Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: May 2011

New Raleigh OSO takes on diversity mission May 21, 2011 — “Maintaining diversity within our ranks infuses our Corps with a continuous stream of fresh ideas and innovative capabilities.” Those were the words from the 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James T. Conway. Statistics provided by the Defense Department show that minorities are overrepresented in the enlisted ranks and underrepresented in MORE
Soon-to-be Marines get a taste of field training with real Leathernecks May 20, 2011 — The transformation from civilian to Marine begins long before a young man or woman steps on to the famous yellow footprints at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.For approximately 500 young men and women from New Hampshire, Maine and Eastern Massachusetts their exposure to the Corps began with Recruiting Station Portsmouth’s annual field MORE
Quantico Rod and Gun Club hosts picnic honoring wounded veterans May 18, 2011 — Members of the Quantico Rod and Gun Club hosted a picnic to honor the service and sacrifice of wounded veterans at Lunga Park, May 14. According to Rod and Gun Club president and retired U.S. Army soldier, Wayne Robinson, the picnic is an annual event that the club has hosted for the past few years. “We started this picnic because we care about our MORE
Hispanic Heritage diversifies, strengthens Sea Services May 9, 2011 — Thirty years of striving to diversify and enrich the ranks of the sea services were honored and built upon when the Association of Naval Service Officers hosted their annual conference in the “Heart of Texas,” May 2 through 6.Prominent leaders from across the sea services spoke at the conference and included Juan M. Garcia III, assistant secretary MORE
Future officers awarded four year scholarships May 6, 2011 — Marine Corps Recruiting Command conducted the Frederick C. Branch Leadership Scholarship board April 26, awarding 15 four year scholarships to highly qualified men and women who want to become Marine officers.Of the 15 students selected during MCRC’s board, eight were African-American and three were female. Since the Frederick C. Branch Leadership MORE
Marine recruiter spouse named Spouse of the Year May 5, 2011 — Bianca Strzalkowski received the 2011 Military Spouse of the Year award May 5 at the Reserve Officers Association building for her efforts in the military community. Strzalkowski, the Marine Spouse of the Year, was selected out of four other finalists, representing the four other branches of the armed services. Gunnery Sgt. Ronald Strzalkowski, MORE