Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: March 2011

Lieutenants get a taste of active duty before The Basic School March 21, 2011 — For many new second lieutenants, graduation from Officer Candidate School means continuing forward for six months at The Basic School.The mission of TBS is to train and educate newly commissioned or appointed officers in the high standards of professional knowledge, esprit-de-corps and leadership required to prepare them for duty as company grade MORE
Marines set the bar for physical readiness March 11, 2011 — Thousands of spectators stood shoulder-to-shoulder, clutching onto bags filled with sample fitness products they collected during their visit to the annual Arnold Sports Festival, March 3-6. As each looked left and right eyeing up their next score, they encountered a booth where they’d have to demonstrate their strength in order to obtain a MORE
MCRC unveils All Community Approach March 10, 2011 —  As the Marine Corps remains focused on finding highly qualified young men and women from diverse backgrounds to become one of the few and proud, Marine Corps Recruiting Command has begun an All Community Approach (ACA). The ACA is a new initiative that focuses on increasing awareness of the many career opportunities the Corps offers.The ACA, MORE
Marines reach out to communities during tournament week March 5, 2011 — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament week kicked off on February 28 in Charlotte, N.C., giving the Marine Corps the opportunity to reach out to local communities during what has become the third most attended basketball event of any division in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.For the last ten years, the CIAA, MORE
Marines attend tournament to diversify officer Corps March 5, 2011 — Officers and enlisted Marines from Recruiting Station Columbia attended the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament Week in Charlotte, N.C. that began Feb 28 and ran through the week. Over the past ten years, the Marine Corps has participated in CIAA events, but this year saw maximum participation in an effort to increase awareness MORE
Active Reserve program offers options for Marines March 4, 2011 — Some Marines discovered this year that they were unable to reenlist and retain their military occupational specialty.  There is an option for Marines who want to stay in the Marine Corps besides changing their MOS.  The Active Reserve (AR) program is looking for highly qualified active component Marines that want to reenlist and serve full-time.   MORE
Marines storm Albany's Times Union Center March 1, 2011 —  On March 1, Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Station Albany, N.Y., set up an enhanced area canvassing event at the Times Union Center here during the Section II Boys Basketball semifinals.Marines with Recruiting Station Albany attend several events a month at the Times Union Center to raise awareness of the Marine Corps and to generate MORE