Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: October 2006

Five decades of Marine Corps music come together at Boot Camp Challenge October 13, 2006 — The depot opened its doors for the annual Boot Camp Challenge Oct. 7, which drew many people together for a Marine Corps experience. Paul Durso, a Vietnam War veteran and former Marine Corps bandsman, competed in the depot’s challenge, while three of his friends stood on the sidelines and cheered him on. The four men reunited at the depot to relive MORE
Civilians run as recruits at Boot Camp Challenge October 13, 2006 — Thousands of motivated civilians and service members participated in Marine Corps recruit training for a day, at the depot’s fifth annual Boot Camp Challenge, Oct. 7. People came from all over the United States, including a group from Ewa Beach, Hawaii, to compete in the challenge. One group from Los Angeles also showed up for a team-building MORE
Cartoony recruit turns down Disney job to serve in Corps October 6, 2006 — Leaving behind the world of cartoon art and an opportunity of a lifetime to work at Disney/Pixar, Inc., one man chose to pick up an M16-A2 service rifle and train to become one of the few and the proud. Pfc. Nathaniel W. Griggs, Platoon 2017, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training today to make his dream of becoming a Marine come true. When MORE