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.

Red Ribbon Week: Drug Use and Teens

 This year, Red Ribbon Week falls from October 23–31. In order to prepare, check out some of these facts from a 2016 report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Celebrate World Mental Health Day by Promoting Inclusivity in Your Daily Life

Oct 10th is a big day. This year’s World Mental Health Day marks 25 years of more than 150 countries coming together to participate in raising awareness, bridging gaps, continuing the discussion, fighting the stigma, and educating the public on mental health awareness.

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.

October is Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

Domestic violence isn’t something that happens only to people we see on television or on the news. No one deserves to be abused and anyone can be a victim.

Big Tobacco Targets Military Because "Military is Less Educated, Part of 'Wrong Crowd' and Have Limited Job Prospects"

Have you ever wondered why tobacco has been such a big part of military culture? One of the reasons is that the military has been a vital market for the tobacco industry.

9 Simple Food Swaps to Make at the Commissary

Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard or involve elaborate meal plans. Simple changes can add up to big health benefits.

Physical Fitness vs. Alcohol: What Are You Willing To Lose?

Drinking a beer is a pretty natural response after a hard day. But did you know alcohol can negate nearly all the work a hard workout does?

Helping Your Smoker Quit: Dos and Don'ts

Quitting smoking isn’t easy. Being close to someone who is trying to quit can also be difficult – what do you say, what can you to help, and moreover, what shouldn’t you do?

TRICARE Changes are Coming – What You Need to Know to Be Prepared

The TRICARE benefit is changing to offer more choices, easier access to care, and simplified cost shares. Most changes will be effective on 1 January 2018, with full implementation by 1 January 2019.

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