MCRA News

Marine Corps Reserve Association Life Membership Trust Earns $ 1,313.53

MCRA Life Membership Trust

Saturday, October 2, 2021 / BlogNews

The Marine Corps Reserve Association Life Membership Trust received $ 1,313.53 in dividends and interest during the third quarter of 2021.


Oldest Living WWII Veteran Celebrates His 112th Birthday with Drive-By Party in New Orleans

By Greta Bjornson

Oldest Living WWII Veteran Celebrates His 112th Birthday with Drive-By Party in New Orleans
Sunday, September 19, 2021 / BlogNews

Lawrence Brooks, the nation's oldest living WWII veteran, marked his 112th birthday with a celebration outside his Louisiana home

Temporary hike in BAH imminent for some troops, families caught in housing crunch

By Karen Jowers and Davis Winkie

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 / BlogLegislative News

Military members and families affected by surging housing costs in 56 areas around the country may soon get relief through a temporary hike in their Basic Allowance for Housing.

DoD officials had not officially confirmed the initiative to Military Times by publication time, but the start is imminent, according to a Pentagon source with knowledge of the discussions. The temporary BAH hike has been approved by DoD personnel officials and is scheduled to take effect Oct. 1, the source said.


MCRA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING, DAY 2, 30 OCT

THIS WILL BE A ZOOM MEETING

Monday, September 13, 2021 / BlogNewsEvents

This will be our 2021 Business Meeting......of course this will be held via ZOOM....as the agenda is finalized it will be distributed to all that register to attend.

MCRA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING, DAY 1 29 OCT

THIS WILL BE A ZOOM MEETING

Monday, September 13, 2021 / BlogNewsEvents

This will be our 2021 Business Meeting......of course this will be held via ZOOM....as the agenda is finalized it will be distributed to all that register to attend.

OPEN OFFICER & BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS

Thursday, September 9, 2021 / News

MCRA LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD LEADERS!

If you have found yourself looking at the current situation impacting Veterans, Marines & the defense of this country, here is your opportunity. The #MCRA is looking for a "Few Good Marines" who wish to continue to serve.

This year, the following #OFFICERS & #BOARDOFDIRECTORS positions will expire & we are now accepting applications:



Corps to fire ship-sinking missile in Pacific as ‘demonstration of force’

Philip Athey

Corps to fire ship-sinking missile in Pacific as ‘demonstration of force’
Sunday, August 15, 2021 / BlogNewsMarine Corps/DoD News

The Marine Corps will launch a Naval Strike Missile at a scrapped U.S. Navy hull Sunday as a demonstration of the force that future Marine artillery units may be able to bring to the fight.

Another 16 million veterans can get these DoD travel deals

Karen Jowers

Another 16 million veterans can get these DoD travel deals
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 / BlogVA News

An additional 16 million veterans are now eligible to use the Defense Department’s discount travel site, under an expansion announced today by DoD’s American Forces Travel and Priceline.


PRESIDENT NOMINATES NEW MARINE CORPS GENERAL OFFICERS

Thursday, March 4, 2021 / Marine Corps/DoD News

The MCRA is excited to announce that the president has made the following nominations for GENERAL OFFICER in the Marine Corps:

Brig. Gen. Jay M. Bargeron has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Bargeron is currently serving as president, Marine Corps University, Training and Education Command, Quantico, Virginia.

Brig. Gen. Brian W. Cavanaugh has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general.  Cavanaugh is currently serving as assistant deputy commandant, programs and resources, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.


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