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MCRC Photos
Marine Corps Recruiting Command Photos
Two Marines with the 9th Marine Corps District, based out of Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, were on hand to honor four Montford Point Marines, May 27, at the Colp Area Veterans Celebration, Dedication and Remembrance Ceremony, in Colp, Illinois. Nearly 20,000 African-Americans joined the Marine Corps in 1942, after President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a “presidential directive giving African Americans an opportunity to be recruited in the Marine Corps,” according to the Montford Point Marines Association website. They didn’t receive recruit training at San Diego or Parris Island, however, but Camp Montford Point, N.C., a segregated training site for African American Marine recruits. For the next seven years, the camp remained opened until it became desegregated. The four Marines are Sol Griffin, Jr.; James L. Kirby, Early Taylor, Jr. and Archibald Mosley. These Marines, among many other Montford Point Marines across the country, were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest award that can be given to a civilian by Congress, in 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Bryan A. Peterson)
While on her way to a training event to prepare future Marines for basic training, Prieto noticed three suspicious individuals attempting to conceal shotguns while crossing onto Hemlock Pass, a highway in Ocala. When Prieto recognized the suspicious activity and called out to question them, they ran. Prieto immediately dropped off her future Marines at a safe location and pursued the suspects on foot for two miles, continuously updating the police by cell phone.
Marine Corps Recruiting Command is proud to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month annually from Sept.15 to Oct.15. During Hispanic Heritage Month, we take the opportunity to honor all Americans of Hispanic descent and to acknowledge their past and ongoing contributions to the success and growth of the Nation. (U.S Marine Corps graphic by Lance Cpl. Jennifer Sanchez)
U.S. Marines, from Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., start the run with the Marines event at the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations. The partnership celebrates athletes' discipline, fighting spirit, and will to overcome obstacles and complete the mission are values shared with the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Stephen Thrush, administrative specialist, Marine Corps Recruiting Command, prepares to throw a javelin at the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations. The partnership celebrates athletes' discipline, fighting spirit, and will to overcome obstacles and complete the mission are values shared with the Corps.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Tyon Downing, force fitness instructor with Force Fitness Readiness Center of Excellence, Marine Corps Base Quantico, low crawls under barbwire during tat the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations. The partnership celebrates athletes' discipline, fighting spirit, and will to overcome obstacles and complete the mission are values shared with the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Joseph Stich, Force Fitness Instructor Trainer with the Martial Arts and Fitness Center of Excellence in Quantico, Virginia moves across from the "Multi-Rig" during the running of the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations.
U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Micheal Wood, a former member of the All-Marines Running Team, emerges from the "Dunk Wall" during the running of the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations.
U.S. Marines aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, manage the Marine Corps festival challenge during the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations. The partnership celebrates athletes' discipline, fighting spirit, and will to overcome obstacles and complete the mission are values shared with the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jeremy C. Bowen, trial services chief, Legal Services Support Section Quantico, Virginia, delivers his remarks during tat the Sprint 5K at the 2022 West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Weekend Event in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Aug. 28, 2022.  Marine Corps Recruiting Command has partnered with the Spartan Race and their community of Athletes during 2022 through National and local level event activations. The partnership celebrates athletes' discipline, fighting spirit, and will to overcome obstacles and complete the mission are values shared with the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marines stepped out of their respective duties and onto the pitch to represent the Marine Corps in the 10th  Annual All Forces Seven-on-Seven Rugby Tournament in Glendale, Colorado, August 18-22. Each branch of the Department of  Defense was represented by a rugby team, as well as, some semi-pro teams from the United Kingdom and Canada.
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Dalmon Moseley, left, Staff Sgt. Dylan Greene, and Gunnery Sgt. Jamie Self, with Recruiting Substation Arlington, listens to closing remarks during their ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas, Aug. 18, 2022. Moseley, Greene, and Self each earned a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for saving the life of a man wounded in a shooting in Arlington, Texas, Feb. 5, 2022. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hollerud)
U.S. Marines Corps 2nd Lt. Cameron C. Tate, a native of Carrizozo, New Mexico, has her ranked pinned on by her parents during a swearing-in ceremony at the Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. on August 13, 2022. These officers are part of the Platoon Leaders Course Law Program and will become Judge Advocates it is a rare occasion of four women pursuing this career in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marine Corp officers are congratulated by friends and family during their swearing-in ceremony at the Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. on August 13, 2022. These officers are part of the Platoon Leaders Course Law Program and will become Judge Advocates it is a rare occasion of four women pursuing this career in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marine Corps officers raise their right hand to swear in during a ceremony at Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. on August 13, 2022. Marine judge advocates have the opportunity to serve in a wide variety of positions, which include commanding battalions of Marines, to arguing appellate cases before the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marines officers stand at attention during their swearing-in ceremony at the Officer Candidate School at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. on August 13, 2022. Four of These officers are part of the Platoon Leaders Course Law Program and will become Judge Advocates it is a rare occasion of 4FOUR women pursuing this career in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marines officers stand at attention during their swearing-in ceremony at the Officer Candidate School at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. on August 13, 2022. These officers are part of the Platoon Leaders Course Law Program and will become Judge Advocates it is a rare occasion of four women pursuing this career in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
U.S. Marines Corps Capt. Jhonathan Morales Najera, deputy staff judge advocate and law programs manager, with Marine Corps Recruiting Command, congratulates newly commissioned Marine officers during a swearing-in ceremony at the Officer Candidate School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. on August 13, 2022. These officers are part of the Platoon Leaders Course Law Program and will become Judge Advocates it is a rare occasion of four women pursuing this career in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gustavo Romero)
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