Marine Corps Recruiting Command

 

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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Marines with the Recruiting Station Houston Color Guard performed a colors ceremony aboard the Battleship USS Texas to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 1st Marine Division, Jan. 31, 2016. The 1st MarDiv was activated aboard the Battleship USS Texas on Feb. 1, 1941. It is the oldest, largest, and most decorated division in the Marine Corps. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt Gabby Petticrew / Released)
RS Houston Color Guard performs ceremony aboard USS Texas
Marines with the Recruiting Station Houston Color Guard performed a colors ceremony aboard the Battleship USS Texas to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the activation of the 1st Marine Division, Jan. 31, 2016. The 1st MarDiv was activated aboard the Battleship USS Texas on Feb. 1, 1941.
Sgt. DeMonte R. Cheeley is presented the Purple Heart medal by Brig. Gen. Terry V. Williams Jan. 26, 2015, at a ceremony in Chattanooga, Tenn. Cheeley received the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained during a July 16, 2015 attack in Chattanooga at the Armed Forces Career Center where he works. An investigation conducted by the FBI and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service determined the attack had been inspired by a foreign terrorist group making Cheeley eligible for the Purple Heart. Cheeley is a Recruiting Substation Chattanooga recruiter in Chattanooga, Tenn. Williams is the Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and Eastern Recruiting Region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Marine Recruiter Receives Purple Heart Medal
Sgt. DeMonte R. Cheeley is presented the Purple Heart medal by Brig. Gen. Terry V. Williams Jan. 26, 2015, at a ceremony in Chattanooga, Tenn. Cheeley received the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained during a July 16, 2015 attack in Chattanooga at the Armed Forces Career Center where he works.
Sergeant Weldon Housley, center, and Staff Sergeant Edwin Salvatierra, right, present a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship check to Jack Beguelin at Buena High School in Ventura, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016. The NROTC scholarship, valued at up to $180,000, will pay for the cost of full tuition, books and other educational fees at many of the country’s leading colleges and universities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders/Released)
Buena High School student receives NROTC scholarship
Sergeant Weldon Housley, center, and Staff Sergeant Edwin Salvatierra, right, present a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship check to Jack Beguelin at Buena High School in Ventura, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016. The scholarship, valued at $180,000, will pay for the cost of full tuition, books and other educational fees.
Sgt. Maj. Spencer J. Beacham (center), the outgoing senior enlisted leader of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Orange County, returns the sword of office to Maj. James Dollard, his commanding officer, during a relief and appointment ceremony in Seal Beach, Caif., Jan. 15, 2016. During the ceremony, Beacham, from Dothan, Ala., was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal and relinquished duties to Sgt. Maj. Jason A. Politte.
Orange County Marines bid adieu, welcome new unit leaders
Sgt. Maj. Spencer J. Beacham (center), the outgoing senior enlisted leader of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Orange County, returns the sword of office to Maj. James Dollard, his commanding officer, during a relief and appointment ceremony in Seal Beach, Caif., Jan. 15, 2016.
Educators from both Recruiting Stations Orlando and Fort Lauderdale stand in formation as the drill instructors give them a small brief about a portion of the recruit training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S. C., January 13, 2016. The three-day workshop will give the educators a chance to experience the day to day routines aboard the depot and Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, with the main purpose of giving the educators a better understanding of the Marine Corps. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond Peden)
Morning of the Educators Workshop
Educators from both Recruiting Stations Orlando and Fort Lauderdale stand in formation as the drill instructors give them a small brief about a portion of the recruit training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S. C., January 13, 2016. The three-day workshop works to give the educators a better understanding of the Marine Corps.
MCRC News
Marine Recruiter Receives Purple Heart Medal

By Courtesy Story | January 26, 2016

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A Marine Corps recruiter was awarded the Purple Heart medal during a ceremony in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Jan. 26, 2016. MORE
Buena High School student receives NROTC scholarship

By Staff Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders | January 20, 2016

VENTURA, Calif.- “Ever since I was five, I’ve wanted to be a part of the military,” said Jack Beguelin. “In my mind, and from what I’ve seen and what I’ve heard, (the Marine Corps) is the most elite. MORE
Athletes, Mentors Win at 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

By Sgt Jacky Fang | January 4, 2016

CARSON, Calif. - The Semper Fi Bowl is unique because the players aren’t only gifted athletically, but they are all high-academic performers who have demonstrated commitment to positive contributions in their communities. MORE