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Recruiting Station Jacksonville

6th Marine Corps District

Jacksonville, Fla
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)
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)
Major Michael L. Valenti slices the Marine birthday cake during the Recruiting Station Jacksonville's Marine Corps 241st Birthday Ball Celebration in Oct. 22, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. Valenti is the Commanding Officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville.
Jacksonville Celebrates Marine Birthday
Major Michael L. Valenti slices the Marine birthday cake during the Recruiting Station Jacksonville's Marine Corps 241st Birthday Ball Celebration in Oct. 22, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. Valenti is the Commanding Officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville.
The Color Guard of Recruiting Station Jacksonville presents the American Flag during the National Anthem before the beginning of the TaxSlayer Bowl January 2nd, 2016, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
TaxSlayer Bowl Color Guard
The Color Guard of Recruiting Station Jacksonville presents the American Flag during the National Anthem before the beginning of the TaxSlayer Bowl January 2nd, 2016, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Capt. Ronnie Jones swears young men and women into the Marine Corps during the TaxSlayer Bowl halftime show Jan. 2, 2016, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The oath was taken under the watchful gaze of more than 25,000 people in the stadium. Jones is the Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody/Released)
2016 TaxSlayer Bowl
Capt. Ronnie Jones swears young men and women into the Marine Corps during the TaxSlayer Bowl halftime show Jan. 2, 2016, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The oath was taken under the watchful gaze of more than 25,000 people in the stadium. Jones is the Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody/Released)
Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey watches the coin tossing event before the TaxSlayer Bowl Jan. 2, 2016, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl featured the Georgia Bulldogs and the Penn State Nittany Lions. Bailey is the Deputy Commandant Plans, Policies, and Operations of Headquarters Marine Corps. Smitherman is the Commanding Officer of the 6th Marine Corps Recruiting District, Parris Island, South Carolina. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
2016 TaxSlayer Bowl
Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey watches the coin tossing event before the TaxSlayer Bowl Jan. 2, 2016, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl featured the Georgia Bulldogs and the Penn State Nittany Lions. Bailey is the Deputy Commandant Plans, Policies, and Operations of Headquarters Marine Corps. Smitherman is the Commanding Officer of the 6th Marine Corps Recruiting District, Parris Island, South Carolina. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Cpl. Sterling Davis talks with high school band students about the opportunities the Marine Corps offers them in the music field Jan. 1, 2016, at Terry Park High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Clark is a part of the Parris Island Marine Band who will be playing at the TaxSlayer Bowl halftime show with high school bands from across the country Jan. 2, 2016. Davis plays the horn in the Parris Island Marine Band. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody/Released)
Halftime Practice
Cpl. Sterling Davis talks with high school band students about the opportunities the Marine Corps offers them in the music field Jan. 1, 2016, at Terry Park High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Clark is a part of the Parris Island Marine Band who will be playing at the TaxSlayer Bowl halftime show with high school bands from across the country Jan. 2, 2016. Davis plays the horn in the Parris Island Marine Band. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody/Released)
Vincent McCormack, Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey and Col. Jeffrey Smitherman chat at the New Year's Eve gala Dec. 31, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. The gala is an opportunity for Marine officers to meet with key influencers of the upcoming TaxSlayer Bowl at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. McCormack is the immediate past chairman of the TaxSlayer Bowl. Bailey is the Deputy Commandant Plans, Policies, and Operations, Headquarters Marine Corps. Smitherman is the commanding officer of the 6th Marine Corps Recruiting District, Parris Island, South Carolina. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
New Year's Eve Gala TaxSlayer Bowl
Vincent McCormack, Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey and Col. Jeffrey Smitherman chat at the New Year's Eve gala Dec. 31, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. The gala is an opportunity for Marine officers to meet with key influencers of the upcoming TaxSlayer Bowl at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. McCormack is the immediate past chairman of the TaxSlayer Bowl. Bailey is the Deputy Commandant Plans, Policies, and Operations, Headquarters Marine Corps. Smitherman is the commanding officer of the 6th Marine Corps Recruiting District, Parris Island, South Carolina. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Col. Jeffrey Smitherman, Commanding Officer of the 6th Marine Corps District, poses with Connie Skinner, assistant to the president of the TaxSlayer Bowl, during the New Year's Eve Gala Dec. 31, 2015. The New Year's Eve Gala marks the beginning of the annual TaxSlayer Bowl that will take place on Jan. 2, 2016, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. is the commanding officer of the 6th Marine Corps District, Parris Island, South Carolina. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
New Year's Eve Gala TaxSlayer Bowl
Col. Jeffrey Smitherman, Commanding Officer of the 6th Marine Corps District, poses with Connie Skinner, assistant to the president of the TaxSlayer Bowl, during the New Year's Eve Gala Dec. 31, 2015. The New Year's Eve Gala marks the beginning of the annual TaxSlayer Bowl that will take place on Jan. 2, 2016, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. is the commanding officer of the 6th Marine Corps District, Parris Island, South Carolina. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Marines with Recruiting Station Jacksonville conduct equal opportunity training in Lake Mary, Fla. Oct. 8 – 10, 2015.  The Marines capitalized on the importance of promoting camaraderie among individuals, regardless of age, color, gender, race, religion, or national origin by setting an example of unprejudiced actions and identifying unfair practices.
