ABOUT US

The mission of the Young Marines Alumni Association is to be a vital partner in the success of the Young Marines! Through meaningful engagement and the support of lifelong connections, the Young Marines Alumni Association aims to strengthen all Young Marines - past, present, and future.

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800-717-0060 ext 230

17739 Main Street, Suite 250
Dumfries, VA 22026

 

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About Us

The mission of the Young Marines Alumni Association is to be a vital partner in the success of the Young Marines! Through meaningful engagement and the support of lifelong connections, the Young Marines Alumni Association aims to strengthen all Young Marines - past, present, and future.

CONNECT

Renewing and fostering camaraderie among Alumni. 

ENGAGE

Providing opportunities for meaningful interaction between Young Marines and Alumni.

INSPIRE

Inspiring Young Marines and Alumni through shared experiences.

HISTORY
1959 - 2011

After aging out of the program, former members of the Young Marines have no official means of staying in touch.  Members gather informally to reminisce on their time in the program.

2011

Young Marines at the 2011 National Leadership Symposium pitch an idea to reconnect former members.  They called it the Young Marines Alumni Association. 

2012

Alumni Edgar Huff is named as the first Alumni Association Executive Director, and the first Advisory Council is formed. 

2013

The Alumni Association receives its charter officially designating it as a subsidiary organization of the Young Marines.

2015

In honor of the retirement of former National Executive Director Mike Kessler, the Alumni Association launches the Michael B. Kessler SPACES Scholarship Fund.