6th Marine Corps District

 

6th Marine Corps District

Marine Corps Recruiting Command

MCRD Parris Island, S.C.
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)
Capt. Seth Dellinger, Officer Selecting Officer with Recruiting Station Orlando, SSgt. Alfred Barbain , station commander for RSS Altamonte, and Sgt. David Farney, a canvassing recruiter for RSS Altamonte Springs, presents Morgan Thorla, a senior at Seminole High School, Sanford, Fl., the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. Marine Option Scholarship during an awards ceremony May 11, 2017. Thorla will be granted the opportunity to serve his country as a Marine officer upon completion of his degree. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Calvin Shamoon/ Released)
Marine Option Scholarship
Capt. Seth Dellinger, Officer Selecting Officer with Recruiting Station Orlando, SSgt. Alfred Barbain , station commander for RSS Altamonte, and Sgt. David Farney, a canvassing recruiter for RSS Altamonte Springs, presents Morgan Thorla, a senior at Seminole High School, Sanford, Fl., the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. Marine Option Scholarship during an awards ceremony May 11, 2017. Thorla will be granted the opportunity to serve his country as a Marine officer upon completion of his degree. (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)
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. (ret.) Michael T. Harrison Sr. recites the Oath of Office to 2nd Lt. Mitchell Harrison 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
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. (ret.) Michael T. Harrison Sr. recites the Oath of Office to 2nd Lt. Mitchell Harrison 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)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Roderick Evans presents Natasha Kusibab an invitation to attend the 2017 Battles Won Academy at Brentwood High School, Brentwood, Tennessee, on May 9, 2017. The Battles Won Academy will bring together 96 of the country’s top student-leaders July 13-17 in Washington D.C. The program provides Marines with several opportunities to purposefully engage the student leaders and share leadership lessons that will enhance their future success. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Mandaline Hatch)
Battles Won Academy Selection
U.S. Marine Sgt. Roderick Evans presents Natasha Kusibab an invitation to attend the 2017 Battles Won Academy at Brentwood High School, Brentwood, Tennessee, on May 9, 2017. The Battles Won Academy will bring together 96 of the country’s top student-leaders July 13-17 in Washington D.C. The program provides Marines with several opportunities to purposefully engage the student leaders and share leadership lessons that will enhance their future success. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Mandaline Hatch)
A Beale Street Music Festival attendee attempts a Marines pull-up in Memphis, Tennessee, May 6, 2017. Marines with Recruiting Substation Southaven conducted a pull-up challenge during the Memphis in May International Festival. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Mandaline Hatch)
Marines challenge Memphis in May
A Beale Street Music Festival attendee attempts a Marines pull-up in Memphis, Tennessee, May 6, 2017. Marines with Recruiting Substation Southaven conducted a pull-up challenge during the Memphis in May International Festival. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Mandaline Hatch)
Pham graduated Marine Corps recruit training May 5, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Pham is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2036. Pham was recruited by Sergeant Omar L. Butler from Recruiting Substation Memphis. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Nashville Honor Graduate
Pham graduated Marine Corps recruit training May 5, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Pham is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2036. Pham was recruited by Sergeant Omar L. Butler from Recruiting Substation Memphis. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Master Sergeant Kevin Watkins was promoted to his current rank May 1, 2017 at the 6th Marine Corps District (6MCD) headquarters on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris island, South Carolina. During his promotion ceremony, Watkins gave a stirring take on what it means to be a leader in the Marine Corps. Watkins serves as the adjutant chief with 6MCD.
Promotion: MSgt. Kevin Watkins
Master Sergeant Kevin Watkins was promoted to his current rank May 1, 2017 at the 6th Marine Corps District (6MCD) headquarters on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris island, South Carolina. During his promotion ceremony, Watkins gave a stirring take on what it means to be a leader in the Marine Corps. Watkins serves as the adjutant chief with 6MCD.
Captain Trey B. Kennedy speaks and leads others about describing the opportunities one has to become a Marine Corps Officer April 1, 2017, while going through a Mini-OCS on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Kennedy is the officer selection officer Charlotte, Recruiting Station Columbia, 6th Marine Corps District.
