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Recruiting Station Harrisburg


Recruiting Station Harrisburg

1st Marine Corps District

Bldg 54, Bay 5, Defense Distribution Center, New Cumberland, PA 17070
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Media Borough Mayor Bob McMahon smiles for a photograph Sept. 10 at the Media Police Station. McMahon was a senior advisor during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service during the conflict. Since being elected he has coordinated multiple parades and events for returning veterans of foreign wars. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Damany S. Coleman/Released)
Ewa Perkowski, (middle) her son, Pvt. Dawid Perkowski (right), and Sgt. Justin Wical, take a moment to post for a photo at Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Reading, recently. Perkowski is a second-generation immigrant from Poland, where his parents knew a different meaning to military service. After some convincing from her son, and an in depth education about the Marine Corps’ rich history and traditions from Sgt. Wical, Ewa her family could not be more proud of their new Marine.
Veronica Ellers receives instruction from one of several Marines teaching educators and influencers how to properly make their way down the rappel tower aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. Ellers was one of many other educators to partake in such an exercise for the first time, some of which even conquered their fears of heights. Ellers is a principal in the Upper Darby School District.
Melissa Chan, Clarinet Section Leader, Colony High School Marching Band, speaks with fellow musician before winning the Battle of the Bands at the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. The bowl honors players who demonstrate the Marine Corps' commitment to developing quality citizens and reinforces core values of honor, courage and commitment on and off the field.
Gunnery Sergeant Christian Arellano, Musical Technical Assistant, 12th Marine Corps District, enlightens high school musicians on musical opportunities in the Marine Corps during the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, here today. Bands from Colony High School in Ontario, Calif., and Arroyo in El Monte, Calif., competed in a battle of the bands during halftime.
Maj. Andrew Schoenmaker, commanding officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Harrisburg, concludes the cake cutting ceremony with Master Gunnery Sgt. James Babst, the oldest Marine present, and Cpl. Manuel Cardenas, the youngest Marine, at the 239th Birthday Ball Celebration at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs, Nov. 7, 2014.
Gunnery Sgt. Luke Penniman and Poolee Kason Smith are interviewed at the FOX 29 Salutes the Troops event on September 26, 2014.
Kyle Shurmur, a senior quarterback at La Salle College High School, was selected for the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, which will be played on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA and will feature the nation's brightest and best high school football players. Kyle is one of 45 players chosen to represent the East Coast in the East-West showdown which is sponsored by the United States Marine Corps and will be broadcasted live on Fox Sports 1.
WYNDMOOR, Pa. - Gunnery Sgt. Luke Penniman, staff noncommissioned officer with Recruiting Substation Tun Tavern, Kyle Shurmur, star quarterback from La Salle College High School and his mother, Jennifer, pose for a photo after Kyle was presented his official Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl jersey, Oct. 27. Kyle, with a commitment to Vanderbilt, will be playing with dozens of other outstanding high school football players from across the country in the SFAAB on Jan. 4th at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Pvt. Kelvin Contreras, North Philadelphia native, and his mother, Ana, take a moment to poe for a photo after the family day ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C, recently. Contreras had some difficulties with his "Philly attitude" but later learned how important it was to work hard, to work as a team and to respect others.
HOLLAND, Pa., - Staff Sgt. Michael Hink (left), the staff noncommissioned officer in charge of Recruiting Substation Oxford Valley, and Staff Sgt. Luke Penniman, a recruiter with the RSS, present Eric Gallo, an offensive center with Council Rock High School South, with his selection jersey after he was drafted to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, Dec. 12. Gallo, 6'2' and 275 pounds, will be playing with dozens of other athleically and academically gifted football players from across the nation in the Semper Fi Bowl at the Stubhub Center, Carson, Ca. on Jan. 5.
Lt. Col. Vincent Yasaki (left), currently a student at the Marine Corps War College, Quantico, Va., briefs David Sugarman, a mechanical engineer student at the City College of New York, before a leadership-building exercise at the 2013 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Convention and Career Fair, Oct. 11. Sugarman, out of more than two-dozen students, was the only student to volunteer to be the leader for the exercise and was tasked to lead his team to accomplishing a unique mission with tough challenges. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Damany S. Coleman).
Staff Sgt. Jessica J. Cote, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., originally from Detroit, teaches basic drill to educators from the Harrisburg, Pa., and Portsmouth, N.H., areas during the first day of the Educator Workshop at MCRD Parris Island, Dec. 5. The workshop brings together teachers, administrators and other education professionals aboard the depot and gives them the opportunity to experience what recruit training is like in the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bryan Lett)
The President’s Own” United States Marine band performs John Philip Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever” Oct. 1. “The President’s Own” is currently on their 2012 National Concert Tour.
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SgtMaj Jason M. Leader
Sergeant Major
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