U.S. Marines and poolees with Recruiting Sub Station Lexington, Recruiting Station Columbia, conduct group push-ups during their aweekly physical training session in Lexington, South Carolina, Jan. 13, 2022. Recruiters train their poolees arduously in order to ensure they are physically prepared for Marine Corps recruit training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dylan Walters)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Richard Gastelum, a recruiter with Recruiting Sub Station Athens, Recruiting Station Columbia, helps poolees plant trees outside of the Oconee County Animal Shelter, Athens, Georgia on Nov. 13, 2021. The Marines and Poolees from RSS Athens volunteered at the animal shelter to help clean kennels, lay mulch, plant trees and pave trails, for the animals being cared for. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dylan Walters)
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Mary Berney, a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, graduates from law school at Florida International University College of Law, Miami, May 2019. Berney currently serves as a Marine Judge Advocate on the trial counsel at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California. (Courtesy photo by 1st Lt. Mary Berney)
Staff Sgt. Britny Brown poses for a photo at Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Savannah, Ga. on Aug. 24, 2021. Staff Sgt. Brown discusses her biggest role model growing up, her reasons for joining the Marines and her advice to females interested in enlisting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dylan Walters)
In March 2020, Alvarado identified a discrepancy with the equipment which prevented $1.6 million in damages, potential bodily injury and loss of life. - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Abraham A. Alvarado, top, Lance Cpl. Colton J. Schleder, left, and Lance Cpl. Jason I. Norr, right, pose on a CAC2S AN/MRQ-13 Communication Subsystem at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 2021. In March 2020, Alvarado identified a discrepancy with the equipment which prevented $1.6 million in damages, potential bodily injury and loss of life. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Kevin Lopez Herrera)
Read full story in news section - LEXINGTON, S.C.-- Ever since Sgt. Jonathan Mendozacorona witnessed the decision his parents made leaving their well-paying jobs in Mexico City, MX to move to the United States for the wellbeing of their children, Mendozacorona was determined to make his parents proud.
6th Marine Corps District MEOP - The Musician Enlistment Option Program gives young men and women the opportunity to fight and win our Nation’s battles while pursuing their passion for music. While this program serves as a great opportunity, finding the few who are qualified and up to the challenge can be a challenge all in itself. This is because the individual must be not only a skilled musician but first and foremost a Marine.