Marine For Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service. Connect to a Marine For Life Representative.
Connections: M4L facilitates the connection of educational institutions, employers, and veteran organizations that have opportunities for Marines to Marines. Visit the “Resources” tabs below to review all these connection options.
Marine For Life Network
M4L seeks to provide a resource of connectivity, linkages both to the Marine Corps and to the employment, education, career/technical, and entrepreneurial opportunities that await Marine and their families. Below are resource lists available through the M4L program.
Provides outreach for VA education Benefits, health services and general benefits.
Veteran founded, non-profit that provides free peer to peer application counseling to active duty and veterans.
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.”
Provides the resources and support initiatives for education and employment. They advocate for veterans military education benefits in front of congress. They also provide Networking opportunities.
Website that has School Decision. Resources Such as: Financial, GI Bill Comparison Tool, Guide to Choosing a school etc.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) for veterans and service-members with a service connected disability. It provides them with an education to obtain employment if approved.
Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan and information on SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance.
Employment information and inspiration, tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Department of Labor, Gold Card Employment Initiatives for Veterans. An eligible veteran can present the Gold Card at his/her local One-Stop Career Center to receive enhanced intensive services including up to six months of follow-up.
Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families will find this site to be full of resources and information that can assist in finding a Federal career.
Developing a solid resume takes work, so don’t expect perfection from your first effort. Much like writing a paper, start with an outline and a little messy brainstorming.
The American Legion can assist service members, veterans, and their families with an assortment of benefits to include employment, education, and health resources.
Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) is the Navy’s highest level of administrative review whose mission is to correct errors and remove injustices from Naval records.
The Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines and Navy FMF Corpsmen, who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is a nonprofit organization that provides advice, guidance, and counseling services to help consumers manage their debt.
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society provides financial counseling and assistance to...
Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing financial assistance; for food, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and much more as needed.
The Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities.
Information about the G.I. Bill Education Benefits: all current G.I. Educations Bills, G.I. Bill comparison tool of schools’ tool, G.I. Bill school guide on how to choose a school, On the Job training and apprenticeship programs, Licensing and recertification test reimbursement pamphlet, How to apply for your GI Bill and access to the application.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offers a wide range of assistance programs aimed at helping veterans. Free, professional help filing or appealing a VA claim, offering scholarships for post-secondary education or providing emergency financial relief.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for keeping track of the Veterans Service Organization directory. This directory is home to nonprofit organizations that provide nationwide services and are deemed as trusted resources.