Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: November 2007

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Boots trample the Reaper November 27, 2007 — MORE
Bay View re-opening set for late April November 27, 2007 — Two San Diego construction companies were recently awarded a $4.2 million contract to remodel the Bay View Restaurant here. Halbert Construction, Inc. was one of three companies to bid on the year and a half project, scheduled for completion in late April, according to Frank J. Guasti, project manager, Marine Corps Community Services here. They MORE
Best of the Best at XFest November 27, 2007 — A young man with a four-inch metal spike protruding from his chin attempted to do pull-ups while bobbing his head to avoid getting his personal decoration caught on the bar. Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Cleveland encouraged him. This was definitely not a Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program event.  This was Xfest 2003.  A June 1st MORE
Band of Brothers November 27, 2007 — The Marine Corps is known as a band of brothers. For the Malfavon family of Escondido, Calif., that phrase has taken on a whole new meaning. Arturo was the first to join and spent eight years as an LAV crewman. Juan has been in for 13 years and is currently a gunnery sergeant and the NCOIC of RSS Jersey City. Jerardo spent four years as a Sea/Air MORE
Arnold Classic success for recruiting effort;Marines of RS Charleston earn fitness world's respect November 27, 2007 — About 100,000 sports fans and 15,000 athletes gathered here, March 4-6 for a chance to see the governor of California. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people come from all over America for one of the largest fitness and body building expos in the world.  Instead of seeing the Terminator, spectators were confronted with a 30-foot drill MORE
Air Ball - Air Force flattens Marines in tourney; Navy hosts; Army goes all the way; depot Marine picked for All-Services November 27, 2007 — The 2005 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship came to an end after the final game of the tournament Monday at Naval Station San Diego soccer field. The Marine Corps faced off against the Navy, the Army and the Air Force in the weeklong tournament that involved the best soccer players in the U.S. military. The All-Marine team consisted of players MORE
2 war vets bound for Super Bowl November 27, 2007 — Two Medical Holding Platoon Marines here are headed for Super Bowl XXXIX in Jacksonville, Fla., on an all-expenses paid trip. Their flight left yesterday. Lance Cpls. Christopher M. H. Laha and Jesse Luong recently won the tickets in a drawing at the medical center. A local computer company that received tickets for its employees also donated two MORE
Marine continues his habit of helping people November 21, 2007 —  While clearing wreckage in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, Pvt. Joshua McCain, Platoon 2131, Company F, decided to take his commitment to his country to a higher level, so he joined the Marine Corps. "I left something good for something better," said McCain, a native of Mount Pulaski, Ill. He was employed by Baker and Sons Tree Service, a MORE
Company F Marines build confidence November 21, 2007 —  As his bus arrived on the depot, the first thing he saw through the windows was the confidence course. “The Marine Corps is known for its difficult training and challenging obstacle courses, so I knew that I would have to complete it eventually,” said Pvt. Michael Johnson, Platoon 2132, Company F. One week before traveling north to Marine Corps MORE
GSF opens Marines’ eyes to potent training November 21, 2007 —  When the stream of pepper spray hit Lance Cpl. Jorge Pinon’s eyes, he felt pain. The non-lethal chemical oleoresin capsicum, a potent form of pepper spray, felt like fire in his eyes while temporarily blinded him. “I have never felt that kind of pain before,” said Pinon, an administrative clerk with Headquarters and Service Battalion. Military and MORE

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