PCSing with School-Aged Children

PCS season is here, and you’re facing a move with school-aged kids. Where do you start? Here are some checklists to keep you on track.

Are You Ready to PCS?

Preparing to PCS is not as simple as it sounds. Avoid unnecessary stress by attending a PCS Workshop on your installation!

Marine Corps Adds $500 Professional Relicensing Reimbursement to Spouse Employment Resources

The Marine Corps has announced its new relicensing fee reimbursement program for spouses, authorized by the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  

Smucker's Hosts "Mission: Breakfast" at Quantico

Last week, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico rang in Military Appreciation Month with the 10th annual Smucker’s Mission: Breakfast event. 

Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2019

As Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) celebrates Military Appreciation Month throughout May, we are proud to honor our military spouses today, May 10, for Military Spouse Appreciation Day. 

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Green Invites Marines to Own It!

In a brief video message to Marines, Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps, Ronald Green, kicked off the Own It! campaign saying, “we are all responsible for our own actions but, protecting the honor of the Marine Corps is a family business, and we all play a role.”  Own It! is a nine-week awareness campaign designed to start a discussion about getting off the sidelines and doing something, if you see something. 

Marine Corps School Liaison Program Sheds Light on New Legislation for Military Children

With thousands of Marine Corps children transitioning all over the globe at different times of the year, many states have been working to develop systems of support to ease transitions for military youth through policy action at the state level. 

Four Signs of a Toxic Relationship

It can, often times, be pretty easy to define a physically unsafe relationship.  It is a relationship where one or both partners are hit, pushed, or physically harmed in some way.  It becomes more complicated to determine if a relationship is emotionally unsafe.  

Nominate a Child for the Military Child of the Year

The deadline to nominate a military child for Operation Homefront’s 2019 Military Child of the Year® (MCOY) Awards is Wednesday, December 5th.  Military Child of the Year® is the nation’s premier celebration of the achievements of military children.  The MCOY awards will be presented at a recognition gala on April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC.

Military Family Appreciation Month

Marine Families are the epitome of strength, resiliency, and sacrifice. Our appreciation of Marine Corps Families is year round, but the month of November gives us the opportunity to share with the nation what a valued asset we have in our Families.

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