Four Reasons to Join the Single Marine Program

Whether you’re single or a geographic bachelor, the Single Marine Program (SMP) provides a place to bond with other Marines while having fun and making a difference.

What are FMEAP and SECO and What Can They Do for Me, a Marine Spouse?

Learn more about what the Family Member Employment Assistance Program and Spouse Education & Career Opportunities can offer you as a Marine Corps spouse.

Mid-Deployment Self Care - Taking Time for YOU

The Homefront can become overwhelming and stressful while your Marine is deployed. It’s okay to give yourself permission to take care of “you” in order to better take care of others.

MCCS Libraries join the Makerspace Movement

When most people think of libraries, they usually think books. Anyone working in a library today, however, knows that they are so much more than just books. In recent years, many public and academic libraries have begun to develop spaces for activities that both teach and empower patrons to try new and emerging technologies to explore the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) realms.

Running to Improve Your Mood, Say What?

Did you know that just 20 minutes of moderate exercise can help combat feelings related to stress and improve your mood?

Make the Most of National Mentoring Month by Volunteering

Trying  to start the New Year off by doing something good? The perfect opportunity is right in your own backyard! January is National Mentoring Month and a time to lend skills and support to your local community.

It's Peak College Application Time...Tackling the Common App!

There are many benefits to applying to college with the Common Application, which is used by more than 700 unviersities.

It's Election Time! Planning for the Blended Retirement System

No, you haven’t misread your calendar. We’re not referring to a political election, but we are talking about important new options regarding your future retirement benefits. 

Break Bad Habits, Not New Year's Resolutions

What are you hoping to achieve in 2018? Here are some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, as well as some tips to help you achieve your goals.

So...What is a Mentor, Exactly?

Mentor. Coach.  Guide. Counselor. Teacher. Instructor. Adviser. The word “mentor” has a lot of meanings, whether you’re looking it up in the dictionary or asking what it might mean to you personally. So how do you settle on one term? Let’s look at the different types of mentoring and how they could apply to you as a Marine or a Marine spouse.

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