Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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

Archive: September 2011

MCRC recruits most diverse group of officers in a decade September 26, 2011 — The Marine Corps Recruiting Command continues to answer the call from Gen. James Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, to build a Marine Corps that reflects “the face of the nation.”  Over the course of the past fiscal year, MCRC has recruited its most diverse group of officers in a decade. “In order to stay relevant with society, the Marine Corps MORE
Marine captain, AHERO take veteran’s fishing September 23, 2011 — The America’s Heroes Enjoying Recreation Outdoors Foundation, or AHERO, founded by Capt. Lee Stuckey, executive officer of Recruiting Station Montgomery, Ala., hosted a fishing trip for wounded warriors, Sept. 16-18. The trip served as a celebration and a showing of appreciation for veteran’s who’ve sustained injuries from combat in service to MORE
Family values propel Marine officer to success September 22, 2011 — A driving force in the lives of many Hispanic-Marines is traditional family values. Values like honor, courage and commitment, instilled in candidates and recruits at Officer Candidate School and the two recruit depots, fall in line with values instilled in young Hispanic-Americans by their parents and families.  Many Hispanic-Americans, eager to MORE
MCRC launches campaign celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month September 20, 2011 — On Aug. 17, 1988, President Ronald Reagan approved Public Law 100-402, designating Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 of each year to be Hispanic Heritage Month. In recognition of the contributions Hispanic-Americans have made to the Marine Corps and the United States, the Marine Corps Recruiting Command has launched a multimedia campaign celebrating the MORE
Marine aviators fly into their golden years September 9, 2011 — In what may be a record setting flight, former Marine Capt. Bob Lutz and retired Marine Lt. Col. Kingman Lambert teamed up Aug. 27 behind the controls of an L-39 Albatros jet aircraft. Soaring over the skies of southeastern Michigan, the pair of former Marine aviators stand as proof that a Marine is a Marine for life. “I think we set the record for MORE