AND UNIT INFORMATION
Meeting Location: American
Legion Post 14
Contact Information: Unit Commander – J.D. Kennard
Executive Officer - Jessica Johnson
Address - First State Young Marines
120 E. Radison Run
Clayton, DE 19938
Email - FSYoungMarines@gmail.com
Facebook - First State Young Marines
Meeting Information: Saturdays from 0900 – 1400 (9:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Schedule: The unit will hold meetings, referred to as Drill every
other Saturday, as well as participate in other scheduled events. Schedule TBD.
Recruit Training: Upon registering enough
Recruits to hold a Recruit Training class, dates and a training schedule will
be established. Recruits will be required to attend a minimum of 26 hrs. of
training during Boot Camp, including the encampment to be eligible to graduate and
be promoted to the rank of Young Marine Private.
Requirements: In the event a Young
Marine cannot attend a scheduled drill or event, the Young Marine, NOT THE PARENTS are required to notify
the leadership they will not be able to attend.
Uniforms: The Camouflage Utility Uniform and PT Uniforms will
be provided by the unit as part of the initial registration fee. During Boot
Camp the Young Marine Recruits will wear the designated PT uniform while
learning about, how to care for and wear the Camouflage Utility Uniform. By
successfully graduating from Boot Camp, the Young Marine will earn the right to
wear the Camouflage Utility Uniform.
As the Young Marines grow, should the current uniform be in serviceable condition and be donated back to the unit, a new uniform will be available for purchase at half price for all uniform items. Should the uniform items not be serviceable (tears, holes, stains) or you do not wish to donate current item to the unit, replacement uniform items will be available for full price.
Training Aides / Books / Awards: Will be provided by the unit.
Family Contribution: The following items will not be provided by the unit and should be obtained by each Young Marine
- Running Shoes or Sneakers
- White Socks (to wear with PT uniform)
- Black Boot Socks (to wear with camouflage utility uniform)
- Black Knitted Gloves (solid color, plain with no logos)
Cost: $200.00 for first participant, $175.00 for each additional participant
per family for initial annual registration.
The initial registration fee covers the initial uniform issue as well as
all training aids and awards. $60.00 annual re-registration for each
consecutive year beginning August of the following year.
Payment Due Dates: $100.00 initial payment per participant due at the
time of registration. Remaining payment
due no later than the start of Recruit Training. Recruits will not be eligible to graduate
Boot Camp or receive the utility uniform until full payment is received.
To register or contact our unit with
any questions, concerns or for additional information, please visit https://youngmarines.com/unit/firststate/ContactJoin. At the bottom of the page you can choose an option
to contact the unit or to begin registration.