Archive for October, 2015

2015 Veteran’s Appreciation Luncheon

Anyone can.  The food and drinks are free for all veterans.  We ask that non-veterans make a $5 donation.  All of these proceeds go to the Huber Heights Veteran’s Project.

All you can eat:

  • Spaghetti
  • Bread
  • Salad
  • Desserts
  • Drinks (tea, coffee, and soda)

This event will run from 10:30am – 2:30pm on Sunday, 8 November 2015.  So come whenever you are hungry during those times.

The event will be held in the basement of the St. Peter Church, located at 6161 Chambersburg ...

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Young Marine Birthday Ball Awards

Adult Volunteer of the Year
Mr. J. Keagan Miller

Parent of the Year
Mrs. Robin Murphy

Presidential Volunteer Service Award – Gold
Miss Christina Crusey
Mr. Patrick O’Ryan
Mr. Chance Pettey

Presidential Volunteer Service Award – Silver
Mrs. Justina Miller

Presidential Volunteer Service Award – Bronze
Ms. Kathleen Bauman
Ms. Rhonda Roach

Young Marine of the Year

YM Sgt Loper

Young Marine Achievement

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Photo Hitlist

This post is a “hitlist” of all of the photos needed.  These should be targeted by the Platoon / Unit Photographers at all of our functions and events.  Obtaining these photos and submitting them to me will earn points for your platoon and can earn them a streamer award.

These are images we are needed filled on our website.  Use the navigation path below to see where the image would go, and choose your targets accordingly.

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2015 Red Ribbon Week Academy

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this article.  Our Young Marines are excited to teach other youth what they know about living a healthy and drug free lifestyle.  They thought the best way to do this would be by putting on a Drug Demand Reduction course for any Youth interested in attending.


This course is offered 26-29 October (Monday through Thursday) ...

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Drill Review – 14 October 2015

We kicked things off by graduating three new Young Marines into our unit.  Congratulations are in order for new YM Pvts Barker, Lawler-Page, and Penson.  Special congrats to YM Pvt Penson for being selected as the class Honor Graduate.  For a full list of their awards, please see the 2-2015 Recruit Awards.

The Young Marine Squads then worked on their displays for the upcoming Red Ribbon Fair on 25 October.  Platoon Sergeants are also preparing for their presentations at local ...

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Recruit Training Class 2-2015 Graduation

Congratulation to the graduates of Recruit Training Class 2-2015!  Please be sure to welcome them with open arms to our unit as they too can claim the title of Young Marine now!


Honor Graduate

YM Pvt Penson

Young Marine Staff

YM GySgt Murphy
YM Sgt Loper
YM Cpl Wyatt
YM LCpl Bobo

Physical Fitness Ribbon

YM Pvt ...

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Drill Review – 7 October 2015

There were plenty of awards and promotions to see tonight, including new YM GySgt Murphy, YM Sgt Loper, YM LCpl Sollinger, and YM PFC Webb.  For a full listing of Young Marines that received awards, see the article for our October Awards.

Operation Vigilant Shield is now in full force with Young Marine Platoon Sergeants and Squad Leaders tasked with their own missions.  Hope to see all of you doing your part to make this our most successful Red Ribbon ...

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October Awards and Promotions


No Staff Awards this month

Perfect Attendance

YM SSgt Murphy
YM Sgt Roaché (from 2013)
YM Sgt Rosfeld (second award)
YM Cpl Loper (second award)
YM Cpl Ward
YM Cpl Wyatt
YM LCpl Bobo
YM PFC Sollinger

Color Guard

YM LCpl Stewart (with Color Guard bar)

Outstanding Recruiter

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Young Marines Poster Contest

As part of the annual Red Ribbon Week Campaign, the Young Marines program has presented a poster contest to all Young Marines.


This poster should be based off of the characters found in our Closing the Gate on Drugs activity book. Some of the top entries will be included in the Young Marine Esprit magazine, and the winning poster will earn the Young Marine $100 ...

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