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Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

3280 Russell Road, 2nd Floor Quantico, Va. 22134
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Sergeant is rare active reserve drill instructor September 10, 2004 — As he watched paper scraps snowing over Brooklyn, N.Y., Johnson stood security and thought he was going to war. Before the World Trade Center towers fell in lower Manhattan a few miles away, he was making pancakes for his future wife Valentina Drozdova, a Russian immigrant from St. Petersburg. In one of those towers, Johnson said he had attended MORE
Marine Marches to the Beat of His Own Drum September 10, 2004 — From the time Stuart E. Davis was in the fourth grade, he knew that he wanted to be a drummer but had no idea that his desire would see him into the Marine Corps. Private First Class Davis, a 19-year-old native of Lakewood, N.J., has now embarked on a career in “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. Davis recalls his earliest MORE
Former Clemson baseball standout pursues childhood dream to lead Marines September 5, 2004 — Amidst the sweltering Athens, Ga., heat, a single ball whistles past a screaming bat and into a dust-covered mitt as 34 sighs of despair chorus the Clemson University Baseball team dugout. Even while clearing the dugout and boarding their team bus, preparations for next season begin. The majority of the team promise themselves next year will be MORE
Future Marine balances passions, commitments; September 5, 2004 — No one batted an eye when Lauren Kurkimilis told them she was joining the Marine Corps. Afterall, the Cape Coral, Fla., native, has been through quite a bit in her 17 years. The oddity is that Kurkimilis, an honors student at Cypress Lake High School & Center for the Performing Arts, even found the time to sign the contract. Besides attending her MORE

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