Volunteer This Holiday Season

Are you looking for a way to give back this holiday season? Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community and unit, work together as a family, and spread some holiday cheer! 

Marijuana Use in the Marine Corps

Did you know that marijuana is the most commonly detected illicit drug found in Marine Corps urinalyses? The Substance Abuse Counseling Center has put together answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about marijuana use.

Strengthen the Health of Your Relationships

Feeling safe and respected, both emotionally and physically, in a relationship is an important part of a healthy relationship. Relationships naturally grow and change over time. In healthy relationships, those involved feel listened to, safe, supported, and respected no matter the season of your relationship.  

New Policies in Place for Military Spouses to Gain Federal Employment

Military spouses know all too well the struggle to find employment. In an effort to support the hiring of more military spouses in the federal workforce, The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has announced new hiring policies that take effect October 21, 2021.

The Road to Retirement

Are you getting ready for retirement? Read on to find out how you can make sure your benefits are ready when you’re ready for retirement.

M4L Network Representative Goes Above and Beyond to Support Local Family

One Marine for Life representative went above and beyond the call of duty when he volunteered for funeral detail for a Vietnam veteran he didn’t know.

Connect to Protect: Support is Within Reach

This year’s National Suicide Prevention Month theme, Connect to Protect: Support is Within Reach, highlights the importance of connecting fellow Marines, leaders, family, friends, and the community to available resources on suicide prevention.

Marine Spouse 101: Don't Wait For Orders to Begin Your Job Search

How do you search for a job if you don’t know where the next duty station is? The real answer is, you get creative and utilize all the resources you can find. It’s not impossible to get an idea of where your Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders might take you, but it’s certainly not easy.

Leadership Scholar Program Success Story: From Marine Corps Band to NYU

The Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) helps exceptional Marines who want to pursue their education at highly selective schools after they transition out of the Marine Corps. The LSP can help Marines go to colleges of their dreams, just as it did for Corporal (Cpl) Gage Behnkendorf.

Veterans Justice Outreach, Re-entry Programs, and Veterans Treatment Court

Once a Marine, Always a Marine: everyone knows a Veteran.  What if that Veteran is in legal trouble? Do you know who to contact if they need assistance or which resources are available to them?  

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