Thursday, August 30, 2018
Dear Marine families,

The mission of is to provide support, information, and services to recruit and Marine family members and troops over the course of the life-cycle of your recruit or Marine's career in the Corps., Inc.® believes that the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of ensuring that all men and women who have borne arms for our country are cared for and supported in an adequate manner upon their return to America and reintegration into society. Our Warrior Support Team™ (WST) strives to provide resources and fellowship to wounded, ill, and injured troops and veterans, including those living with post-traumatic stress, as well as to provide resources and support to family members. Some of those resources are included in our Warrior Reintegration Bags. You can find more information about our Warrior Reintegration Bags in our first article.

Thank you for supporting our troops!

God bless and Semper Fi!
Warrior Reintegration Bags

With the help and input of wounded, ill, and injured warriors, we have designed a Warrior Reintegration Bag filled with resources. These bags are being distributed to wounded, ill, and injured warriors in both military facilities and in homes around the United States.

Custom Engraved Coins

Minted in Antique Gold or Antique Silver, 44 mm size (1 3/4"). This beautiful coin features the official Marine Corps Seal in stunning detail on the obverse. The reverse comes engraved with your choice of up to five lines of text. Specify engraving when you place your order. Character limit on each line. Perfect for those momentous occasions in your Marine's life. Sponsors
VMFA-323's 75th Anniversary
MarineParents and the EGA Shop had the opportunity to support the 75th Anniversary Reunion event for the Marine Corps unit VMFA-323 "Death Rattlers" on August 3rd.

The EGA Shop provided a VMFA-323 unit crest garden flag and three $75 gift certificates as raffle prizes. The gift certificates can be used to purchase custom VMFA-323 shirts, flags, and banners in our online store.
After the Corps: End of Active Service (EAS)

Before your Marine's end of active service (EAS) date, he or she will be required to go through a series of classes, discharge medical checks, terminal leave documents, separation documents, check out sheets, and more.

Team Marine Parents Participant
Dale Larson

Dale is the West Coast Manager of the Warrior Support Team serving dinner each week to the Wounded Warrior Battalion at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego as well as a member of Team Marine Parents. After recovering from cancer in late 2014, Dale set a personal goal to run a half marathon each month.

Team Marine Parents Participant
Linda McCullough

Linda is not new to running marathons. She ran the Boston Marathon in 2013 and 2014 and the Marine Corps Marathon in 2017. She has two Marine sons who she uses as motivation to continue running. Linda is participating in the Marine Corps Marathon this year in Washington, D.C.

What's After Boot

What happens when your Marine graduates and leaves the Marine Corps Recruit Depot? Where does your new Marine go next? What's After Boot?

Meet and Greet - New Hampshire
Over 50 Marines, poolees, and families in all stages of the Corps went to Odell Park, New Hampshire on August 11th for a day of field games and activities hosted by Ssgt. Brian Jenkins, RSS Concord. Cody Dumont, a representative from the Marine Corps League, was present and introduced Diana Dungan, the volunteer presenter for Diana spoke to the crowd on the talking points we provided and met individually with families for the rest of the day about resources and information available to them through and the Facebook pages.

Ssgt. Jenkins looks forward to holding more events with us. MarineParents looks forward to working with him again at another New Hampshire event on September, 8th.
Facebook Membership

The Official Facebook groups are not only a Place to Connect & Share®; the groups are educational, too. We have different groups for each stage of your recruit or Marine's career in the Corps and afterward. We have over 100 active Facebook groups and there are over 121,000 members in our groups. Our trained volunteers and moderators share curriculum topics from each of our websites to help group members learn about various stages of boot camp, schooling, the Marine Corps, Life in the Corps, and After the Corps.