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The Marine Corps Association is the professional organization of the United States Marine Corps, founded more than 100 years ago by General John A. Lejeune. MCA is a member based organization dedicated to professional development, recognition of excellence, and building awareness of the rich traditions, history and esprit of the United States Marine Corps. Our non-profit arm, the Marine Corps Association Foundation, supports Marines through four programs which provide unit libraries, commanders’ forum events and professional military education trips to Marines throughout the world.

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Members of the Marine Corps Association receive reduced rates to our professional events and member exclusive promotions at The Marine Shop. Our members also receive a choice of one or both of our publications, Leatherneck – Magazine of the Marines and The Marine Corps Gazette, in print and digital format.


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The Marine Corps Association Foundation was founded in 2009 to help develop leaders by providing forums for Marines to develop professionally, exchange ideas and preserve the traditions of the Corps. Learn more about our programs supporting today’s Marines.

Current Magazines

Keep current on issues affecting the Corps today and stay connected with your community and our history through our iconic publications, Leatherneck – Magazine of the Marines and The Marine Corps Gazette.

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2023 MCA Okinawa Professional Dinner

September 28, 2023 / 18:15 to 21:00
Camp Butler Officers Club

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2023 MCA Dallas Professional Dinner

October 27, 2023 / 18:00 to 21:00
Union Station Dallas

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