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A Phoenix Marine's promise to defend A Phoenix Marine's promise to defend
Newly commissioned 2nd Lt. Colin R. Caskey, a Scottsdale, Ariz. native, awaits his parents to pin him during his commissioning ceremony at Old Main at Arizona State...
Commandant's Trophy Commandant's Trophy
Marine 2nd Lt. Christpher Grimes was awarded the Commandant's Trophy for the second time on Sept. 5, 2014, at Texas A&M University. The Commandant's Trophy is awarded...
Phoenix Marine recognized during Memorial Day MLB matchup Phoenix Marine recognized during Memorial Day MLB matchup
(Center) U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Brandon Kidd, a native of Ennis, Texas, and a recruiter for Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix, is recognized with fellow service...
Combat Fitness Challenge participants Combat Fitness Challenge participants
The Marines and poolees of Recruiting Sub-station Amarillo, Recruiting Station Albuquerque, 8th Marine Corps District, combined efforts with Officer Selection Team...
D-Backs VS Rockies: Arizona Marines hail broad stripes, bright stars D-Backs VS Rockies: Arizona Marines hail broad stripes,...
Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix Marines present the American Flag during the singing of the National Anthem before the Arizona Diamondbacks versus the...
Looking tough, winning awards Looking tough, winning awards
Sergeant Jessica Navarro, a supply clerk with the 8th Marine Corps District, was named Marine of the Quarter for the first quarter for the first quarter of fiscal...


Recent Video

Montford Point Marines Montford Point Marines
The Montford Point Marines are a group of men that broke racial barriers. The impact of their efforts altered history of our great Corps. Their road to history was...
John F. Kennedy: A tribute from a teenager John F. Kennedy: A tribute from a teenager
A slide show with narration from Lee O. Triggs, a J. Walter Tompson Senior Account Executive with the 8th Marine Corps District, dedicated to John F. Kennedy, the...
Marines Present Arizona's 2014 Semper Fidelis All-Americans Marines Present Arizona's 2014 Semper Fidelis All-Americans
U.S. Marine Corps Captains Matthew Browning and Jeffrey Arroyo, of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix, present Semper Fidelis All-American jerseys to five...
Denver Marine Shares Family History Denver Marine Shares Family History
A local Marine and native of Colorado shares his families long and illustrious history dating all the way back to the Civil War. Natives of Colorado since the end of...
Marine ensemble visits southwest schools Marine ensemble visits southwest schools
An ensemble from the 1st Marine Division Band visited college and high school students in west Texas and New Mexico November 4-7.
Combat Fitness Test Combat Fitness Test
Marines attached with the 8th Marine Corps District conduct a combat fitness test aboard Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, Oct. 24. The CFT is...


Recent News Stories

Local Marine Graduates w/ Honors Local Marine Graduates w/ Honors
With his coffee secured and ready, computer flipped on, paper work reviewed and shuffled, Sgt Chad DeShano, a Marine Corps recruiter, is ready to start his day. After...
Amarillo Marines, poolees, community compete in Combat Fitness Challenge Amarillo Marines, poolees, community compete in Combat...
The Marines and poolees of Recruiting Sub-station Amarillo, Recruiting Station Albuquerque, 8th Marine Corps District, combined efforts with Officer Selection Team...
Supply Marine wins 8th Marine Corps District's Marine of the Quarter Supply Marine wins 8th Marine Corps District's Marine of...
Sergeant Jessica Navarro, a supply clerk with the 8th Marine Corps District, was named Marine of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 for her...
Marine Recruiters take aim at 2014 Western Division Match Marine Recruiters take aim at 2014 Western Division Match
Two Marines with the 8th Marine Corps District competed with Marine marksmen from across the western United States during the 2014 Western Division Match, Feb. 20 to...
District Marines travel to MCB Camp Pendleton to compete...
Three Marines representing the 8th Marine Corps District traveled to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. to participate in the Competition-In-Arms Program,...
Glazier Clinic Glazier Clinic
Marines with the 8th Marine Corps District attend a Glazier Clinic at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas. Glazier Clinics travel to 34 cities across...


Recent Audio

Montford Point Marines Vignette: Part 1
The beginning – from Roosevelt’s Executive Order 8802 to the recruitment of African Americans in the Marines.
Montford Point Marines Vignette: part 2
Montford Point – the location and rationale for a segregated training facility.
Montford Point Marines Vignette: part 3
Alfred Masters – the first African American to enlist at one minute after midnight June 1, 1942.
Montford Point Marines Vignette: part 4
The men before Montford Point - their lives before enlisting and why they joined.
Montford Point Marines Vignette: part 5
The men who trained them and their historical significance (Gilbert “Hashmark” Johnson, Edward Huff) – a combined vignette or an individual piece on each man.
Montford Point Marines Vignette
Montford Point Marines Heroes on the battlefield at Iwo Jima.


Recent Publications

The Pony Express - 10.09.2013
The Pony Express - 10.09.2013
The online newsletter for 8th Marine Corps District RS Dallas Quarterly Newsletter
The Pony Express - 10.03.2013
The Pony Express - 10.03.2013
Volume 3 Issue 4 of The Pony Express Newsletter
The Pony Express - 10.01.2013
The Pony Express - 10.01.2013
Deputy Family Readiness Officer; Uniformed Victim Advocate
District Spouses Orientation Cruisebook - 09.30.2013
District Spouses Orientation Cruisebook - 09.30.2013
District Spouse Orientation Course
The Warrior - 10.01.2012
The Warrior - 10.01.2012
A Quarterly Newsletter for RS Fort Worth Marines and Their Families.