Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

January, 2008

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Marine Band San Diego holiday concert January 4, 2008 — The 2007 Holiday Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony, held at the depot Dec. 15, featured innovative and jazz-infused Christmas music performed by Marine Band San Diego, and was open to the public for the first time.  The annual event began after the sun went down with the official tree lighting by Brig. Gen. Angie Salinas, commanding general of MORE
India Company conquers boot camp changes January 4, 2008 — Company I is the first recruit training company here to complete the new training regimen, which includes a schedule change in which the Crucible becomes the culminating event of training.  The start of the new year brings with it a new aspect of recruit training, with enhanced core values and combat conditioning program.  In April, Marine Corps MORE
Marine hero honored on billboard January 4, 2008 — Service members and residents of El Cajon, Calif., gathered at the site of San Diego’s first Hometown Marines Program billboard Dec. 18, to recognize the bravery of a local Marine who received the nation’s third highest combat award.  Sgt. Kristopher Kane, a native of El Cajon, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for actions during his tour in Iraq MORE
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps visits depot January 4, 2008 — The 16th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps visited the depot Dec. 14 to meet with recruiters, drill instructors, recruits and Marines, and to speak about changes to Corps’ policies and directives.  Sergeant Major Carlton W. Kent began his visit at the depot by speaking with Drill Instructor School students about the their importance in helping MORE
Depot armory keeps recruit training on-target January 3, 2008 — MORE
Marines participate in pigskin traditions January 1, 2008 — New Year’s weekend is a time when people gather together to countdown to midnight and set resolutions, which they hope to uphold throughout the year. For some lucky college students, though, it is a time to cheer their universities in a football bowl game.The Marine Corps partners with two of these bowl games: the Armed Forces Bowl and the Outback MORE

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