The "Digger Marine": an Odyssey from Okinawa to Canberra
MCO 5060.19B- Award of the Title Honorary Marine - clearly lays out the criteria for this prestigious award. "To appropriately recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves through noteworthy service or support to the Marine Corps." The title Marine is a revered designation that affords a special distinction to those who earn it. ...It "should not be given merely to reward or foster friendships."
If you are an MCA&F Member
OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading
By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article