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Per MARADMIN 462/21, all Marine Corps active and reserve component (Active Reserve, Selected Marine Corps Reserve, and Individual Mobilization Augmentee) service members shall be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless medically or administratively exempt. All non-exempt active component personnel will achieve full vaccination by Nov. 28, 2021, and all non-exempt reserve component personnel will achieve full vaccination by Dec. 28, 2021.
The observation of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is established by Public Law and Presidential Proclamation. National Disability Employment Awareness Month is observed from 1 - 31 October of each year. The awareness event is observed so that Americans may reaffirm commitment to ensuring equal opportunity for all citizens.
All Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES) Marines and Sailors are expected to comply with this readiness requirement to ensure the Total Force is prepared to deploy on short notice to engage with the complex global threats facing the nation. Click here to view FRAGO 11 highlights; the full FRAGO text is available from your chain of command.
U.S. Navy Capt. Thomas Frizzell, left, 4th Marine Division Chaplain, Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES), and Petty Officer 3rd Class Dalton Palk, eat the first slice of cake following a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Navy's 246th birthday at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Oct. 13, 2021. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Trystan Taft)
U.S. Marines with 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, enter the water during dive training in Mobile, Alabama, Sept. 25, 2021. The Marines with 3rd Force Recon Co. routinely conduct waterborne and amphibious training to maintain and improve their unit’s capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brendan Mullin)
Marines attending the Combat Marksmanship Coaches Reserve Course Fiscal Year 21 participated in one of the first iterations of the Marine Corps’ new Annual Rifle Qualification (ARQ) to qualify as Combat Marksmanship Coaches, Sept. 20-25, 2021 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.
Marine Forces Reserve has initiated a campaign to retain and promote the "best and brightest" from within the Total Force. The MARFORRES Summer Officer Tour encourages high-performing enlisted Marines from diverse backgrounds to consider a career as an officer in the Marine Corps. Over two days, selected Marines toured significant locations in the education, development, and progression in the career of a Marine Corps Officer.


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Video by Cpl. Ryan Schmid

The Big Change

  • Marine Forces Reserve
  • Oct. 1, 2021 | 1:58

Marines with Combat Marksmanship Coaches Reserve (CMCR) conduct the new Annual Rifle Qualification (ARQ) at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, Sept. 21-25, 2021. The CMCR students are the first to qualify as Combat Marksmanship Coaches under the new ARQ that will soon be implemented across the Marine Corps Total Force. The new ARQ ensures that every Marine is a rifleman, testing Marines’ basic marksmanship skills and ability to effectively engage targets in combat shooting scenarios. (U.S. Marine Corps video by. Cpl. Ryan Schmid)