Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: March 2006

RTR takes top three spots in dodgeball tournament March 31, 2006 — The Commanding General’s Cup dodgeball tournament came to a conclusion at Murphy Field House March 21 after fierce competitions and eliminations left 1st Battalion victorious. Depot basketball enthusiasts came to the gym in hopes to play a few games during their lunch breaks. A few were intrigued at the site of drill instructors and other Marines MORE
San Diego’s newest Marines graduate March 31 March 31, 2006 — Second Recruit Training Battalion Commanding Officer Lt. Col. V. A. Ary Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. E. S. Pease Sergeant Major Sgt. Maj. T. T. Hoskins Battalion Drill Master Gunnery Sgt. P. Duncan E Company Commanding Officer Capt. C. Dodd Company First Sergeant 1st Sgt. R. E. Eriksson Company Corpsman Petty Officer 3rd Class J. M. Columna Company MORE
RS Portsmouth Holds Annual Female Pool Meet March 25, 2006 — Marine Corps Recruiting Station Portsmouth, N.H. held an annual female-only Pool Event March 25 at the Portsmouth Young Men’s Christian Association. Fifteen female poolees, (those who have enlisted in the Marine Corps, but are awaiting training) and three guests attended the event, which included a mentoring session with female Marines, an Initial MORE
Ex-NFL lineman trades jersey for utilities March 10, 2006 — Giving up the fame of the football field at 29 years old, one B Company recruit looked for a glory that was more permanent than any trophy. At age 13, Pfc. Jeremy Staat was 75 inches tall and weighed 230 pounds. It seemed as if he was built for football, according to Staat. “I really didn’t have to work hard at it,” said Staat. Starting as an MORE
Marines make positive impact during 2006 CIAA tournament March 5, 2006 — For a fifth consecutive year, the Marine Corps seized the chance to spread its message of opportunity and leadership to thousands of young men and women during the 61st Annual Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s (CIAA) tournament held here Feb. 27 through March 4, 2006. More than 122,000 people flocked to North Carolina’s largest city MORE
DIs give look into daily depot duties March 3, 2006 — The sounds of their cadence roll through the halls and across the grounds of the depot. Up to 65 Marines go to Drill Instructor School each cycle. During this training period, students learn methods of training recruits to become United States Marines. The overall goal of this institution is to give these students as much knowledge from their MORE
Dropped from training once, L Company Marine earns his destiny March 3, 2006 — Pfc. Joseph M. Saenz, Platoon 3065, Company L, has wanted to be a Marine his entire life. When Saenz’s uncle was awarded a Bronze Star for heroic efforts during Desert Storm, it inspired his desire to enlist into the United States Marine Corps. Saenz began talks with Marine Corps recruiters his freshman year in high school. His senior year in high MORE