Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

March, 2004

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RS Orlando Marine born in Baghdad, supporting America March 29, 2004 — The United States has been called “the Great Melting Pot,” referring to the vast wealth of different cultures and people that have been called to America by its promises of freedom and liberty. For one Recruiting Station Orlando Marine, his family answered the call and escaped from a hostile country to settle in the land of the free. Staff Sgt. MORE
1000th truck rolls off the line March 24, 2004 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command recently 'wrapped' up the "1000 Trucks" marketing campaign as the 1000th trailer received its vivid blue vinyl wrap donned with Marine Corps imagery spanning across the trailer sides.  The tractor-trailer, belonging to Interstate Van Lines, was the final truck to be wrapped up within this campaign, March 19. The MORE
Marines Pin Down Leads at Wrestling Tourney March 23, 2004 — HERSHEY, Pa. (March 23, 2004) -- Recruiting Station Pittsburgh and Harrisburg Marines netted more than 500 age-qualified leads and presented the Corps to more than 30,000 spectators after gaining exclusive access to the Pennsylvania High School Wrestling State Championship Tournament March 4-6, at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. The unlimited MORE
Marines support 2004 NCAA Wrestling Championships March 22, 2004 — Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Station, St. Louis used the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Wrestling Championships as an opportunity to boost recruiting efforts and awareness for the United States Marine Corps, here, March 18-20. The national event attracted more than 18,000 fans from across the nation to the city’s MORE
Drill instructor perseveres with duty & fatherhood while wife heads back to Iraq March 12, 2004 — Staff Sgt. Armando Figueroa kissed and hugged his wife goodbye again February. This was the second time the Company A drill instructor's wife, Staff Sgt. Angelica M. Figueroa, has left for Iraq. "(His situation) would have overwhelmed me," said Gunnery Sgt. Ronald L. Spence, 4th Marine Air Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, New Orleans. "He's a good MORE
Marines team up to fight MS - Father inspires Marine's crusade March 12, 2004 — Several Depot Marines will join thousands of San Diegans in the fight against multiple sclerosis this weekend during the San Diego County Credit Union MS Walk Sunday at the Embarcadero Marina Park. The Marines are part of a team headed up by Sgt. Ethan E. Rocke, combat correspondent, Public Affairs Office, whose father, Gary W. Rocke Sr., was MORE
Marines take Boston March 12, 2004 — New England Marines and influencers received a special visit this week from the Corps' number one man. Gen. Michael W. Hagee, the 33rd Commandant of the Marine Corps, flew into Boston Thursday afternoon to rub elbows with Massachusetts Institute of Technology leaders, promote MIT Marine Corps fellow LtCol. Raymond E. Coia to colonel and interact MORE
RS Springfield Works Marketing and PA for Effective Advertising March 8, 2004 — The Marines at Falls River, Mass., gladly got more than they bargained for when the Marketing and Public Affairs noncommissioned officer of Recruiting Station Springfield bought full-page ads in The Sports Journal almost two years ago.  In an investment that costs just $1,500 dollars, the Marines at Recruiting Substation Falls River also get MORE
Tenacity earns Team Marines fifth place in Vegas March 6, 2004 — Team Marines NASCAR Busch Series driver Bobby Hamilton, Jr. rode a roller coaster of luck here Saturday as he raced his way to a fifth place finish in the Sam's Town 300.   The White House, Tenn., resident experienced the high of leading the race and the low of falling back as far as 17th place during the 200-lap race.  In the end, with strong work MORE
RS Seattle and Portland visit Depot March 5, 2004 — Staff Sgt. Shannan Rosenthal, an Academic Instruction Platoon instructor, explains to Dave Reichel, a career counselor at Central Kitsap High School in Silverdale, Wash., the similarities in training for male and female recruits Tuesday. Reichel visited the Depot as part of a five-day educators workshop from March 1-5. MORE

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