Marine Officer Opportunities
Captain Trey B. Kennedy speaks and leads others about describing the opportunities one has to become a Marine Corps Officer April 1, 2017, while going through a Mini-OCS on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Kennedy is the officer selection officer Charlotte, Recruiting Station Columbia, 6th Marine Corps District.
The Marines from 6th Marine Corps District and Recruiting Station Baton Rouge sing happy birthday to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Hill, the 6th Marine Corps District assistant training team officer, during lunch on April 26, 2017.
CWO3 Hill Birthday Wishes
The Marines from 6th Marine Corps District and Recruiting Station Baton Rouge sing happy birthday to Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Hill, the 6th Marine Corps District assistant training team officer, during lunch on April 26, 2017.
U.S. Marines and Future Marines participate in a formation run during the Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function at Marine Corps Reserve Station Hialeah, Hialeah, Florida, Apr. 29, 2017. The annual pool function brought together every recruiting substation within RS Fort Lauderdale for a day of field meet events, friendly competition, and time with Marine Corps drill instructors. The annual function promotes camaraderie while providing Future Marines a sense of what it feels like to be a Marine recruit in the presence of drill instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function
U.S. Marines and Future Marines participate in a formation run during the Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function at Marine Corps Reserve Station Hialeah, Hialeah, Florida, Apr. 29, 2017. The annual pool function brought together every recruiting substation within RS Fort Lauderdale for a day of field meet events, friendly competition, and time with Marine Corps drill instructors. The annual function promotes camaraderie while providing Future Marines a sense of what it feels like to be a Marine recruit in the presence of drill instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
U.S. Marines and Future Marines with Recruiting Substation South Dade pose for a group photo after placing first in the Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function at Marine Corps Reserve Station Hialeah, Hialeah, Florida, Apr. 29, 2017. The annual pool function brought together every recruiting substation within RS Fort Lauderdale for a day of field meet events, friendly competition, and time with Marine Corps drill instructors. The annual function promotes camaraderie while providing Future Marines a sense of what it feels like to be a Marine recruit in the presence of drill instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function
U.S. Marines and Future Marines with Recruiting Substation South Dade pose for a group photo after placing first in the Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function at Marine Corps Reserve Station Hialeah, Hialeah, Florida, Apr. 29, 2017. The annual pool function brought together every recruiting substation within RS Fort Lauderdale for a day of field meet events, friendly competition, and time with Marine Corps drill instructors. The annual function promotes camaraderie while providing Future Marines a sense of what it feels like to be a Marine recruit in the presence of drill instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Staff Sergeant David E. Moore, a drill instructor with Recruit Training Regiment, loudly motivates a Future Marine during the Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function at Marine Corps Reserve Station Hialeah, Hialeah, Florida, Apr. 29, 2017. The annual pool function brought together every recruiting substation within RS Fort Lauderdale for a day of field meet events, friendly competition, and time with Marine Corps drill instructors. The annual function promotes camaraderie while providing Future Marines a sense of what it feels like to be a Marine recruit in the presence of drill instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function
Staff Sergeant David E. Moore, a drill instructor with Recruit Training Regiment, loudly motivates a Future Marine during the Recruiting Station (RS) Fort Lauderdale Annual Pool Function at Marine Corps Reserve Station Hialeah, Hialeah, Florida, Apr. 29, 2017. The annual pool function brought together every recruiting substation within RS Fort Lauderdale for a day of field meet events, friendly competition, and time with Marine Corps drill instructors. The annual function promotes camaraderie while providing Future Marines a sense of what it feels like to be a Marine recruit in the presence of drill instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Private First Class Taylor J. Torrey graduated Marine Corps recruit training Apr. 21, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Torrey is the Honor Graduate of platoon 3025. Torrey was recruited by Staff Sgt. Tan T. Ngo from Recruiting Substation Rio Pinar. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith)
RS Orlando Honor Graduate
Private First Class Taylor J. Torrey graduated Marine Corps recruit training Apr. 21, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Torrey is the Honor Graduate of platoon 3025. Torrey was recruited by Staff Sgt. Tan T. Ngo from Recruiting Substation Rio Pinar. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith)
Private First Class Westly R. Allen graduated Marine Corps recruit training Apr. 7, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Allen is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1020. Allen was recruited by Staff Sgt Clark J. Arismendy from Recruiting Substation Delray Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Fort Lauderdale Honor Graduate
Private First Class Westly R. Allen graduated Marine Corps recruit training Apr. 7, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Allen is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1020. Allen was recruited by Staff Sgt Clark J. Arismendy from Recruiting Substation Delray Beach. (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)
