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Teen from Camp Lejeune receives national scholarship to escort WWII veterans to Guam and Iwo Jima - CBS - WNCT 9
A youth member of the Young Marines from Camp Lejeune received a national scholarship to escort veterans to Guam and Iwo Jima for a special battle anniversary. YM/MGySgt Eric Phung, 17, recently made the trip to Washington, D.C. to accept the Jimmy Trimble Scholarship.
How and when to retire an American flag - Fox News 13 Tampa Bay
Youth members of the Young Marines help retire American flags in a respectful ceremony in acrodance with the US flag code.
Miami Valley Young Marines hosts drill competition - ABC News
The Miami Valley Young Marines hosted the Drill Heroes competition and fundraiser on May 23, 2021. The competition, held at the Miami Valley Veteran's Museum, brought youth from across the area to showcase skills they'd learned in the Young Marines. The drill competition included basic movements such as left face and right face.
Retired police officer picked for national Young Marines Volunteer of the Year award - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Susan Righthouse, a retired police detective, was recognized for her efforts mentoring youths and helping them develop their potential in the Young Marines.
Hempfield woman wins Young Marine volunteer award - TribLive
A Hempfield woman who volunteers in a leadership role with the Westmoreland County Young Marines won a national award for her efforts, a year after her daughter won a Young Marines award for her exemplary service.
Volunteer wins National Enrique Camarena Red Ribbon Award for Drug Prevention Work - WHIO-TV
Young Marines Unit Commander Keagan Miller of the Miami Valley Young Marines of Huber Heights and Troy, Ohio, featured on WHIO-TV in Dayton. Miller has been honored with the Enrique Camarena Red Ribbon Award from the National Family Partnership, the nonprofit responsible for the national Red Ribbon Week campaign.
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.
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.”
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A national youth program for boys and girls, ages eight through high school, focused on leadership, citizenship through community service, self-discipline, and living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
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