Why Quit Tobacco During the Great American Smoke Out?

On 16 November 2017 the Great American Smoke Out challenges you to quit tobacco for a day. Find a Great American Smoke Out event near you!

Honoring Families During National Military Family Appreciation Month

As part of celebrating and honoring our families, Marine and Family Programs Division interviewed Mrs. Jessica Takach.  She has been married since 2005 to Captain Doug Takach, a ‘Mustang Officer’ of 14 years of service.  We asked Mrs. Takach for her thoughts on resiliency, sacrifices, and the strength of Marine family communities.  

Could You Quit Tobacco for 24 Hours?

Could you quit tobacco for 24 hours? That’s all it takes to start feeling the benefits of being tobacco free.

Five Tips to Becoming a Networking Guru

Successful networking is easier said than done

Once a Marine, Always a Marine: Career Resources for Veterans

“Once a Marine, Always a Marine” has always been a key part of the Marine Corps ethos and it is reflected in the professional development opportunities offered before and after separation.

Celebrating Veterans Day: What It Means to Us

Every 11 November, the nation comes together to remember and honor the service and sacrifices of our Veterans. Veteran’s Day means many things to many people. The staff of the Marine For Life Network, many of them Veterans themselves, reflects on what Veteran’s Day means to them.

Caregiving Around the Clock

Six out of ten family caregivers work full- or part-time jobs (on top of the full-time job of taking care of their familiy!). Many, however, forget to take the time to take care of themselves. Here are a few tips to practice self-care while balancing the many needs of family members.

How to Successfully Quit Smoking in the Corps

If you’re a smoker, quitting can be one of the most important things you ever do to preserve your health.

Seven Resume Mistakes that Might be Holding You Back

Is your resume is perfect?  Are you sure? We might all be familiar with the basics of writing a resume, but some easy mistakes can disqualify you from the job you’re seeking.  Double check your resume today and get started on landing the job you want.

Celebrating the Force Behind the Force

November marks the annual celebration of National Military Family Appreciation Month. The Marine Corps recognizes the selfless dedication of its families.  Their unwavering dedication does not go unnoticed.  They are the force behind the force — families have a profound impact on the readiness and resiliency of Marines.

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