Travel Assistance Travel Assistance

This is an outreach program of The mission of our Travel Assistance program is to support Marine Corps recruits by assisting one of his/her family members who shows significant financial need, to attend boot camp graduation events so the Marine is not alone.


Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, effective March 13, 2020, the Secretary of Defense has provided direction that public attendance at graduation ceremonies and related activities is prohibited, with no exceptions.

Until further notice, applications and processing applications for Travel Assistance to Marine Corps graduations has been suspended. Stay informed with updates using our COVID-19 announcement page: Travel Assistance for Boot Camp Graduations


If you need help with travel expenses for graduation or if you would like to learn more about how our Travel Assistance program works, please visit We have been serving the Marine Corps and recruit family community for more than fifteen years.

FUNDRAISERS Travel Assistance raises funds for each boot camp Company every cycle. We keep each group updated as our goals are reached and applicants request funds. These fundraisers are posted in our Official Facebook groups for each boot camp company. This allows the members of our Facebook groups to assist other recruit families hoping to attend their soon-to-be-Marine's graduation.


Click here to see photos and stories of families that we have helped travel to boot camp graduation.


If you would like to assist others with travel expenses, make a donation through our secure website. Below are links to the fundraiser pages for the Travel Assistance program for each boot camp company. We are an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) public charity doing business since January 2003.

    Parris Island:
    San Diego:
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