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Tri-City Young Marines

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About Tri-City Young Marines

The Young Marines is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 youth education program for boys and girls ages 8 through high school. The program focuses on character building through a combination of self-discipline, teamwork and leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.


Our staff give freely of themselves, their families, and careers by being mentors to assist in helping our Young Marines achieve success in their lives. We do this by providing a curriculum of activities to foster growth, teamwork, and leadership. We build self esteem and character with a sense of pride of being a Young Marine. All of the staff have a sincere interest in our Young Marines and are willing to assist in any way possible to make their tenure in the Young Marines a positive experience. We receive by giving of our time, ourselves, and our own personal experiences to reach out to our leaders of tomorrow; to see our Young Marines go on to have successful careers built upon a foundation of what they have learned in the Young Marines. Being a United States Marine and the willingness to share of these experiences of honor, courage, and commitment is an endeavor which is endless in the quest of developing Young Marine leaders. Instilling a sense of values, morals, and accepting responsibility of ones actions and in dealing with peer pressure in the lives of our Young Marines at school, at home, or at play. Last but not least, is instilling the love of God, our Country, our families,and our corps that have made the United States, the home of the brave and the land of the free.

John J. Haeg

Executive Officer


Updated: April 2017