EEYM in Springfield Christmas Parade

EEYM in Springfield Christmas Parade

Emerald Empire Young Marines participated in the 61st Annual Springfield Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 14, 2013. As the weather cooperated after a week of ice and snow, thousands of families from Oregon communities lined the streets to watch the parade. Representing Toys for Tots, the young marines handed out cups containing candy and small gifts to show appreciation for community participation in the Toys for Tots campaign. Prior to and following the parade the EEYM members … [Read more...]

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

November 11, 2013, the Emerald Empire Young Marines marched in the Springfield Veterans Day parade. On November 12th, EEYM marched in the Albany Veterans Day parade. On both days it was an honor to see the many active or retired military veterans that participated in the parades, including those that served during WWII. At both the Albany and Springfield parades entrants included youth organizations such as the Emerald Empire and Lynn - Benton Young Marines, Lebanon High School ROTC, … [Read more...]

Summer Events at Emerald Empire Young Marines

From a raft trip to parades and encampments the Emerald Empire Young Marines had a fun and busy summer. Now in the fall months and heading into winter, more fun and exciting events are being planned. July 26 the Young Marines went on a McKenzie river raft trip. August 30, 31 & September 01, 2013 EEYM participated in the North Oregon Battalion Encampment. Among the events, each Young Marine made a pair of snowshoes that will surely be fun to use this coming winter. September 7th, … [Read more...]

Young Marines in Coburg Golden Years Parade

Young Marines in Coburg Golden Years Parade

On July 19, 2013 a team from the Emerald Empire Young Marines led the Coburg Golden Years parade where they served as color guards. This was truly a small town parade from a family pulling a wagon, to tractors, personal cars and tow trucks. It may not have been the Rose Parade but it still made for a nice family day. … [Read more...]

Ian Search -Young Marine of the Year

Ian Search -Young Marine of the Year

Attention Emerald Empire Young Marines: Please take a moment and open the attached article from the Albany Democrat-herald. You will see an article about Young Marine Sgt. Maj. Ian Search who all of you know. You can be very proud that one of our North Oregon Battalion Young Marines has achieved this honor. Sgt. Major Search will be representing the 6th Division at the National Adult Leaders convention in Reno Nevada. Terry Anderson, XO, EEYM Click Here to view article … [Read more...]

SPACES Summer Programs

SPACES Summer Programs

Summer, Program of, Adventures, Challenges, Encampments, and Schools (SPACES). Young Marine, are you looking for a summer adventure? Did you know that as a Young Marine you have the opportunity to participate in one of the Young Marines National Summer Programs of: Adventures, Challenges, Encampments, and Schools (SPACES)? There are leadership schools and programs for junior and advanced Young Marines. Older Young Marines can participate in Challenges. Challenges consist of training in … [Read more...]

Albany Veterans Day Parade Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation of the Albany Veterans Day parade was submitted by Peggy Austin of the Linn/Benton Young Marines. In the Albany, Oregon parade the Linn/Benton Young Marines and the Emerald Empire Young Marines marched together. In this PowerPoint presentation you will have an opportunity to enjoy the parade while at the same time learning how the Young Marines and others can  better display the flag of the United States of America. … [Read more...]

The Young Marines

The Young Marines

The Young Marines is about teamwork, friendship, fun, adventure. a drug free lifestyle, challenge, discipline and leadership. Enjoy this video on the Young Marines national program. … [Read more...]

Meet the Young Marines

Meet the Young Marines

The Young Marines are a Drug Demand Reduction and leadership program supported by the United States Marine Corps. The Young Marines are sponsored by the Marine Corps League. Overall the Young Marine program teaches you leadership, responsibility, knowledge, respect, patience and how to live a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines were founded in 1959 in Waterbury Connecticut. Now Young Marine units are found all over the United States and Internationally. … [Read more...]