Corps to the Community:
Marines As Civilians
make a significant investment in our Marines, we need to keep the best of
them ... For those who choose to leave active duty, we can improve
assistance in their transition to civilian life while reemphasizing the
value of an Honorable Discharge."
James L. Jones
- Improves transition assistance.
- Catalyzes informal relationships.
- Harnesses a self-perpetuating resource.
- Improves readiness, morale, quality of
life and the accomplishment of "Making America's Marines to win
the nation's battles and creating quality citizens."
- Supports and strengthens recruiting and
retention across future generations by providing tangible
evidence of the intangibles of being a Marine.
- Strengthens and advances ethos of "Once
a Marine, Always a Marine."
- Supports and contributes to the Marine
Corps' responses to disaster relief, homeland defense, and
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sponsorship for our more than 27,000 Marines each year who honorably leave
active service and return to civilian life in order to nurture and sustain
the positive, mutually beneficial relationships inherent in our ethos
"Once a Marine, Always a Marine."
the Corps to the community.
Marine For Life program is setup to improve transition assistance through
the implementation of the following resources nation-wide and over
For more information, select the M4L
Web Site link.
Official Marine Corps
presence in hometown America:
Marine Family around the
Retired and other
veteran Marines (including those not members of Marine-affiliated
organizations, businesses, and individuals
includes initiatives involving commanders and Marine Corps culture, but
its groundbreaking element will be the creation of an assistance network
of and for Marine Corps "alumni."
If you would like to be a part
of the Commandant's Marine For Life
network and help out Marines transitioning back to the Milwaukee area, or
if you would like more information, please contact the Milwaukee Hometown
Link (info provided below). Follow this link
to a printable application, fill it out, and fax it to the number shown
Lt Col Fritz Meilke
Naval and Marine
Corps Reserve Center
2401 S. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Phone: (414) 651 - 8926
Fax: (414) 481 -
United States Marines honorably
return to the civilian workforce each year. As the Hometown Link
between the Marine and the Community, Marines help nurture positive,
mutually beneficial relationships around the world.
Years of Service:
Leaders with Proven
Abilities and Skills
Physically Fit and Drug
Section of Workforce Skills:
Individual Work Ethic
Mature and Responsible
Educated and Education
- 98% are High School graduates
- Specialized Training for All
- College and Advanced Degrees
- Post-service College Benefits
All Rungs of the
- 80% are Sergeants or below
- 8% are Staff Non-commissioned Officers
- 10% are Captains or below
The Few ... The Proud!