Thursday, August 24, 2017
Dear Marine parents,

The mission of, Inc., is to provide support, information, and services to Marines and their family members, and create opportunities for the public to support our troops through the organization's outreach programs.

We are one month away from Gold Star Family Day. You still have time to take the pledge and show your support for Gold Star families by lighting a luminary on September 24, 2017.
In this newsletter, meet a volunteer and a Team Marine Parents participant, learn more about the Infantry Training Battalion, and writing a pre-deployment will.

God bless and Semper Fi!
Luminary Initiative: Take the Pledge  

Show your support and take the pledge! Complete our online form TODAY, then mark your calendar for the last Sunday in September every year to light a luminary for Gold Star families. This year Gold Star Family Day will be September 24, 2017.

Featured TMP Participant:
Iranzu Lav

Team Marine Parents (TMP) is a group of individuals, generally parents, family and friends of Marines, who participate in athletic events nationwide to support our troops. The mission is to raise funds and awareness of the organization's outreach programs .

Our featured TMP participant this week is Iranzu Lav. Iranzu was invited to run the Marine Corps marathon by her son and she immediately said yes. She is running to bring c onnection, fun, awareness, contribution & love!

Featured Volunteer 
Sandra Rosenberger

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator,

Sandra is a Platoon Parent for SOI MCT East as well as a volunteer with the Warrior Support Team, East. Sandra and her husband, Brian (a Navy Veteran), live in Maryland. They have three sons, the youngest of whom still lives at home. Her middle son is her Marine. He graduated boot camp at Parris Island in January 2017 and is now serving in the fleet.

Infantry Training Battalion

The homes of the School of Infantry (SOI), Infantry Training Battalions (ITBs) are located at Camp Pendleton, California and Camp Geiger, North Carolina. Here, over the course of 59 days, newly-minted Marines will be instructed on modern Marine Corps infantry tactics in order to conduct expeditionary combat operations.

Writing a Will

It can be scary thinking about your Marine having to fill out a will prior to their deployment. While this can be a difficult time, it is a necessary one that comes with the military life., Inc.
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