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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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MCMAP tests recruits' toughness, character September 30, 2005 — Before combat comes combat training. Aboard the depot, drill instructors give recruits a course integrated with the rest of recruit training that teaches recruits about close-hand combat.   The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program is exactly that - a program that compiles different techniques with different weapons, including the M-16 A2 service rifle MORE
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Coast Guard takes top two spots in sand volleyball September 30, 2005 — Coast Guard's Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team puts restraints on the Maritime Safety Security Team 1 by defeating them 25 - 18 and 25 - 14 during the Commanding General's Cup sand volleyball championships Tuesday at the depot boathouse and marina.   PACTACLET, two MSST teams, 3rd Battalion and two 12th Marine Corps District teams came out to MORE
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Marine recruiters save 150 lives after Hurricane Katrina September 28, 2005 — Marine Corps hospitality took on a whole new meaning during Hurricane Katrina. For two Marine recruiters in Lafayette, La., the adverse weather did not prevent them from becoming heroes two days after Hurricane Katrina obliterated the Gulf Coast.   In the evening hours of Aug. 30, Staff Sgt. Ryan Richard and Sgt. Kevin Voisin were going about their MORE
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Marines present new facet to advertising campaign September 27, 2005 — The Marine Corps will debut its latest television commercial, “Diamond,” in front of a nationwide television audience Oct. 1.   The commercial is scheduled to air on ESPN during the first commercial break of the scheduled NCAA College Football game that starts at noon.   The release of the new 30 second television commercial also coincides with MORE
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RS Portsmouth Poolees get a taste of Boot Camp September 25, 2005 — Nearly 200 poolees and 70 Marines turned out for Marine Corps Recruiting Station Portsmouth’s Fourth Annual Mini Boot Camp Sept. 24-25. For the second year in a row the event was held at Blue Hills Reservation in Milton, Mass. The two-day event included classes on close order drill, an introduction to the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, field MORE
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Sacramento Marines lend hand in nationwide effort to assist ‘Katrina’ victims September 17, 2005 — As East Coast Marines wade through the aftermath of Louisiana’s deadly flood zones, left by Hurricane Katrina’s path of destruction, survivors slowly begin are bringing their lives back to some kind of normalcy.   The West Coast Marines of Recruiting Station Sacramento found it in their hearts to lend a helping hand in what seemed to be a MORE
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Depot bustling with new recruits September 16, 2005 — Shepherd Memorial Drill Field's 12 acres have been more crowded lately because every recruit-training company is active and full of recently-graduated high schoolers.   Though drill instructors have little time to rest and prepare for new cycles, Recruit Training Regiment sees this influx every year, and the DI's plan accordingly. It is MORE
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Hawaii: Single Marine Program takes Marines far from depot September 16, 2005 — Marines from the depot and Naval Medical Center San Diego took a nine-day trip to Hawaii Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, and the Single Marine Program covered most expenses. Program coordinator Britney O'Connor, who joined the Marines on the trip to Oahu, said thanks to nearly $2,000 in fund raisers, Marine Corps Community Services dollars and government air, MORE
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Girl fight: Depot Marine's guts show warrior's heart September 09, 2005 — Her disarming smile and petite figure aren't exactly warrior-esque. However, the average jarhead ought not to be deceived. This 110-pound awards clerk can hang tough, and she likes to prove it - thud after thud. Lance Cpl. Fabiola Escobedo has been delivering and absorbing kicks and punches at a nearby fitness club almost every day since she MORE
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U.S. Marine Corps spurs mentorship program in partnership with NWCA September 09, 2005 — Wrestlers usually respond to a strong, powerful presence. With U.S. Marine Corps Major Jay Antonelli, the presence isn't just about response, it's about respect.   With the respect that comes with an organization like the U.S. Marine Corps, its fitting that the NWCA called upon the elite force to partner with the new "Building Leaders for Life" MORE
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