Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: June 2005

N.Y. Governor's Son Commissioned in the Marine Corps June 25, 2005 — Teddy Pataki, son of N.Y. State Gov. George Pataki, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marines Corps, Saturday June 25. More than 50 family members, elected officials, former Marines and N.Y. State Police Officers gathered at Pataki's residence in Garrison, N.Y., for the formal ceremony of the Yale University graduate. MORE
Corps' diversity a strength June 23, 2005 — The Marine Corps participated in a reception for the release of the 2005/2006 TIYM African American Yearbook held at the Library of Congress June 23. This is the Corps’ fifth year advertising in the publication, which provides a wide range of resource and referral information about the African American community. This year’s reception gathered MORE
Female Marines set standard for leadership June 22, 2005 — Brigadier Gen. Mary Ann Krusa-Dossin, 2005 United Service Organizations Military Woman of the Year recipient and Capt. Erin K. McHale, a Marylou Whitney Military Leadership Award recipient, stand together after accepting their awards at the USO 39th Annual Luncheon, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, June 22, 2005. The USO selected Krusa-Dossin, MORE
Phoenix native overcomes obstacles to emerge as Company A's brightest June 17, 2005 — The Marine Corps' toughest boot camp challenges, many recruits say, are not the physical ones. The customary rigors of recruit training are hard enough, so being dropped from a platoon and having graduation postponed can be a real nightmare. Lance Cpl. James McMurchy, 22, completed 13 standard training weeks and shone as Company A's honor MORE
Further instruction: Training company teaches warrior trade to recruits June 17, 2005 — While preparing for the Corps, recruits learn the ways of the institution from their drill instructors, with whom they spend the majority of their time. What they don't learn from their drill instructors, recruits learn from Instructional Training Company. The ITC instructors are responsible for the recruits' education in several subjects. In the MORE
One departed sergeant major made history, another preserved it June 10, 2005 — Two retired sergeants major with significant ties to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego recently died. Retired Sgt. Maj. Betty Noble, the third woman to reach the rank of sergeant major, died May 25. She enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 1943 and served until November 1945 when women were released from the Corps after World War II. Noble MORE
Leaders of Marines Meet Leaders of Harlem to Discuss Community, Youth June 7, 2005 — Recruiting Station New York hosted the Inaugural Harlem Leadership Fleet Week Prayer Breakfast at Sylvia’s restaurant in Harlem recently gathering leaders of the community and senior military leaders to honor local leaders and discuss the issues affecting the future of our Nation’s youth. Approximately 40 spiritual leaders, school administrators, MORE
Global, local racers rock marathon, finish at depot June 5, 2005 — More than 18,000 people from around the world ran the annual San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, which finished at the depot June 5 for the fifth consecutive year. The epic race started in historic Balboa Park after some tunes from Marine Band San Diego and ended 26.2 miles later on Shepherd Memorial Drill field. More than 30,000 people entered the MORE
24th MEU helps recruit in Boston, New York June 1, 2005 — Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the USS John Fitzgerald Kennedy killed two birds with one stone while on liberty in two of the biggest cities on the East Coast.  In addition to their participation in Fleet Week, Marines from the 24th MEU were tasked with bolstering the recruiting effort by generating “leads,” or perspective MORE