Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: October 2004

For N.Y. Marines, By N.Y. Marines October 30, 2004 — Several generations of Marines from New York City and Long Island gathered Oct.30, to support the future of the Marine Corps at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, N.Y. for Recruiting Station New York’s first Marine Spirit Day. More than 300 future Marines and their families, from all 14 of RS NY’s Recruiting Sub-Stations, attended the MORE
Depot DI recognized for technical achievements October 29, 2004 — The San Diego chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association awarded a depot drill instructor and three others for job field excellence Oct. 22 during an awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency Islandia Hotel. Staff Sgt. Andrew L. Suthers, currently a senior drill instructor for Company L, 3rd Battalion, was awarded $2,500 for his service as an MORE
MP rescues woman from flood; 3 cars lost at depot entrance October 29, 2004 — A military policeman finishing a 12-hour shift rescued a civilian employee after she drove her car into a flooded subway early Oct. 27, about 300 feet from Gate 4, the depot's main entrance. Rosa Maria Miranda, a fairly new scullery worker at the recruit mess hall, said she would have drowned if Lance Cpl. Daniel Walker, 27, did not come to her MORE
Western New England Educators Visit Parris Island October 29, 2004 — Recruiting Station Springfield hosted its Educator Workshop at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Oct. 26 through Oct. 29. The workshop showcased the transformation of recruits to Marines while highlighting the intangible benefits of the individual Marine. Twenty-four educators and media guests from Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island MORE
Snow freezes out Jersey Competitors October 29, 2004 — Recruiting Substation Northwest was the first to close out for Recruiting Station New Jersey when they made their mission for the month October 18. According to Staff Sergeant Teresa M. Snow, staff noncommissioned officer in charge of RSS Northwest, the success of her substation is a directly attributable to the hard work of her Marines. “I have a MORE
Combat vet: 'I didn't want to let anyone down' October 15, 2004 — The staff sergeant said his confidence and training suited him for leading Marines into battle, but his fear of not doing the right thing and seeing his men hurt troubled him.Staff Sgt. Jason M. Cantu is now a drill instructor making Marines with Company D, which graduates more than 500 Marines today. But before he was a DI, he was leading men in MORE
Twofoldhunden: Marines relied on twinship through boot camp October 15, 2004 — "We do everything together," they said in unison.From tooling in their stepfather's woodshop to marching across Shepherd Memorial Drill Field as Marines, twin Pvts. Jeremy and Jeremiah Pimental, Platoon 1007, Company D, said they are always on the same page, through good and bad."Ever since I can remember, we've always done things together," said MORE
RS Buffalo climbs to top, leads the fight October 14, 2004 — During the Annual Marine Corps Recruiting Command National Commander's Conference at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., Recruiting Station Buffalo, N.Y., was declared number one in Eastern Recruiting Region and presented the Gold Team Award for Fiscal Year 2004 by Brig. Gen. Richard T. Tyron, commanding general for ERR, Oct. 14. Major MORE
Corps' top recruiting stations honored October 13, 2004 — The Marine Corps’ top performing recruiting stations were awarded the fiscal year 2004 (FY04) Superior Achiever Award in a ceremony held Oct. 13, here. The ceremony was part of a three-day commanders’ conference that gathered approximately 120 Marine officers from recruiting commands throughout the nation.  The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. MORE