Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

October, 2007

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SMP goes Hawaiian for Barracks Bash luau October 29, 2007 — MORE
Holes for Heroes Local club raises more than $100,000 to aid service members and families October 26, 2007 — Local business and professional leaders took a swing at supporting the military Oct. 19. The San Diego Downtown Breakfast Rotary Club Foundation hosted their sixth annual golf tournament, “Holes for Heroes,” at the Coronado Municipal Golf Course in Coronado, Calif., to raise money for three organizations who support the local military MORE
Sudanese joins Marine Corps to help others October 26, 2007 —  Fighting back tears, a Company A Marine tells the story of a civil war and the Marines who saved him. Private Okuni Cube Mawa, Platoon 1005, was born in the southern area of Sudan. Mawa was visiting his grandparents, who also lived in the southern Sudan, during the outbreak the civil war in the early 1990s. When the war broke out, his parent’s MORE
Home on the Range Corps implements changes to rifle marksmanship October 26, 2007 — Marine Corps recruits qualifying with the M16-A2 service rifle now receive their qualification awards after completing two scored portions of rifle range training rather than one. The change was implemented Oct. 1 and is designed to give recruits more combat-orientated training before moving to the School of Infantry, Marine Corps Base Camp MORE
DI sweeps competition, sets records October 26, 2007 —  Staff Sgt. Brian Kiraly rarely found time as a 1st Battalion drill instructor to enjoy his favorite pastime of weight training. After he was assigned as the battalion drill master nearly seven months ago, he found the time and motivation to resume lifting.\ Since then, he has competed in four weight lifting meets and has dominated his respective MORE
Navy opens newly renovated wounded warrior therapy facility October 26, 2007 —  Naval Medical Center San Diego opened a newly renovated Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care (C5) Facility designed to better care for and prepare wounded service members for their return to active duty or the civilian world, Oct. 15. The 30,000 square-foot facility includes a gait analysis lab—a motion lab that monitors skeletal MORE
Depot provides shelter, sustenance for evacuees October 26, 2007 —  Service members, their families and retirees who evacuated from their homes due to fires in San Diego County this week have been temporarily relocated to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. So far, 408 people have stayed in the 183 rooms that have been made available in the Transit Enlisted Quarters, according to Clara S. Morales, assistant MORE
‘Remote Control’ gives Marines new, high-impact training venue October 26, 2007 — I recently experienced a first in my repetitive lifestyle. As a Marine, I am required to maintain and re-qualify for specific individual training standards every year. The ITS cover everything from ensuring Marines are trained riflemen, to improving our roles as better family members and American citizens. Unfortunately, the methods in which we MORE
Depot serves up wallyball action October 18, 2007 — MORE
Family of the Corps October 18, 2007 — MORE

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