Sites of Interest

The following is a listing of categorized websites for organizations and associations that Marines and other veterans might find interesting and useful along with a brief explanation of the website's purpose or function.

Space prohibits this listing from being as comprehensive or definitive as we would like but we welcome suggestions for improvement and expansion. If you would like to propose a new category and/or websites, please send them to comments@mca-marines for consideration.

Official USMC Sites
USMC Unit Sites & Associations
USMC Professional Associations
USMC Support Sites
Military Support Sites
Miltary Charitable Organizations
Veterans Sites & Associations
U.S. Government
Department of Defense
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Navy
News Sites
Weblogs & Milblogs
Employment Assistance
Public Service
Social Media

For even MORE resources, check out the National Resource Directory (NRD) at: www.nrd.gov.


 

Official USMC Sites

Marines.mil
USMC Official Website. Use this site as a portal to find contact information on all Marine Corps units, commands and organizations

Marine Corps University
MCU Homepage

USMC Professional Reading Program

Marine Barracks Washington
Official website which includes Evening and Sunset Parade Information and Schedules

The Marine Band (The President's Own)
Official website which includes concert schedule

Marine Military Awards Branch (MMMA)
Awards branch website at USMC Official Website.

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USMC Unit Sites & Associations

First Marine Division Association Website
Association Website

Second Marine Division Association Website
Association Website

Third Marine Division Association Website
Association Website

Sixth Marine Division Association Website
Association Website

Fall Of Saigon Marines Association
Association Website

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USMC Professional Associations

The Marine Corps Association
The Professional Association for ALL Marines

The Marine Corps Association Foundation
MCA Non Profit & Charitable Foundation

Marine Corps Gazette
The Professional Journal of U.S. Marines

Leatherneck Magazine
Magazine of the Marines

Marine Corps Aviation Association
Association that promotes the past, present and future of Marine Aviation

Marine Corps Engineer Association
Association recognizing and promoting Marine Engineers

Marine Corps Intelligence Association
Professional Association for Marine Intelligence Specialists

Marine Corps Reserve Association
Association devoted to representing and advocating for Marine Reserve Community

Marine Corps Tankers Association
Professional Association for Marine Tanker Community with Scholarship Mission

Marine Embassy Guard Association
Professional Association for Marines with Embassy & Security Guard Experience

Marine Memorial Association
Maintains a living memorial to Marines and other veterans including a members only hotel in San Francisco

Marine Mustang Association
Association for Marine Commissioned Officers who have risen from Enlisted Ranks

Marine Parents
Organization designed to provide education, public awareness and support to Marine Families

Marine Wives
Website for organization providing resources and support to Marine Wives

National Marine Corps Council
National level, non-political association of representatives appointed from member organizations formed for purpose of exchanging information of common interest to members and also serves as a forum for the Commandant of the Marine Corps to disseminate Marine Corps related information to respective members.

United States Marine Corps Motor Transport Association
Professional association for Marine Motor Transport Community

USMC Combat Correspondents Association (USMCCCA)
Professional Marine Journalists Association

Women Marines Association
Association of women who have served in the Marine Corps

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USMC Support Sites

Marine Corps Expos
Exposition organization of the Marine Corps League

Marine Corps University Foundation
Foundation focused on providing PME support to Marines

The Marine Corps League
Congressionally Chartered Marine Corps Veterans and Advocacy Organization

Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
Foundation dedicated to supporting National Museum of the Marine Corps

Marine Corps University Foundation
Foundation supporting Marine Corps University PME needs

National Museum of the Marine Corps
Homepage for National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia

Marine Corps Marathon
5th largest US Marathon and 9th in the world

The Kitchen Table Gang Trust
Devoted to helping our soldiers and Marines who are deployed overseas with "Care" packages.  They also assist veterans in VA hospitals with recreational items.

Housing and Mortgages for Veterans
This guide will help veterans and active military to understand the benefits of, types of, and eligibility requirements for VA Loans.

