5 Surprising Ways Tobacco Affects Your Body

You know that smoking and tobacco can affect your health. We’ve published articles on how it can affect your performance as a Marine, your stress, and even your pets. But did you know that tobacco and smoking can have even greater effects on your body and appearance?

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.

The IGMC's Core List has Been Updated to Include...The Transition Readiness Program

Effective July 31, 2017, the Transition Readiness Program (TRP) became a Critical Or Requiring Evaluation (CORE) Functional Area with the Inspector General Marine Corps (IGMC).

Teens Can Practice OPSEC Too!

In a time where social media is so prevalent in the life of a teenager it is important that they too are aware of how they should maintain Operations Security, also known as OPSEC.  

Red Ribbon Week: Drug Use and Teens

 This year, Red Ribbon Week falls from October 23–31. In order to prepare, check out some of these facts from a 2016 report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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.

Celebrate World Mental Health Day by Promoting Inclusivity in Your Daily Life

Oct 10th is a big day. This year’s World Mental Health Day marks 25 years of more than 150 countries coming together to participate in raising awareness, bridging gaps, continuing the discussion, fighting the stigma, and educating the public on mental health awareness.

Agility Skills in HITT

Agility is one of the primary movement components in HITT, and key to reducing the risks for injury. What exactly is agility though?

October is Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

Domestic violence isn’t something that happens only to people we see on television or on the news. No one deserves to be abused and anyone can be a victim.

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