Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: November 2005

Brothers sell Corps, recruit at home November 30, 2005 — Being the smallest of the armed services, the Marine Corps has always considered itself a family, each Marine relying and depending on each other to accomplish the mission. But for two Marine Corps recruiters, that sense of family goes even a little deeper. Staff Sgt.'s Joseph D. and Jeffery T. Langella are not only recruiters at Marine Corps MORE
Billboard campaign honors Hometown Heroes November 29, 2005 — Marines, young and old, gathered in the capital city to unveil the first Hometown Heroes billboard at a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 29.  Despite bone-chilling weather, the event drew out national, state, and city officials, as well as many local business owners, community leaders and other great supporters of the armed services. Sergeant Jonathan MORE
Former Marines Join Recruiting Fight November 19, 2005 — Marines are well known for never leaving a brother, dead or alive, on the battlefield. In the state of New Jersey, current and former Marines are taking this ethos to a whole new level. Approximately 150 Marines, young and old, came together at Colts Neck High School Nov. 19, for the first meeting of the New Jersey Network of Marines. The intent MORE
Ready to fight, rebuild: Son joins Corps after mother's experience with roadside bomb November 18, 2005 — After a worried college student found his mother was in harm's way during a roadside bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, he contemplates the situation he chose to ignore and focuses his thoughts on joining the Marine Corps.Pvt. Phillip M. Oesterblad, Platoon 2130, Company E, grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and never had any thoughts of joining the military MORE
Marines integrate Albany influencers into Corps life November 10, 2005 — On November 10th, Marines worldwide joined together to commemorate 230 years since the founding of the Corps. At Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., the Corps’ extended family was invited to join the celebration. Known in the recruiting world as a "Center of Influence" event, RS Albany hosted a birthday luncheon to communicate recruiting goals and MORE
Marine, Family Awarded Free Apartment for One Year November 9, 2005 — Decorated Iraqi War hero, Staff Sgt. Eddie Escamilla was awarded a free apartment for one year by the Trilogy rental community, located in the Cheltenham Township of Pennsylvania.  Escamilla was randomly chosen for the apartment from nearly 100 other applicants.  Each applicant entered the contest at Willow Grove Naval Air Station, located near MORE
Corps honors its top recruiters for FY05 November 4, 2005 — Marines who led the way for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) during fiscal year 2005 (FY ’05) were recognized in two separate ceremonies held here. At the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ Combined Service Awards ceremony on Nov 1, four Marine recruiters were honored for their accomplishments.  The 2005 Recruiter of the Year was Gunnery MORE
DI shows recruits how to 'hang tough' November 4, 2005 — Sgt. Oliver P. Schiess, Instructional Training Company, demonstrates to recruits the wrong way to rappel down the tower at the physical training field. MORE