The Rich History of the Marine Corps Marathon

This year marks the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), which will occur on October 22, in Arlington, Va. The MCM is one of the largest marathons in the US, and stands as the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning it the moniker, “The People’s Marathon.” Check out some of the key points in the history of one of the Corps’ most exciting Fall events.

Mythbusters: Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking is no easy thing. Fears and misconceptions about quitting smoking can make things even more difficult. Luckily, many of these fears are untrue — or at the least, exaggerated.

MCAS Cherry Point Wins Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation

Congratulations Cherry Point! In late September, the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and National Recreation and Park Association awarded its Gold Medal to the installation.

4 Ways To Challenge Yourself to Save!

Making a few small changes to your money habits can pay big dividends throughout 2017. Use our tips to help you build your savings account in the new year.

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.

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