Recruiting Station Charlotte Marine of the Month: Staff Sgt. Robert Weeks
The Jones family takes us through their journey of raising children in the military while working on both sides of the Marine Corps recruiting mission: Recruiting and Recruit Training.
Maj. Margaret Jones currently serves as the Logistics Officer for 6th Marine Corps District. 6MCD is responsible for the recruiting efforts in the South-eastern United States.
Maj. Bradly Jones serves as the Executive Officer for 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, MCRD Parris Island.Training battalions are responsible for training recruits and molding them into basically trained Marines.
In the face of COVID-19, Commandant of the Marine Corps General David H. Berger and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Troy E. Black deliver a message for prospects, recruits, Marines and their families.
Pfc. Alberto Velazquez, a native of Lake Worth, Florida, joined the Marine Corps to help his family with their financial struggles. Velazquez, who graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Oct. 11, 2019, said although the environment of recruit training was difficult he is looking forward to providing a better life for his family. Velazquez was recruited at Recruiting Substation Lake Worth by Gunnery Sgt. Chadwell Cameron. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Jorge A. Rosales)
Staff Sgt. Dustin Pope, a canvassing recruiter with Recruiting Station Baton Rouge, speaks about his family in Alexandria, Louisiana, April 22, 2018. Recruiting duty is a challenging and time-consuming special duty assignment for both Marines and their families. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Nathaniel Cray/Released)
Sgt. Lynette Maldonado, a recruiter with Recruiting Substation Jonesboro speaks on her experience as a single mother and a female Marine in the Corps. For Women's History Month, the Marine Corps is highlighting some of the best in the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Jorge A. Rosales and Lance Cpl. Jack A. Rigsby)