RS Chicago and Oklahoma City attend Educators Workshop in San Diego, Calif. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
Major General Jason Q. Bohm poses for a photo with the headquarters element of Recruiting Station Des Moines, Iowa, Mar. 23, 2022. Bohm visited the Marines of RS Des Moines, apart of his tour across the 9th Marine Corps District.
Gunner Sadler passes his piece of cake to his father Ryan Sadler in their home in Bloomington, Ill. on Dec. 18. The Marine Corps coordinated with the Saddler family to conduct the ceremony in honor of Gunners strength and tenacity as he faces the road forward, guided by the Make-A-Wish foundation. Ryan is a Marine Corps veteran who wanted to share a Marine Corps tradition with his son.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
Gunner Sadler passes his piece of cake to his father Ryan Sadler in their home in Bloomington, Ill. on Dec. 18. The Marine Corps coordinated with the Saddler family to conduct the ceremony in honor of Gunners strength and tenacity as he faces the road forward, guided by the Make-A-Wish foundation. Ryan is a Marine Corps veteran who wanted to share a Marine Corps tradition with his son.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
Gunner Sadler passes his piece of cake to his father Ryan Sadler in their home in Bloomington, Ill. on Dec. 18. The Marine Corps coordinated with the Saddler family to conduct the ceremony in honor of Gunners strength and tenacity as he faces the road forward, guided by the Make-A-Wish foundation. Ryan is a Marine Corps veteran who wanted to share a Marine Corps tradition with his son.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
Gunner Sadler passes his piece of cake to his father Ryan Sadler in their home in Bloomington, Ill. on Dec. 18. The Marine Corps coordinated with the Saddler family to conduct the ceremony in honor of Gunners strength and tenacity as he faces the road forward, guided by the Make-A-Wish foundation. Ryan is a Marine Corps veteran who wanted to share a Marine Corps tradition with his son.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
RSS Claremore participate in Weekly Physical Training(PT) June 11, 2021.
U.S. Marine SSgt Raheem Boyd goes over obstacles during the Scars and Stripes Mud Run on June 5, 2021.
RSS Wichita North conducts Murph Challenge at the YMCA in Wichita KS on May 31, 2021.
RSS Tulsa West Poolees conduct PT on May 9, 2021.
Millwood High School defeats Douglass High School during the Great American Rivalry Series on September 11, 2021.
Daniel Hayek (left) takes his Oath of Enlistment from his father, Maj. Richard Hayek, the Commanding officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Kansas City, before signing an active duty contract with the U.S. Marine Corps at Kansas City Military Entrance Processing Station in Kansas City, Mo., July 26, 2021. By committing to the Marines, Daniel is poised to become a fourth-generation service member in his family-- following the footsteps of his mother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Daniel graduated from Navarre High School in Navarre, Fla., in 2020.
Daniel Hayek (left) and his father Maj. Richard Hayek, the Commanding officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Kansas City, embrace after Daniel took the Oath of Enlistment from his father at Kansas City Military Entrance Processing Station in Kansas City, Mo., July 26, 2021. By committing to the Marines, Daniel is poised to become a fourth-generation service member in his family-- following the footsteps of his mother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Daniel graduated from Navarre High School in Navarre, Fla., in 2020.
Daniel Hayek (left) takes his Oath of Enlistment from his father, Maj. Richard Hayek, the Commanding officer of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Kansas City, before signing an active duty contract with the U.S. Marine Corps at Kansas City Military Entrance Processing Station in Kansas City, Mo., July 26, 2021. By committing to the Marines, Daniel is poised to become a fourth-generation service member in his family-- following the footsteps of his mother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Daniel graduated from Navarre High School in Navarre, Fla., in 2020.
U.S. Marines from 9th Marine Corps District pose for a photo after graduating from the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge course 3-21 on Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill., May 21, 2021. The course teaches the Marines how to properly lead their respective recruiting sub-stations. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Cpl. Baylee Boggs)
Carlos Brown, left, a pastor and the business representative for the International Longshoreman’s Association, Mark Brown, middle, a retired Marine, and Jason Brown, the Fine Arts Department Chair and Band Director for East St. Louis High School, pose for a photo in Swansea, Ill., Feb 27, 2021. The three men were gathered together for an interview about their life story. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andrew Jones)
Ei Ei Naing poses for a photo at Recruiting Sub-Station West Des Moines, Iowa, January 6, 2021. Naing is the recipient of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship for Recruiting Station Des Moines Iowa/Nebraska. Born into a refugee camp, Naing and her parents immigrated to the United States for a better life and provide their daughter with better opportunities. (Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Timothy Smithers )
U.S. Marines with Recruiting Sub-Station Palatine, Recruiting Station Chicago, 9th Marine Corps District, pose for a group photo with other participates at Hughes Creek Golf Club in Elburn, IL, Oct. 16, 2020. The Marines participate in the support of Toys for Tots golf outing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Robert Gavaldon)
Lt. Col. Christopher Tsirlis presents his son, Christian, with the $180,000 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship during his high school awards night in 2019. Christian earned the scholarship in 2019 after a rigorous and competitive application process. He proved he was worthy of the scholarship through his academic achievements and proven leadership abilities as the captain of his school football and track teams. He also demonstrated outstanding physical fitness abilities.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Evan French, a production recruiter, with Recruiting Substation Champaign, Recruiting Station St. Louis conducts a virtual interview with a prospect in Champaign, Illinois on July 28, 2020. During the month of April most of the RSS' stopped area canvasing to look for new prospects to ensure the safety of the recruiters and public. This led them to rely more heavily on phone calls and social media as their tool for communication. (Curtosey Photo)
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