The Marine For Life Cycle (M4LC) supports your continuum of learning and experience based opportunities during your Marine Corps career. As you navigate the M4LC, you can engage in self-exploration, self-awareness, make life decisions, and develop holistic action plans while gaining knowledge and performing essential tasks to bridge the gap between your time in uniform and your goals as a Veteran Marine.
Select the categories below to explore the Things You Need to Know and Things You Need to Do throughout each Action Point of your career.
Individual Development Plan
TRS Pre-Work Checklist
Self-Assessment / Individual Transition Plan
Personal Transition Timeline
Financial Planning Worksheet
Pre-Separation Counseling Resources
Statement of Benefits
Accessing Higher Education
Career & Technical Training