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To honor veterans and make the country stronger, expand JROTC and similar programs like the Young Marines - FORTUNE
We are four veterans—one Navy helicopter pilot who flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East, and three Marines who served in the same unit during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This Veterans Day, after another bitter election, we need to focus on uniting our country and re-instilling a sense of duty that transcends petty partisanship. JROTC and similar programs like the Young Marines are promising means to empower young Americans with strong civic education and a commitment to serve others, in or out of uniform.
Brass City Young Marines give thanks on Veterans Day - ABC News - WTNH
The goal is simple — to make Waterbury always remember these brave men and women. Brass City Young Marines give thanks on Veterans Day in this ABC News segment from WTNH News 8
Harford Young Marine Sarah Nevin named honor graduate at Advance Leadership School - The Baltimore Sun
Youth member of the Young Marines, YM/MSgt. Sarah Nevin, 17, was selected as the Honor Graduate of the Young Marines’ Advanced Leadership School held in August at Headquarters Young Marines in Dumfries, Virginia. Nevin trained for a week to become a better leader alongside Young Marines from across the country. After physical and written tests, leadership classes, and close order drill, she was selected as the top Young Marine at the ALS.
Pyramid Rock Young Marines at the Punchbowl on Memorial Day - Star Advertiser
There was not a big Memorial Day ceremony and the usual sea of American flags on every grave due to COVID-19 concerns. But individual and some group efforts carried on at Punchbowl. The Pyramid Rock Young Marines out of the Kaneohe Bay base placed single roses of varying colors on the graves of 1,250 mostly World War II veterans in the center section of Punchbowl.
Young Marines lay roses to honor Veterans for Memorial Day - CBS News - WVLT Knoxville
On Monday, members of the Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Young Marines laid out over 2,000 roses on the graves of heroes at the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery along John Sevier Highway.
The Young Marines on Iwo Jima - Uncommon Valor: The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima
Every year, 10 Young Marines and an Adult Volunteer are selected to attend the Iwo Jima remembrance ceremony on the Island. The Young Marines have had the honor of engaging in this remembrance trip since 2004. Through these years, youth and adults alike have gained unique experiences that impacted each differently and deeply.
Local Hero Megan Lynch, National Young Marine of the Year - Parenting OC Magazine
She’s followed. She’s led. She’s learned and given back. She’s also National Young Marine of the Year. Megan Lynch just wanted to do whatever her big brother was doing. But unlike most 9-year-olds, she joined her brother in the Young Marines. Now 17 years old and a sergeant major in the Southeast County Young Marines, Lynch has been with the organization almost half her busy life and is grateful for every bit of it.
93-year-old four war veteran honored by Young Marines - NBC 10 News
Retired Marine Colonel Ed Pennico's name will forever be a reminder for the Young Marines at Camp Bonnyman. The Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Unit of the Young Marines in Seymour dedicated its new, hand-made pavilion in honor of retired Marine Colonel Ed Pennico.
Young Marine springs into action to save sister's life - Western Mass News CBS, ABC, FOX
A local boy is now being called a hero for saving his big sister when she was choking. A fun day at a field hockey tournament took a turn for the Devillier family when their daughter, Kristina, started choking on skittles. Luckily, her little brother jumped into action and saved her life.
Young Marines honor Navajo Code Talkers on 75th anniversary of World War II - Navajo-Hopi Observer
More than 150 youth members of the Young Marines, a national youth education and service program, from across the country gathered in Window Rock Aug. 14 to honor and learn from the Navajo Code Talkers from WWII.
Cyber Camp With The Young Marines - DVIDS
Teens with the Young Marines attend a cyber camp held on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., July 29 – Aug. 2, 2019. The cyber camp introduced the Young Marines to various cyber career fields and opportunities.
Young Marines win National Unit of the Year - San Diego Union-Tribune
The North San Diego Young Marines of Vista was named “2019 National Unit of the Year.” The group is part of the Young Marines, a national youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through high school. The nonprofit group promotes mental, moral and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership and a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
Young Marines graduates largest class in last decade - The Columbian
The Lewis & Clark Young Marines graduated a class of 50 — 37 boys and 13 girls ages 8-15 — on March 23, the group’s largest graduating class in 10 years.
High School Junior Named Division Young Marine Of The Year - Hartford Courant
Mitchell Barstow was a little intimidated the first time he walked into a Natchaug River Young Marines meeting as an 8-year-old. Eight years later, Barstow, now a junior at Plainfield High School, has been named Young Marine of the Year for the national organization’s Division 1. “It seemed a little bit scary at first. You saw all the camo uniforms and you say, ‘Oh, gosh.’ But after it was finished, it was the neatest thing. The door of opportunity really opened.”
Teen brings drug awareness with Red Ribbon Campaign - ABC12 Michigan
Wednesday morning youth members of the Lapeer County Young Marines took a break from school to spread a message about the use of illegal drugs using red ribbons. Hunter Graves is a freshman at Fenton High School. The 14-year-old is on a mission to encourage everyone to live drug-free.
Young Marine 15-Year-Old Hero: Sophia Righthouse - CBS8 San Diego
The American Red Cross is proud to honor Young Marines youth member Sophia Righthouse with the Youth Award for her bravery, professionalism and lifesaving actions. 15-year old Sophia Righthouse may be young but she demonstrated courage, maturity, and wisdom beyond her years when disaster struck on November 4, 2017.
TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2017
TIME’s photo editors present an unranked selection of the 100 best images of the year. Garett, an senior-ranking youth member of the Young Marines, dances with his girlfriend at an annual ball in Hanover, Pa., on Oct. 21, 2017. The Young Marines is a non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, age eight through the completion of high school. Students from the program, along with family and close friends, meet for an evening to honor Young Marines and their accomplishments.
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