Marine Corps Recruiting Command


Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

3280 Russell Road, 2nd Floor Quantico, VA 22134
Marine Col. C. Derek Campbell speaks to students at the Emerging Leaders Program at the Gloucester Institute during the two-day Marine Corps Leadership Seminar in Gloucester, Va., Feb. 17-18. The MCLS is an event the Marine Corps hosts several times throughout the year across the nation, which fosters ongoing relationships to generate awareness and knowledge on the Corps to diverse communities. Campbell is the liaison officer for the Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Orginization at the Pentagon.
U.S. Marine Corps Director of Intelligence Brig. Gen. William H. Seely III, far right, and  Recruiting Station Oklahoma City Sgt. Maj. John A. Thompson, III, left, and Maj. Ryan Cohen, middle, visited the Oklahoma State University wrestling team at the Gallagher-Iba Arena, Feb. 15.  Brig. Gen. Seely, an OSU alumni, visited the NCAA Division I number one ranked Cowboys to motivate and inspire them before their National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) National Duals Final, Feb. 19, against number two ranked Pennsylvania State University.
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District, welcomes the attendees of Recruiting Station Montgomery/Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 7, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Montgomery and Nashville to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Chillicothe High School head football coach Ron Hinton was awarded the 2017 Semper Fi Coach's award by U.S. Marines with Recruiting Sub-Station Circleville Feb. 7, 2017, during halftime of the Chillicothe Cavaliers boys' varsity basketball game. The Semper Fi Coach Award recognizes a high school football coach who exemplifies the Marine Corps motto: Semper Fidelis – always faithful. It is earned by a coach who models the Marine Corps leadership values of honor, courage, and commitment. Hinton is the only coach to receive the award from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Charleston, which covers much of Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
The coach for Victor Valley High School raises the Great American Rivalry Series Trophy Oct. 7. Victor Valley beat Barstow High School to claim the title.
Future Marines with Recruiting Sub-Station La Puente and San Bernardino conduct ammo can lifts during a CFT Oct 17. The RSS’ went to the School of Infantry West to conduct a CFT, learn about Marine Corps Weapon systems and build comradery.
SSgt Jasmin Duran is re-enlisted at Dodger Stadium Nov. 16. Duran decided to conduct her re-enlistment at the stadium because it is her favorite Baseball Team.
Sgt Frank Duran escorts Future Marine David Carter during senior night at Roosevelt High School Nov. 4. Carter was asked to bring someone that has influenced him in his life. Most students chose a teacher or a coach, he chose his recruiter.
Marines with Recruiting Station Riverside stand in formation during the Activation Ceremony for RS Riverside Sept. 30.
Major Ryan Cohen speaks with mentors and coaches ahead of the Women's Collegiate Wrestling Association Championship event in Oklahoma City. The Marines intend to show the wrestlers, coaches and mentors that their fighting spirit is much like our own. Cohen is the Commanding Officer for Recruiting Station Oklahoma City. The pre-tournament occurred on Feb. 9, and the tournament is scheduled for Feb. 10-11.
After a long year of hard work and dedication, Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale earned the 2016 title of 6th Marine Corps District Recruiting Station of the Year award. To earn this title, RS Fort Lauderdale significantly exceeded their recruiting quota for the year. RS Fort Lauderdale is one of eight recruiting stations inside the 6th Marine Corps District that covers the Southeast United States.
U.S. Marine Corps Poolees with Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Stations North and South Columbus stand on the ice during an Oath of Enlistment ceremony at the Columbus Blue Jackets game Jan. 21, 2017. The Oath of Enlistment pledge is made by each enlisted member of the Armed Forces. This is the final step before basic training and confirms their duty to defend the constitution and obey orders given by officers appointed over them.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released)
Ayden (left), Melissa and Staff Sgt. James McGregor pose for a photo during the 2012 Exceptional Family Member Program Christmas Party at the Lincoln Military Housing's Community Center. The EFMP is a mandatory Department of Defense support program for military family members who have special medical and/or educational requirements. The program is designed to help coordinate permanent change of station assignments to locations where family members with a diagnosed physical, psychological or educational need have access to required care. James McGregor currently serves as the Regional Network Operations and Security Center Watch Chief for Marine Corps Forces Reserve.
Staff Sgt. James McGregor poses with his family after being promoted to his current rank at Recruiting Station Twin Cities in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Jan. 1, 2015. He was pinned on by his wife, Melissa McGregor, and son, Ayden McGregor. James McGregor currently serves as the Regional Network Operations and Security Center Watch Chief for Marine Corps Forces Reserve.
Maj. Ryan Cohen, the commanding officer for Recruiting Station Oklahoma City, and Sgt. Riley Saunders, a canvassing recruiter for Recruiting Substation Oklahoma City North,  pose for a photo with University of Oklahoma Wrestling Head Coach Lou Rosselli before their match against West Virginia, Jan. 22, 2017, at McCasland Field House, Norman, Okla. Cohen gave a motivational speech to the 14th-ranked Sooners wrestling team before they went on to defeat their opponent 37 to 6.
Imperial High School hosts the sixth Frankie Ramos Memorial JV Wrestling Tournament, Jan. 7, 2017 in Imperial, Calif. Frankie Ramos was a Lance Cpl. in the U.S. Marine Corps and passed away March 19, 2010 while serving as a recruiting aid. The tournament was started by Tirso Lara, Frankie’s wrestling coach when he attended Imperial, in order celebrate Frankie’s life and to motivate and inspire young wrestlers in Southern California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Cpl. Mario Miranda (Right) counts pull-ups for a high school wrestler at the Frankie Ramos JV Wrestling Tournament at Imperial High School, Imperial, Calif. on Jan. 7, 2017, The tournament was started six years ago to honor Frankie Ramos and celebrate his life as a successful wrestler and Marine. Ramos passed away while serving as a recruiting aid in Imperial on March 19, 2010. Miranda, from Imperial, Calif. is a warehouse clerk with Headquarters and Service Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Frankie Ramos’ family attends the wrestling tournament held at Imperial High School, Imperial, Calif. on Jan. 7, 2017 to celebrate Frankie’s life and inspire young wrestlers. Frankie Ramos was a U.S. Marine who passed away March 19, 2010 while serving as a recruiting aid in his home town. Frankie was a successful student athlete at Imperial high and his memories and name live on in the community through the tournament. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. William Hester/ Released)
Col. Terry M. Johnson, commanding officer of the 12th Marine Corps District, recognizes Emma Bruntil, a junior and competetive wrestler at Mt. Baker High School, as the MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month during a ceremony at Mt. Baker High School, Jan. 23. Bruntil was also nominated for the Semper Fidelis All-American Program and, if selected, earns an opportunity to attend the Battles Won Academy in Washington, D.C.
Emma Bruntil stands with Col. Terry M. Johnson, American olympian Rulon Gardner, and her father Craig Bruntil, after being recognized as the MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month, Jan. 23. Gardner is an Olympic Gold and Bronze medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling and Johnson is the commanding officer of the 12th Marine Corps District.