Transition and a Career Beyond the Call of Duty

For roughly 30,000 Marines who transition each year from the Marine Corps to a new status as a Veteran Marine some are not ready for change. 

Should I Consider Community College?

The practice of completing undergraduate studies (a bachelor’s degree) by attending a community college then transferring to a local college or university to complete the final two years is called the “feeder school trend.”

Medical Marijuana

It is important to know that though marijuana is legal in some states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved marijuana for medical purposes.  Medical marijuana is NOT authorized for use by military members.

Summer Fun During Deployment

The summer months are perfect for having fun and keeping the family thriving while waiting for your Marine to return.

MAPIT? UMAPIT? MAP WHAT?

MAPIT stands for Marine Awareness and Prevention Integrated Training. But what is it? MAPIT is a tiered initiative which intends to improve the total fitness of all Marines, thereby improving mission readiness.

Pets and Mental Health Wellness

Animals that sit patiently with you can bring comfort, help you express emotions, teach you to nurture others, and provide unconditional love.

Summer is the Perfect Time to Volunteer

New beginnings, and times during summer breaks are a perfect time to volunteer!

Marine Spouse 101: How "Semper Fi" Saved Our Relationship

Marine Spouse 101:  A new spouse series that highlights the challenges and adventures of a soon-to-be Marine spouse.  Follow her story as she begins her Marine Corps journey.

Period of PURPLE Crying

A caregiver can be left feeling helpless and frustrated if their newborn is crying and they are unable to figure out why. 

7 Questions L.I.N.K.S. Will Answer For the New Marine Spouse

New to Marine Corps life? Sign up for a L.I.N.K.S. course to find answers to some of your biggest questions.

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