Jacquelin Longmire grew up in a military family where a love for service is as ingrained as deeply as the dyed wool of a dress uniform. Inspired by her brother’s Marine Corps enlistment, she joined the Marines, too, and enjoyed a two-decade career in service — and along the way, met her husband, Kenneth, also […]
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Marines are considered the tip of the spear of the United States Military, often the first to go into any conflict. Most have moved their families many times. Many have been on multiple deployments and still, others have been wounded or even killed in the ongoing war. The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation over […]
Every time Elisabeth Wisthoff looks at the license plate of her husband’s Toyota Tacoma, it reminds her of where they met, the life they’ve shared and the children they’ve raised. Dana Wisthoff’s truck sports a personalized Arizona U.S. Marine Corps license plate that reads, “E5 MSG.” A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, “E5” […]
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Awards $8.5 Million in Academic Scholarships to Over 2,750 Children of Marines Despite this year’s challenges, the Scholarship Foundation perseveres to provide record-breaking support to children of Marines and Navy Corpsman ALEXANDRIA, VA, (June 23, 2020) – The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation announced it will award $8.5 million in academic scholarships […]
General Robert B. Neller brings 45 years of military and leadership experience to the role ALEXANDRIA, VA, (April 6, 2020) — The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation announced today the appointment of General Robert B. Neller USMC (Ret.) as its new Chairman of the Board. General Neller served as the 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps […]
Jan. 13, 2020 A new Phoenix musical production not only pays homage to the Marine Corps, but is also dedicating a portion of its proceeds toward educating the children of Marines. Americano! Runs Jan. 29 through Feb. 23 at the Phoenix Theater Company. Producers are partnering with the non-profit Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation on several […]
ARLINGTON, Va. (ABC7) — He was just eight years old and being handed a folded flag by a commanding officer. Christian Golczynski’s father was a Marine killed in combat in Iraq. The flag was the one that was draped over his father’s casket. A picture was taken and it went viral. “At first I hated seeing […]
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is proud to be on the December cover of At Ease magazine. At Ease is the magazine of the uniquely Mid-Atlantic military lifestyle, presenting content of interest to Military, their families, veterans and DoD personnel. Our story begins on page 20.
This might not be a nonprofit that comes immediately to mind when contemplating Houston’s charitable scene but the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is an impressive, patriotic organization that on this night raised more than $1.4 million for college scholarships for military children. Continue reading…
Reflecting the Marines’ motto of “Semper Fi,” or “always faithful,” former Marine Eric Candelori has been actively supporting the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation for more than 40 years. As a teenager, he helped his father, also a former Marine, work on volunteer projects for the same foundation.