Thursday, July 13, 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.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. You can learn more about AmazonSmile in our first article.    

In this newsletter, meet a volunteer and a Team Marine Parents participant, learn  about the importance of gear accountability and sign the pledge for the Luminary Initiative. 

God bless and Semper Fi!


Shop through Amazon Smile and choose as your charitable organization. There is no cost to you.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation.


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Luminary Initiative: Take the Pledge

Show your support for Gold Star family members and take the pledge. Complete our online form TODAY, then mark your calendar to light a luminary on September 24, 2017.

Featured TMP Participant:
Stephanie Newell

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 Stephanie Newell. Stephanie runs for soul therapy but also for socialization. She has run several half marathons and one full marathon. The upcoming Marine Corps marathon will be the second full marathon that she has run. Stephanie will run the MCM in honor of her friend's son, who is a Marine.


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Featured Volunteer 
Jennifer Bickowski

Recruit Parents Facebook Groups Volunteer, Jen is currently a Group Guide for November Co. This is a whole new experience for her since the only military person in her family is her daughter. She was a very inspirational person in helping others in her group while her daughter went through boot camp at Parris Island. This has made her want to continue on and help others as well.

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Gear Adrift 

There is an old saying in the Marine Corps that goes, "There is only one thief in the Marine Corps...everyone else is trying to get their stuff back." Another saying is, "Gear adrift is a gift." Marines need to learn the importance of gear accountability early on. This gear is important and very expensive., Inc.
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