Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: July 2005

Marines return to birthplace to celebrate future July 19, 2005 — Marines gathered in the City of “Brotherly Love,” July 15-20, to participate in the 2005 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference and reaffirm its commitment in providing opportunities for Hispanics. The conference, held over five days at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, featured workgroups, discussion forums, and other special MORE
Marine Corps makes impact at 2005 NAACP Convention July 15, 2005 — The “City of Festivals” was host to the 96th Annual NAACP Convention, July 9-14, and the U.S. Marines were there to spread their message of leadership, employment opportunities and diversity achievements within its ranks. More than 8,000 visitors, NAACP members and exhibitors from across the country filled Milwaukee’s Midwest Airlines Center to MORE
Sergeant Major Estrada Lauds Marines for Service July 14, 2005 — Sergeant Major John L. Estrada, the 15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, met with the Marines of 1st Marine Corps District and 2nd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment for a period of professional military education at Tun Tavern, the all-ranks club located at the 1st Marine Corps District Headquarters in Garden City, N.Y., July 14.  The PME was the MORE
Never settled: Iowa man forsakes sheltered Amish ways to see world July 8, 2005 — At 18 years old, a timid Amish boy packed up a cardboard box with his coonhound puppy, Lucy, and trinkets from his childhood. Wearing his long-sleeved, teal green shirt, blue jeans, dark-leather work shoes and a straw hat, he walked to his cousin's farm a couple of miles away, where he was picked up by a friend and driven south to a small town in MORE
Droves of Marines, sailors, Coast Guardsmen, families, run annual depot 5K race July 8, 2005 — More than 400 people finished this year's Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Marine Corps Community Services 5K Freedom Run here June 30. Brig. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr., commanding general, MCRD San Diego and the Western Recruiting Region, started the race by sounding an air horn. However, before the start, the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard from Marine MORE
Wounded vets run, walk, roll in NYC July 1, 2005 — Marines, spouses and sailors from Medical Holding Platoon, Naval Medical Center San Diego, recently took a free four-day trip to New York City to participate in the Achilles Track Club's Hope and Possibilities Run/Walk and to take in the city. The Marines flew from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., on a C-130, and touched down at Stewart MORE