Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: January 2011

Local Educators Off to Marine Boot Camp January 28, 2011 — The buses were full of anxious people as they were getting closer to Parris Island.  The weather was icy cold as they looked out the windows of the bus.  The sun was rising over the swampy area they were about to enter that would change their view of life as they knew it.  No, these were not the next young men and women to become United States MORE
Major Gen. Bailey takes the helm of Marine Corps Recruiting Command January 21, 2011 — Major Gen. Ronald L. Bailey assumed command of Marine Corps Recruiting Command on Jan. 3, 2011. He is also the commanding general of the Western Recruiting Region and Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.After graduating from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., in 1977, Maj. Gen. Bailey was commissioned a second lieutenant in the MORE
United States Marine Corps Page Surpasses One Million Fans on Facebook January 18, 2011 — The United States Marine Corps – America’s Expeditionary Force in Readiness committed to the protection of Americans and their interests at home and abroad – recently surpassed one million fans on its recruiting command’s Facebook page.  The Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s (MCRC) Facebook page currently has more “likes” than any other official MORE
Community group salutes high school seniors volunteering for military service January 17, 2011 — Every year across the nation, high school seniors attend awards and graduation ceremonies.  Valedictorians and scholarship awardees are recognized and honored by their communities and fellow students.But in these ceremonies the thousands of young men and women who choose to enlist in the armed forces are largely ignored.Kenneth Hartman, academic MORE
And the winner is... January 5, 2011 — The Sixth Marine Corps District recruiter of the year for fiscal year 2010 is Staff Sgt. Joseph E. Morse from Recruiting Substation Shreveport, Recruiting Station Baton Rouge. Morse was awarded the distinction after shipping a total of 31 applicants to recruit training with a net production of 2.5. The net production is the average amount of MORE
A look back: Lt. Gen. Robert E. Milstead Jr. departs MCRC January 4, 2011 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command said goodbye to its top officer Monday. During the month of December, Lt. Gen. Robert E. Milstead Jr. was nominated, confirmed for and promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in conjunction with his new assignment as deputy commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. The list of positive changes he made to MORE
Quality over quantity January 4, 2011 —    Less than four years ago the Marine Corps began a five year mission in expanding its forces, it only took three. Now as the recruitment deadline hits its five year mark ERR is beginning to pull back the reigns.A combination of a smaller budget, an overall Marine Corps end strength overage and a dwindling number of recruiters has made it easier MORE