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MCDFC Poster and Poetry Contest

The Montgomery County Drug Free Coalition (MCDFC) is hosting a poster and poetry contest for any Montgomery County youth between 6th and 12th grade.

Please check the rules below to compete in this year’s contest and earn prizes!

 

 

Contest Rules:

  1. The Montgomery County Drug-Free Coalition’s Poster and Poetry Contest, is open to all Montgomery County students in grades 6 through 12. There is no fee ...
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Veteran-gram Requests

If you would like to request a Veteran-gram, fill in the form below!  These requests can be made until 5:00 pm on Friday, 10 November.

Note that Veterans in Huber Heights or Troy can have the Veteran-gram delivered to their door.  Other Veterans can also have one made, but we ask that you come to the Mason Lodge, 7778 Wildcat Road, Huber Heights, OH between 2p – 5p on Saturday, 11 November to pick it up and deliver it to them.

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Extra Life Registration

This year the Miami Valley Young Marines will be participating in Extra-Life.  A 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.  Our Young Marines are supporting the Dayton Children’s Hospital as our group.  Note that Young Marines and other youth are welcome to take part as well by joining our team.  Funds you raise can benefit your own local hospitals!

How to Join

  1. Go to www.extra-life.org and click Sign Up.

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SPACES 2017

Thank you for your interest in SPACES 2017.

This year, our Unit is going to be attending the National Encampment which runs from 23 – 29 July 2017.  The cost for this event is $100 and any Young Marine who is caught up on their DDR Hours, PFTs, and will have been in the program at least 7 months as of 1 July are eligible for this event.  This will be a great experience that is only offered every other year. ...

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B-Billets January – June 2016

B-Billets are secondary jobs outside of the standard Young Marine positions.  While you still hold your normal billet of Unit 1stSgt, Platoon Sergeant, Squad Leader, Team Leader, etc, this secondary billet expands your impact within our organization and offers separate responsibilities and learning opportunities based on the role you chose.

These positions change once every six months.  If at the end of that time you decide you want to try something else or stay in your current role, you can apply ...

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Photo Hitlist

This post is a “hitlist” of all of the photos needed.  These should be targeted by the Platoon / Unit Photographers at all of our functions and events.  Obtaining these photos and submitting them to me will earn points for your platoon and can earn them a streamer award.

These are images we are needed filled on our website.  Use the navigation path below to see where the image would go, and choose your targets accordingly.

  • Join > Join the Young Marines ...
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Young Marines Poster Contest

As part of the annual Red Ribbon Week Campaign, the Young Marines program has presented a poster contest to all Young Marines.

ClosingTheGate

This poster should be based off of the characters found in our Closing the Gate on Drugs activity book. Some of the top entries will be included in the Young Marine Esprit magazine, and the winning poster will earn the Young Marine $100 ...

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Operation Vigilant Shield

Our unit-wide Drug Demand Reduction effort in support of the Young Marines Program’s Red Ribbon Week.

What is Operation Vigilant Shield?:
This is a four-fronted “attack” against harmful drugs in our community sponsored by the Miami Valley Young Marines.

Who is involved?:
Anyone in the community can take part in this effort, especially the Young Marines, Parents, and Staff Members of the Miami Valley Young Marines.

When does this begin?: 
The planning stages of the event begin on 12 August, 2015 with the ...

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Banner Photos

Parents, Staff, and Young Marines,

When entering this new site, you may have noticed the banner photos located on the home page.  These came from various events held throughout this year.  To keep our site exciting and fresh at all times, we would like to periodically change those pictures.

You can submit these by posting them onto our unit’s internal Facebook page or by emailing them to the webmaster.  Either way, just make sure it is a higher resolution picture as they ...

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Welcome to the Future

Welcome Young Marines, Friends, Families, and Staff to the new and improved official website of the Miami Valley Young Marines.  Please don’t hesitate to leave us feedback related to anything you see on the site.  I hope you enjoy navigating it and hope to hear your thoughts soon.

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