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Exceptional Family Member Program Helps Marine With Readiness

The Marine Corps lives and breathes by its service motto “Semper Fidelis,” which demonstrates the connectedness Marines have for the Marine Corps, their unit, and their brothers and sisters in arms.

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) improves the quality of life for Active Duty Marines who support

National Child Abuse Month: What is child abuse?

The Department of Defense definition of child abuse according to the Marine Corps Order 1754.11 as:  The physical or sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of a child by a parent, guardian, foster parent, or by a caregiver, whether the caregiver is interfamilial or extra familial, under circumstances indicating the child’s welfare is harmed or threatened.

Each state provides its own definitions of child abuse within civil and criminal statutes, but they are informed by the following definitions of various forms […]

Finding Fun and Relaxation

Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to “increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.”  Alcohol Awareness Month is a great time to highlight some of the simple efforts we can take to combat alcohol-related problems.

One easy and fun way to prevent these issues is engaging in constructive and healthy activities that do not promote the misuse of alcohol.  Evidence […]

EFMP is available to assist you with your PCS moves

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is available to assist enrolled families with upcoming Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves.   Once Headquarters Marine Corps EFMP alerts us that you have orders, Family Case Workers at your current duty station and the one you’re moving to work together to assist in a smooth transition for your family.  We’ll ask you to complete a Warm Hand Off Transition Checklist which identifies any needs you may have at your new duty station before you […]

The Roadhouse has NEW lunch specials

The Roadhouse has NEW lunch specials

Check out the awesome new daily lunch specials at the Roadhouse:

Monday: Nacho Cheese Burger $7.95
A delicious burger topped with Pepper Jack cheese, jalapenos, Pico de Gallo,
chipotle mayo and tortilla strips. Served with fresh tortilla chips and salsa. 

Tuesday: Chicken Salad Wrap $6.25
Homemade chicken salad wrapped in a spinach tortilla with lettuce and tomato. Served with fries.

Wednesday: Gyro $7.25
Sliced gyro meat with lettuce, tomato, and Tzatziki sauce on a warm tortilla. Served with fries.

Thursday: Buffalo Chicken Wrap $7.25
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EFMP: Did You Know?

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides support and assistance to families with medical, behavioral and educational special needs.  Did you know that EFMP….

Provides Family Support – Each family is assigned a Family Case Worker that works with you & your family to provide support, assistance and information as needed. Your Family Case Worker contacts you once each quarter and more often if needed.

Making the Best of this Holiday Season

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us may be thinking about festivities and social gatherings where we get to spend time with those we care about most.  The holidays can bring great fun but as many have experienced, it can sometimes bring great stress as well. So how do we keep the season joyful while minimizing stress and anxiety?  Below are a few useful tips:

Staying realistic: It is easy to make comparisons with holidays past and feel like this […]