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Lejeune Families finally getting help

 

It has been two years since Congress passed the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act. That act provided health-care coverage for military family members sickened by water pollution aboard Camp Lejeune over a 30-year period.

It has taken two years before the law could be put into effect. The lag time between the passage of the law and approval of rules governing coverage is yet another symptom of the dysfunction within the Veterans Administration, and an apparent lack of urgency on the part of the White House agency that reviews rules before they become final.  

To read the full article click here.

Click here to read the Federal Register rule on Payment or Reimbursement for Certain Medical Expenses for Camp Lejeune Family Members

Click here to read the Federal Register rule on Hospital Care and Medical Services for Camp Lejeune Veterans


Upcoming events

05 Nov 2014 6:00 PM • MCB Quantico
17 Dec 2014 6:00 PM • MCB Quantico
11 Feb 2015 6:00 PM • MCB Quantico
25 Mar 2015 6:00 PM • MCB Quantico
    
Marine Corps Junior ROTC AWARDEES

Since 1982 the MCRA, in coordination with HQMC, has been honoring outstanding Marine Corps Junior ROTC units across America.  The purpose of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program is "to prepare high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens." The Marine Corps Junior ROTC program produces successful students and productive adults, while fostering a more constructive and disciplined learning environment.  We are proud to announce the 2014 OUTSTANDING Marine Junior ROTC units:

REGION 1: FERN CREEK TRADITIONAL HS - LOUISVILLE, KY
                Senior Marine - LtCol Angel

REGION 2: NORTH FORSYTH HS - CUMMING, GA
                Senior Marine - Maj Kelly

REGION 3: TOPEKA HS - TOPEKA, KS
                Senior Marine - CWO3 Kelley

REGION 4: CASA GRANDE UNION HS - CASA GRANDE, AZ
                Senior Marine - LtCol Blaydes

REGION 5: CATHOLIC HS - LITTLE ROCK, AR
                Senior Marine - SgtMaj Jernigan

REGION 6: NATION FORD HS - FT. MILL, SC
                Senior Marine - Col Mulcahy

Congratulations to these outstanding units! If you live close to one of these units go by & congratulate them.  Just as important - congratulate these Senior Marines, without their leadership and guidance none of this would be possible!

Since 1982 the MCRA, in coordination with HQMC, has been recognizing those outstanding Marine Corps Junior ROTC units across America.  The purpose of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program is "to prepare high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens." The Marine Corps Junior ROTC program produces successful students and productive adults, while fostering a more constructive and disciplined learning environment.  We are proud to announce the 2014 OUTSTANDING Marine Junior ROTC units:
Since 1982 the MCRA, in coordination with HQMC, has been honoring outstanding Marine Corps Junior ROTC units across America.  The purpose of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program is "to prepare high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens." The Marine Corps Junior ROTC program produces successful students and productive adults, while fostering a more constructive and disciplined learning environment.  We are proud to announce the 2014 OUTSTANDING Marine Junior ROTC units:

REGION 1: FERN CREEK TRADITIONAL HS - LOUISVILLE, KY
                Senior Marine - LtCol Angel

REGION 2: NORTH FORSYTH HS - CUMMING, GA
                Senior Marine - Maj Kelly

REGION 3: TOPEKA HS - TOPEKA, KS
                Senior Marine - CWO3 Kelley

REGION 4: CASA GRANDE UNION HS - CASA GRANDE, AZ
                Senior Marine - LtCol Blaydes

REGION 5: CATHOLIC HS - LITTLE ROCK, AR
                Senior Marine - SgtMaj Jernigan

REGION 6: NATION FORD HS - FT. MILL, SC
                Senior Marine - Col Mulcahy

Congratulations to these outstanding units! If you live close to one of these units go by & congratulate them.  Just as important - congratulate these Senior Marines, without their leadership and guidance none of this would be possible!
  