Future Marine Zachary Barr is awarded the lifesaving medal Mar. 23, 2017 after resuscitating a criminal on the run from police who had fallen into a lake and drowned. Barr is currently servicing as a field training officer with the Pasco County Sheriff's department. Barr entered the Marine Corps delayed entry program Nov. 23, 2016, and ships out in May 2017. (Courtesy photo)
Future Marine Receives Lifesaving Medal
Future Marine Zachary Barr is awarded the lifesaving medal Mar. 23, 2017 after resuscitating a criminal on the run from police who had fallen into a lake and drowned. Barr is currently servicing as a field training officer with the Pasco County Sheriff's department. Barr entered the Marine Corps delayed entry program Nov. 23, 2016, and ships out in May 2017. (Courtesy photo)
Staff Sergeant Simone King, Senior Drill Instructor, 4th Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs Elizabeth Sullivan, a counselor at Woodlawn Leadership Academy, during the Recruiting Station Baton Rouge and Jacksonville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 29, 2017. The Educators come from Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, and South Carolina to experience this workshop. The workshop allows educators to have an inside look at educational benefits and career opportunities in the Marine Corps to better inform their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Baton Rouge and RS Jacksonville Educators Workshop
Staff Sergeant Simone King, Senior Drill Instructor, 4th Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs Elizabeth Sullivan, a counselor at Woodlawn Leadership Academy, during the Recruiting Station Baton Rouge and Jacksonville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 29, 2017. The Educators come from Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, and South Carolina to experience this workshop. The workshop allows educators to have an inside look at educational benefits and career opportunities in the Marine Corps to better inform their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Pamela Lacombe, a counselor at Delhi Charter High School in Delhi, Louisiana, descends from the rappel tower Mar. 30, 2017, during the Recruiting Stations Baton Rouge and Jacksonville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Baton Rouge and Jacksonville to experience the Educators Workshop. The workshop allows educators to have an inside look at educational benefits and career opportunities in the Marine Corps to better inform their students.(Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
2017 RS Baton Rouge and RS Jacksonville Educators Workshop
Pamela Lacombe, a counselor at Delhi Charter High School in Delhi, Louisiana, descends from the rappel tower Mar. 30, 2017, during the Recruiting Stations Baton Rouge and Jacksonville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Baton Rouge and Jacksonville to experience the Educators Workshop. The workshop allows educators to have an inside look at educational benefits and career opportunities in the Marine Corps to better inform their students.(Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
Daniel Eiland, a robotics teacher at Woodlawn High School, participates in the confidence course during the Recruiting Station Baton Rouge and Jacksonville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 30, 2017. The Educators come from Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, and South Carolina to experience this workshop. The workshop allows educators to have an inside look at educational benefits and career opportunities in the Marine Corps to better inform their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Baton Rouge and RS Jacksonville Educators Workshop
Daniel Eiland, a robotics teacher at Woodlawn High School, participates in the confidence course during the Recruiting Station Baton Rouge and Jacksonville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 30, 2017. The Educators come from Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, and South Carolina to experience this workshop. The workshop allows educators to have an inside look at educational benefits and career opportunities in the Marine Corps to better inform their students. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Private First Class Nadra M. Khaled stands at parade rest prior to bootcamp graduation Mar. 31, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S. C. Khaled is the honor graduate of platoon 4011 and is a native of Tampa, Florida. Khaled was recruited out of Recruiting Substation Wesley Chapel by Sgt. Dalton C. Miller. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
Wesley Chapel Marine Honor Graduate
Private First Class Nadra M. Khaled stands at parade rest prior to bootcamp graduation Mar. 31, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S. C. Khaled is the honor graduate of platoon 4011 and is a native of Tampa, Florida. Khaled was recruited out of Recruiting Substation Wesley Chapel by Sgt. Dalton C. Miller. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
Private First Class Daison D. Riggs stands at parade rest prior to his bootcamp graduation Mar. 31, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Depot Parris Island, S. C. Riggs is the honor graduate of platoon 3021 and is a native of Lafayette, La. Riggs was recruited by Sgt. Bradley J. Cavrak out of New Orleans, La.  (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
New Orleans Marine Honor Graduate
Private First Class Daison D. Riggs stands at parade rest prior to his bootcamp graduation Mar. 31, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Depot Parris Island, S. C. Riggs is the honor graduate of platoon 3021 and is a native of Lafayette, La. Riggs was recruited by Sgt. Bradley J. Cavrak out of New Orleans, La. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
