As Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) celebrates Military Appreciation Month throughout May, we are proud to honor our military spouses today, May 10, for Military Spouse Appreciation Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
Attending the Welcome Aboard is mandatory for Marines, but did you know spouses are highly encouraged to attend too?
Many parents have heard the saying, “Breast is best,” but that may not hold true for every mom.
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.
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.