Is the Welcome Aboard Brief Just for Marines? Or, Should Spouses Attend Too?

Attending the Welcome Aboard is mandatory for Marines, but did you know spouses are highly encouraged to attend too?

Bottle or Breast: Which is Best for You?

Many parents have heard the saying, “Breast is best,” but that may not hold true for every mom.

Kids Heading Back to School? Get in the Know with the School Liaison Program

Here’s a statement you have heard before: PCS is an incredibly stressful time. In addition to the sheer stress of packing up and moving, Marine parents and children alike have to completely relearn the ins and outs of a new location. The School Liaison Program can help relieve a little of that stress.

Converting Coverage Under the FSGLI Program

Spousal coverage under the Family Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (FSGLI) program doesn’t have to be permanent. Following certain life events, spouses have the option of conversion, which is a process that allows individuals to transfer their existing group coverage to an individual life policy without the need to provide evidence of good health.

Eight Tips to Keep your Family Safe this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is filled with picnics, fireworks, family, and fun! Here are some tips on how to keep everyone in your family safe during this holiday.

Keep Kids Sharp with the MCCS Libraries Summer Reading Program

Throughout the summer months, installation libraries will host a range of free activities, programs, and the opportunity to read for prizes for school age children to encourage and support a love of reading.

We All Benefit From Playing Together: Special Olympics Young Athletes Coming to Installations

The Marine Corps Exceptional Family Member Program is excited to announce the implementation of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program at four of our installations: Henderson Hall, Quantico, Cherry Point, and Miramar.

Single Marine Program "Days of Service" Provides Hours of Volunteer Aid

This year's Single Marine Program Days of Service Event was a huge success. Find out more about the program, volunteering, and how both can help you. 

Five Ways to Survive the Terrible Twos

Anyone with a child has some stories about the “terrible twos.” But it isn't all so bad, provided you follow these parenting tips.

New Online Resource Puts the EFMP at Your Fingertips

Beginning May 30, 2018, access to the Exceptional Family Member Program’s (EFMP) – Resources, Options, and Consultations (ROC) feature, will become available on MilitaryOneSource, making it easier for families who are not near an EFMP center or whose schedules conflict with center hours to meet and receive the assistance they need.

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