Marine for Life Network

Marine For Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service. Connect to a Marine For Life Representative. 


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Services

We offer Marines two ways to connect:

Online Network
  • Our online network is comprised of Facebook, LinkedIn, and the M4L website.
    • We use our Facebook page and LinkedIn company page to connect Marine Veterans to our M4L resources and share good news stories in the program.
    • M4L uses LinkedIn groups for online networking opportunities. The Marine For Life LinkedIn networking groups consist of one national group, four regional groups, and several community-specific groups.
    • Our M4L website includes a resource library of valuable and up to date education, employment, and veteran resources.
    • See “Contact Information” below to visit our LinkedIn and Facebook pages
Face-to-Face Interaction
  • When our customers are in search of a Face-to-Face connection, M4L will get them in contact with our field staff which includes Employment and Education Resource Managers, four Regional Network Coordinators and our growing number of M4L Representatives who are located throughout the nation. These in-person interactions focus on connecting Marine Veterans to local resources and encourages networking through M4L local events and meet ups.

Connections: M4L facilitates the connection of educational institutions, employers, and veteran organizations that have opportunities for Marines to Marines. Visit the “Resources” tabs below to review all these connection options.

Learn More

 

  Visit our Facebook Page

 

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Marine For Life Network

(866) 645-8762

M4LOps@usmc.mil

  Connect on LinkedIn

See Also

Resources

M4L seeks to provide a resource of connectivity, linkages both to the Marine Corps and to the employment, education, career/technical, and entrepreneurial opportunities that await Marine and their families. Below are resource lists available through the M4L program.

Education Links

Leadership Scholar Program

Provides outreach for VA education Benefits, health services and general benefits.

Service to School (S2S)

Veteran founded, non-profit that provides free peer to peer application counseling to active duty and veterans.

Student Veterans of America (SVA)

Provides the resources and support initiatives for education and employment. They advocate for veterans military education benefits in front of congress. They also provide Networking opportunities.

Veterans Affairs Benefits

Website that has School Decision. Resources Such as: Financial, GI Bill Comparison Tool, Guide to Choosing a school etc.                             

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) for veterans and service-members with a service connected disability. It provides them with an education to obtain employment if approved.

Employment Links

Boots 2 Business

Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan and information on SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance.

Career One Stop

Employment information and inspiration, tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Department of Labor, Gold Card Employment Initiatives for Veterans

Department of Labor, Gold Card Employment Initiatives for Veterans. An eligible veteran can present the Gold Card at his/her local One-Stop Career Center to receive enhanced intensive services including up to six months of follow-up.

Feds Hire Vets

Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families will find this site to be full of resources and information that can assist in finding a Federal career.

Get Started Writing Your Resume Today!

Developing a solid resume takes work, so don’t expect perfection from your first effort. Much like writing a paper, start with an outline and a little messy brainstorming.

Veteran & Community Links

American Legion

The American Legion can assist service members, veterans, and their families with an assortment of benefits to include employment, education, and health resources.

Board of Corrections of Naval Records

Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) is the Navy’s highest level of administrative review whose mission is to correct errors and remove injustices from Naval records.

Marine Corps League

The Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines and Navy FMF Corpsmen, who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is a nonprofit organization that provides advice, guidance, and counseling services to help consumers manage their debt.

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society provides financial counseling and assistance to...

Operation Home Front

Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing financial assistance; for food, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and much more as needed.

Semper Fi Fund

The Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities.

U.S .Department of Veteran Affairs

Information about the G.I. Bill Education Benefits: all current G.I. Educations Bills, G.I. Bill comparison tool of schools’ tool, G.I. Bill school guide on how to choose a school, On the Job training and  apprenticeship programs, Licensing and recertification test reimbursement pamphlet, How to apply for your GI Bill and access to the application.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offers a wide range of assistance programs aimed at helping veterans. Free, professional help filing or appealing a VA claim, offering scholarships for post-secondary education or providing emergency financial relief.

Veterans Service Organization

The Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for keeping track of the Veterans Service Organization directory.  This directory is home to nonprofit organizations that provide nationwide services and are deemed as trusted resources.

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