Manoi graduated Marine Corps recruit training Mar. 10, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Powery is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2016. Manoi was recruited by Staff Sgt. Lucas A. Moore from Recruiting Substation Daytona Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Jacksonville Honor Graduate
Manoi graduated Marine Corps recruit training Mar. 10, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Powery is the Honor Graduate of platoon 2016. Manoi was recruited by Staff Sgt. Lucas A. Moore from Recruiting Substation Daytona Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
"Marines, General. Neller here.

These last 18 months, I've spent a lot of time talking to you about how we as Marines must treat each other as members of this warfighting organization with dignity and respect.

I’ve spoken about the effort it takes to earn the title Marine and our families and the nation are proud of who we are and have high expectations of our professionalism and competence. . .
Commandant Gen. Neller Addresses Online Behavior
"Marines, General. Neller here. These last 18 months, I've spent a lot of time talking to you about how we as Marines must treat each other as members of this warfighting organization with dignity and respect. I’ve spoken about the effort it takes to earn the title Marine and our families and the nation are proud of who we are and have high expectations of our professionalism and competence. . .
James Rumbaugh a school counselor at Charles D. Owen High School participates in the confidence course during the Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 9, 2017. These participants come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity for educators to have an inside look at the Marine Corps to better inform students in their respective schools. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Atlanta and RS Columbia Educators Workshop
James Rumbaugh a school counselor at Charles D. Owen High School participates in the confidence course during the Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 9, 2017. These participants come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity for educators to have an inside look at the Marine Corps to better inform students in their respective schools. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Staff Sergeant Simone King, Senior Drill Instructor, 4th Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs educators during the Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 8, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Atlanta and RS Columbia Educators Workshop
Staff Sergeant Simone King, Senior Drill Instructor, 4th Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs educators during the Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 8, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District, welcomes the attendees of Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 7, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Atlanta and RS Columbia Educators Workshop
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District, welcomes the attendees of Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 7, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District, welcomes the attendees of Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 7, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Atlanta and RS Columbia Educators Workshop
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District, welcomes the attendees of Recruiting Station Atlanta/Columbia Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Mar. 7, 2017. The Educators come from both Recruiting Station Atlanta and Columbia to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Private First Class Ronaldo A. Powery Jr stands at parade rest before his graduation ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, March 03, 2017. Powery is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1010. Powery was recruited by Staff Sgt. Juan A. Cruz from Recruiting Substation Winter Haven. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Florida Honor Graduate
Private First Class Ronaldo A. Powery Jr stands at parade rest before his graduation ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, March 03, 2017. Powery is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1010. Powery was recruited by Staff Sgt. Juan A. Cruz from Recruiting Substation Winter Haven. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Lieutenant Col. Marshalee E. Clarke, congressional liaison for the Office of The Assistant Secretary, left, and Capt. Joanna Reynolds, the regional advertising officer for 6th Marine Corps District, present the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award to Blaire Thomas of Johnson C. Smith University following the women’s semifinals game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 25, 2017.  Johnson C. Smith University defeated Virginia State University 68 to 59. The Marines are present at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships to spread awareness to student athletes and fans about career and educational opportunities in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines Present Award to 2017 CIAA MVP
