Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

December, 2005

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1MCD Hosts Holiday Classic Track Meet December 27, 2005 — First Marine Corps District and the Armory Foundation joined forces once again to host the second annual Marine Corps Holiday Classic at the Track and Field Center in Manhattan, Dec. 27. During the all-day track meet, Leathernecks from 1st Marine Corps District and Recruiting Stations New York and New Jersey came together with the Armory staff to MORE
High School honors fallen Marine December 23, 2005 — The Jericho High School officially dedicated their Varsity Swimming pool in memory of the late1st Lt. Matthew D. Lynch Park, at a memorial service held there Dec. 23, 2005. Lynch, a 25-year-old a native of Jericho, N.Y. and Jericho H.S. graduate, was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, MORE
It's never too late December 21, 2005 — For years they’ve led Marines and emphasized the importance of taking advantage of military education benefits. Now, as senior staff non-commissioned officers, graduating from college and moving their tassels for the second time has enriched their lives. Knowing that experience alone would not satisfy their career goals, Master Gunnery Sergeant MORE
Fort Myers Marines battle new front December 20, 2005 — Two Marines recently returned from boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., literally helped bring a shoplifter to justice Thursday Dec. 15, at Edison Mall. The Marines, Pfc. Shane Ailant and Pvt. Ryan Pitts had been recently secured from their recruiter assistant’s duties by the staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge and decided to go to the Mall to do MORE
Recruit trainers win Commanding General's Cup December 16, 2005 — Recruit Training Regiment took home the depot's 2005 Commanding General's Cup Dec. 9 despite a cohesive Coast Guard pack triumphing and Headquarters and Service Battalion placing second in the cup's finale. About 200 Marines, sailors, Coast Guardsmen and civilians met at the boathouse and marina to see four teams face six challenges: an egg toss, MORE
Officer Selection Officers strengthen relationships for success December 15, 2005 — For the first time in almost a decade, more than 100 Marines gathered for the fiscal year 2006 Officer Selection Officer (OSO) Conference, Dec. 12 –15, in Las Vegas. The conference gave OSOs from across the country the opportunity to meet face-to-face and share the successes and challenges they meet. “This conference was a good chance to get MORE
Once a Marine, Always a Marine;Local Marine Veteran continues service to the Corps with Toys for Tots; December 15, 2005 — On a warm June day in 1964, five days after graduating from high school, Reggie Dellaire made a decision that would change his life. He decided to join the Marine Corps. Within the same week, he shipped to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., to begin, as he calls it, “the change that will last forever.” Dellaire joined the Marine Corps MORE
RS Pittsburgh cashes in on free Billboards December 13, 2005 — Marines from Recruiting Station Pittsburgh recently visited an Altoona, PA-based advertising company responsible for posting more than 60 Marine Corps Billboards for free Dec., 13. Morgan Outdoor Media placed the billboards throughout Central Pennsylvania over the past nine months to help support the Marine Corps’ “For Country” advertising campaign MORE
Corps loses good Marine to tragedy; drill instructor picks up legacy December 9, 2005 — When Staff Sgt. Ira J. Wilkie reported to Instructional Training Company, his executive officer wanted to talk athletics. Speaking solemnly about the initial conversation, Wilkie accredited Capt. Patrick M. Klokow with making him the athlete Wilkie wished his former leader could see today. Wilkie said Klokow talked about physical conditioning and MORE
Rookie SNCOIC Wins USO Leadership Award December 7, 2005 — Written on the window of Staff Sgt. Albert Roman’s office is his goal for fiscal year 2006: “RSS East New York, City Station of the Year.” The goal is a bold one, considering the recruiting sub-station has a history of not making mission. A few months ago that goal would have seemed impossible for the Marines of RSS East New York. But, after Roman MORE

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