Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: January 2004

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Recruiter uses life experience to succeed, Fort Lauderdale’s Rookie Recruiter of the Year uses his odd upbringing January 12, 2004 — As a child, Sgt. Raul Marquez never let anything get him down.Even when his parents divorced and he left his native Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico with his mother in 1979 at the age of 10.Even though the turbulent relationship his parents kept took him from Indiana to California and everywhere in between, -- never living in one place long enough to MORE
2003 Shrine Bowl gets unexpected reinforcements courtesy of RS Columbia January 9, 2004 — Once a year, the Shrine Association of the Carolinas hosts an all-star, high-school football game to benefit burn victims and crippled children. The proceeds gained from this year’s game, played in Rock Hill, SC, will help eradicate the medical costs for more than 15,000 outpatient clinic visits and over 15,500 physical therapy visits at the Shrine MORE
Leading the way to the Corps' future - Former special-operations soldier leaves Army elite to make Marines January 8, 2004 — D-Day-June 6, 1944, the Germans had the Army's 29th Infantry Division pinned down on Normandy's infamous Omaha Beach. General Norman D. Cota, assistant division commander of the 29th, knew his men were in a dire situation and had to break through the German defenses soon. In the heat of the battle, he called upon men he knew could do the job. He MORE
Marines help school put old computers to new uses with donation January 6, 2004 — The 6th Marine Corps District recently improved the condition of schools inside the district by donating more than 80 personal computers, throughout the past two months. These donations are part of Executive Order 12999, Educational Technology Ensuring Opportunity For All Children In The Next Century, designed to put computers displaced by the MORE
OIF Marines honored at Outback Bowl January 1, 2004 — When Corporal David Hixon heard the Marine Corps was asking him to deploy again, he started thinking of sun, sand and revisiting a place he had been before; and he was right on all counts…they sent him to his hometown of Tampa, FL. Hixon, along with Lance Corporal Curney Russell and Marine Captains Jaden Kim and Vernice Armour, were recognized at MORE

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