RS Jacksonville capitalizes on equal opportunity
Marines with Recruiting Station Jacksonville conduct equal opportunity training in Lake Mary, Fla. Oct. 8 – 10, 2015. The Marines capitalized on the importance of promoting camaraderie among individuals, regardless of age, color, gender, race, religion, or national origin by setting an example of unprejudiced actions and identifying unfair practices.
(From left to Right) Capt. Ronnie D. Jones, Gabrielle Bayot and Staff Sgt. Shawn M. Faglier pose for a photo after awarding a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps check at Paxon School for Advanced Studies, Jacksonville, Fla., May 26, 2015. Bayot was selected to receive $180,000 scholarship among 45 applicants from Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla.
NROTC Scholarship Presentation
(From left to Right) Capt. Ronnie D. Jones, Gabrielle Bayot and Staff Sgt. Shawn M. Faglier pose for a photo after awarding a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps check at Paxon School for Advanced Studies, Jacksonville, Fla., May 26, 2015. Bayot was selected to receive $180,000 scholarship among 45 applicants from Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla.
(From left to Right)  Capt. Ronnie D. Jones, Raven Chapman and Staff Sgt.
Elijah E. Davis pose for a photo after awarding a Naval Reserve Officer
Training Corps check at Battery Creek High School, Beaufort, S.C., May 13,
2015.  Chapman was selected to receive $180,000 scholarship among 45
applicants from Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla.
NROTC Scholarship Presentation
(From left to Right) Capt. Ronnie D. Jones, Raven Chapman and Staff Sgt. Elijah E. Davis pose for a photo after awarding a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps check at Battery Creek High School, Beaufort, S.C., May 13, 2015. Chapman was selected to receive $180,000 scholarship among 45 applicants from Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla.
NROTC Awards Night Flagler Palm Coast High School, Daytona Beach, Fla., May 12, 2015.
NROTC Scholarship Presentation
NROTC Awards Night Flagler Palm Coast High School, Daytona Beach, Fla., May 12, 2015.
Staff Sgt. Santwan Odom, Musical Technical Assistant for the 6th Marine Corps District, critiques bands along with the rest of the judging panel January 1, 2015 at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl game. The Bands on Parade event included the Parris Island Marine Band, marching bands from the Universities of Tennessee and Iowa and high school bands from around the country. The Marine Corps has partnered with the bowl for nine consecutive years. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Bands on Parade
Staff Sgt. Santwan Odom, Musical Technical Assistant for the 6th Marine Corps District, critiques bands along with the rest of the judging panel January 1, 2015 at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl game. The Bands on Parade event included the Parris Island Marine Band, marching bands from the Universities of Tennessee and Iowa and high school bands from around the country. The Marine Corps has partnered with the bowl for nine consecutive years. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
The Recruiting Station Jacksonville Color Guard practices movement January 1, 2015 at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl game. The Bands on Parade event included the Parris Island Marine Band, marching bands from the Universities of Tennessee and Iowa and high school bands from around the country. The Marine Corps has partnered with the bowl for nine consecutive years. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Bands on Parade
The Recruiting Station Jacksonville Color Guard practices movement January 1, 2015 at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl game. The Bands on Parade event included the Parris Island Marine Band, marching bands from the Universities of Tennessee and Iowa and high school bands from around the country. The Marine Corps has partnered with the bowl for nine consecutive years. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Gunnery Sgt. David Wilson, the Parris Island Marine Band Drum Major, leads the Marine band during a pep rally January 1, 2015 at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl game. The Bands on Parade event included the Parris Island Marine Band, marching bands from the Universities of Tennessee and Iowa and high school bands from around the country. The Marine Corps has partnered with the bowl for nine consecutive years. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Bands on Parade
Gunnery Sgt. David Wilson, the Parris Island Marine Band Drum Major, leads the Marine band during a pep rally January 1, 2015 at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl game. The Bands on Parade event included the Parris Island Marine Band, marching bands from the Universities of Tennessee and Iowa and high school bands from around the country. The Marine Corps has partnered with the bowl for nine consecutive years. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Gunnery Sgt. Kristopher P. Moore, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, gives direct instruction about how to properly conduct the initial strength test to female poolees at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines.  The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Gunnery Sgt. Kristopher P. Moore, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, gives direct instruction about how to properly conduct the initial strength test to female poolees at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Marine Staff Non Commissioned Officers-in-charge with Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, stand in front of a poolee formation during a pool function held at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines.  