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    Legacy Earned

    Legacy Earned

    08.05.2021 | Photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Chacon
    Private First Class Yasmine Hernandez holds up her Eagle, Globe, and Anchor (EGA) with pride on Parris Island S.C. August 6th, 2021. A Marine is a...
    Lima Company Graduation

    Lima Company Graduation

    05.05.2021 | Photo by Sgt. Andrew Jones
    U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Gabrielle Latchford, a new Marine, poses for a photo at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 5, 2021. Latchford was...

    Recent Videos

    Recruit Brandon Hansen

    Recruit Brandon Hansen

    03.09.2021 | Video by Sgt. Esgar Rojas
    U.S. Marine recruit Brandon Hansen with, Charlie Company, speaks on why he joined the Marine Corps and gives words of wisdom to poolees at, Marine...
    Helicopter Day

    Helicopter Day

    10.23.2020 | Video by Lance Cpl. Tyler Solak
    U.S. Marines with 9th Marine Corps District held a helicopter day for students from University of Central Missouri’s School of Aviation in...
    Career Talk

    Career Talk

    08.18.2020 | Video by Sgt. Stephen Himes
    U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Pateh Tine, a RSS Lake County recruiter, talks about coming to America, joining the Marine Corps, how it changed his...

    Recent News Stories

    Marine Recruiters Tackle New Adversary - Online...

    10.26.2020 | Story by Cpl. Matthew Navarra
    Each year as school begins, the race to get into classrooms and lunchrooms starts. Marine recruiters face a diverse set of challenges such as schools that are not military friendly, schedule conflicts and competition with the sister services. Marines always face those challenges head-on and accomplish the mission. This year is different though, one of the most difficult challenges presented itself to Marine recruiters across the nation. How...

    The Masked Recruiters

    09.15.2020 | Story by Lance Cpl. Tyler Solak
    During the month of April most of the RSS’s stopped area canvasing to look for new prospects to ensure the safety of the recruiters and public. This led them to rely more heavily on phone calls and social media to search for new prospects.
    A Legacy of Service

    A Legacy of Service

    07.30.2020 | Story by Sgt. Michelle Reif
    FORT SNELLING, Minn.— Christian Tsirlis, former Lakeville South High School student and 2019 high school graduate, did not have the typical...

    Marine Band San Diego Wows Midwest

    04.19.2019 | Story by Sgt. Calvin Hilt
    Marine Corps Band San Diego toured the Midwest and provided concerts for the public April 15-17. The band’s primary mission is to provide musical support for military and civic ceremonies. In addition to these duties they also tour the Nation performing at high schools and universities to spread awareness about the Marine Corps Band.

    Recent Audio

    2011 Minnesota Twins Platoon Radio Spot

    2011 Minnesota Twins Platoon Radio Spot

    08.15.2011 | Courtesy Audio
    The Minnesota Twins Baseball Organization will host a pre-game ceremony Sept. 5 at Target Field in commemoration of the original Twins Platoon,...

    Recent Publications

    Midwest Marines - 08.08.2011

    Midwest Marines - 08.08.2011

    The United States Marines will recognize the Corp's future by enlisting 24 men and women into a modern day Twins Platoon during a pre-game...
    Midwest Marines - 06.30.2011

    Midwest Marines - 06.30.2011

    For those of you thinking about pursuing a career as a Marine Corps officer, check out the Recruiting Station Twin Cities NROTC Applicant Guide.
    Midwest Marines - 06.23.2011

    Midwest Marines - 06.23.2011

    Pamphlet contains all information regarding the 2011 All-Marine Wrestling Freestyle/Greco Roman Intensive Wrestling Camp at Camp Ripley, Minn.,...

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