5 Things the FRO Needs You to Know: September 2017

5 Things the FRO wants you to know in September.

Single Marine Program Creates Camaraderie and Competition with Autocross

On a typical Carolina July morning, the temperature is already 93° with a heat index of 103°. These conditions, however, do not stop the 60 or so drivers and additional 30 volunteers and spectators from participating in Autocross.

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. 

Paddles up: Marines Blow Away Competition in Dragon Boat Race

A brand new team of Marines took the DragonBoat Beaufort race by storm, blowing away the competition and raising money for those in need.

How to Stay Cool and Save Money All Summer Long

Saving energy is not only good for the environment, but it can be good for your wallet as well.  Check out these tips to save money while the temperatures continue to climb.

How to Party Safely

Each year, an estimated 237,868 Americans over the age of 12 have been raped or sexually assaulted. Help keep yourself safe by learning about some of the “party drugs” often used during these incidents.

Binge Drinking: What You Need to Know and How to Prevent It

You can play a role in preventing binge drinking. Find out how.

How Leaders Can Take Care of Your Marines through the Marine Intercept Program

Seeking  help for depression or PTSD is actually a sign of strength. Here is one avenue to reach out to.

Chuck Norris to Marines: Protect What You've Earned

Protect What You’ve Earned. As a Marine, it’s a phrase you know and endorse. Who else is a proponent of PWYE? None other than Chuck Norris.

Marine Spouse 101: How to Send the Perfect Care Package

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.

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