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Membership in the League


Regular membership in the Marine Corps League is open to:

  • Active Duty Marines
  • Honorably Discharged Marines who have served for more than 90 days
  • Retired Marines
  • Navy corpmen who served in the Fleet Marine Force (FMF) for more than 90 days
A copy of a DD214 (discharge paper) is required as proof of honorable discharge for Marines no longer on active duty.

Individuals not eligible for regular membership may be allowed to join as associate members.


As of May 1, 2014, the annual cost to join is $30.

Lifetime memberships are also available at the following prices:

  • Ages 0-35: $500
  • Ages 36-50: $400
  • Ages 51-64: $300
  • Ages 65+: $200

  • Membership includes a subscription to the Marine Corps League Magazine.

    How To Join

    To join, you may:


    As of January 25, 2020, the Oath of Membership, sent by Craig Reeling, Adjutant of Department of Maryland Marine Corps League reads:

    I, (Your Name), In the Presence of Almighty God, do solemnly swear, that I will uphold and defend the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and the Bylaws and Administrative Procedures of the Marine Corps League. That I take this obligation willingly and in good faith and that I will follow the directions and guidance of elected and appointed officers of the League. That I will participate and support the missions and activities of the Marine Corps League, and that I promise to govern my conduct in such a manner that I will never bring discredit upon myself, Members of the League, or the Marine Corps League, so help me God.

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