremony held here December 2. This year's SNCOIC of the Year is Gunnery Sergeant Kent Cartmill, from Recruiting Sub-Station (RSS) Reno, Nev. Cartmill was one of six SNCOICs, one from each of the six Marine Corps MORE

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