2023 Submission Form
Submit your Leatherneck Writing Contest entry here when submissions open on 1 January.
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)