$35.00 on September 1st each year
First payment: September 1, 2020
Regular Membership. Only the following may be regular members of the MCL:
- Marines who are serving or have served honorably* in the United States
Marine Corps or the United States Marine Corps Reserve;
- U.S. Navy Corpsmen (i) who are serving or have served honorably* in the United States Navy and who have trained with Marine FMF units in excess of ninety (90) days and earned the Marine Corps device (clasp) worn on the Service Ribbon, (ie; Southwest Asia Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, etc) and (ii) who earn the Warfare Device authorized for FMF Corpsmen. U. S. Navy Hospital Corpsman must have satisfactorily completed the Field Medical School (FMSS), have been permanently assigned to an FMF Command and have completed the appreciate sections of the Personnel Qualification Standard, both of which must be noted on the DD Form 214. An award of the Fleet Marine Force Ribbon (FMF Ribbon) (1 Sep 1984-30 Sep 2006) or the Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist Qualification (EFMFWS) Badge (1 Oct 2006-present) may serve as prima facie evidence of eligibility; and
- U.S. Navy Chaplains who are serving or have served honorably* in the United States Navy and who have earned the FMF Badge serving with Marines. U. S. Navy Chaplains must have been assigned permanent duty with Marine Corps Operating Forces and have completed the appropriate sections of the Personnel Qualification Standard and both of which must be noted on the DD Form 214. An award of the Fleet Marine Force Ribbon (FMF Ribbon) (1 Sep 1984-31 Dec 2005) or the Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer (FMFQO) Insignia (1 Jan 2006-present) may serve ass prima facie evidence of eligibility.
Note * – “Served Honorably” is determined by the last DD Form 214 or
certificate of discharge that the applicant received. A General Discharge under Honorable
Conditions is acceptable.