Especially in the first year of a Marine’s contract, station assignments will likely change every few months as he or she picks up required training. If you have the time and resources, planning a weekend to visit is a good way to learn more about your Marine’s career – provided he or she has weekend liberties. Here are some tips for visiting on and off-base.
About the author: Kelsey Ghering is a senior English major at Gannon University in Erie, Pa. She is the editor-in-chief of Gannon’s student newspaper and engaged to a Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune.
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