Connect to Protect: Support is Within Reach

As part of the year-round commitment to preventing suicide among Marines, families, and the civilian workforce, the Marine Corps observes Suicide Prevention Month each September.

The year-long theme for suicide prevention, Connect to Protect: Support is Within Reach, highlights the importance of connecting fellow Marines and leaders to increase help-seeking behaviors.

Stay Connected and Informed on Your Child's Education

A new school year is about to begin, and you might be wondering how to stay up-to-date on the latest information from the school. Stay connected with your child(ren)’s education and school by following their social media channels, volunteering at the school, or signing your kid(s) up for extracurricular activities.

Tattoos: Your Canvas, Your Training.

For some, getting a tattoo is considered a right of passage built within the military culture, but did you know that getting inked could affect your body’s hydration status?

Marine Corps Spouse Professional Relicensing Reimbursement Policy Change

In February 2020, the Marine Corps updated its policy increasing the allowable amount for reimbursement of licensure expenses resulting from a permanent change of station (PCS) move, from $500 to $1,000.

How to Grow Your Network on LinkedIn

Growing a LinkedIn network can be beneficial in many ways. With a large network of quality connections, you can easily seek advice, request informational interviews, explore different career pathways, and even receive introductions to helpful resources.

Expand Your Network with LifeSkills Training and Volunteering

LifeSkills Training and the Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Volunteer Program are two simple ways to expand your network both on and off your installation. Available to active duty, family members, and reservists, these opportunities can help grow your skill sets while impacting your local community in a positive way.

Health, Wellness, and Performance

This framework focuses on the four domains of fitness: Social, Physical, Mental, and Spiritual.

Confidential Resources to Talk to After a Sexual Assault

Both women and men can experience sexual assault during their service. Any type of assault can affect a person’s physical and mental health, even many years later. But, people can recover from trauma. Knowing who to speak with after such incident can be key to your recovery.

Sergeant Major Troy E. Black - Facing Life's Challenges

Sergeant Major Troy E. Black - Facing LIfe's Challenges

Ricky and Villiana Jean-Francois - Suicide Prevention

10 Year NFL Veteran Ricky Jean-Francois joined forces with his sister, MAJ Villiana Jean-Francois to shed light on suicide awareness and connectedness. Remember to Be There for yourself, Be There for one another…Be There Marine!

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