The U.S. Marines Corps is a branch of the U.S armed forces responsible for providing force protection from the sea using the mobility of the U.S Navy. It is one of seven uniformed services of the U.S. The Marine Corps fulfills a vital role in national security as an amphibious, expeditionary, air-ground combined arms task force, capable of forcible entry from the air, land and sea.

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G.I. Bill
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Marine Corps Travel Programs and Services
Find discounts for Marine Corps travel on airline tickets, hotel reservations, cruises, car rental and Marine Corps vacation travel.

Travel Discounts
Take advantage of your Marine Corps benefits while traveling, and enjoy the savings.


Marine Corps Vacation
Vacation for servicemembers is a time where Marine Corps personnel get a chance to reconnect with their families and enjoy time away from the everyday stress and duties that being a servicemember incur.

Relocation / PCS
Frequent relocations are an accepted part of Marine Corps life. Moving is challenging and can be disruptive and stressful to DoD personnel and their families.


The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is an allowance prescribed by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status.



Is The Marine Corps Right For You?
Thinking about joining? Find out of the Marine Corps is right for you is the first step!
Marine Corps Benefits
If you Join The Marines, you will receive competitive pay, education assistance, insurance, retirement, job training, leadership opportunities and more.
Requirements To Join
Are you in excellent physical and mental condition? It is a must if you want to be a soldier in the U.S. Marines!
The ASVAB is one of the most important steps when joining the Marine Corps. It is one of the main factors in determining your career path while in the Marines.


Want to get promoted? The best way to help your chances is to learn how the system works, so you know what you need to do to make the next rank.

Changing Jobs
Moving to a different Military Occupation Specialty, Air Force Specialty or Rating is not the only way to change Marine Corps jobs.


Marine Corps Spouse Jobs
Marine Corps Spouses are part of a talented and amazing work force. They support and sustain troops fighting to defend the Nation, they care for our wounded warriors, and they survive our fallen heroes.

Career Center
The Career Center matches job seekers that hold active or current Department of Defense, Department of State, and Department of Energy security clearances to hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled cleared candidates.


Transitioning to a Civilian Career
One of the most important facets of any service member’s life is the transition out.



First Marine Femle Officer First Female Marine Graduates Infantry Officer Course - SEPTEMBER 26, 2017, Quantico, VA – A female Marine officer made history today at Quantico, Va. by completing the Infantry Officer Course and earning the infantry officer military occupational specialty. The lieutenant, who asked to keep her identity private, is the first female officer to successfully complete the course since the Marine Corps opened all […]
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Life Insurance
A major concern of service members with families is whether they have enough life insurance.
TRICARE / Healthcare
TRICARE is a health care system with many options, which replaced the former plan.
Marine Corps Leave and Vacation
One of the great benefits of today’s Marines is Leave.


Marine Pay Rates
Basic Pay is the fundamental component of Marine Corps pay. All members receive it and typically it is the largest component of a member’s pay. A member’s grade (usually the same as rank) and years of service determines the amount of basic pay received.

Servicemember’s Group Life Insurance (SGLI) is a program of low cost group life insurance for servicemembers on active duty, ready reservists, members of the National Guard.


Military Star Card
The Military Exchanges’ Credit Card – the MILITARY STAR Credit Card – is accepted at all service exchanges and can be used online and for catalog purchases. It can be used at all AAFES, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard Exchanges.

Marine Corps Loans
Marine Corps loans can be a good way to pay for emergencies, minor purchases, vacations, or for consolidating other debts that are at a higher interest rate than the military loan rate.


Debt Relief
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Marine Corps Careers
Learn below about the many career opportunities available to you as a service member of the Marines.
Marine Corps Discounts
Information and links about discounts and deals for members of the U.S. Armed Services and U.S. Military veterans including vacation destinations.
Marine Corps Spouses
Know your benefits as the spouse or family member of a military servicemember or veteran.
Military Rank
Military rank is more than just who salutes whom. Military rank is a badge of leadership.
Military Alphabet
Learn the Military Alphabet or use our widget to convert text to the phontetic alphabet used by the U.S. Military.
Military Acronyms
There are thousands of Military Acronyms in use today. Use our acronym finder to learn the lingo used by the U.S. Marines.