 

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Military Support Sites

Combat Leadership
Website focused on preserving and passing on combat knowledge of experienced veterans

Military.Com
Website devoted to benefits of military service and provider of all service news

Military Historical Tours, Inc.
Travel company specializing in battlefield tours for veterans

Reserve Officers Association
Association focused on support and advocacy for Reserve Officers of all branches of armed forces

LocateGrave
Locating veteran graves

Medal of Honor Recipients
Locating medal of honor recipients

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Miltary Charitable Organizations

Fisher House
Supports military families with shelter while attending to wounded service members

Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation
Charitable Foundation of Marines and Law Enforcement personnel focused on Children's Education

Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program
Dedicated to getting new toys into the hands of needy children during Christmas

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Charitable Foundation devoted to providing Marine Dependents with Scholarships

Marine Graduation Foundation
Charitable Foundation that helps families attend Marine Recruit Training graduations

Marine Wounded Warrior Regiment
Organization assists wounded, ill and injured Marines, and their families

Military Officers Association of America
Professional Association for Commissioned Officers of All Armed Forces Branches

Navy and Marine Corps Relief
Provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need; and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs.

Non Commissioned Officers Association
Professional Association for Non Commissioned Officers of All Armed Forces Branches

United Services Organization (the USO)
Organization devoted to providing morale, welfare and recreation services to members of the armed forces.

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Veterans Sites & Associations

Department of Veterans Affairs

Khe Sanh Veterans
Website dedicated to veterans of the Khe Sanh battle

Montford Point Marine Association
Association dedicated to promoting legacy of the first African Americans in the Marine Corps

The American Legion
Veterans Organization and Advocacy Group

The Warriors of Hill 881 South
Website dedicated to veterans of the Khe Sanh Hill 881 South battle

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Veterans Organization and Advocacy Group

Veterans United
Looking to buy property with a Veteran's Administration Loan? Check this site before you do.

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U.S. Government

Department of Homeland Security
DHS Official Website

USA.Gov
The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal

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Department of Defense

Defense.Gov
The Official Home of the Department of Defense

Joint Chiefs of Staff
JCS Homepage

Joint Foces Quarterly
Professional Journal of the National Defense University

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U.S. Air Force

Air Force Association
Air Force Professional Association

Air Force Magazine
Online Journal of the Air Force Association

Air Force.Mil
Official Website of the U.S. Air Force

Air & Space Power Journal
Professional Journal devoted to air power issues.

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U.S. Army

Army.mil
The Official Homepage of the United States Army

Association of the United States Army
Portal to Army Magazine

Military Review
Professional Journal

Parameters
Army War College Professional Journal

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U.S. Coast Guard

US Coast Guard.Mil
Official Website of the United States Coast Guard

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U.S. Navy

Navy League
Navy Professional Advocacy Association

Navy.Mil
Official Website of the United States Navy

Naval War College
Naval War College Homepage

The Navy Club
Service organization focused on promoting the Navy, veterans and member comradeship.

United States Naval Institute
Independent Professional Forum and Publishers of Proceedings

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News Sites

Defense News
Online National Defense News Magazine & Website

Marine Corps Times
Online USMC News Magazine & Website

 

Pentagon Chanel
Official Website of the Pentagon Chanel

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Weblogs & Milblogs

BLACKFIVE
MilBlog

Castle Argghhh
MilBlog

RANTBURG
Website with comphrehensive links to War on Terror, National Security, International relations and current politics issues.

Small Wars Journal
Website devoted to the study of counterinsurgency and small scale wars

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Employment Assistance

Helmets to Hardhats
Organization that helps Veterans find careers in the Construction Industry

Marine Executive Association
Organization focused on providing assistance to Marines transitioning to retired or retired status

Marine JROTC Billet Openings
Website with information about MJROTC program and available billets

Monster.Com
Search for Jobs or Employees along with Resume writing and Employment Interview Tips

Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA is dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement

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Public Service

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
Organization providing health information regarding mesothelioma and related cancers prevalent among veterans

Mesothelioma Prognosis
Great resource that offers information on this rare type of cancer

Military Bases
With this site you can easily browse by state and see the different military bases in the United States and overseas.

 

 

 

 

 

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Social Media

Together We Served
Exclusively Marine Social Network promoting connections and camaraderie among Marines

MCA Facebook

Leatherneck Facebook

Gazette Facebook

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