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 2007

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CG’s world of sports Week three of intramural flag football comes to an end July 20, 2007 — Depot Marines and sailors battled for ground on the gridiron during the third week of the Commanding General’s Cup flag football season on the depot soccer field Tuesday and Wednesday.Undefeated Headquarters and Service Battalion led the Scarlet Division in the third week with a 5-0 record, followed by the Navy’s Dental team with a record of MORE
Company A recruit graduates as company honorman after nine-month tour on depot July 20, 2007 — After nine months on the depot, one Company A Marine proved nothing could hold him back as he graduates today as a lance corporal and the company honorman.With a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Full Sail Real World Education in Orlando, Fla., Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Zimmer initially never considered the military as an option. As Zimmer MORE
Depot color guard takes pride in work, actions are recognized July 20, 2007 —  At the beginning of many community events, like Padres baseball games, there is one group who is often seen but not recognized for the patriotism they bring to audiences throughout San Diego.Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Color Guard is responsible for presenting the National Colors at several events and honoring fallen veterans by MORE
MECEP student spent five years in Corps before returning to Harvard July 20, 2007 — From Harvard to the Marine Corps and back, one student at the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program preparatory school is on her way to becoming an officer in the Corps.Sgt. Talya C. Havice left Harvard University, Mass., after completing her first year with aspirations of becoming a United States Marine.She realized that after 13 years MORE
Depot Marines receive Col. Nate Smith scholarship July 20, 2007 — Three depot Marines stood proud Tuesday morning as they were presented with educational scholarships at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Historical Society’s July Quarterly Breakfast.Gunnery Sgts. David Rodriguez, chief instructor at Drill Instructor School, John Wilson, instructor at Recruiter’s School and Chun Park, Marine Enlisted Commissioning MORE
Provost Marshal’s K-9 demonstration teaches JROTC cadets how to take a bite out of crime July 20, 2007 — Borris sits at ease, calm and serene with his eyes vigilant and watchful; he playfully whimpers for the command to move. With one word, he springs into action sprinting forward and leaping on to the suspect, tenaciously biting and wrestling him to the ground during the Provost Marshal’s Office Military Working Dog demonstration July 13.The PMO MORE
Determined to become one of the few and the proud July 13, 2007 —  If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. For one Company M recruit, the road to beginning and finishing recruit training was a constant struggle filled with disappointments and finally the reward of becoming a Marine.Private First Class Craig J. Sazama, Platoon 3275, a Detroit native, enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve after the September MORE
Marine Enlisted Commissioning Program sets students up for success with first-hand stories July 13, 2007 — Future officers in the Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Education Program preparatory school came together June 27, to observe and partake in a period of Professional Military Education on Operation Iraqi Freedom.The PME focused on numerous military occupations and highlighted how the occupations operate while in the combat zone. Sgt. Joshua MORE
MCCS starts the weekend off right with Freedom Run July 13, 2007 — With sweat pouring down their faces under the warm San Diego sun, more than 300 active duty military, retired service members and civilians crossed the finish line June 29 during the depot’s annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Freedom Fun Run/Walk.The run featured a small contingent from Marine Band San Diego, which provided music for the event, and a new MORE
Depot 1st Battalion drill master sets world records in weight lifting July 13, 2007 — The 1st Battalion’s drill master’s office is decorated with an arrangement of Marine Corps achievements and memorabilia from his time as a drill instructor.Recently, new awards for three world-records recognized by the 2007 Amateur Athletic Union Bench, Dead Lift and Push-Pull Championships and the North American Powerlifting Championships were MORE

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