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Lt General John A Lejeune Level
Our most prestigious donor level is named in honor of Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune (luh-jern), the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps. He is often referred to as “the greatest of all Leathernecks,” having served more than 40 years with the Marine Corps. In 1923, then a Major General and World War I hero, he founded the Marine Corps League which received its Federal Charter, approved by An Act of the Seventy-Fifth Congress of the United States of America and signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 4, 1937.
Commissioned Officer Level
This donor level is named in honor of Marine Commissioned officers. Commissioned officer must earn a college degree and then completed Officer Candidate School rather than recruit training. They serve indefinitely at the pleasure of the president of the United States. They hold a commission charging them with the duties and responsibilities of their specific rank. Marine officer ranks consist of commissioned officers and general officers. Promotion of officers are confirmed by the Senate.
Warrant Officer Level
This donor level is named in honor of Marine Warrant Officers. Warrant officer Marines are officer-level technical specialists in their respective fields, providing leadership, training, and extensive knowledge to the Marines in their MOS. To advance to this rank, the secretary of the Navy approves a warrant for a sergeant or staff NCO to be appointed a warrant officer
Staff Noncommissioned Officer Level
This donor level is named in honor of Marine Staff Noncommissioned Officers (Staff NCO’s). Marine Staff NCOs are highly experienced Marines who work in tandem with NCOs, responsible for the welfare, morale, discipline, and efficiency of Marines in their charge.
Noncommissioned Officer Level
This donor level is named in honor of Marine Noncommissioned Officers (NCO’s). Often referred to as “the backbone of the Corps,” NCOs are responsible for the lives of their men in or out of combat situations. These Marines are leaders of men and much more. They represent the unwavering traditions of duty and dedication to their assigned mission.