Mission: Wma provides training and educational opportunities for its memebers and military veterns, service programs to support veterans, a program to provide grants of emergency funds to veterns in need, matching funds to grants to chapters that are supporting programs at va medical centers. Wma also provides recognition awards to outstanding graduates of marine corps recruit platoons and to outstanding cadets in marine corps junior reserve officer training corps in various high schools. Wma administers and funds a college scholarship program that supports individuals who are affiliated with the united states marine corps.
Programs: Provide scholarships to individuals with payment directly sent to educational institutions. A member of wma sponsors the applicant. No relationship to the wma or a member of the wma is required for an applicant to be eligible. Provide emergency assistance grants to military (active duty or veterans)in need.
publish and distribute "wma 'nouncements", a quarterly newsletter to provide members with educational and informational articles pertinent to members of the association. Four newsletters were published. Average number of copies printed per quarter was 2,700.
publish & distribute the wma resource manual & directory, a biennial publication providing members with a directory of all current members along with the organization's current bylaws, standing rules, national elected & appointed officers, committee information, brief historical information and the articles of incorporation. The directory was distributed to nearly 2,600 members.
misc. Exempt purpose expenses