1. Soldier Returns Home and hugs a family member
  1. Be a part of the community

    Welcome to Jacksonville, NC, home to the largest Marine Corps base on the eastern seaboard, where celebrating and serving the heroes of the world - both everyday and extraordinary - is what we do best. From warm, friendly service to marching bands and parades, Jacksonville is a city dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the hero in all of us. Isn’t it time you got the welcome you deserve?
  1. Come Explore
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    Nominate A Hero

    Nominate your fallen military hero for consideration to be honored during one of our events! Nominate a hero