6th Marine Corps District

 

6th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

MCRD Parris Island, S.C.
U.S. Marines pose for a photo during the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy on July 16, 2017. Selected Students from across the Nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy
U.S. Marines pose for a photo during the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy on July 16, 2017. Selected Students from across the Nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
Selected Students from across the Nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy
Selected Students from across the Nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
First Lieutenant Christina M. Shulman with 6th Marine Corps District participates in a community service during the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy in Washington, DC, July 15, 2017. Selected Students from across the nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy
First Lieutenant Christina M. Shulman with 6th Marine Corps District participates in a community service during the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy in Washington, DC, July 15, 2017. Selected Students from across the nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
U.S. Marines with 6th Marine Corps District pose for a photo with a student during the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy on July 13, 2017. Selected Students from across the Nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy
U.S. Marines with 6th Marine Corps District pose for a photo with a student during the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy on July 13, 2017. Selected Students from across the Nation, along with their mentors, participate in the Semper Fidelis All- American Program and Battles Won Academy July 13-16, 2017 in Washington D.C, VA. The Semper Fidelis All-American Program and Battles Won Academy celebrate the exceptional qualities demonstrated by an elite group of young athletic leaders
Private First Class Mivhael A. Watkins Jr. graduated Marine Corps recruit training July 14, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Watkins is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2050. Watkins was recruited by Staff Sgt. Damion L. Jackson from Recruiting Substation Delray Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale Honor Graduate
Private First Class Mivhael A. Watkins Jr. graduated Marine Corps recruit training July 14, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Watkins is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2050. Watkins was recruited by Staff Sgt. Damion L. Jackson from Recruiting Substation Delray Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Sergeant Major Anthony N. Page, right, salutes Col. Jeffery C. Smitherman, Commanding Officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6MCD), during the 6MCD Relief and Appointment Ceremony at the base theater aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, South Carolina, July 7, 2017. Sergeant Major Anthony N. Page was relieved by SgtMaj Cortez L. Brown after serving as the Sergeant Major of 6MCD for more than 3 years.
6th Marine Corps District Relief and Appointment
Sergeant Major Anthony N. Page, right, salutes Col. Jeffery C. Smitherman, Commanding Officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6MCD), during the 6MCD Relief and Appointment Ceremony at the base theater aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, South Carolina, July 7, 2017. Sergeant Major Anthony N. Page was relieved by SgtMaj Cortez L. Brown after serving as the Sergeant Major of 6MCD for more than 3 years.
Private First Class Cassidy A. Knarr graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 30, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Knarr is the Honor Graduate of platoon 4022. Knarr was recruited by Sgt. Corey D. Furr from Recruiting Substation Vestavia Hills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Montgomery Honor Graduate
Private First Class Cassidy A. Knarr graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 30, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Knarr is the Honor Graduate of platoon 4022. Knarr was recruited by Sgt. Corey D. Furr from Recruiting Substation Vestavia Hills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
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OSO Promotional video
OSO Promotional video
Gunnery Sergeant Jason Hart, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation (RSS) Winter Haven, speaks to football players at Haines City High School in Haines City, Florida, June 22, 2017. The Marines with RSS Winter Haven taught football players the importance of teamwork.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
RSS Winterer Haven Marines speak with high school football players
Gunnery Sergeant Jason Hart, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation (RSS) Winter Haven, speaks to football players at Haines City High School in Haines City, Florida, June 22, 2017. The Marines with RSS Winter Haven taught football players the importance of teamwork. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby)
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), presents Maj. Charlie C. Nash, outgoing commanding officer of Recruiting Station Columbia (RS COL), with a Meritorious Service Medal for his successful tour on recruiting duty. Nash receiver his award for not only accomplishing the mission but for his leadership skills while commanding the recruiting station. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tabitha Bartley)
