Berkeley and the Marines--Back to the Future

Hall, Carl T.
April 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2008, Vol. 134 Issue 4, p38
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information related to the protests which are taking place in Berkeley, California, demanding the elimination of a U.S. Marine officer recruiting station that relocated from Alameda to Berkeley in January 2008. It is reported that Berkeley is the birthplace of the 1960s Free Speech Movement. It is also reported that high school students are also supporting their elders in opposing the relocation of a Marine officer recruiting station to their city.


Related Articles

  • High school students suspended after protest against military.  // Gay & Lesbian Times;5/11/2006, Issue 959, p31 

    The article reports that Bob Hayes, a junior student at Governor Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, Maryland, and four other students were suspended for staging a die-in demonstration in front of a United States Marine Corps recruitment booth during an on-campus job fair. Hayes claimed...

  • Three in custody after protest of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'.  // Gay & Lesbian Times;9/21/2006, Issue 978, p30 

    The article reports that three people have been taken into custody by the police after they refused to leave a United States Marine Corps recruiting office on September 12, 2006 during a protest of the military's ban on openly gay recruits. The three were among the nine people who tried to...

  • Esprit de TV.  // Advertising Age's Creativity;Dec98, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p20 

    Looks at the recruitment campaign launched by the United States Marine Corp to attract young generations. Ad director; Reaction of Flying Tiger Films executive producer Jeff Devlin about the spot.

  • Mean-Streets Marines. Paige, Sean // Insight on the News;10/18/99, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p20 

    Reports on the recruitment efforts of the United States (US) Marine Corps in inner cities and the challenges it faces. Approach used by the US Marine Corps in its recruitment efforts; Lack of inner city high school students that pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test;...

  • Berkeley could face funding cuts after city shuts doors on U.S. Marines.  // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);2/20/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p7 

    The article reports on the Semper Fi Act and its implications to the city of Berkeley, California after its decision to bar the U.S. Marine Corps from recruiting within city limits.

  • AERO POSTER.  // Aviation History;May2012, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p66 

    The article presents an image of a recruiting poster for the U.S. Marine Corps.

  • Women in the military? Tell it to the Marines. Unger, Steve // West County Journal;3/7/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 10, pB1 

    The article recalls the recruitment campaign aimed at women which used the slogan "Free a Marine to Fight!" that was launched by the U.S. Marine Corps in February 1943.

  • "Not Enough Glory Hunters".  // Time;7/23/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p14 

    The article reports that the U.S. Marine Corps has resorted to the draft to shore up its ranks and to meet the 6,000-man monthly recruiting quota.

  • For Corps and Country. Peterson, Gordon I. // Sea Power;Nov2001, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p42 

    Describes the training of United States Marine Corps recruits in Parris Island, South Carolina. Role of drill instructors in recruit training; Transformation process of recruits; Core values of the Marine Corps.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics