Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: July 2006

Uncle, nephew leave home island, graduate together July 28, 2006 — Pvts. Estrada O. Edeyaoch and his nephew Adrian N. Edeyaoch never stepped foot in the U.S. until the day they stepped on the yellow footprints here. The two I Company recruits left the small tropical island of the Republic of Palau and transitioned to the challenging environment of Marine Corps recruit training. While the two young men had MORE
The Music Man: He’s marched in many a big parade, played Taps at 400-plus funerals July 28, 2006 — Out of a sincere devotion to play the final song for a Marine who has passed away, Cpl. Aaron A. Rapp, from Marine Band San Diego, performed Taps at a funeral July 13 at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.As a bugler, it was Rapp’s 400th time rendering this honor.During his three-and-a-half years with the band, Rapp has played his trumpet for MORE
Marine throws first pitch for Mets July 9, 2006 — Most men can only dream of what it’s like to hear thousands of fans cheer while taking the mound in a Major League ballpark.   But thanks to the New York Mets organization, this dream became a reality for one Marine recruiter. Sergeant Juan Valderama, a recruiter for Recruiting Station New York was one of four U.S. Servicemembers to throw a MORE