Since 1982 the MCRA, in coordination with HQMC, has been honoring outstanding Marine Corps Junior ROTC units across America.  The purpose of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program is "to prepare high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens." The Marine Corps Junior ROTC program produces successful students and productive adults, while fostering a more constructive and disciplined learning environment.  We are proud to announce the 2014 OUTSTANDING Marine Junior ROTC units:

REGION 1: FERN CREEK TRADITIONAL HS - LOUISVILLE, KY
                Senior Marine - LtCol Angel

REGION 2: NORTH FORSYTH HS - CUMMING, GA
                Senior Marine - Maj Kelly

REGION 3: TOPEKA HS - TOPEKA, KS
                Senior Marine - CWO3 Kelley

REGION 4: CASA GRANDE UNION HS - CASA GRANDE, AZ
                Senior Marine - LtCol Blaydes

REGION 5: CATHOLIC HS - LITTLE ROCK, AR
                Senior Marine - SgtMaj Jernigan

REGION 6: NATION FORD HS - FT. MILL, SC
                Senior Marine - Col Mulcahy

Congratulations to these outstanding units! If you live close to one of these units go by & congratulate them.  Just as important - congratulate these Senior Marines, without their leadership and guidance none of this would be possible!


REGION 1: FERN CREEK TRADITIONAL HS - LOUISVILLE, KY
REGION 2: NORTH FORSYTH HS - CUMMING, GA          
REGION 3: TOPEKA HS - TOPEKA, KS
REGION 4: CASA GRANDE UNION HS - CASA GRANDE, AZ
REGION 5: CATHOLIC HS - LITTLE ROCK, AR  
REGION 6: NATION FORD HS - FT. MILL, SC


Congratulations to these outstanding units! If you live close to one of these units go by & congratulate them.  Just as important - congratulate these Senior Marines, without their leadership and guidance none of this would be possible!   

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    MCRPB RECOMMENDATIONS
 

Each year the MCRPB solicits issues for consideration as issues from the field are vital to the success of the board and will help shape the Marine Corps Reserve for the future. This year the MCRA established a committee to solicit input from the membership for the MCRPB.

The three issues submitted for consideration by the board were:

1. Reserve Warrant Officer Basic Course

2. Use of 12304 (b) activation authority

3. Use of the RSUs at Pendleton and Lejeune

Select each issue for a full briefing.

 
   
MCRA SUPPORTING 
RESERVE PME

Anytime one gets to speak with a group of Marines, it is a good day!  The MCRA had a great day on 28 June, when MCRA Board Members SgtMaj Joe Staudt, Sgt Dan Connally and Deputy Director Tom Green, had the honor of speaking at the Reserve Sergeant’s, Career and Advanced Courses, about the benefits of joining their professional Association. 

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(L-R) Sgt Dan Connally, GySgt Timothy Wenrich,
SSgt Brian Nelson, Sgt Michael Mroz, SgtMaj Joe Staut

Shortly thereafter, everyone was in attendance for the graduation ceremony during which time the honor graduate from each class was presented with the Sergeant Major Allan Kellogg Award in the form of a sword.  Although MCRA has been presenting swords for three years, this is the first year with an official name attached to it, thanks to Medal of Honor Recipient SgtMaj Allan Kellogg’s willingness to have it named in his honor.

In addition to the swords being presented, the Gung-Ho recipient in each class was presented with a K-Bar.











Sgt Dan Connally, Sgt Benjamin Bosse, GySgt Brian Keith, SSgt David Ayalagonzalez, SgtMaj Joe Staudt

 The guest speaker was the Sergeant Major of HQMC Reserve Affairs, Sergeant Major George Muskievicz,  who did an outstanding job and spent time with after the ceremony and always we thank the Academy Staff, especially SgtMaj Cherry and MSgt Allen, for their gracious support

The MCRA has long recognized the importance of continuing PME, if it were not for the MCRA, these outstanding Reserves would not receive these awards.                                    


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