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We continually work to ensure this website is accessible to all visitors. If you find a problem that prevents access, contact us by sending an email to the webmaster at webmaster@hqmc.usmc.mil. Send ONLY access or technical concerns. General questions should be directed to the nearest Public Affairs Office.


1. This is an official Marine Corps website, and is provided as a public service by the Marine Corps Division of Public Affairs.

2. Information presented on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

3. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

4. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

5. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with [National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20]. All data collection activities are in strict accordance with DoD Directive 5240.1 (reference (p)).

6. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

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