The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Marine Staff Non Commissioned Officers-in-charge with Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, stand in front of a poolee formation during a pool function held at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Major Brian A. Eovito (center) and Sgt. Maj. Gordon M. Miller, the top leaders for Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, speak to female poolees during a pool function held at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training.  The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines.  The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Major Brian A. Eovito (center) and Sgt. Maj. Gordon M. Miller, the top leaders for Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, speak to female poolees during a pool function held at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Sgt. Maj. Gordon M. Miller (right), the Senior Enlisted Advisor for Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, introduces two drill instructors during a pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Sgt. Maj. Gordon M. Miller (right), the Senior Enlisted Advisor for Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, introduces two drill instructors during a pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Gunnery Sgt. Kristopher P. Moore, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, gives direct instruction about how to properly conduct the initial strength test to female poolees at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Gunnery Sgt. Kristopher P. Moore, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, gives direct instruction about how to properly conduct the initial strength test to female poolees at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Staff Sgt. Carolin Chavez, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, screams commands to female poolees during a pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, gathered all the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Staff Sgt. Carolin Chavez, a drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, screams commands to female poolees during a pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, gathered all the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Female poolees of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, line-up as they prepare to conduct the pull-up bar portion of the initial strength test under the direction of Marine Corps drill instructors during a pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
Recruiting Station Jacksonville holds All-Women pool function
Female poolees of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Florida, line-up as they prepare to conduct the pull-up bar portion of the initial strength test under the direction of Marine Corps drill instructors during a pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014. The young women undergoing training had the rare chance to see firsthand a drill instructor outside of recruit training. The Command of Recruiting Station Jacksonville gathered the female poolees from its recruiting sub-stations, in order to prepare them for future endeavors as they take on the challenge of becoming Marines. The command also had the opportunity to further evaluate the female poolees for potential assignment in previously closed combat arms Military Occupational Specialties.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Lynette Thompson, 6th Marine Corps District life skills trainer, speaks at the Real Colors class at Recruiting Station Jacksonville headquarters, April 25, 2014. The Real Colors training is designed to benefit recruiters and their spouses by helping them understand each other’s personalities, strengths, needs, values, and joys. Real Colors training is periodically conducted at the various recruiting stations throughout the district in an effort to help couples thrive in their marriages and manage the demands of recruiting duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stanley Cao)
Recruiting Station Jacksonville recieves Real Colors training
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Lynette Thompson, 6th Marine Corps District life skills trainer, speaks at the Real Colors class at Recruiting Station Jacksonville headquarters, April 25, 2014. The Real Colors training is designed to benefit recruiters and their spouses by helping them understand each other’s personalities, strengths, needs, values, and joys. Real Colors training is periodically conducted at the various recruiting stations throughout the district in an effort to help couples thrive in their marriages and manage the demands of recruiting duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stanley Cao)
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Lt. Cmdr. John Sears, the 6th Marine Corps District chaplain teaches at the Real Colors class at Recruiting Station Jacksonville, April 25, 2014. The Real Colors training is designed to benefit recruiters and their spouses by helping them understand each other’s personalities, strengths, needs, values, and joys. Real Colors training is periodically conducted at the various recruiting stations throughout the district in an effort to help couples thrive in their marriages and manage the demands of recruiting duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stanley Cao)
Recruiting Station Jacksonville recieves Real Colors training
