Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

June, 2004

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Latino hero recognized at the 2004 NCLR Conference June 29, 2004 — “Today we recognize a young man who under the most stressful of circumstances, forgot about himself and worked simply for the welfare of his fellow Marines,” said Major General Christopher Cortez, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, who praised Lance Corporal Joseph Perez, the recipient of the 2004 Latino Heroes and Heritage Award. MORE
Marines honored during NASCAR season June 29, 2004 — In support of the troops overseas and in the United States Marine Corps, Coors Brewing Company will display a special Marine Corps paint scheme on their Nextel Cup Series No. 40 Coors Light Dodge in the Pepsi 400 at Daytona, Florida, July 3, 2004. The team will display the title Marines and an Eagle, Globe and Anchor logo on the hood of the MORE
Marine races to aid of community member, battles house fire; June 27, 2004 — For one South Carolina Marine, the early-morning, mundane commute turned into an adventure he would never forget. While making his daily, one-and-a-half hour drive from his home in Lane, S.C. to Recruiting Substation Sumter, S.C., June 10, Cpl. Adam D. Harmon and his older brother, Corey, noticed heavy smoke from the side of the road. Glancing in MORE
New publication highlights African-American Marines June 23, 2004 — U. S. Marines and prominent members of the African-American community gathered June 23, for a reception held for the release of the 2004 African-American Yearbook at the Library of Congress. The annual publication, now in its fourth year of distribution, provides a wide range of resource information for and about the African-American community and MORE
Recruiting Stations Combine Forces For Success June 19, 2004 — Recruiters from Recruiting Stations New York and New Jersey combined their professional selling skills this weekend to seek out some of the finest young men and women interested in joining the ranks of the few and the proud.  On June 19, K-ROCK radio hosted their Annual Dysfunctional Family Picnic Concert at Jones Beach.  The show featured bands MORE
Corps loses friend with Reagan's passing June 18, 2004 — A handful of Marines helped bid a final farewell to one of the Corps' long-time friends and allies last week as former President Ronald Reagan was laid to rest at his presidential library in Simi Valley, Calif., June 11. Artillery Marines from Company G, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, joined the Marine Corps Ceremonial and Guard Company, Marine MORE
MarForRes Band Marches into Town June 15, 2004 — The Marine Forces Reserve Band marched into town playing the sounds of John Philip Sousa for more than 30,000 Upstate New Yorkers recently. Returning to the Capital District for their fourth consecutive year, the New Orleans clan regaled various communities with concert and parade performances. The festivities commenced last Saturday with a MORE
Career-guiding Marines gather aboard Depot, discuss tempo, retention June 11, 2004 — The Corps' career retention specialists gathered at 12th Marine Corps Recruiting District headquarters here recently for their fourth annual conference. Traditionally, the specialists gather at Headquarters Marine Corps in Quantico, Va.;  however, this year's conference location gave attendees a "change of scenery and a change of perspective," said MORE wins national advertising award June 10, 2004 —, the United States Marine Corps’ recruiting Web site, was recognized June 8 by the American Marketing Association with a Silver EFFIE Award, the top honor given in the recruitment-advertising category. The EFFIE Awards are the preeminent awards in the advertising industry. This is the 10th EFFIE Award in 10 years for the Marine Corps MORE
RS NY poolees battle it out in Central Park June 7, 2004 — War cries and loud chants filled the air as 450 poolees from Recruiting Station New York competed in the annual field meet May 29 in Central Park to determine who had the toughest poolees around. The 14-recruiting substations from New York City and Long Island set the perimeter for the day-long battle which included pull-ups, crunches, push ups, MORE

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