Non-Aviation Support Requests
Thank you for your interest in a Non-Aviation Marine Corps asset at your event. In order to get started, follow the directions and map below (please do not fax any requests and understand that if a request is sent by postal mail processing time will be delayed).

Search Your Location

Enter your postal code to find a Marine Corps installation within 60 miles of your event location. Complete a DD2536 and submit it to that installation. If you are not within 60 miles of a Marine Corps installation, please submit your request to smb.mfr.pao.comrel@usmc.mil.

To assure your request is received and processed please include the asset requested, the date, and location of the event in the subject line (i.e. Color Guard Request-25July2019- Washington, D.C.)

Other Information

Ground Equipment

Marine Corps ground equipment static displays offers the public the opportunity to view the various tactical vehicles and equipment the Marine Corps uses daily.

The Marine Corps introduces Americans to the tools of our trade at parades, expositions and other community events. Marine Corps ground equipment static displays offer the public the opportunity to view the various tactical vehicles and equipment the Marine Corps uses daily. At each static display, Marines will explain the capabilities of the displayed equipment, such as machine guns, anti-tank missiles, artillery, night-vision optics, armored vehicles, amphibious vehicles, communications equipment and many other items during community activities. To have your event considered, please submit your DD-2536 between 30 to 90 days in advance of your event.

Color Guard

The traditional formation of the Color Guard adds dignity to any millitary-related activity, parade, or civic event by showing respect to our Nation and those who has served.

Community and civic organizations may request ceremonial support from the Marine Corps for participation in appropriate events. The Color Guard is a four-member formation – consisting of the senior Marine and Color Sergeant carrying the National Colors, a Marine carrying the Marine Corps Colors, and two rifle bearers. The Color Guard is responsible for rendering appropriate military honors. This traditional formation adds dignity to any military-related activity, parade, or civic event by showing respect to our Nation and those who have served. To have your event considered, please submit your request between 30 to 90 days before your event.

Marine Corps Speakers

Every Marine has a story to tell, and the Corps supports them doing so at community events across the country, from small-town civic organizations to big-city national conventions.

Every Marine has a story to tell, and nothing brings Americans closer nor lends more understanding, than sharing those experiences. Americans can hear what it’s like to be a Marine and what leads young men and women to serve their nation. What is it like serving in Iraq or Afghanistan? What prompts someone to become a Marine?
The Marine Corps supports speaking engagements for community events across the country, from small-town civic organizations to big-city national conventions. If you are a business executive, an educator, a member of a civic organization or a conference organizer looking for a speaker, Marine Corps In the Community