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  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kevin Delarosa, an administrative specialist with 12th Marine Corps District, gives instructions to a candidate with Officer Selection Team San Diego, during the leadership reaction course at an Officer Candidates School preparation weekend, Camp Pendleton, California on April 30, 2022. The OCS preparation weekend is designed to prepare aspiring Marine Corps officers mentally and physically for the rigors of OCS. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Kelsey Dornfeld)
  • U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Steven Hunt, the assistant marketing and communications officer for 12th Marine Corps District, speaks with an educator during the U.S. Marine Corps Educators' Workshop at Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California on March 31, 2022. The Educators' Workshop is a five-day program designed to better inform teachers, coaches, counselors and influencers about the benefits and opportunities available during service in the Marine Corps. This allows attendees to return home and provide firsthand experience and knowledge to individuals interested in military service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Kelsey Dornfeld)
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Carlos M. Murcia, the outgoing sergeant major for 12th Marine Corps District, listens to the Col. James B. Conway, the commanding officer for 12th Marine Corps Dirstrict, during a relief and appointment ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California on Feb. 25, 2022. Murcia retired after 30 years of honorable service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Emely Gonzalez)
  • U.S. Marine Corps officers stand at attention on the flight deck of the USS Midway during a commissioning ceremony in San Diego, California, Jan. 29, 2022. A commissioning ceremony is the culminating event of an officer’s career, signifying the transformation from candidate to officer. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alina Thackray)
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  • U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Izhar Weaver with Recruiting Station Sacramento was presented the Centurion Award Jan. 3, 2022. The title "Centurion" is only awarded to Marines who write 100 or more contracts during their 36 months on recruiting duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jocelyn Ontiveros)
  • U.S. Marines assigned to the 12th Marine Corps District pose for a photo after the Cake Cutting Ceremony at District Headquarters, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, Nov. 10, 2021. The Cake Cutting Ceremony is a tradition held by Marines to celebrate the Corps' birthday. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Emely Gonzalez)











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