Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

July, 2003

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Fast-paced recruiters give good start to Independence Day July 3, 2003 — Seeing Marines in a formation run is commonplace for nearly every base throughout the Marine Corps, but for the city of Chicopee it is nearly unheard of. That was, of course, until the Marines of Recruiting Station Springfield decided to kick off Independence Day with a 2.5-mile run through the streets of Chicopee, Mass. July 3, 2003. Approximately MORE
Marines ride for hemophilia cure July 2, 2003 — Seven Depot Marines and several civilians joined forces recently to complete a 400-mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to San Diego, marking the 3rd Annual California Coastal Ride For Hemophilia. The riders left San Francisco June 15, making the arduous seven-day journey to San Diego in the name of hemophilia research and treatment. They rode MORE
Final Drill 101 - Senior drill instructor marches platoon straight past perfect score to break Depot record July 2, 2003 — Final Drill 101 - A drill instructor from 1st Recruit Training Battalion set a new mark for excellence in final drill competition aboard the Depot June 17, recording a better than perfect score to shatter the Depot's previous record for the competition. For Staff Sgt. Andy S. Beavers, senior drill instructor, Platoon 1078, Company B, it truly was MORE
USO, AOL team up on Project Video Connect July 2, 2003 — Service members and their families can send video messages to loved ones deployed overseas free of charge, thanks to the United Service Organizations, San Diego, and America OnLine, Inc. AOL, one of the world's largest interactive services companies, is sponsoring "Project Video Connect: We're Here Until They're Home," in a consolidated effort with MORE
Prior preparation pays off during recruit training July 2, 2003 — In Marine recruit training, there is hardly any time to prepare for what is being experienced, unless preparation begins before recruit training. Lance Cpl. Dane E. Childs, Platoon 2078, Company E, a 19 year-old native of Springdale, Ark., attributes his success in recruit training to preparing for it an entire year before shipping to Marine Corps MORE
Spokane Hoopfest:;Marines take on new opponents in the streets of Washington July 1, 2003 — Sweat drips from the Marines' brow. He takes a deep breath before setting up for the free throw. Meanwhile, a little farther down the street, his female counterpart hustles for a long rebound. Sharing their love for the game of basketball, four Marines from the female All-Marine Basketball Team and four recruiters from Recruiting Station MORE

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