Lieutenant Col. Marshalee E. Clarke, congressional liaison for the Office of The Assistant Secretary, left, and Capt. Joanna Reynolds, the regional advertising officer for 6th Marine Corps District, present the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award to Blaire Thomas of Johnson C. Smith University following the women’s semifinals game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 25, 2017. Johnson C. Smith University defeated Virginia State University 68 to 59. The Marines are present at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships to spread awareness to student athletes and fans about career and educational opportunities in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Colonel Jerry Carter, intelligence officer for II Marine Expeditionary Force, left, and Second Lieutenant Yusef Griffin, a communication officer for 1st Marine Logistics Group, present the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award to Enuoma Ebinum of Bowie State University following the men’s semifinals game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017.  Bowie State University defeated Fayetteville State University 62 to 54. The Marines are present at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships to spread awareness to student athletes and fans about career and educational opportunities in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines Present Award to 2017 CIAA MVP
Colonel Jerry Carter, intelligence officer for II Marine Expeditionary Force, left, and Second Lieutenant Yusef Griffin, a communication officer for 1st Marine Logistics Group, present the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award to Enuoma Ebinum of Bowie State University following the men’s semifinals game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017. Bowie State University defeated Fayetteville State University 62 to 54. The Marines are present at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships to spread awareness to student athletes and fans about career and educational opportunities in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Major General Paul J. Kennedy, Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruiting Command, speaks to Dr. Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) President’s Dinner at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017. The Marines take part in the President’s Dinner at the CIAA to help spread awareness and inform others of educational and career opportunities that the Marine Corps can provide. The President’s Dinner assists recruiters by offering them different tools to reach students across the state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines Attend the 2017 CIAA President's Dinner
Major General Paul J. Kennedy, Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruiting Command, speaks to Dr. Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) President’s Dinner at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017. The Marines take part in the President’s Dinner at the CIAA to help spread awareness and inform others of educational and career opportunities that the Marine Corps can provide. The President’s Dinner assists recruiters by offering them different tools to reach students across the state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Colonel Jerry Carter, intelligence officer for II Marine Expeditionary Force, left, and Maj. Paul Smith, reserve detachment executive officer for 6th Marine Corps District, present the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award to Amaad Wilson of Bowie State University following the men’s semifinals game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017.  Bowie State University defeated Livingstone College 71 to 69. The Marines are present at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships to spread awareness to student athletes and fans about career and educational opportunities in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines Present Award to 2017 CIAA MVP
Colonel Jerry Carter, intelligence officer for II Marine Expeditionary Force, left, and Maj. Paul Smith, reserve detachment executive officer for 6th Marine Corps District, present the Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award to Amaad Wilson of Bowie State University following the men’s semifinals game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championships at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2017. Bowie State University defeated Livingstone College 71 to 69. The Marines are present at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships to spread awareness to student athletes and fans about career and educational opportunities in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Gunnery Sergeant Maurice S. Sabater, part of the 6th Marine Corps District enhanced marketing vehicle team, assists someone attempting to use the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Training program at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Fan Fest at the Charlotte Convention Center on Feb. 23, 2017. The Marines take part in the Fan Fest at the CIAA to help spread awareness and inform others of the opportunities the Marine Corps can provide. The Fan Fest assists recruiters by offering them different tools to reach students across the state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines Attend the 2017 CIAA
Gunnery Sergeant Maurice S. Sabater, part of the 6th Marine Corps District enhanced marketing vehicle team, assists someone attempting to use the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Training program at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Fan Fest at the Charlotte Convention Center on Feb. 23, 2017. The Marines take part in the Fan Fest at the CIAA to help spread awareness and inform others of the opportunities the Marine Corps can provide. The Fan Fest assists recruiters by offering them different tools to reach students across the state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Staff Sgt. Eric Rogers, a recruiter with recruiting substation Rockhill, Recruiting Station Columbia, welcomes attendants of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Education Day at the Charlotte Convention Center on Feb. 22, 2017. The Marines take part in the Education Day at the CIAA to help spread awareness and inform others of the opportunities the Marine Corps can provide. The Education Day assists recruiters by offering them different tools to reach students across the state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines Attend the 2017 CIAA
