Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: December 2007

Former Navy petty officer crosses over to the Marine Corps December 7, 2007 — Lance Cpl. Keith Koch decided to serve his country at the age of 18. The stories he managed to squeeze out of his grandfather, a former soldier with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II, were a big influence on his choice. He remembers receiving a letter in the mail from a Marine recruiter and decided to follow up on the invitation. MORE
Strength and endurance conditioning tests recruit fitness December 7, 2007 — “Let me hear your war cries!” shouted the Company B drill instructors during their strength and endurance course on the depot physical training field Nov. 27.  Company B recruits, led by their drill instructors, tested their physical stamina in a 2.5-mile run with unit exercises, followed by a circuit course with weightlifting and calisthenics. The MORE
Marines celebrate Thanksgiving at Fox Studios December 7, 2007 — Fox Studios in Los Angeles treated Marines from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and their guests to the live taping of the National Football League’s Thanksgiving pre-game show. The Marines met the hosts of the show and former football greats Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson and Curt Menefee. Service members from every branch were MORE
Depot band rocks San Diego Civic Center December 7, 2007 — Marine Band San Diego helped kick off this year’s holiday season by performing a free USO concert for the community Saturday at the San Diego Civic Theatre. The band’s medley, jazz ensemble, brass quintet, party band and jazz combo performed their own renditions of traditional and contemporary holiday pieces such as Feliz Navidad, Carol of the MORE
Marines helped build new Escondido 'Habitat' project December 7, 2007 — San Diego’s Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit ecumenical organization that focuses on eliminating poverty housing and homelessness, came together with volunteers from local neighborhoods and churches to help bless the new homes that were dedicated to seven families in the Escondido, Calif., area Sunday. After several people shared their thoughts, MORE
America remembers: Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 December 7, 2007 — Sixty-six years ago today, more than 2,400 U.S. service members were killed in a world-changing event. In the early morning of Dec. 7, 1941, 181 Japanese bombers and fighter planes, launched from six aircraft carriers positioned about 200 miles north of their target, bombed and strafed American ships military installations on Oahu. Shortly before 8 MORE