Power of Community: Montford Point Marine Association

Montford Point Marine Association's Story

JOEMC members are doing great things, and the co-op’s Power of Community is showcasing outstanding neighbors working to make the community even better every day.

Our community is full of outstanding people doing extraordinary things. This month’s Power of Community organization is no exemption; Montford Point Marine Association in our Power of Community series. The Montford Point Marine Association is a nonprofit Veterans organization established to perpetuate the legacy of the first African Americans who entered the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1949 at Montford Point Camp, New River, North Carolina. The group supports educational assistance programs, veterans programs, and promotions of community services. Take a moment to visit their website to learn the history of this remarkable group, make a donation and see how you can get involved. http://www.mpmalejeune10.org/