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Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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Field Meet Sets RS Portsmouth Poolees Up For Success May 20, 2006 — Marine Corps Recruiting Station Portsmouth held its annual Field Meet May recently at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Approximately 450 poolees and guests from all over Northern New England attended the event designed to instill a sense of camaraderie and esprit de corps, and most importantly ensure the summer pool was ready to ship to Marine Corps MORE
Sergeant Major’s Cup gives poolees a taste of Parris Island May 20, 2006 — Recruiting Station New York, Garden City, NY -- Recruiting Station New York’s annual Sergeant Major’s Cup kicked off bright and early on May 20th, with poolees from New York City and Long Island competing for bragging rights and the coveted cup. Poolees came prepared for a night in a shelter-half, a snooze in a sleeping bag and some good MORE
Marine Corps Recruiting Command bids farewell to recruiting leaders May 19, 2006 — Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) bid farewell to its top leaders May 19, during a relief and appointment and general officer farewell ceremony held at the Al Gray Research Center, here. Sergeant Major Fenton Reese assumed post as the Sergeant Major of MCRC from Sgt. Maj. James Futrell as more than 300 Marines and sailors from MCRC and their MORE
Recruits pummel away in pugil sticks training May 19, 2006 — With a helmet, some pads and a cushioned stick, recruits from B Company battled one another as they honed their skills to be named the victors of pugil sticks. Every Marine in boot camp undergoes this exercise. During this event, which simulates fighting with an M-16A2 service rifle with fixed bayonets, recruits were shown proper techniques and MORE
Pennsylvania Marine awarded for valor May 17, 2006 — In a recent ceremony held in a room full of friends, family, and members of his former Camp Lejeune, North Carolina-based Marine unit, 1st Lt. Raymond G. Baronie was honored with a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with combat “V” for valor for his courageous actions while deployed to Iraq.  Baronie, a native of Lower Burrell, Penn., and MORE
Depot DIs supervise JROTC drill meet May 12, 2006 — Depot Marines judged Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students who displayed their military precision and bearing at the sixth annual “Golden Bear’s National Drill Meet” April 29 in Pomona, Calif. Marines from the depot and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., as well as airmen, seamen and soldiers came together during the competition to MORE
OIF combat veteran awarded Silver Star May 12, 2006 — Conspicuous gallantry, valor and respect preceded the corporal as he proudly stepped forward to the front of the general; crisply his hand lifted for a salute as he awaited the general’s acknowledgement during the Morning Colors ceremony on the depot May 5. The Silver Star, the U.S. military’s third highest honor for valor, was awarded to Corporal MORE
Marine Corps raises awareness among Asian community May 10, 2006 — Marine Corps representatives gathered with national leaders of the Asian community at the Library of Congress May 10, for a reception celebrating the release of the 2006 Asian American Yearbook.This year the Asian American Yearbook, published by TIYM Publishing Company, Inc., celebrated its third year of providing an annual resource and referral MORE
Marine Corps raises awareness with Asian community May 10, 2006 — Marine Corps representatives gathered with national leaders of the Asian community at the Library of Congress May 10, for a reception celebrating the release of the 2006 Asian American Yearbook.This year the Asian American Yearbook, published by TIYM Publishing Company, Inc., celebrated its third year of providing an annual resource and referral MORE
Albany Poolees get a taste of Recruit Training May 5, 2006 — Most people can remember a period in their life when they craved the attention of someone they loved, admired and aspired of one day becoming. More than 250 poolees got all the attention they could handle and then a little bit more from two Parris Island drill instructors during the 2006 Pool Function held in Watervliet, N.Y., on May 5-6. Poolees MORE

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