Marine Corps L.I.N.K.S. Program

Marine Corps L.I.N.K.S. Program

L.I.N.K.S. is an acronym that stands for Lifestyle Insights, Networking, Knowledge, and Skills. It is a program to help families of Marines and Sailors become more familiar with the customs and everyday lifestyle of the military. The classes are available to military personnel as well as spouses, parents, and children of Marines and Sailors. These classes cover a wide variety of topics. Topics include:

  • ID Cards and DEERs
  • TRICARE Health Care Plan
  • TRICARE Dental
  • Marine Corps Customs and Traditions
  • Pay, Allowances, and Deductions
  • Benefits

You can learn more about class availability and schedules for your specific base by clicking here.

To view the L.I.N.K.S. online handbook click here.

Marine Corps L.I.N.K.S. Program

Written by David Ogden, Sgt. USMC '11-'16.

David Ogden, USMC

David was a Sergeant with the United States Marine Corps from 2011-2016. He is a combat veteran. He has worked at Marine Parents as a writer since he left the Marine Corps. He is currently in college and writes for the organization full-time. Click here to read more about the author.


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