Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

September, 2003

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District Substations getting new look September 26, 2003 — In an effort to improve the overall image and uniformity of the recruiting substations within the 12th Marine Corps District, the logistics officer and comptroller have begun the steps to purchase and deliver new furniture to offices within the District. According to Maj. Terry D. Hagen, logistics officer, 12th Marine Corps District, the five -year MORE
Substations move in on target territory September 26, 2003 — The Marines of Permanent Contact Station West Covina, Recruiting Substation Azusa, Recruiting Station Orange, officially opened their new office inside the West Covina Mall in a ceremony June 14. "The Marine Corps made an outstanding decision in moving us to the mall," said SSgt. Stephen Kline, staff noncommissioned officer in charge, RSS Azusa.  MORE
RA helps recruiters with a view from the front September 25, 2003 — Hitting the ground running and focusing on the mission, living moment to moment, each step taken is perfectly calculated.  This is the way of life for Cpl. Brandon S. White, a rifleman on recruiter's assistance with Recruiting Substation Thousand Oaks, Recruiting Station Los Angeles. White is finding out just what it takes to enlist Marines of MORE
Marines spike up recruiting in Ventura September 25, 2003 — Recruiting Substation Ventura discovered a new recruiting experience July 9 as they participated in their first concert event in years; the 2003 Vans Warped tour at Seaside Park, Calif. The concert was host to over 15,000 screaming, rocking punk and heavy metal fans most around the ages of 15-25 and recruiters were host to all those who passed by MORE
Marines go high tech in effort to reach next generation September 24, 2003 — Today the Marine Corps launched a new integrated marketing tool in their recruiting arsenal, an interactive CD-ROM titled, "Class of Tomorrow." The CD-ROM is a multi-media recruiting tool designed to capture the attention of potential recruits and provide them with information about opportunities in the in the Marine Corps. Designed to complement MORE
Enlistees take oath on deck of USS Missouri, commemorate anniversary of all-volunteer force September 24, 2003 — Under a canopy of clear skies and brilliant sunlight, the Marines of Recruiting Substation Hawaii, Recruiting Station Orange, joined delegates from all branches of the United States military, in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the All-Volunteer Force. The ceremony aboard the USS Missouri, docked at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, provided a unique MORE
RS Seattle holds family day September 24, 2003 — During a cool sunny Northwest day, leathernecks from Recruiting Station Seattle took time off from their busy schedules and strengthen the esprit de corps and camaraderie in the command. Marines and their families from across the RS gathered to take part in a family day and softball tournament against local members of the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, MORE
Team 12 takes the battle to the field September 23, 2003 — After a quick rout of the Consolidated Personnel Administration Center bumping them to 3rd place, Team 12 went on to battle 3rd Recruit Training Battalion for 2nd place in the MCRD flag football season. The district started the game against 3rd Battalion in a rut by allowing a touchdown early in the first quarter. 3rd Bn's. SSgt. Michael Pullum, MORE
Recruiting icon says goodby to Corps September 23, 2003 — The Marine Corps is known as the nation's best.  For 228 years, the Corps has been making Marines and wining battles all the while building the elite force the world knows today.  Since 1968, MGySgt. Thomas P. Ellis, recruiter instructor, Recruiting Station San Diego, has made significant contributions to the Marine Corps.  He is the senior career MORE
Gone but not forgotten - POWs, MIAs recognized on special day September 19, 2003 — Today marks a special occasion for people all over the nation as they recognize National Prisoner Of War and Missing In Action Recognition Day. This day, which is observed the third Friday in September, honors the sacrifices of those service members who were prisoners of war or who are still listed as missing in action. In 1997, President Bill MORE

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