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.

Military Family Appreciation Month

Marine Families are the epitome of strength, resiliency, and sacrifice. Our appreciation of Marine Corps Families is year round, but the month of November gives us the opportunity to share with the nation what a valued asset we have in our Families.

DoDEA Online Registration for Students Debuts: Beaufort, Iwakuni, Okinawa, Lejeune, and Quantico

"With the launch of DoDEA's Online Registration System (DORS), transitions become easier for families enrolling into a DoDEA school,” explains Jackie Cajina, School Liaison Program Manager, United States Marine Corps Headquarters.

Is the Welcome Aboard Brief Just for Marines? Or, Should Spouses Attend Too?

Attending the Welcome Aboard is mandatory for Marines, but did you know spouses are highly encouraged to attend too?

Bottle or Breast: Which is Best for You?

Many parents have heard the saying, “Breast is best,” but that may not hold true for every mom.

Kids Heading Back to School? Get in the Know with the School Liaison Program

Here’s a statement you have heard before: PCS is an incredibly stressful time. In addition to the sheer stress of packing up and moving, Marine parents and children alike have to completely relearn the ins and outs of a new location. The School Liaison Program can help relieve a little of that stress.

Converting Coverage Under the FSGLI Program

Spousal coverage under the Family Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (FSGLI) program doesn’t have to be permanent. Following certain life events, spouses have the option of conversion, which is a process that allows individuals to transfer their existing group coverage to an individual life policy without the need to provide evidence of good health.

Eight Tips to Keep your Family Safe this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is filled with picnics, fireworks, family, and fun! Here are some tips on how to keep everyone in your family safe during this holiday.

Keep Kids Sharp with the MCCS Libraries Summer Reading Program

Throughout the summer months, installation libraries will host a range of free activities, programs, and the opportunity to read for prizes for school age children to encourage and support a love of reading.

We All Benefit From Playing Together: Special Olympics Young Athletes Coming to Installations

The Marine Corps Exceptional Family Member Program is excited to announce the implementation of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program at four of our installations: Henderson Hall, Quantico, Cherry Point, and Miramar.

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