Staff Sgt. Eric Rogers, a recruiter with recruiting substation Rockhill, Recruiting Station Columbia, welcomes attendants of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Education Day at the Charlotte Convention Center on Feb. 22, 2017. The Marines take part in the Education Day at the CIAA to help spread awareness and inform others of the opportunities the Marine Corps can provide. The Education Day assists recruiters by offering them different tools to reach students across the state. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Private First Class Vance H. Pritchard stands at parade rest before his graduation ceremony February 24, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Pritchard is the Honor Graduate of platoon 3012. Pritchard was recruited by Gunnery Staff Sgt. Juan C. Ornelas from Recruiting Substation North Baton Rouge. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
Louisiana Honor Graduate
Private First Class Vance H. Pritchard stands at parade rest before his graduation ceremony February 24, 2017, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Pritchard is the Honor Graduate of platoon 3012. Pritchard was recruited by Gunnery Staff Sgt. Juan C. Ornelas from Recruiting Substation North Baton Rouge. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adeline N. Smith/Released)
Staff Sergeant Gabriel Soto, a senior drill instructor, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, gives incentive training to educators during Recruiting Stations (RS) Montgomery and Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 8, 2017. The educators come from across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Montgomery and RS Nashville Educators Workshop
Staff Sergeant Gabriel Soto, a senior drill instructor, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, gives incentive training to educators during Recruiting Stations (RS) Montgomery and Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 8, 2017. The educators come from across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Staff Sergeant Bradley W. Hoffman, a senior drill instructor, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, speaks to educators during Recruiting Stations (RS) Montgomery and Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 8, 2017. The educators come from across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Montgomery and RS Nashville Educators Workshop
Staff Sergeant Bradley W. Hoffman, a senior drill instructor, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, speaks to educators during Recruiting Stations (RS) Montgomery and Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 8, 2017. The educators come from across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Staff Sergeant Jessica C. Navarro, a senior drill instructor, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs educators during Recruiting Stations (RS) Montgomery and Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 8, 2017. The educators come from across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Montgomery and RS Nashville Educators Workshop
Staff Sergeant Jessica C. Navarro, a senior drill instructor, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, instructs educators during Recruiting Stations (RS) Montgomery and Nashville Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 8, 2017. The educators come from across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps training to better inform students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), left, and Sgt. Maj. Anthony N. Page, sergeant major of 6th MCD, observes an Initial Strength Test (IST) during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 3, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is known as a career recruiter. These recruiters use the IST to assist them in the training and mentoring of future Marines.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines observe an Initial Strength Test
Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Bates, executive officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), left, and Sgt. Maj. Anthony N. Page, sergeant major of 6th MCD, observes an Initial Strength Test (IST) during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 3, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is known as a career recruiter. These recruiters use the IST to assist them in the training and mentoring of future Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Master Sergeant Paul E. Davis Jr., recruiter instructor of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, 6th Marine Corps District, speaks to recruits after an Initial Strength Test (IST) during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 3, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is known as a career recruiter. These recruiters use the IST to assist them in the training and mentoring of future Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Marines observe an Initial Strength Test
Master Sergeant Paul E. Davis Jr., recruiter instructor of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, 6th Marine Corps District, speaks to recruits after an Initial Strength Test (IST) during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 3, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is known as a career recruiter. These recruiters use the IST to assist them in the training and mentoring of future Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), speaks to Marines during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 1, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupationsl specialty of 8412 is a career recruiter selected to lead and guide recruiters who search for highly qualified candidates with a desire to join the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/ Released)
Commanders Discuss 8412 Slate
