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Help is On the Line
Help is On the Line

In a recent behavioral health survey of more than 28,000 Active Duty military personnel, talking with friends and family was the second most common coping strategy for dealing with stress. If you or a loved one needs to talk, Marines and their families can contact the DSTRESS line when they find themselves in crisis or in need of support. 

A Series of Firsts: Females in the Marine Corps
A Series of Firsts: Females in the Marine Corps

Opha Mae is an English bulldog who’s about to make history. After training, she'll become the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s first female mascot. But did you know that Opha Mae shares her name with another important first in Marine Corps history?

Beat the Heat: Dehydration and Heat Stroke Safety Tips
Beat the Heat: Dehydration and Heat Stroke Safety Tips

Every summer, thousands of service members are treated for heat-related illness, such as dehydration, heat stroke, and heat exhaustion. Whether you’re out in the field or enjoying a day at home, follow these tips from the CDC to ensure you stay hydrated and prevent heat-related illness.

#BeThere_Marine: September's Most Important Hashtag
#BeThere_Marine: September's Most Important Hashtag

Did you know that September is Suicide Prevention Month? This year, the Headquarters Marine Corps Suicide Prevention Program (MCSSP) created the hashtag and graphic, “#BeThere_Marine,” in support of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office “BeThere” campaign theme.

Leadership Scholar Program: How can Marines Prepare to Go to Selective Colleges and Universities?
Leadership Scholar Program: How can Marines Prepare to Go to Selective Colleges and Universities?

The Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) was formed to support the admission of qualified Marines to four year, not-for-profit colleges and universities across the nation. As if that wasn’t enough reason to access this resource, check out the many free programs LSP works with to help Marines prepare to further their education at selective colleges and universities.