The Montford Point Marine Association (MPMA) is a military veteran's organization, founded to memorialize the legacy of the first African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps. The first African American Marines were trained at Camp Montford Point, in Jacksonville, North Carolina, from 1942 to 1949.
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Membership Criteria
Come join the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc family. Membership in the Association is open to veterans and active members of all branches of the U. S. Armed Forces regardless of race, creed, or national origin, however the following criteria must be meet.

  • Honorably served in the Armed forces of the United States at least 90 days on active duty
  • Received an honorable discharge at the time of separation.

Membership Types and Fees
There are two types of membership, a life member or an annual member. Lifetime membership fees are based on age. The current fees are as follows:

Lifetime fees are as follows:
Ages
29 and below - $500.00
30-39           - $475.00
40-59           - $400.00
60 and above - $350.00
 
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Life membership fees can be paid in a one-time payment, or in installments covering a two-year period with an initial deposit of $100.00 and in an increment payments of $100.00 (This applies to those whom are joining a local chapter). For those whom are electing to be members at large (Life) must pay full life membership as described by age above. Note: If you wish to pay in installments please join a local chapter.

The second type of membership is an annual member. Annual membership expires on 31 August each year with a 30 day grace period for renewal. Annual membership fee consists of a $25.00 payment to National as well as a local chapter fee. The local chapter membership fee varies for each chapter, therefore please contact the local chapter president or representative for the actual amount.

To sign up, please fill out the membership application and follow the instructions on the form to complete the process.

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Notice: All members assigned to a chapter may be required to pay additional monthly fees as deemed and agreed upon by that chapter’s executive by laws. These fees are not a part of membership.

 

All mailed in membership applications with a check or money order should be sent to:  

MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOCIATION, INC.

P. O. BOX 1070

SHARON HILL, PA 19079

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For New Members who use the below service, it is required that you submit your DD-214 within 30 days to the above mentioned address or send a scanned version (PDF) to the following email: info@montfordpointmarines.org

Get your online DD-214 copy here

Should this not be done in a timely manner, your payment will be returned to your account.

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For those whom are renewing their membership, Please ensure to contact your Chapter president of your renewal and provide the completed transaction Paypal reciept for verification

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New membership cards will be provided upon verification of above mentioned membership

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Membership Replacement Cards

If you have lost, or damaged your membership card and would like a one time replacement card, please contact your Chapter President. For those who are members at large or (MAL Life Time) please provide an email or letter to the financial secretary for verification of membership to FinancialSecretary@montfordpointmarines.org

There is a processing and shipping fee of $5.00 for each card.

Send Check or Money order to:

MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOCIATION, INC.

Attn: Replacement Membership Card

P. O. BOX 1070

SHARON HILL, PA 19079

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All cards will be mailed directly to applicant

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Life Time Membership Options

PENDING REVISION For those life time memberships, its a one time payment. All others are yearly subscription payments

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Annual Membership Option

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Preamble Note: Members at Large, are not permitted to hold an elective office or to vote on Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. policy, a membership application, or an election of officers.

Accepted membership, you solemnly swear or affirm that you will uphold and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and of the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc.

In acceptance of membership, you will never knowingly wrong, deceive or defraud the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. as to the value of anything.

Members at large will never propose for membership, one known to be unqualified or unworthy to become a member of the  Montford Point Marine Association, Inc.  Members at large further pledge to govern their conduct in the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc., affairs and in their personal life in a manner becoming a decent honorable person and will never knowingly bring discredit to the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc., and the United States of America

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Notice: All members assigned to a chapter may be required to pay additional monthly fees as deemed and agreed upon by that chapter’s executive by laws. These fees are not a part of membership.

 

 

FEATURED SITES

 

Military .com

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Together we served

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Air Force TWS

Military Officers of America Association

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ABOUT US
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During a demonstration while training at Montford Point, Cpl Arvin L. "Tony" Ghazlo, instructor in unarmed combat, disarms his assistant, PFC Ernest Jones. National Archives Photo 127-N-5334
HISTORY
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Pictures of African Americans During World War II

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Fighting for Freedom Documentary Order Form

 

African American Year Book

 

 
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