Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

April, 2003

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Western NY, Northern Pa. Educators transformed during workshop; April 28, 2003 — United State Marine Corps Recruiting Station Buffalo, N.Y. conducted its annual Educator Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot Parris Island, SC, April 1-4. The Educator Workshop is a program designed to educate the educator about the Marine Corps by immersing them in the recruit training process. Recruiting Station Buffalo's Commanding MORE
From Africa to North America - Marine gains worldly experience April 25, 2003 — With the fall of Asian Mali, the Ashant Tribe moved to the southwest of the Sahara Desert where the tribe's bloodline now plays a role in the family lines of some immigrants in the United States, including a new Marine graduating from Company A today. Growing up in the capital city of Accra, Ghana, of West Africa, until the age of 15, Pvt. Kofi MORE
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Hosts Leatherneck Ball April 25, 2003 — The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation held its annual Leatherneck Ball at the New York Hilton April 25. Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps General William Nyland and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, SgtMaj Alford L. McMichael, attended the 41st annual celebration that honors corporate leaders for their generous contributions to the MORE
Tribal council has spoken -- Marines and Navy help Survivor contestant reach final four April 17, 2003 — It is five past midnight at Naval Station Newport and the base pool is open for a water survival class.  Total darkness engulfs the pool.  Explosions are blasting from a hidden speaker at the pool's entrance.  In the pool, a class of fully dressed Navy Cadets swims laps.  Above the explosions can be heard the voice of the head swim instructor, MORE
Texas students honor Marines April 9, 2003 — Marine Corps' recruiting posters are familiar to those in the Corps and out, offering up timeless images and messages of honor, courage and commitment. So when a dedicated group of former Marines sought to enhance the image of their Web site and help to generate interest in the Marine Corps they turned to...high school students whose work has MORE
Marine overcomes rough start to become RS Seattle's top recruiter April 1, 2003 — In January 1995, an eager young Hawaiian native walked into the local Marine Corps recruiting substation with the desire to become a Marine.  He sat at the desk of a newly assigned canvassing recruiter who nervously talked to him about the benefits of becoming a Marine.  Almost eight years to the day of their first meeting, the once nervous, timid MORE
Marines get festive with L.A. Lakers April 1, 2003 — Recruiters from East Los Angeles dug in for a long day while shaking hands with the Hispanic community at the 2003 Fiesta Lakers Celebration Feb. 23 at Los Angeles Convention Center. The event provided yet another opportunity for Marines to connect with the people in the community and talk to them about the benefits the Marine Corps has to offer MORE
Workshop opens eyes to music option in the Marine Corps April 1, 2003 — February rolls around and for some it's hearts, candy and roses, but for recruiters at Recruiting Station Los Angeles, music is what drives this determined fighting force. Once a year, in the winter, band students from all over southern and central California are taken to Marine Recruit Depot San Diego to attend the Musician Enlistment Option MORE
Operations clerk makes transition from A to B April 1, 2003 — Sgt. Micheal D. Travers is about to get a close view the other side of the Western Recruiting Region coin.  The 24-year-old RS Portland operations clerk will report to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Drill Instructor School April 4. For Travers, the change is something he looks forward to.  Once he completes the rigorous training, he says, he MORE
OSO visits Hawaii April 1, 2003 — The Officer Selection Officer from Recruiting Station Orange returned recently from a whirlwind tour of some of Hawaii's key college campuses where he put into motion not only the public, but his own well-laid plan for success for the upcoming fiscal year. Many people travel to the tropical islands for fun and relaxation, but the weeklong tour was MORE

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