Christmas is headed for melt-down unless someone does something fast! Santa Claus is too fat to fit into the sleigh, the reindeer are AWOL; the elves are lazy and haven’t made any toys. The sleigh is broken and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is sick – the list goes on. But, fear not! Secret Agent Pepper Parker is in charge. He enlists The Young Marines and their awesome leaders to assist in the mission.
The Young Marines is a national youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promote the mental, moral and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the focal point for the U.S. Marine Corps' Youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts.
To learn more about this great program that promotes teamwork, leadership and discipline, please visit their website youngmarines.com. The Unit Locator will inform you if a Young Marine unit is near you or show you how to start a unit in your area.
The Young Marines' Motto:
Strengthening the lives of America's Youth.
The Young Marines' Mission:
To positively impact America's future by providing quality youth development programs for boys and girls that nurtures and develops its members into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
The Young Marines' Creed:
* Obey my parents and all others in charge of me whether young or old.
* Keep myself neat at all times without other people telling me to.
* Keep myself clean in mind by attending the church of my faith.
* Keep my mind alert to learn in school, at home or at play.
* Remember having self-discipline will enable me to control my body and mind in case of an emergency.
The Official Mascot of The Young Marines:
Chester, the puppy bulldog, is The Young Marines' official mascot. Chester enjoys all the benefits of The Young Marines' membership such as the opportunity to earn rank and ribbons, wear The Young Marines' uniform and receive a free subscription to The Young Marines Esprit magazine. Chester sometimes even makes guest appearances at unit meetings, graduations and training conferences.
THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorable discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy by voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines and former Marines and to their widows and orphans. To perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.
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The Young Marines of the Marine Corps League:
A youth program emphasizing honesty, courage, respect, industry, loyalty, dependability and a sense of devotion to God, country, community and family. The Young Marines' program receives funding from Congress and the United States Marine Corps primarily because of their drug interdiction focus on drug education and prevention.
USMC Reserve Toys for Tots Program
provides happiness and hope to disadvantaged American children who might otherwise be overlooked during the Christmas Holiday season.
Ambucs is a non-profit organization consisting of a diverse group of men and women who are dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. Members fulfill our organization's mission by performing various forms of community service. They also provide AmTryke® therapeutic tricycles to individuals who are unable to operate a traditional bike.
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The Young Marines, 17739 Main Street, Suite 250, Dumfries, VA 22026
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