NATIONAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK

Date Signed: 4/01/2014
ALMARS Active Number: 007/14

R 011655Z APR 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
ALMAR 007/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/NATIONAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK//
POC/STACI HOLT/-/UNIT:MFZ-1/-/TEL:703-784-0296/EMAIL:STACI.HOLT(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1.  THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS HAS A STRONG LEGACY OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE.  AS A NATION, WE CELEBRATE NATIONAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK APRIL 6-12, 2014.  IN RECOGNITION OF THIS CELEBRATION, WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE COUNTLESS HOURS THEY DEDICATED IN THE SERVICE OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES.  VOLUNTEERS REPRESENT THE VERY BEST OF AMERICAN SOCIETY AND THEY TRULY MAKE A DIFFERENCE EVERY DAY.  
2.  I ENCOURAGE ALL COMMANDERS TO TAKE THE TIME TO SAY THANK YOU TO EVERY VOLUNTEER BY SUPPORTING LOCAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES THAT RECOGNIZE THEM.  SEEK THEM OUT AND LET THEM KNOW HOW MUCH WE APPRECIATE THEM!  DURING VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK, WE ASK THAT YOU ALSO ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO PAY IT FORWARD BY BECOMING VOLUNTEERS.
3.  BONNIE AND I THANK ALL VOLUNTEERS FOR GIVING OF THEMSELVES IN THE SERVICE OF OTHERS.  YOU TRULY REPRESENT THE VERY ESSENCE OF OUR MOTTO - ALWAYS FAITHFUL. 
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//