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Recruiting Station Tampa

6th Marine Corps District

Tampa, Fla
Major Richard Lee, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Tampa, 6th Marine Corps District, presents Staff Sgt. Karen Helms, administration chief with RS Tampa, her certificate of completion for the Lifestyles, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills program’s course aboard MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, Oct. 19, 2017. The L.I.N.K.S. program is in its 20th year and serves as a tool that spouses and families in the Marine Corps can use to learn about the military lifestyle.  (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Calvin Shamoon)
L.I.N.K.S. Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Major Richard Lee, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Tampa, 6th Marine Corps District, presents Staff Sgt. Karen Helms, administration chief with RS Tampa, her certificate of completion for the Lifestyles, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills program’s course aboard MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, Oct. 19, 2017. The L.I.N.K.S. program is in its 20th year and serves as a tool that spouses and families in the Marine Corps can use to learn about the military lifestyle. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Calvin Shamoon)
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)
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)
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. Hrrison'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. Hrrison'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)
Captain Jennifer Mozzetta, executive officer for Recruiting Station Orlando, and Gunnery Sgt. Wilbert Vargas, station commander for Recruiting Substation Kissimmee, present Brandon Dejesus and Rosseana Morales with the Naval Reserve Officer Training Scholarship at Gateway High School, Kissimmee, FL April 12, 2017. The scholarship is extremely competitive and only the most qualified individuals who exhibit outstanding characteristics are selected.
NROTC Scholarship
Captain Jennifer Mozzetta, executive officer for Recruiting Station Orlando, and Gunnery Sgt. Wilbert Vargas, station commander for Recruiting Substation Kissimmee, present Brandon Dejesus and Rosseana Morales with the Naval Reserve Officer Training Scholarship at Gateway High School, Kissimmee, FL April 12, 2017. The scholarship is extremely competitive and only the most qualified individuals who exhibit outstanding characteristics are selected.
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. Mark S. Scales from Recruiting Substation Delray Beach. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
RS Orlando 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. Mark S. Scales from Recruiting Substation Delray Beach. (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)
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 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)
U.S. Marine Corps retired Gunnery Sgt. Aulton Kohn speaks to educators and influencers during Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 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 their 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 Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 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 their 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 participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their 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 participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their students in their local area. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Scott Guelcher an Art Teacher at Island Coast High School participates in the gas chamber walkthrough during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their 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 participates in the gas chamber walkthrough during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their students in their local area. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Denac Lebrun an Athletic Director at Dr. Michale Krop High School participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their 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
Denac Lebrun an Athletic Director at Dr. Michale Krop High School participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their students in their local area. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Scott Guelcher an Art Teacher at Island Coast High School participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their 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 participates in the Confidence Course during the Educators Workshop aboard Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, January 12, 2017. The educators come from both Recruiting Station Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to experience the Educators Workshop. The Educators Workshop provides an opportunity to educators to have an inside look at Marine Corps traning to better inform their students in their local area. ( U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jack A. E. Rigsby/Released)
Private First Class Anthony C. Panzarella stands at parade rest before marching onto the parade deck during recruit graduation Dec. 9, 2016, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. Panzarella is the honor graduate of platoon 3098 and was recruited by Staff Sgt. Benjamin J. Rader from Wesley Chapel, Florida. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Wesley Chapel Honor Graduate
Private First Class Anthony C. Panzarella stands at parade rest before marching onto the parade deck during recruit graduation Dec. 9, 2016, aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. Panzarella is the honor graduate of platoon 3098 and was recruited by Staff Sgt. Benjamin J. Rader from Wesley Chapel, Florida. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)
Staff Sgt. Dalton Miller, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Station Orlando, and Capt. Kevin Lowe, executive officer for RS Orlando, presents Gavin Rogers, a senior at Steinbrenner High school, the NROTC Marine Option Scholarship during an awards ceremony May 5, 2016. Rogers will be granted the opportunity to serve his country as a Marine officer upon completion of his degree. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brian A. Stevens/Released)
Steinbrenner Student Receives NROTC Scholarship
Staff Sgt. Dalton Miller, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Station Orlando, and Capt. Kevin Lowe, executive officer for RS Orlando, presents Gavin Rogers, a senior at Steinbrenner High school, the NROTC Marine Option Scholarship during an awards ceremony May 5, 2016. Rogers will be granted the opportunity to serve his country as a Marine officer upon completion of his degree. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brian A. Stevens/Released)
A young child slides down the blowup house slide during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. The event brought Marines from every recruiting substation together in order to increase unit cohesion while enjoying a day together.
RS ORLANDO EASTER FAMILY DAY
A young child slides down the blowup house slide during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. The event brought Marines from every recruiting substation together in order to increase unit cohesion while enjoying a day together.
A young child paints an Easter egg during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Children painted eggs the colors they desired with the assistance of their parents.
RS ORLANDO EASTER FAMILY DAY
A young child paints an Easter egg during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Children painted eggs the colors they desired with the assistance of their parents.
A child poses for a character drawing during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. The artist used three different markers in order to depict an accurate description of his subjects.
RS ORLANDO EASTER FAMILY DAY
A child poses for a character drawing during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. The artist used three different markers in order to depict an accurate description of his subjects.
A young child paints an Easter egg during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Children painted eggs the colors they desired with the assistance of their parents.
RS ORLANDO EASTER FAMILY DAY
A young child paints an Easter egg during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Children painted eggs the colors they desired with the assistance of their parents.
A young girl hunts for Easter eggs during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Rainy weather couldn’t stop the children from accomplishing their mission of collecting all the candy filled eggs.
RS ORLANDO EASTER FAMILY DAY
A young girl hunts for Easter eggs during Recruiting Station Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Rainy weather couldn’t stop the children from accomplishing their mission of collecting all the candy filled eggs.
Sergeant Jason Gonzalez, supply clerk for Recruiting Station Orlando, passes out Easter eggs to children during RS Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Gonzalez said he was happy that he could assist in bringing the children joy.
RS ORLANDO EASTER FAMILY DAY
Sergeant Jason Gonzalez, supply clerk for Recruiting Station Orlando, passes out Easter eggs to children during RS Orlando’s Easter Family Day March 19, 2016, Lakeland, FL. Gonzalez said he was happy that he could assist in bringing the children joy.
Staff Sergeant Juan C. Gomez, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Sarasota, presents Joel Dublanko, an outside linebacker for IMG Academy, with his Semper Fidelis All American Bowl jersey Oct 7, 2015. Dublanko said he would like to thank his family for supporting him throughout his football career and that he looks forward to spending a week with the Marines in California.
Semper Fi Bowl
Staff Sergeant Juan C. Gomez, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Substation Sarasota, presents Joel Dublanko, an outside linebacker for IMG Academy, with his Semper Fidelis All American Bowl jersey Oct 7, 2015. Dublanko said he would like to thank his family for supporting him throughout his football career and that he looks forward to spending a week with the Marines in California.
LEADERS

Maj. Richard Lee
Commanding Officer, RS Tampa
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Sgt. Maj. Alfred R. Broadus
Sergeant Major, RS Tampa
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