2022 Submission Form
Submit your Leatherneck Writing Contest entry here
Leatherneck Writing ContestSubmit your entry to the Leatherneck Writing Contest
The Marine Corps Association is proud to present the Leatherneck Writing Contest in addition to providing awards for writing contests all across the Marine Corps.
DEADLINE: 31 March
1st Place: $1,000 + an engraved plaque
2nd Place: $750 + an engraved plaque
3rd Place: $500 + an engraved plaque
Leadership – Describe an outstanding Marine Corps leader and what makes him or her so successful.
Current Events – Describe a recent event and the impact it had on the Marines involved.
History – Describe a little-known aspect of a battle or an individual Marine that others may not know about i.e. “the rest of the story”.
- Maximum 2000 words
- Must include contact information: grade, name, unit, SNOIC/OIC, e-mail, and phone number
- Submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org in Microsoft Word Format
- Sponsored by Major Rick Stewart, USMC (Ret)