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Lt. Cmdr. John Sears, the 6th Marine Corps District chaplain teaches at the Real Colors class at Recruiting Station Jacksonville, April 25, 2014. The Real Colors training is designed to benefit recruiters and their spouses by helping them understand each other’s personalities, strengths, needs, values, and joys. Real Colors training is periodically conducted at the various recruiting stations throughout the district in an effort to help couples thrive in their marriages and manage the demands of recruiting duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stanley Cao)
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Future Marines from Recruiting Station Jacksonville raise their right hands during a swearing-in ceremony on EverBank Field during the 2014 Gator Bowl Pre-Game show here Jan. 1, 2014. The ceremony was conducting in front of thousands of cheering Florida and Georgia University fans and symbolized the final step of enlistment for the young men and women headed to boot camp. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Pre-Game Mass Swear-In
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Future Marines from Recruiting Station Jacksonville raise their right hands during a swearing-in ceremony on EverBank Field during the 2014 Gator Bowl Pre-Game show here Jan. 1, 2014. The ceremony was conducting in front of thousands of cheering Florida and Georgia University fans and symbolized the final step of enlistment for the young men and women headed to boot camp. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Marine Recruiters from Recruiting Stations Jacksonville watch as future Marines compete in a pull up challenge at the end of the first quarter of the 2014 Gator Bowl on EverBank Field here, Jan. 1, 2014. The Marines conducted the pull-up challenge on the field to highlight the Esprit de Corps and physical fitness required of all Marines. The Marines of Recruiting Station Jacksonville had a large presence at the nationally televised football game showcasing the two rivals from the universities of Florida and Georgia. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Pull Up Challenge at TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Marine Recruiters from Recruiting Stations Jacksonville watch as future Marines compete in a pull up challenge at the end of the first quarter of the 2014 Gator Bowl on EverBank Field here, Jan. 1, 2014. The Marines conducted the pull-up challenge on the field to highlight the Esprit de Corps and physical fitness required of all Marines. The Marines of Recruiting Station Jacksonville had a large presence at the nationally televised football game showcasing the two rivals from the universities of Florida and Georgia. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. John-Paul Imbody)
Maj. Bryan A. Eovito, the commanding officer of Recruiting Station
Jacksonville, Fla, cuts the Marine Corps cake during the 238th Marine Corps
Birthday Ball celebreation at Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk hotel Nov.16,
2013.
Jacksonville Marine Corps Ball Cake Cutting
Maj. Bryan A. Eovito, the commanding officer of Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla, cuts the Marine Corps cake during the 238th Marine Corps Birthday Ball celebreation at Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk hotel Nov.16, 2013.
Sgt. Colin C. Seeley (Left) and Gunnery Sgt. Tyler D. Mitchell, two recruiters with Recruiting Station Jacksonville, present a Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Jersey to Stepheny Durham at Atlantic Coast High School, Fla., Oct. 15, 2013.  The Semer Fi Bowl will take place in Carson, Calif., Jan. 5, 2014.
Semper Fi All-American Bowl Jersey Presentation
Sgt. Colin C. Seeley (Left) and Gunnery Sgt. Tyler D. Mitchell, two recruiters with Recruiting Station Jacksonville, present a Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Jersey to Stepheny Durham at Atlantic Coast High School, Fla., Oct. 15, 2013. The Semer Fi Bowl will take place in Carson, Calif., Jan. 5, 2014.
Marines of Recruiting Substation Savannah, Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla., present a Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl jersey to high school senior Milan Richard during a congratulatory ceremony at Calvary Baptist
High School in Savannah, Ga., Oct. 15, 2013. Also in attendance to the ceremony was Richard's uncle, two-time Pro Bowler and former NFL star running back Herschel Walker (left). Richard was selected to participate in
the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in January in Carson, Calif. Richard
plays tight end on the Calvary Baptist High School varsity football team. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabrielle Bustos)
Semper Fi All-American Bowl Jersey Presentation
Marines of Recruiting Substation Savannah, Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla., present a Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl jersey to high school senior Milan Richard during a congratulatory ceremony at Calvary Baptist High School in Savannah, Ga., Oct. 15, 2013. Also in attendance to the ceremony was Richard's uncle, two-time Pro Bowler and former NFL star running back Herschel Walker (left). Richard was selected to participate in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in January in Carson, Calif. Richard plays tight end on the Calvary Baptist High School varsity football team. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabrielle Bustos)
Leaders

Maj. Michael L. Valenti
Commanding Officer, RS Jacksonville
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Sergeant Major Frank O. Robinson
Sergeant Major, RS Jacksonville
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