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Marine Corps Recruiting Command Partners with WeCOACH for Women Coaches Academy

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Jalissa Harkins, officer selection officer, Officer Selection Station Denver, Recruiting Station Denver, leads a breakout session called “Empowering Teams: Fostering Inclusive and High-Performing Team Culture” during the...


Educators Workshop 2024 Aims Down Range

Amy Aldridge, coordinator of experiential learning at Southeast Missouri State University, sights in down range while supervised by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nayomi Koepke, a member of the Marine Corps Shooting Team during a range at the Educators...


Marine Corps Coaches Workshop ‘24 Gives Coaches an Inside Look at Marine Officer Training

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Roberta Shea, legislative assistant to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, left, and Maj. Gen. William Bowers, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, center, speak to Kim Chavers, head women’s rowing coach...



The clacking of a keyboard, the steady pounding of shoes during a long run, the sound of a turning page; these are all sounds that are universal. No matter where you hear them, they sound the same. So, what separates Sgt. Paul Nhomba from the rest...


Those Who Do Well, Teach Well: Force Fitness Instructors to Attend SHAPE Convention

From mortarman to becoming a force fitness instructor trainer, Gunnery Sgt. Edwin Omanahernandez has served 11 years in the Marine Corps, and throughout this time, he has transitioned from student to teacher.


Recruiters of the Year Recognized at the Commandant’s Combined Awards Ceremony

The sun shined throughout the National Museum of the Marine Corps atrium in Triangle, Virginia, Illuminating the faces of a group of elite members of the United States Marine Corps and their families. They have traveled from their respective units...


Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome: Gunnery Sgt. Joshua Ostermann Became the Change

“I’ve had a lot of failures in my life, more so than my successes,” Gunnery Sgt. Joshua Ostermann jokes. “In high school, I let those get to me. The Marine Corps taught me that when I hit a wall, I find a ladder.”


Young Marines Awarded While Visiting Marine Corps Recruiting Command

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Adan Moreno, sergeant major of Marine Corps Recruiting Command, welcomed Young Marines from the Potomac River Young Marines when they came to visit and receive an award, at the James Wesley Marsh Center on Marine Corps...


Changing Course

Poolee Ariele Shideler stands in front of Recruiting Sub-Station North Phoenix, Ariz., for a photo Dec. 5, 2023. Ariele Shideler joined the Delayed Entry Program with the recruiting office with intentions to prepare for Marine boot camp.


Full Circle: A Marine's Journey from Athletics to the Marine Corps and Back Again

AURORA, Colo. — U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Alicia Chambers, expeditionary communications officer, Expeditionary Strike Group 2, right, talks with Joshua Fulton, assistant track and field coach with Barton Community College at the United States Track &...




Marine Corps Recruiting Command Leaders

Commanding General
Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Major General Bowers currently serves as the Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command. 

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Executive Deputy
Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Mr. Jeff Morgan currently serves as the Executive Deputy, Marine Corps Recruiting Command.

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Sergeant Major
Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Sergeant Major Allen B. Goodyear currently serves as the Sergeant Major, Marine Corps Recruiting Command.

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Marine Corps Recruiting Command