2/1/2013

FRA Honors Outstanding Marine Corps Personnel

For the fifteenth consecutive year, FRA recognized outstanding Marines this week at ceremonies at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico. Awards were presented to Marine Corps Staff Non-Commissioned Officers in Charge and Prior Service Staff Non-Commissioned Officers in Charge, Recruiters of the Year (ROY) with awards in their honor on Wednesday, and Thursday FRA sponsored the Marine Corps’ Combined Awards Ceremony for the top recruiters, drill instructors, combat instructors, security, and career planners of the year.

FRA’s Director of Legislative Programs John Davis presented special certificates and FRA challenge coins to all awardees on behalf of FRA’s National President, Mark Kilgore, and ADLP Ed Dockery also attended the Combined Awards Ceremony, and an FRA sponsored reception thereafter.

Deputy Commandant, Lieutenant General Robert E. Milstead Jr., Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke at both events. General Milstead also praised the spouses of the all the Marine finalists.