6 Tips for Staying Safe on the Water

For many people, summer is a wonderful time for fun in the sun. This summer, “Protect What You’ve Earned” by practicing these 6 safety tips.

Dip Into Something Else

Dip, a form of smokeless tobacco, may seem like a healthier alternative to smoking but do you know what impact products like spit/chew tobacco or snuff/dip can have on you?  Let’s take a look at a few things that may make you think twice about putting that pinch of dip in your mouth.

Just an App Away...

The Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is keeping up with the modern world with its newest and free mobile application, or app, called “Liberty Okinawa.”  The Liberty app includes information about different places in Okinawa, Japan.

Top Tips for Surviving Military Moving Season

You have received orders to re-locate and need to set-up a move. Wondering what to do next? The Defense Personal Property System is the DoD one-stop source for managing personal property moves.

Marine Spouse 101: The Military Significant Other Reading List - from an English MajorĀ 

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.

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 is the Perfect Time to Volunteer

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

Early Childhood Risk and Protective Factors for Later Drug Use

Research in a recent article by the National Institute on Drug Abuse revealed while substance use generally begins during the adolescent years, there are known biological, psychological, social, and environmental factors that contribute to the risk that begin accumulating as early as the (prenatal through age 8) period.

What is Your Legacy?

To make the campaign mean something to you, you have to be aware of your behavior and the legacy you’re creating day to day as well as in the future.

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