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The 2017 Annual Awards winners with the President of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Lieutenant General Robert Blackman and the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps General Robert B. Neller

Deadline Extended for Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Awards Nominations

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The 2017 Annual Awards winners with the President of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Lieutenant General Robert Blackman and the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps General Robert B. Neller

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation has extended the deadline for its 37th Annual Awards Program from Jan. 6 to Jan. 12, due to mail delays and transportation impact resulting from the extreme weather. Each year the Foundation presents a series of awards for creative works preserving or advancing Marine Corps history, traditions, culture or service. Marines and civilians are eligible to submit their own artistic entries or the distinguished work of others. It’s free and quick to enter and Award winners receive a $1,000 cash prize, a medallion, and a brick with their name in Semper Fidelis Memorial Park, outside the National Museum of the Marine Corps. For more information and to apply, visit marineheritage.org/awards.html.

Awards will be presented at the Foundation’s annual award ceremony in April 2018 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The Annual Awards are presented in 15 categories including journalism, documentary, literature, screenplay, photography and poetry. To schedule an interview about the program with a Foundation representative, please contact Paulo Sibaja at [email protected] or 202.414.0798.

 

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