Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

June, 2011

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A snapshot of a recruiter's world June 30, 2011 — A mob of Washington Capitals fans adorned in red, white and blue file past a few Marines at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Mar. 3. The Marines are dressed in woodland Marine pattern trousers, boots and black long-sleeve shirts. Their pull-up bar stands ready to test anyone up to the challenge. Some ignore the calls of the Marines to get up MORE
Marine Corps Leadership Seminar leaves big impact June 27, 2011 — Major Gen. Angela Salinas, director, Manpower Management Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs; Maj. Gen. Thomas Murray, president, Marine Corps University; and Maj. Gen. Ronald Bailey, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, listen to questions from the audience during the Marine Corps Leadership Seminar June 23.  The two-part MORE
Iwo Jima Vet Fights Another Battle June 27, 2011 — Charles Ranger is a fighter. It’s not readily apparently when meeting him for the first time. He’s currently confined to a wheel chair, the result of a nasty fall a couple of weeks back. He’s a bit older than he’d like to be, he said. His 86 years etching deep lines in his face, creating a sea of gray atop a head that used to be as dark as night.  MORE
Marines meet with St. Louis influencers June 24, 2011 — Marines from Marine Corps Recruiting Command met with various local civic leaders Wednesday to discuss leadership, diversity and methods to improve the Corps’ connection with communities. The event also took place during Marine Week St. Louis, where the Marines have been involved in demonstrations and various community outreach efforts.  Over 100 MORE
Silent Drill Platoon breaks silence with the sound of popping rifles June 23, 2011 — Thirty members of the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon performed at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, N.H., on June 22.Despite the rainy and overcast conditions, nearly 2,500 individuals attended the event and gave a standing ovation upon its completion.  After the performance, the members of the platoon answered questions from MORE
Top enlisted Marine visits 1st Marine Corps District June 22, 2011 — Marines from the 1st Marine Corps District, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, and 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, received a visit from Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Barrett, the 17th sergeant major of the Marine Corps, on June 22.Barrett is visiting Marines at the six recruiting districts throughout the United States to speak about the bravery and MORE
Marine recruiter brings opportunity to seniors in northern Maine June 22, 2011 — Marine Corps recruiters often have to overcome incredible obstacles to do their jobs that their peers in other parts of the country would never believe.For one recruiter in Presque Isle, Maine, local realities require a slightly different approach to accomplish his mission.Staff Sgt. Keith Lagasse has a massive area of operations – bigger than some MORE
Navy Ensign Awarded Medal for Heroism June 20, 2011 — A new Navy Ensign commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Atlanta Consortium and recent graduate of Georgia State University was awarded for heroism  June 14 in the O’Keefe building’s Joint Forces auditorium here on the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Ensign Sean Barner, from Stone Mountain, MORE
Marine recruiter aids sheriff in criminal capture June 20, 2011 — Making Marines, winning our nation’s battles and developing quality citizens are some of the missions of the Marine Corps.  Staff Sgt. Nicholas G. Bibby is proof that these missions are still being carried out.A two-time combat veteran, Bibby is now finishing a tour as a canvassing recruiter at Recruiting Station Buffalo, 1st Marine Corps MORE
Marine recruiter works with community to recognize Marine killed in action June 20, 2011 — It was another cold and rainy day early May at Recruiting Substation Patchogue, Recruiting Station New York, 1st Marine Corps District.  Tony Schiozzi, an Army veteran and a regular visitor of the substation, had a specific purpose for his visit on this particular day.Schiozzi, who searches cemeteries in the local area for veterans and their MORE

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