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 2003

RS Springfield and Hartford's Radio 104 team up for adventure May 31, 2003 — With roughly a weeks notice, Recruiting Station Springfield's operations officer teamed up with a local radio disk jockey to run the Genesis Adventure Race May 31 at Riverside Park in Hartford. First Lieutenant Brian P. Chase and Hartford's Radio 104.1 DJ, Andrew Wilkow, ran, biked, kayaked and navigated more than 20 miles to complete this arduous MORE
Depot Commanding General nominated for his third star May 23, 2003 — Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced the President has nominated Major General Jan Huly, Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Western Recruiting Region, San Diego, Calif., for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as the Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies, and Operations, Washington, D.C. Major MORE
3rd Battalion gets dressed up for Spring Fling May 23, 2003 — Marines from 3rd Recruit Training Battalion traded in their campaign covers for suits and a night with their wives or girlfriends at the Town and Country hotel in San Diego May 17. The battalion's 2nd annual Spring Fling gave the Marines a rare opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends away from the hustle and bustle of recruit MORE
Marine overcomes language barrier to shape new Marines May 23, 2003 — Many people consider the United States to be the land of opportunity; especially people who don't live here.  They sit in their homes, some poor, some well off.  Some are unhappy with their governments, others with their quality of life.  Some people stay and dream of American freedom, but others do something about it. One of these "doers" is Sgt. MORE
Marine carries on family tradition May 23, 2003 — Company C graduates two Manygoats! And that is a source of pride for the Manygoats family and part of a family tradition dating back to World War II. In actuality, while Company C, 1st Recruit Training Battalion has trained two brothers named Manygoats, a total of four Manygoats men have trained aboard the Depot in the last five years. Today, PFC MORE
RS Sacramento NCOICs recharge motivation at mid-year review May 22, 2003 — Recruiting Station Sacramento's 14 noncommissioned officers in charge and a few command group members conducted their mid-year review and team-building training at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center Bridgeport, Calif., during the first week of April. The three-day evolution consisted of classes, planning-meetings to map out mission MORE
Student athletes show Marines they measure up May 18, 2003 — When it comes to physical fitness, Marines are known for setting high standards of performance and dedication. So when 174 male and female high school students arrived here for the 2003 National High School Physical Fitness Championships, they were put to the test by some of the most motivational fitness instructors on the planet, United States MORE
Making the most of down time - Tuition assistance helps service members further their education May 16, 2003 — For Marines and sailors wanting to further their education, the military has made it very possible.  Service members can use 100 percent tuition assistance to help cover the costs of college.  Service members need only choose a school that offers courses the individual is interested in studying or needing to take for professional advancement to MORE
Mud Run brings Corps, community together May 9, 2003 — They came from all over North and South Carolina.  Some were military, others law enforcement and even some civilians.  They came to get dirty, sweaty, exhausted and sun-baked with mud from the waters of Eastover, S.C.'s muddy rivers. The 10th Annual United States Marine Corps Ultimate Challenge Team Mud Run was held May 9, 2003 at the South MORE
Marines, students get history class in New Orleans May 8, 2003 — A group of high school seniors and Marines from Recruiting Station New Orleans received a history lesson as they toured the National D-Day museum in New Orleans May 8th. The teacher who organized the outing was a recent attendee of Recruiting Station New Orleans' Educators Workshop, Karen Rogers who thought it would be a good idea to have the MORE