New Titan Takes Charge
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), presents Maj. Charlie C. Nash, outgoing commanding officer of Recruiting Station Columbia (RS COL), with a Meritorious Service Medal for his successful tour on recruiting duty. Nash receiver his award for not only accomplishing the mission but for his leadership skills while commanding the recruiting station. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tabitha Bartley)
Major Jason G. Ellis, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Columbia (RS COL), hands the colors to Sgt. Maj. Daniel D. Moore, sergeant major of RS COL, after taking command during the change of command ceremony at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, on June 14, 2017. Ellis is returned for his second tour of recruiting duty. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tabitha Bartley)
New Titan Takes Charge
Major Jason G. Ellis, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Columbia (RS COL), hands the colors to Sgt. Maj. Daniel D. Moore, sergeant major of RS COL, after taking command during the change of command ceremony at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, on June 14, 2017. Ellis is returned for his second tour of recruiting duty. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tabitha Bartley)
Flowers are presented to the family of Maj. David P. Tumanjan, out-going commanding officer of Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale, and Maj. Marcus D. Gillett, the on-coming commanding officer of the recruiting station, during a change of command ceremony held at the Double Tree Hotel in Sunrise, Florida, June, 9, 2017. Tumanjan commanded the recruiting station for 36 months before relinquishing his command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andy J. Orozco)
RS Fort Lauderdale Change of Command
Flowers are presented to the family of Maj. David P. Tumanjan, out-going commanding officer of Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale, and Maj. Marcus D. Gillett, the on-coming commanding officer of the recruiting station, during a change of command ceremony held at the Double Tree Hotel in Sunrise, Florida, June, 9, 2017. Tumanjan commanded the recruiting station for 36 months before relinquishing his command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andy J. Orozco)
Major David P. Tumanjan, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale, presents the unit colors to Maj. Marcus D. Gillett during a change of command ceremony held at the Double Tree Hotel in Sunrise, Florida, June, 9, 2017. By accepting the colors from Tumanjan, Gillett accepted command of the recruiting station. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Andy J. Orozco)
RS Fort Lauderdale Change of Command
Major David P. Tumanjan, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale, presents the unit colors to Maj. Marcus D. Gillett during a change of command ceremony held at the Double Tree Hotel in Sunrise, Florida, June, 9, 2017. By accepting the colors from Tumanjan, Gillett accepted command of the recruiting station. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Andy J. Orozco)
PFC Adrian K. Zepeda graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 16, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Zepeda is the Honor Graduate of platoon 3044. Zepeda was recruited by Sgt. Dustin K. Pope from Permanent Contact Station Alexandria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Baton Rouge Honor Grad
PFC Adrian K. Zepeda graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 16, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Zepeda is the Honor Graduate of platoon 3044. Zepeda was recruited by Sgt. Dustin K. Pope from Permanent Contact Station Alexandria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Future Marines run a mile and a half with Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Wilson, staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge of Recruiting Substation Jackson, as part of the Initial Strength Test during a pool function at Smyrna Reserve Center, Tennessee, June 10, 2017. The pool function builds physical and mental resiliency within future Marines to prepare them for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps courtesy photo)
Future Marines prepare for recruit training
Future Marines run a mile and a half with Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Wilson, staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge of Recruiting Substation Jackson, as part of the Initial Strength Test during a pool function at Smyrna Reserve Center, Tennessee, June 10, 2017. The pool function builds physical and mental resiliency within future Marines to prepare them for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps courtesy photo)
A U.S. Marine demonstrates how to conduct pull-ups for future Marines during a shipper’s validation in Smyrna, Tennessee, June 2, 2017. The shipper’s validation ensures future Marines in the Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program are ready for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan Pederson)
You think you’ve got what it takes?
A U.S. Marine demonstrates how to conduct pull-ups for future Marines during a shipper’s validation in Smyrna, Tennessee, June 2, 2017. The shipper’s validation ensures future Marines in the Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program are ready for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan Pederson)
Welcome Aboard PFC John J. Scenna! 
