To promote the mental, moral, and physical development in its members the principles of honesty, fairness, courage, respect, loyalty, dependability, attention to duty, and fidelity to the United States and its institutions
To promote the physical fitness through the conduct of physical activities, including athletic events and close order drill
To advocate a healthy drug-free lifestyle by continual drug prevention education programs, including avoiding gateway drugs.
Can receive a higher initial pay grade upon enlistment in any Military Branch.
To stimulate an interest in, and respect for academic achievement and the history and traditions of the United States and the U.S. Marine Corps
Their three core values are leadership, discipline, and teamwork