Happy Birthday, Marine!

The Birthday Ball is a celebration of Marine Corps’ history and traditions.  It gives us a look at the Corps’ past, present and future.  On 10 November Marines throughout the world celebrate the birth of their Corps.

Keeping Your Information Safe: How to Make the Perfect Password

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Believe it or not, the internet touches almost all aspects of your daily life, so it’s important to stay aware of your online presence. To help increase your online safety, check out some of these tips from the Department of Homeland Security on how to create a stronger and better password.

Establishing Consent: What Does it Mean?

This month, SAPR released a set of comic strips addressing different aspects of consent (featured below the article). Check out these talking points to learn more about consent and why Marines and the general public needs to be aware of its tenets.

Single Marine Program: Why is it So Great?

The SMP is a core program in the Marine Corps, but why is it so great? We asked two SMP leaders their thoughts.

The Rich History of the Marine Corps Marathon

This year marks the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), which will occur on October 22, in Arlington, Va. The MCM is one of the largest marathons in the US, and stands as the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning it the moniker, “The People’s Marathon.” Check out some of the key points in the history of one of the Corps’ most exciting Fall events.

Mythbusters: Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking is no easy thing. Fears and misconceptions about quitting smoking can make things even more difficult. Luckily, many of these fears are untrue — or at the least, exaggerated.

MCAS Cherry Point Wins Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation

Congratulations Cherry Point! In late September, the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and National Recreation and Park Association awarded its Gold Medal to the installation.

4 Ways To Challenge Yourself to Save!

Making a few small changes to your money habits can pay big dividends throughout 2017. Use our tips to help you build your savings account in the new year.

Single Marine Program Creates Camaraderie and Competition with Autocross

On a typical Carolina July morning, the temperature is already 93° with a heat index of 103°. These conditions, however, do not stop the 60 or so drivers and additional 30 volunteers and spectators from participating in Autocross.

Help is On the Line

In a recent behavioral health survey of more than 28,000 Active Duty military personnel, talking with friends and family was the second most common coping strategy for dealing with stress. If you or a loved one needs to talk, Marines and their families can contact the DSTRESS line when they find themselves in crisis or in need of support. 

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