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Maj. Richard Hayek and son, Pfc. Daniel Hayek, speak on the "passing of the torch" between them. Daniel Hayek enlisted in the Marine Corps 26 years after his father, who presented him with his EGA at the completion of the Crucible in May 2022.
Educators from across 9MCD discuss their experience with participating in Educator's Workshop. EWS provided high school faculty the opportunity to gain first-hand experience on how the Marine Corps transforms young men and women into Marines.
U.S. Marines with Officer Selection Team Lincoln conduct a leadership and cohesion exercise (LCE) with students from Midland University, in Fremont, Neb. July 19, 2021. The LCE was conducted in order to develop leadership, instill camaraderie within...
U.S. Marine recruit Brandon Hansen with, Charlie Company, speaks on why he joined the Marine Corps and gives words of wisdom to poolees at, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Ca., March. 9, 2021. Hansen is an Oklahoma City, Oklahoma native. (U.S....
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Across the nation, the Marine Corps is looking for the next generation of Marines. Through the bustling streets of New York City or along the shores of Midwestern lakes, every Marine on recruiting duty hustles to find the best of the best – the next applicant who could one day become a beloved sergeant major or even a general.
Rewind 33 years to the summer of 1988. Carlos Brown and Cortez Brown, recent high school graduates from East St. Louis Lincoln High School, are driving down Interstate 70. They are heading west, out of St. Louis, in a 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. Cortez has his bare feet hanging out of the window, which may sound picturesque, but in less than a month the pair would be thousands of miles away with shaved heads, wondering what they got themselves into.
Ei Ei Naing is one of the recipients of the Naval Reserve Officer Training scholarship, a highly competitive program with an acceptance rate of less than 20 percent. While achieving this scholarship is by no means an easy task, Naing’s journey to earn it is nothing short of incredible.