Standout Year for MCAF's Unit Library Program

The program outfitted 120,453 Marines during 2013 to prepare them for deployments and training—an increase of 27,296 Marines served since 2012.

2013 was a standout year for the Marine Corps Association Foundation’s (MCAF) unit library program designed to put professional books in the hands of Marines around the globe. The program outfitted 120,453 Marines during 2013 to prepare them for deployments and training—an increase of 27,296 Marines served since 2012. The total amount of funds granted for the 2013 libraries was $159,684, a $15,572 increase from 2012.

“Professional reading is as important to the Corps’ success in combat as going to the range or the gym,” said Marine Corps Gazette editor Col John Keenan, USMC (Ret)

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