We had a successful trip to Antietam last week and on behalf of AITB E I want to thank MCA for their support. This trip was truly unbelievable and there is no amount of time spent in discussion that could have replicated actually being on the battlefield. Being able to stand on the same grounds where so many perished and put yourself in their shoes trying to relive that day both tactically and emotionally was absolutely invaluable. This trip met all facets of leadership development and...
MCAF News and Announcements
Sergeant David Holloway and Lance Corporal Raymond Thomastamayo received quarterly awards from the Marine Corps Association & Foundation as part of the association’s worldwide effort to recognize outstanding Marines.
PFC Nathan S. Trefethan, from Sacramento, Calif., was recognized with the award at the April 19, 2013 India Company graduation for 3d Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
At The Basic School, Marines are taught to learn from the examples set forth by past leaders. That legacy was permanetly etched for the recent honor grad of TBS's Fox Company and the recipient of the 1stLt Baldomero Lopez Honor Graduate Award.
Marine Security Guard may have been a “B” billet for GySgt Luis Vasquezestrada but it was a role he put his heart into.
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Past MCAF Events
To the Men and Women of the Marine Corps Association:
I am MIDN Paul Pham and in less than a month I can say I am a United States Marine. I have worked four years at USC, studying economics and laerning the Marine Corps' way of life. To be presented with this award is an unforgettable experience because to earn this award one must exemplify the Marine Corps traditions.
Thank you for presenting me with the Marine Corps Association Honor Award. I am deeply grateful to be given...
Thank you so much for providing an award to me at our NJROTC Spring Awards Banquet. Support from national organizations and the local community means very much to me personally and to the NJROTC unit as well. I am glad that patriotic organizations such as yours choose to recognize and reward gadets for their acheivements. Awards, such as yours, reassure us that our services and efforts are appreciated, and that achieving the high standards expected in the NJROTC program is...
Ladies and Gentlemen:
As a current Marine Option Senior in Naval ROTC at Iowa State University, I receuved an award as honor graduate this year.
I would like to sincerely express my gratitude for the recognition of my performance in the ROTC program. I cannot aptly convey the honor that comes with receiving this award from the Marine Corps Association, a superior professional organization.
I will surely work to continue my ambitious endeavor to develop myself as a Marine...
Dear General Palm, Thank you very much for hosting select EWS students at the MCAF dinner on 16 Sept. It was an honor to be able to attend and hear the remarks of the Honorable Mr. Work. It wa a great night of caraderie and intellectual stimulation. Thanks again for the great support rendered to EWS. Semper Fidelis
Thank you all again for making last Friday a noteworthy event. For those that were present, thanks for the outstanding words and presentation of your organization’s award. I know some travel a ways to be there and it is appreciated. Please convey to your organizations my thanks for supporting our young adults. They work hard at becoming...