Keep Kids Sharp with the MCCS Libraries Summer Reading Program

Throughout the summer months, installation libraries will host a range of free activities, programs, and the opportunity to read for prizes for school age children to encourage and support a love of reading.

We All Benefit From Playing Together: Special Olympics Young Athletes Coming to Installations

The Marine Corps Exceptional Family Member Program is excited to announce the implementation of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program at four of our installations: Henderson Hall, Quantico, Cherry Point, and Miramar.

Single Marine Program "Days of Service" Provides Hours of Volunteer Aid

This year's Single Marine Program Days of Service Event was a huge success. Find out more about the program, volunteering, and how both can help you. 

Five Ways to Survive the Terrible Twos

Anyone with a child has some stories about the “terrible twos.” But it isn't all so bad, provided you follow these parenting tips.

New Online Resource Puts the EFMP at Your Fingertips

Beginning May 30, 2018, access to the Exceptional Family Member Program’s (EFMP) – Resources, Options, and Consultations (ROC) feature, will become available on MilitaryOneSource, making it easier for families who are not near an EFMP center or whose schedules conflict with center hours to meet and receive the assistance they need.

What is 529 Day?

Many states recognize May 29 (5/29), as 529 Day, with special promotions and contests to further add value to these accounts.

Are You Suffering From Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but the demands can also be overwhelming. If the stress of caregiving is not dealt with properly it can take a toll on your health and state of mind. 

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.

Your Guide to Staying 'Always Ready'

It isn’t enough just to be ready in the field. Marines also need to be ready at home. Loved ones must be ready at a moment’s notice for any crisis response.

Tips to Help You Get Through the Holidays During Deployment

Dealing with a deployment during the holiday season? Here are a few tips to help you and your family keep the holiday spirit alive despite being separated.

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