2019 Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has named April 27, 2019, this season’s semi-annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

4th Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month Poster Contest

The Department of Defense has kicked off its 15th annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with the ongoing theme, "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission."   This theme emphasizes everyone, regardless of rank, can protect our mission by making sure everyone is committed to creating an environment where sexist behaviors, sexual harassment, hazing, bullying, and sexual assault are not tolerated, condoned, or ignored.

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Green Invites Marines to Own It!

In a brief video message to Marines, Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps, Ronald Green, kicked off the Own It! campaign saying, “we are all responsible for our own actions but, protecting the honor of the Marine Corps is a family business, and we all play a role.”  Own It! is a nine-week awareness campaign designed to start a discussion about getting off the sidelines and doing something, if you see something. 

Four Signs of a Toxic Relationship

It can, often times, be pretty easy to define a physically unsafe relationship.  It is a relationship where one or both partners are hit, pushed, or physically harmed in some way.  It becomes more complicated to determine if a relationship is emotionally unsafe.  

Marine Corps School Liaison Program Sheds Light on New Legislation for Military Children

With thousands of Marine Corps children transitioning all over the globe at different times of the year, many states have been working to develop systems of support to ease transitions for military youth through policy action at the state level. 

2018 Semper Fit Athletes of the Year

Congratulations to 1st Lt. Lindsay R. Carrick, Officer Candidate School, MCB Quantico, Virginia, and Staff Sergeant Jason T. Pacheco, Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, MCB Camp Pendleton, California who have been chosen as the 2018 Marine Corps Semper Fit Athletes of the year.

Nominate a Child for the Military Child of the Year

The deadline to nominate a military child for Operation Homefront’s 2019 Military Child of the Year® (MCOY) Awards is Wednesday, December 5th.  Military Child of the Year® is the nation’s premier celebration of the achievements of military children.  The MCOY awards will be presented at a recognition gala on April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC.

Could You Quit Tobacco for 24 Hours?

Could you quit tobacco for 24 hours? That’s all it takes to start feeling the benefits of being tobacco free.

How Tobacco Use Affects Your Capabilities as a Marine

You’ve probably heard that tobacco is harmful to your health, but have you heard that tobacco can affect your capabilities as a Marine?

Not a Marine Corps Ball Tradition

Don't let a DUI be the Marine Corps Ball Tradition you always remember.

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