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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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MCRC top recruiters and spouses honored at Disney World January 28, 2006 — Thirty-six Marine recruiters and their families stationed throughout the country gathered for an awards ceremony and weekend retreat, Jan. 27-29, at the Disney World Resorts’ Shades of Green hotel here. The event was planned to reward the Marines, and their spouses, for their efforts during the Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s fall recruiting MORE
Recruits get physical for graduation January 20, 2006 — The physical fitness test is one of the many events demanded from each recruit on the depot. In order for a recruit to proceed to the School of Infantry, he must first pass his final inspection, complete field training, pass rifle qualification and meet minimum requirements for the Marine PFT. The PFT is a three-part assessment that tests their MORE
Farm fresh Marine leaves Amish roots, finds new world in Corps January 13, 2006 — The Marine Corps is a cornucopia of people. It's an array of black, white, brown, red and yellow, and its varied folk practice a plethora of religions. In the last year, two recruits, who happen to be brothers, came separately from perhaps the Corps' most uncommon origin - the Amish Order. "It's a very small world within the Amish community," said MORE
Depot, WRR donate most CFC money in three years January 12, 2006 — The depot's contributing period for the Combined Federal Campaign ended in a 3-year record high of donations this month. The depot inspector's office calculated $313,962.24 total donations from depot personnel, nearly doubling last year's contributions and making the depot one of only four commands to meet and beat the annual goals set by the MORE
Hometown hero shares honor with San Jose community January 10, 2006 — A crowd of observers gathered at the San Jose Fire Department’s Training Division Facility at a billboard ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 10 to recognize Sgt. Michael P. Montemayor as the first “Hometown Hero” from the Bay Area. The ceremony commemorated the continuation of the Marine Corps’ Hometown Heroes program. “Nothing could keep me from being MORE
Boxer rebellion; Amateur boxing sensation trades trouble for tradition January 6, 2006 — When he curls his fingers into a fist, the damage is undeniable. Years of pounding his fists against the hardened bodies of his opponents have left his knuckles broken and battered. The talents of  Pvt. Sharret D. Holmes, 27, Platoon 3145, Company M, were first noticed at recruit training during a Marine Corps Marital Arts Program session. During MORE
Outback Bowl showcases Marines January 4, 2006 — More than 60,000 extremely passionate fans rocked the stands of Tampa's Raymond James Stadium, while millions of television veiewers sat glued to the screen and witnessed a gridiron showdown at the 2006 Outback Bowl that showcased two prolific college football teams. The 2006 Outback Bowl, Jan. 2, in Tampa was an opportunity for the Marine Corps MORE