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In addition to Marine Family Network (MFN),, Inc. operates 17 websites associated with the organization and our outreach programs. Links to an alphabetical list of additional services are below:


Donations, Inc. operates the outreach programs and online support services with donations. We are an IRS approved 501(c)(3) public charity. To make a donation using our online secured server, go to or you may also make a donation through our online store at


The EGA Store
Additional funding for the programs of is generated through sale of merchandise through our online store. The online store is located in the corporate office of in Columbia, Missouri and is run by staff and volunteers. Every purchase you make support the organization and our outreach programs. You'll find all types of Marine Corps Ooh Rah Spirit Gear and Clothing for you and your family. Visit


Marine Parents
This is the starting point of the organization and is the website packed with information about the Marine Corps, including deployments, active duty, reserves and more. You'll even learn about Marine Corps history, rank, pay, permanent duty stations, sending care packages to your Marine, and hundreds of details to help you along the way in your journey as a Marine Parent or family member. Visit


Newsletter Signup
We have several newsletter to help you along the way, including Marine Parents, Recruit Parents, Operation PAL, Team Marine Parents and a coupon promo for the EGA Store. Get signed up today to receive these informative newsletters in your email box. You'll find a link to sign up (or change your preferences) in the right column of each MFN page, near the top.


Our Fallen Heroes
We have several programs for gold star families and ways to remember our fallen heroes. Please visit this page to remember our heroes. If you are a Gold Star family member, we have programs specifically for you including a private group here on MFN that is for Gold Star Family Members only; you will need to request access to that group. This page highlights each of the programs and activities. Click here to learn more.


Outreach Programs
The mission of Marine Parents is two-fold: to educate and support Marine Corps families and their Marines, and to encourage community awareness of troop support. Our various outreach programs help us to realize that goal as we develop and fund outreach programs when needs of Marines and their family members are identified. We are unique in that we bring those services into the communities for the general public to participate in troop support. Click here for our outreach programs.
This is the informational web site for all recruit parents and family members with a son or daughter in boot camp. From the DEP to the yellow footprints to the training, and finally to family day and graduation at both Parris Island and San Diego, we provide the information you're seeking and begin your education on becoming a Marine Parent. Click here to learn more.


Social Networking

Get connected with! You can follow us on Facebook, tweet with us on Twitter, or add us to your RSS feeds. We also have a News Room where we post articles of interest. Click here to learn more about the News Room and Social Networking.


Team Marine Parents
Are you a Marathon runner or a 5k enthusiast? Would you like to participate in the Boot Camp Challenge? How about a Mud Run? Are you interested in helping to raise funds for out outreach programs, or involve your community in cheering troop support through an athletic event? Then you'll want to check out


What's After Boot Camp

You may feel like you've fallen into a dark hole after boot camp graduation, but there are folks just like you who are connecting and sharing in the groups for SOI (MCT & ITB) as well as during MOS School. We have a website packed with information and more groups for you. Visit or the SOI & MOS Groups on MFN.

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Our Fallen Heroes

Please take a moment to honor our Fallen Marines. Click here to visit the condolence forum.

Click here to learn more ways to support Gold Star Families or if you are a Gold Star Family.




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