Scenna graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 9, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Scenna is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2046. Scenna was recruited by Staff Sgt. Dereck L. Lorusso from Recruiting Substation Leesburg. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jose O. Nava)
Recruiting Station Orlando Honor Graduate
Welcome Aboard PFC John J. Scenna! Scenna graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 9, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Scenna is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2046. Scenna was recruited by Staff Sgt. Dereck L. Lorusso from Recruiting Substation Leesburg. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jose O. Nava)
PFC Joshua T. Crocker graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 2, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Crocker is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1034. Crocker was recruited by Gunnery Sgt. Jose A. Gomez from Recruiting Substation Greenville. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Recruiting Station Columbia Honor Graduate
PFC Joshua T. Crocker graduated Marine Corps recruit training June 2, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Crocker is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1034. Crocker was recruited by Gunnery Sgt. Jose A. Gomez from Recruiting Substation Greenville. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Gracyn Lasueur (left) poses for a photo with GySgt. Matthew Hoyle, the station commander for Recruiting Substation Dothan, Alabama, after being presented with the Semper Fidelis All-American award at Northview High School, May 18, 2017. LaSueur was one of 100 students who will attend the Battles Won Academy this summer in Washington D.C., where she will be given the opportunity to network with and hear from an elite circle of leaders from all walks of life, who like her, have fought and won their own battles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Krista James/Released)
Overcoming Adversity; Semper Fidelis All-American Gracyn LaSueur
Gracyn Lasueur (left) poses for a photo with GySgt. Matthew Hoyle, the station commander for Recruiting Substation Dothan, Alabama, after being presented with the Semper Fidelis All-American award at Northview High School, May 18, 2017. LaSueur was one of 100 students who will attend the Battles Won Academy this summer in Washington D.C., where she will be given the opportunity to network with and hear from an elite circle of leaders from all walks of life, who like her, have fought and won their own battles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Krista James/Released)
Gracyn LaSueur (center) poses with classmates and teammates after being presented the Semper Fidelis All-American award at Northview High School, May 18, 2017. LaSueur was one of 100 students who will attend the Battles Won Academy this summer in Washington D.C., where she will be given the opportunity to network with and hear from an elite circle of leaders from all walks of life, who like her, have fought and won their own battles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Krista James/Released)
Overcoming Adversity; Semper Fidelis All-American Gracyn LaSueur
Gracyn LaSueur (center) poses with classmates and teammates after being presented the Semper Fidelis All-American award at Northview High School, May 18, 2017. LaSueur was one of 100 students who will attend the Battles Won Academy this summer in Washington D.C., where she will be given the opportunity to network with and hear from an elite circle of leaders from all walks of life, who like her, have fought and won their own battles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Krista James/Released)
Private First Class Haley N. Hicks graduated Marine Corps recruit training May 19, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Hicks is the Honor Graduate of platoon 4018. Hicks was recruited by Staff Sgt. Jonathan B. Betschart from Recruiting Substation North Charleston. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Columbia Honor Graduate
Private First Class Haley N. Hicks graduated Marine Corps recruit training May 19, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Hicks is the Honor Graduate of platoon 4018. Hicks was recruited by Staff Sgt. Jonathan B. Betschart from Recruiting Substation North Charleston. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
MGySgt. Ramon Gallimore, GySgt. Brian Wright and SSgt. Dalton Miller pose for a group photo with Eva Stahlschmidt after being presented the MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month award at Steinbrenner High School, Lutz, Fl., May 10, 2017. MaxPreps Athlete of the Month awards are given to those few individuals who not only excel physically, but mentally and showcase overall good character. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Calvin Shamoon/ Released)
MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month award
MGySgt. Ramon Gallimore, GySgt. Brian Wright and SSgt. Dalton Miller pose for a group photo with Eva Stahlschmidt after being presented the MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month award at Steinbrenner High School, Lutz, Fl., May 10, 2017. MaxPreps Athlete of the Month awards are given to those few individuals who not only excel physically, but mentally and showcase overall good character. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Calvin Shamoon/ Released)
Second lieutenant Mitchell Harrison’s mother and brother pin on the bars denoting his rank during a Commissioning Ceremony at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Business in Daytona Beach, Florida, May 10, 2017. The ceremony commemorated Harrisons’ commission as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. Harrison completed the 10-week long Officer Candidates School and is preparing to leave for The Basic School in July 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2nd Lt. Harrison's Commissioning Ceremony
Second lieutenant Mitchell Harrison’s mother and brother pin on the bars denoting his rank during a Commissioning Ceremony at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Business in Daytona Beach, Florida, May 10, 2017. The ceremony commemorated Harrisons’ commission as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. Harrison completed the 10-week long Officer Candidates School and is preparing to leave for The Basic School in July 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Sergeant Maurkees D. Wright, top, grapples with Staff Sgt. Wi McMullen during MCMAP training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Apr. 5, 2017. MCMAP is a martial arts style in the Marine Corps that is a mixture of mixed martial arts and Judo. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
6th Marine Corps MCMAP Training
Sergeant Maurkees D. Wright, top, grapples with Staff Sgt. Wi McMullen during MCMAP training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Apr. 5, 2017. MCMAP is a martial arts style in the Marine Corps that is a mixture of mixed martial arts and Judo. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Unit Leaders

Col. Jeffrey C. Smitherman
Commanding Officer, 6th Marine Corps District
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Sgt. Maj. Cortez L. Brown
Sergeant Major, 6th Marine Corps District
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Featured News
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