Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

May, 2004

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Father and son share same recruiter May 24, 2004 — It’s not unusual for a father to be extensively involved in his son’s decision-making process that will send his precious offspring down one of life’s most arduous journeys, like Marine Corps recruit training. What is unusual, however, is for that parent to follow their child on that journey. C.J. D’Alesandro recently joined the Delayed Entry MORE
Marines Jazz It Up May 22, 2004 — Recently, five Marines stationed in four different states came together in Trenton, N.J., to form an “All-Star Marine Jazz Ensemble.” The Marines performed for hundreds of guests at Trenton’s newly renovated Patriot Theater. This year’s event marked the first time Marines have participated in the U.S. Scholastic Band Associations summer lineup, one MORE
Hartford Marines help settle DJ dispute May 22, 2004 — Recruiting Substation Hartford Marines teamed up with Connecticut's largest rock station, WCCC, to compete in a paintball challenge May 22 at Hogan's Alley Paintball. The event began as nothing more than brotherly rivalry between two radio disk jockeys.  Words were said, feelings were hurt, and before anyone could say, "break it up," the jocks had MORE
Marines form All-Star Jazz Ensemble May 22, 2004 — Recently, five Marines stationed in four different states came together in Trenton, N.J. to form an “All-Star Marine Jazz Ensemble.” The Marine Quintet was formed by Staff Sgt. Joshua Stone, Musician Placement Director, Garden City, N.Y., in an effort to publicly demonstrate the versatility of Marine musicians and further highlight the enlistment MORE
Connecticut Recruiters Team Up with DJs in Paintball Combat May 22, 2004 — Marine Corps Recruiter Staff Sgt. Patrick McIntyre, Recruiting Substation Hartford, Conn., closes in on his target while civilian teammate Michael J. Kaliss, a Meriden, Conn. native provides rear security during a paintball evolution involving local disc jockeys, Marine Corps recruiters, and listeners of a local radio station Rock 106.9 WCCC.  The MORE
Cousin won't take freedom for granted May 21, 2004 — They were inseparable. Born just one day apart, these small-town Minnesota boys were more than cousins; they were best friends. The Marine Corps brought them even closer, but war separated them forever. Homemade punk music resounded through the small town of Kettle River, Minn., as the band, The Humbuckers, regularly practiced. Martin Langhorst MORE
Local youth receives $100,000 scholarship May 21, 2004 — Austin T. Yagle, received the National Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship during the Shaker High School Awards ceremony recently. He is the son of Sgt. Maj. Andrew Yagle, sergeant major of Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., and Mrs. Marie Yagle. The one hundred thousand dollar scholarship is only received by 75 students nationwide, and is MORE
RSS Tupelo assists Op Interdependence May 19, 2004 — Fifteen members of the Delayed Entry Program in Tupelo, Miss., helped Operation Interdependence put together more than 2,000 care packages for deployed troops May 18. Operation Interdependence is a three-year-old non-profit organization that accepts donations and uses them to assemble care packages sent to deployed servicemembers. The distribution MORE
Marine trades deltas for desert cammies May 17, 2004 — For Marine Lieutenant Colonel Robert Wendel the war on terrorism has up until now been an operation he has studied and observed, but only from afar. Now he too will be playing a direct role as he travels halfway around the world this summer as a representative of both the Corps and the country he loves so much. He has been selected for a vital MORE
Single but not alone - Area SMPs gather for fun and leadership training May 14, 2004 — Thirty-four Marines and two sailors embarked on a voyage of leadership training and team-building activities that took them from the classroom to the beach, and from racing makeshift watercraft to dining on the high seas. Single Marine Program executives and representatives from California and Arizona bases met here April 30 for an array of classes MORE

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