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.
During the American Revolution, Continental Marines aboard the American frigate, Alfred, led by the future first Commandant, Captain Samuel Nicholas, won some renown in 1776 for their attempt to seize a store of royal gunpowder at New Providence, Bahamas.
The Fire Brigade Remembered FORGOTTEN WARRIORS: The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, The Corps' Ethos, and the Korean War. By TX. Hammes. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, KS, 2010 ISBN 9780700617326, 280 pp. $36.95 (Member $33.25)
Eyewitness to Iwo THE LIONS OF IWO JIMA: The Story of Combat Team 28 and the Bloodiest Battle in Marine Corps History. By MajGen Fred E. Haynes, USMC(Ret) and James A. Warren. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2008 ISBN 8005083251,288 pp. $26.00 (Member $23.40) reviewed by Charles Neimeyer
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