Camp Lejeune Toxic Exposure Victims
On 29 April Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced S. 2888, The Janey Ensminger Act of 2016, which requires the VA to provide medical care for all diseases that can be scientifically linked to exposure to toxic chemicals at Camp Lejeune.
Text of the Janey Ensminger Act of 2016 is available here.
A one pager on the legislation is available here.
4th MAW Change of Command
MIRAMAR, Calif. --
Maj. Gen. William T. Collins relinquished command of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, to Brig. Gen. Bradley S. James at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, April 29, 2016.
As the Reserve aircraft wing of the Marine Corps, 4th MAW conducts air operations in support of the Fleet Marine Forces to include anti-air warfare, offensive air support, assault support... For the story and photos, click here.
LtGen Jack Bergman, USMCR (Ret) enters 1st Michigan Congressional District Race
Retired LtGen Jack Bergman, former Commander MFR and past National President of the MCRA, has decided to enter politics! He is pursuing the Republican nomination in northern Michigan’s First Congressional District after securing 2,000 petition signatures to place his name on the August primary ballot. Click here for rest of story.
On August 29, 2016, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will celebrate 100 years of dedicated service to the United States. During this centennial year, there will be nationwide publicity events that will recognize the significant contribution of all Reserve Marines who have proudly worn the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor emblem.
If you are interested in hosting an event contact the MCRA at