We believe that every Marine is a leader. At the Marine Corps Association Foundation we help develop leaders by providing forums for Marines to develop professionally, exchange ideas and preserve the traditions of the Corps. We stand by Marines with valuable resources through every step of their Marine Corps journey. This is possible through donations and membership dues of Marines, their families and friends of the Corps – people like you!
The new F-35 Pilot Training Center at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., is gearing up for full operations. "Right now, we are basically in predeployment training," explained Lieutenant Colonel...
I f you ask any Marine why he reads, you will most likely receive several answers. He might say he reads to experience more, improve performance, or increase knowledge. Some may have even heard that...
The Marine Shop is part of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation (MCA&F). Besides shopping online, MCA&F members, active duty Marines, family members and Marine Corps fans can visit our two brick-and-mortar stores in Quantico and Camp Lejeune. Both stores carry Marine Corps themed gifts, apparel and books and offer special services such as Engraving, Dog Tags (Camp Lejeune only), and Medal/Ribbon Mounting.
A thoughtful article posted in the Public Diplomacy Council website in December points out that there is much the U.S. State Department could learn from the Marine Corps about professional education, accommodating dissent, and basic leadership.
The Marine Corps Association & Foundation announced today that it will be consolidating its social media components from Leatherneck magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette into the main property— the Marine Corps Association & Foundation —to better serve members.
LCpl Ben. C. Armbruster, left, from Santa Clarita, Calif., was recognized with the award at the Sept. 13, 2013, Mike Company graduation for 3d Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
LCpl Charles V. VanGalder, from Rochester, Minnesota, was recognized with the award at the Oct. 11, 2013, Kilo Company graduation for 3d Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
Paul Lease may have served as a corporal in the Marine Corps more than six decades ago, but he is a Marine to the core. He enlisted in June 1946 and was immediately sent from his Maryland home out to the West Coast. Lease was then involved in infantry and supply operations at Pearl Harbor, Guam, Philippines and China.
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