He says you're either a Marine in uniform or you're a Marine wearing another uniform, but you're a Marine for life
. In Jim Conway's case, I understand his next uniform will likely be a pair of fishing waders.
Neighborhood Housing Services held a meeting recently at its citywide offices with "Marine For Life
" to discuss how it could assist transitioning Marines coming home to civilian life in New York City.
Operating under the "Once a Marine, Always a Marine" Principle, the Corps has an active program called "Marine for Life
" that sustains the brand among Marines who leave active service for civilian life.
Monday morning began with a special address about the Marine For Life
program, presented by the Marine Corps Director of Reserve Affairs Major General Arnold Punaro.