The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, age 8 – 18. We focus on Leadership, Honoring Veterans, Community Service, and Living a Healthy Drug-Free Lifestyle. Do you have what it takes to be a Young Marine?
The Young Marines was founded in 1959, by the Brass City detachment of the Marine Corps League in Waterbury, CT. The Young Marines received its charter on October 17, 1965, and continued its affiliation with the MCL as well as becoming US Marine Corps drug demand reduction program for youth in July 1993. In 1975 the Young Marines extended its membership to females, and in 1995 the program went ...
The focus of our unit is “Young Marines leading Young Marines.” That means in every area of our unit a Young Marine is running the show! Adult Volunteers provide mentoring and guide Young Marines as needed, but place the emphasis on the Young Marines to take responsibility, make decisions, and lead the unit to success.
The Young Marines is a national non-profit 501c (3) youth education and service program for boys and girls, age eight through the completion of high school. ...
In honor of National Police Week, the Young Marines Alumni Association has featured Kristen Richmond, a Young Marines alumna from the Tri-State Young Marines.She is a deputy with the Brooke County Sheriff’s Office in West Virginia. Kristen has risen to the rank of Corporal and is a K-9 Officer with her partner Dakota, a 5-year-old Dutch Shepherd trained in narcotics and apprehension.