Leatherneck—Magazine of the Marines, is a general interest, monthly magazine. It covers the Marine Corps of yesterday, today and tomorrow, including news and feature stories of individual Marines and units, where they serve, what they do, the training they receive, the equipment they use and the battles they fought.
Its purpose is to inform, entertain and educate Marines of all ranks and ages, as well as those who are simply interested in the world’s finest fighting force.
Leatherneck also provides information on programs, policies and services available to Marines, Veterans and retired Marines and family members.
Leatherneck has been in print continuously since 1917 and is published by the Marine Corps Association & Foundation at Quantico, Va.
Leatherneck has more feature articles than any other Marine-oriented magazine on the market today.
Paid circulation is the largest of any Marine magazine.
Total Monthly Circulation: 69,482
MCA-Marines.org/leatherneck by Leatherneck is designed to inform and entertain all Marines—active duty, Reserve, retired and Marine veterans of all ranks, as well as their families.
There is no cost or registration to access this site.
It presents Marine Corps news from all over the world;
Current Issue highlights and free stories from the
magazine; Multimedia features with video and audio;
Noteworthy Marine Corps News, Marine Corps Events
News and special podcasts are updated regularly.
33,700 page views/month
Ad Placement: Online ads may be fixed on the
Leatherneck Online advertising materials should be sent to:
ONLINE Monthly Advertising Rates/Specifications Rates effective January 1, 2016:
626 Wilshire Blvd., #500
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Tel: (213) 596-7239
Fax: (213) 624-0997
There is no charge for bleed. Please contact your sales rep for Gatefolds, Cover Wraps, Polybags or any special opportunities.
Nonprint-Ready Material: Any copy that needs to be typeset, as well as non-
Cancellation Policy: The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any advertising at
their absolute discretion. No cancellations will be accepted after the closing date for print ready
Commission: 15 percent commission will be given to recognized agencies if invoices are paid with 30 days of the billing date. The Marine Corps Association & Foundation is the publisher of Leatherneck and Marine Corps Gazette. Acceptance of advertising is subject to the publisher’s approval. Responsibility for content is borne by the advertiser and the agency. Circulation is reviewed semiannually and is authenticated by the publisher.
134 N. LaSalle St, #1700
Chicago, IL 60602
Tel: (312) 348-1206
Fax: (312) 236-4940
Trim Size: 8” x 10.875”
Bleed Size: 8.25” x 11.125”. Leave at least 1/8” beyond the trim size of the head, face, and foot of the document. Objects not intended to bleed must be kept within the “live area.” Ads that do not meet specified dimensions may be modified to fit.
Live area: 7.25” x 10” Line screen: 150
Method of printing: Web offset, four-color process
Method of binding: Saddle-stitched
Printed and furnished inserts/outserts: Pieces supplied must include 3 percent spoilage.
715 Broadway St.
Marine Corps Base
Quantico, VA 22134-0775
Attn: Jason Monroe, Art Director
800-336-0291 ext. 148
Accepted File Formats: PDF, EPS (convert all type to vector outlines), and TIFF (embed all fonts). Include trim and registration marks.
Resolution: 300 or higher.
Color: Files must be saved as CMYK (no RGB or spot colors). Do not embed color profiles.
Black and White: Grayscale or line art files are accepted. Convert all type to vector outlines or embed fonts.
Ink Density: Must not exceed 300 percent.
All contracts, insertion orders, inquiries, negatives, scotch prints, original
For accuracy, a proof at 100% is necessary for all submissions. The quality of the published ad may be a reflection of the quality of the proof received. Color reproduction is not guaranteed without a SWOP-calibrated color proof. Include trim and registration marks.
Please Send Ad Materials to:
Jason Monroe, Art Director
Print-ready ads and ads requiring typesetting must be received by the 25th of the month. Material is destroyed 12 months after use unless otherwise instructed. All material produced by Leatherneck becomes the property of Leatherneck.
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