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"You cannot exaggerate about the Marines. They are convinced to the point of arrogance, that they are the most ferocious fighter on earth - and the amusing thing about it is that they are."
-Father Kevin Keaney, 1st MarDiv Chaplain, Korean War
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Marine Corps League Links

Name Description
Marine Corps League Marine Corps League National Web Site
Department of Minnesota Web Site for the Department of Minnesota, Marine Corps League
Thor Detachment Thor Detachment #606 is in the Department of Minnesota. It is located in Rochester
Military Order of Devil Dogs The Military Order of the Devil Dogs (MODD) was founded in 1939, during the National Marine Corps League convention in Boston. It is the Fun and Honor Society of the Marine Corps League, rendering service to the League and promoting Marine welfare programs.

Marine Corps Links

Name Description
Marine Corps - Official Site The official site of the United States Marine Corps
HQMC News Headquarters Marine Corps News Releases
The Marine Band The President's Own - The Marine Band
MCB Camp Lejeune MCB Camp Lejuene has been the home of Expeditionary Forces in Readiness since September 1942. There are several major Marine Corps commands at Camp Lejeune, including; II MEF, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Logistics Group and a Navy Hospital.
MCRD Parris Island Located near Beaufort, South Carolina, PI has been home to Marine training since 1915. It is 8,095 acres in size, with only 3,262 of that habitable. It is the destination for recruits from the Eastern Recruiting Region. About 17,000 recruits are trained at Parris Island each year, and is also home to the Marine Corps DI School, Eastern Recruiting Region.
Marines Blog This is the official blog of the United States Marine Corps

Other Military Links

Name Description
United States Navy Official site for the United States Navy
U. S. Army Official site for the United States Army
U. S. Coast Guard Official site for the United States Coast Guard

Government Organizations, Institutions and Resources

Name Description
VA Official site for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Business Development Part of the US Office of Small Business Development, the Office of Veterans Business Development has a mission to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of all administration small business programs for Veterans
MN Dept Human Services Minnesota Department of Human Services - Human Services programs available for returning veterans
Minnesota Vets Homes Minnesota Veterans Homes - Main site for all of the veterans homes operated by the MN Dept of Veterans Affairs
National Archives - eVetRecs This link is to eVetRecs, a page on the National Archives site. Use this to request a FREE copy of your DD214. It is easy and free, but you have to complete an online form, and, mail a signature verification form before your DD214 will be mailed.
Marines For Life Marine For Life is a Marine Corps organization that provides nationwide assistance to Marines who are returning to civilian life; Marine reservists; and all Marine veterans throughout their lives. Marine For Life also assists Sailors who have served with Marine Corps units. The organization enables Marines who move on to civilian life, after serving honorably, to stay a part of the Marine Corps family and brotherhood. Use this link to offer your services or seek assistance.
Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs This is the official web site for the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. Like the House site, it includes members of the committee, legislation addressed by the committee and a portal to contact the committee.

Veteran Organizations/Benefits/Issues/Support Links

Name Description
Homeless Resource Directory National Resource Directory for Homeless Assistance Resources in Minnesota
National Coalition for Homeless Vets National Coalition for Homeless Vets
Veterans Assistance Foundation The Veterans Assistance Foundation is designed to assist homeless or at risk of becoming homeless veterans maintain or improve their status in society by providing a safe and secure environment through which they can access a wide array of human services. The focus of these programs is to assist homeless veterans with the services that have prevented them from becoming re-established in their communities.
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Beyond the Yellow Ribbon strives to connect servicemembers and their families with community support, services, training and resources
Women Marines Association The WMA is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization comprised of women who have served or are serving honorably in the United States Marine Corps regular or reserve components.
Minnesota Patriot Guard This is the Minnesota branch of the Patriot Guard Riders. Their primary mission is to attend funerals of fallen American heroes to show respect and honor the fallen, to support their families and community, and to ensure an atmosphere of dignity and respect is safeguarded for those in mourning. You need not be a rider to join or participate.
Toys For Tots What's to say about Toys for Tots? The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
Guitars for Vets Guitars for Vets is an outreach program started by a guitar instructor and a Marine Vietnam Vet in Milwaukee in 2007. Together, they discovered the power music has to heal old wounds. Veterans are given six free private guitar lessons, followed by group sessions to share their music and, if so inclined, talk about shared experiences. Graduates receive a new guitar, bag, strap, tuner, method book and certificate of completion.
Beyond The Yellow Ribbon South of the River This is the web site for the Beyond The Yellow Ribbon chapter based in Scott County. Beyond the Yellow Ribbon – South of the River is a community effort to honor, serve and support all military families, both past and present.

Marine-Friendly Business Links

Name Description
Semper Fi Marines Semper Fi is owned/operated by a No-LOAD Marine and League member. They sell a wide range of Marine Corps themed apparel and gifts.
Pearson's Candy Company Located in St. Paul, Pearson Candy has been a part of the Minnesota culture since 1909. Makers of great candy all of us remember and love; Nut Roll, Bun Bars, Mint Patties, and the famous Nut Goodie and Salted Nut Roll bars. Pick-up some of each.
St. Paul Saints From 1902-1960, the farm team of the Yankees, Cardinals and Dodgers. A charter member of the rejuvenated Northern League. The St. Paul Saints have shown what baseball can be in the Twin Cities since 1993.
ThreadLogic An embroidery company helping other companies to promote and advertise themselves. Custom Logo Apparel Embroidery is all they do and they do it well.
Minnesota Timberwolves The Timberwolves brought NBA basketball back to Minnesota in 1989. Howl on the Prowl

Other Links

Name Description
Leatherneck Leatherneck Magazine, published by the Marine Corps Association
Marines Magazine Marines Magazine, published by the Marine Corps
Navy Times The Navy Times is a definitive source for Navy news and information.
Military History Resources The Military History Resources page has an incredible amount of information and links to military history sites. Everything you ever wanted to know about military history. The author is Thomas D. Pilsch, at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and, a retired Air Force Brigadier General.
This Ain't Hell This Ain't Hell is a blog produced by some veterans. They actively engage a variety of topics, but seem to focus on the stolen valor as-well-as the incongruities of our military, public, and leadership. Nobody is safe! A great site.

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