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Young Marines traveled to Arizona for Navajo Code Talkers Day
Friday, August 19, 2016
 
Close to 200 Young Marines representing 24 units, ten states and all six divisions traveled to Window Rock, Arizona, to be part of Navajo Code Talkers Day.
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'Generations of Honor: A Year with the Young Marines' Documentary wins Telly Award
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
 
The Young Marines' 30 minute documentary, "Generations of Honor: A Year with the Young Marines,” received a bronze Telly award in the Documentary Film category.
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David S. Jonas, legal expert in national security issues, named to board of directors of the Young Marines
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
 
The members of the board of directors of the Young Marines announce a new board member - David S. Jonas, a partner at the law firm of Fluet Huber + Hoang, PLLC in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
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The DEA presents Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena Awards to Six Young Marines Units
Friday, May 27, 2016
 
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Young Marines youth organization announced the Young Marines unit winners of the Enrique "Kiki" Camarena Award.
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Melissa Crane named treasurer of the board of directors of the Young Marines
Friday, May 20, 2016
 
The members of the board of directors of the Young Marines announce a new board member - Melissa Crane who will serve as treasurer of the board of directors.
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Joseph Bacon named ‘National Young Marine of the Year’
Monday, May 16, 2016
 
YM SgtMaj Joseph J. Bacon, 17, of Ludlow, Massachusetts has been named the 2016 - 2017 National Young Marine of the Year. As National Young Marine of the Year, Bacon will travel throughout the country representing the Young Marines, and he will be a
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Young Marines return from a very special ‘Reunion of Honor’ on Guam and Iwo Jima
Monday, April 11, 2016
 
Young Marines have returned from their trip to Guam and Iwo Jima for the annual “Reunion of Honor.” The Young Marines were able to attend the memorial service which took place for veterans and family members at the Anniversary Monument on Iwo Jima.
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Howard Snow named to the board of directors of the Young Marines
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
 
The members of the board of directors of the Young Marines welcome a new board member - Howard Snow, a retired Marine Corps officer and former deputy assistant secretary of the Navy.
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Young Marines celebrate the 100th birthday of John L. Moon, the oldest living survivor of first day invasion of Iwo Jima
Friday, April 01, 2016
 
Retired Marine John L. Moon doesn't know it, but his 100th birthday party will include the presentation of a framed photograph of several Young Marines holding a large birthday banner on the very beach Mr. Moon landed on during the Battle of Iwo Jima
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Young Marines mourns the passing of Nancy Reagan, a early proponent of anti-drug campaigns
Friday, March 11, 2016
 
The Young Marines joins the nation in mourning Nancy Davis Reagan, 94, who died of congestive heart failure on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Her most publicized project as first lady was the "Just Say No" anti-drug campaign.
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Young Marines board vice chairman William J. Walker promoted to Brigadier General of District of Columbia, Army National Guard
Monday, March 07, 2016
 
William J. Walker, vice chairman of the Board of Directors of the Young Marines, was promoted to Brigadier General, Land Component Command of the District of Columbia, Army National Guard.
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The last founder of the Young Marines - Rollie Hamel - is laid to rest with full military honors
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
 
The year was 1959. It was the dream of a few WWII Marine veterans from the Brass City Memorial Detachment who had proudly worn the uniform of America’s Corps of Marines. These veterans dreamed of passing on the values of the Marines Corps to youth.
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Young Marines Names Division Young Marines of the Year
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
 
The Young Marines, a national youth organization, has named six division winners of one of its most prestigious awards - the “Division Young Marine of the Year.”
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Documentary film about the Young Marines to air twice in February on PBS-Arizona
Thursday, February 04, 2016
 
A 30-minute documentary film titled, “Generations of Honor: A Year with the Young Marines,” will hit the airways this month on PBS-Arizona. Cameras followed the Young Marines for a year as they honored America’s veterans in Washington DC, Pearl Harbo
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Young Marines Honor Veterans in Pearl Harbor
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
 
More than 100 youth members of the Young Marines from across the country traveled to Pearl Harbor to honor veterans by unveiling a memorial stone at the National Cemetery of the Pacific and leading the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade.
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Young Marine SSgt Jascha J. Ely receives inaugural community service award
Monday, November 16, 2015
 
Jascha J. Ely, a member of East Valley Young Marines, Mesa, Arizona, was awarded the inaugural Colonel Peter L. Hilgartner, USMC (Ret) Citation for Exceptional Community Service.
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Young Marines receives $50,000 donation
Thursday, October 29, 2015
 
The Young Marines received a $50,000 donation from GLOCK at the GLOCK Pro Training Facility in Smyrna, Georgia.
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Young Marines wins national award from Dept. of Defense for anti-drug education
Monday, October 19, 2015
 
The Young Marines is the winner of the 2015 Annual Fulcrum Shield Award for Excellence in Youth Anti-Drug Education. The award is given annually by the Department of Defense, and recognizes military-affiliated youth organizations around the world tha
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Marine Corps League Liaison James R. Laskey named to board of directors of the Young Marines
Monday, October 05, 2015
 
The members of the board of directors of the Young Marines announce a new board member - James R. Laskey, the Marine Corps League Liaison.
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