To our members, supporters and friends. As we near the end of 2016, and look forward to entering 2017, we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to making this year such a success.
The Association enjoyed significant gains in many areas this year, such as increased membership numbers; improved fundraising while reducing expenses; improved member communications though social media; and most importantly an improved relationship with MARFORRES. We continued our support to the Semper Fi Fund; the Reserve Enlisted PME School; The Basic School; presenting the Congressional Leadership Award named after Lifetime member Frank Tejeda to Senator Lindsey Graham; honoring Marine Corps JROTC High Schools with the MCRA Outstanding JROTC award. We held a high quality and productive Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. We also continue helping Toys for Tots accomplish their much needed mission.
We could not have accomplished so much without your continued support and wish to thank you. No matter what our personal political opinions are, we can all look forward to coming together as a group and a nation, and focusing on the things mean the most to us; our Corps and our Country.
Please accept our sincerest wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Ken Hopper Bob Donaghue
President Executive Director