Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: February 2011

MCRC civilian receives commanding general’s highest award February 23, 2011 — The iconic image of a Marine recruiter in dress blues makes it easy to forget the nearly 300 civilians of Marine Corps Recruiting Command working just as hard behind the scenes to take young adults from the couch to the yellow footprints. One of those civilians was recently honored for her service to MCRC and the recruiting mission. Elizabeth MORE
Scholarship honors the Corps’ first African-American officer February 10, 2011 — On the 170th birthday of the United States Marine Corps, the first African-American officer in the Corps’ history earned his commission. After enlisting in the Marine Corps in 1943 and serving in the Pacific theatre of World War II, Frederick C. Branch received the recommendation of his commanding officer to attend Officer Candidate School. Branch MORE
RS Raleigh wife named Marine Spouse of the Year February 10, 2011 — Bianca Strzalkowski remembers sitting at her future husband’s kitchen table, helping him study his general orders before heading to recruit training in 1998. This would be the first step towards building her reputation as a dedicated Marine wife, mother and supporter of military families. Ten years later, Strzalkowski was selected as the 2011 MORE
MCRC releases new public service announcement in honor of Black History Month February 4, 2011 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command released a new public service announcement campaign Feb. 1 in honor of Black History Month.The campaign, titled “Where I’m From,” highlights the different locations around the United States that Marines come from and paints a portrait of the diverse background of today’s men and women in uniform. Eric Lindsay, MORE