Colonel Jeffrey C. Smitherman, commanding officer of 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), speaks to Marines during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 1, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is a career recruiter selected to lead and guide recruiters who search for highly qualified candidates with a desire to join the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/ Released)
Master Gunnery Sergeant Shane H. Maria, the district training team chief for 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), right, speaks to Maj. Michael L. Valenti, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 1, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is a career recruiter selected to lead and guide recruiters who search for highly qualified candidates with a desire to join the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/ Released)
Commanders Discuss 8412 Slate
Master Gunnery Sergeant Shane H. Maria, the district training team chief for 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), right, speaks to Maj. Michael L. Valenti, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, during the 8412 Slating Conference aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Feb. 1, 2017. The Slating Conference brings the recruiting command together to discuss the movement of their Marines across recruiting stations. A Marine holding the military occupational specialty of 8412 is a career recruiter selected to lead and guide recruiters who search for highly qualified candidates with a desire to join the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/ Released)
Private First Class Kamarri E. Jones stands at parade rest before his graduation ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 27, 2017. Jones is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1001. Jones was recruited by Staff Sgt. William A. Reid from Recruiting Substation Vestavia Hills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Honor Graduate of RS Montgomery
Private First Class Kamarri E. Jones stands at parade rest before his graduation ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 27, 2017. Jones is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1001. Jones was recruited by Staff Sgt. William A. Reid from Recruiting Substation Vestavia Hills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Private First Class Dustin T. Jordan partakes in the pass and review portion of graduation aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 27, 2017. Jordan is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1000. Jordan was recruited by Staff Sgt. James D. Boggs Jr. from Recruiting Substation Columbus. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Honor Graduate of RS Atlanta
Private First Class Dustin T. Jordan partakes in the pass and review portion of graduation aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 27, 2017. Jordan is the Honor Graduate of platoon 1000. Jordan was recruited by Staff Sgt. James D. Boggs Jr. from Recruiting Substation Columbus. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
U.S Marine Corps LtCol Paul J. Goguen, operations officer, 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), left, leads Chief Warrant Officer 5 Felipe J. Aguilar, personnel officer, 6th MCD, through the Oath of Office during his promotion ceremony at the Iwo Jima Monument aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 2016. The Oath of Office is given to men and women who are commissioned as an officer in the armed services. Members of 6th MCD seek the most upstanding men and women for service in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Chief Warrent Officer 5 Aguilar's Promotion
U.S Marine Corps LtCol Paul J. Goguen, operations officer, 6th Marine Corps District (6th MCD), left, leads Chief Warrant Officer 5 Felipe J. Aguilar, personnel officer, 6th MCD, through the Oath of Office during his promotion ceremony at the Iwo Jima Monument aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 2016. The Oath of Office is given to men and women who are commissioned as an officer in the armed services. Members of 6th MCD seek the most upstanding men and women for service in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Scott Guelcher, an art teacher at Island Coast High School, Florida, participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 2017. The educators come from Recruiting Stations Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Fort Lauderdale and RS Orlando Educators Workshop
Scott Guelcher, an art teacher at Island Coast High School, Florida, participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 2017. The educators come from Recruiting Stations Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Alan Parmenter, a teacher at Mitchell High School, Florida, participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 2017. The educators come from Recruiting Stations Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Fort Lauderdale and RS Orlando Educators Workshop
Alan Parmenter, a teacher at Mitchell High School, Florida, participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 2017. The educators come from Recruiting Stations Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps retired Gunnery Sgt. Aulton Kohn speaks to educators and influencers during Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 2017. The educators come from Recruiting Stations Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
2017 RS Fort Lauderdale and RS Orlando Educators Workshop
U.S. Marine Corps retired Gunnery Sgt. Aulton Kohn speaks to educators and influencers during Educators Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 2017. The educators come from Recruiting Stations Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform the students in their local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Unit Leaders

Col. J.C. Smitherman
Commanding Officer, 6th Marine Corps District
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Sgt. Maj. Anthony N. Page
Sergeant Major, 6th Marine Corps District
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