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Communication Directorate

Headquarters Marine Corps

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Entertainment Media Liaison Office Mission

Advises, coordinates, and synchronizes Marine Corps support to entertainment and academia industries in order to increase knowledge, encourage positive attitudes and behaviors among key publics and stakeholders to portray the Marine Corps as a naval force with authenticity, tell the Marine Corps story, and reinforce core values while ensuring truth in lending and accuracy of entertainment involving the service.

What we provide

Since 1917, we have helped producers, writers and directors of non-Government, entertainment and non-entertainment-based media productions with the following:

  • Coordination for the use of personnel, aircraft, and equipment.
  • Access to Marine Corps installations, both within the United States and forward combat zones.
  • Assistance in obtaining broadcast-quality Marine Corps stock footage and "B" roll footage.
  • Accurate Script and story development
  • Access to highly-qualified subject matter experts (i.e. pilots, engineers, infantrymen, etc)

Note: All productions must be approved by the Department of Defense and meet specific criteria for support. Click on our FAQs link for more information.

What production companies should do

  • Fill out a Production Assistance Request Form. Call 760-763-2719 or email usmc.emlo@gmail.com to request this document.
  • Include a detailed treatment or synopsis with your form.

What production companies should NOT do

  • Contact units or individual Marines on their own to request official support. All coordination must be first approved by and coordinated through this office. Without a signed agreement from a representative of this office, Marines will not be authorized to participate in productions.
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NEW YORK -- Lt. Col. Richard Bordonaro, 6th Communication Battalion, commanding officer, and Sgt. Maj. George Sanchez, salute the graveof Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton's grave. The Marines placed a wreath to pay tribute to Wharton on the 237th Birthday of the Marine Corps, Nov. 10, 2012.  Wharton was the 3rd Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served from 1798 to 1818 and was the first Commandant to occupy the Commandant's House, Marine Barracks, Washington. He was born in Philadelphia, and now rests at Trinity Church a few blocks away from Wall Street in Manhattan. (Marine Corps production by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Lt. Col. Richard Bordonaro, 6th Communication Battalion, commanding officer, and Sgt. Maj. George Sanchez, salute the graveof Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton's grave. The Marines placed a wreath to pay tribute to Wharton on the 237th Birthday of the Marine Corps, Nov. 10, 2012.  Wharton was the 3rd Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served from 1798 to 1818 and was the first Commandant to occupy the Commandant's House, Marine Barracks, Washington. He was born in Philadelphia, and now rests at Trinity Church a few blocks away from Wall Street in Manhattan. (Marine Corps production by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Lt. Col. Richard Bordonaro, 6th Communication Battalion, commanding officer, takes a moment of silence in front of Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton's grave. Bordonaro and his Marines placed a wreath to pay tribute to Wharton on the 237th Birthday of the Marine Corps, Nov. 10, 2012.  Wharton was the 3rd Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served from 1798 to 1818 and was the first Commandant to occupy the Commandant's House, Marine Barracks, Washington. He was born in Philadelphia, and now rests at Trinity Church a few blocks away from Wall Street in Manhattan. (Marine Corps production by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, in Brooklyn, N.Y., provided toys from Toys for Tots donations to children  displaced by Hurricane Sandy, Nov. 2, at Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School. Each year the Marines from 6th Communications Battalion receives hundreds of thousands of toy donations from New Yorkers. The Toys for Tots program helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas. (Official Marine Corps courtesy photo / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, in Brooklyn, N.Y., provided toys from Toys for Tots donations to children  displaced by Hurricane Sandy, Nov. 2, at Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School. Each year the Marines from 6th Communications Battalion receives hundreds of thousands of toy donations from New Yorkers. The Toys for Tots program helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas. (Official Marine Corps courtesy photo / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, in Brooklyn, N.Y., provided toys from Toys for Tots donations to children  displaced by Hurricane Sandy, Nov. 2, at Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School. Each year the Marines from 6th Communications Battalion receives hundreds of thousands of toy donations from New Yorkers. The Toys for Tots program helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas. (Official Marine Corps courtesy photo / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, in Brooklyn, N.Y., provided toys from Toys for Tots donations to children  displaced by Hurricane Sandy, Nov. 2, at Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School. Each year the Marines from 6th Communications Battalion receives hundreds of thousands of toy donations from New Yorkers. The Toys for Tots program helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas. (Official Marine Corps courtesy photo / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines ran the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30. United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton)
NEW YORK -- Marines chant cadence as they run through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel during the the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30. United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Matthew Butler)
NEW YORK -- Marines ran the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30. United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Matthew Butler)
NEW YORK -- Marines ran the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30. United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton)
NEW YORK -- A cadet sprints to front of the formation while carrying an American Flag during the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30.  United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton)
NEW YORK -- Wounded warriors and supporters ran in the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30 to raise awareness for their causes.  United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton)
NEW YORK -- Marines ran the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30. United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort.
NEW YORK -- Wounded warriors and supporters ran in the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run, Sept. 30 to raise awareness for their causes.  United States Military Academy at West Point cadets and FDNY firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The run is in support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships to the children of fallen service members and firefighters. Siller was an off-duty New York City firefighter who headed back to the city to help after the attacks on 9/11. When he reached as far as car traffic would allow he strapped his 65-lbs of gear on ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join his fellow firefighters. The 5km run retraces his steps to the base of the World Trade Center. Siller died while helping with the rescue effort. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton)
Randall’s Island, NEW YORK – Firefighter and instructor with the New York City Fire Department, Dave Raynor, sets up the rope systems for the Marines to do high angle rescue training later in the morning. Raynor has been with FDNY for more than 28 years and continuously conducts advanced rope training across the country.
RandallÕs Island, NEW YORK Ð Firefighter and instructor with the New York City Fire Department, Dave Raynor, sets up the rope systems for the Marines to do high angle rescue training later in the morning. Raynor has been with FDNY for more than 28 years and continuously conducts advanced rope training across the country.
Randall’s Island, NEW YORK – A firefighter and instructor with the New York City Fire Department explains to Sergeant Daniel Barbadillo, an extraction Marine with Initial Response Force “B,” how he will repel down two stories to rescue a “stranded victim” from a ledge and get them safely to the ground. The FDNY has been involved in training the Mariens and sailors of CBIRF since 1997, when Chief Raymond Downey helped expand CBIRF’s technical rescue platform.
Randall’s Island, NEW YORK –Sergeant Daniel Barbadillo, an extraction Marine with Initial Response Force “B,”  prepares to repel down two stories to rescue a “stranded victim” from a ledge and get them safely to the ground. The FDNY has been involved in training the Mariens and sailors of CBIRF since 1997, when Chief Raymond Downey helped expand CBIRF’s technical rescue platform.
NEW YORK -- Gunnery Sgt. Stephanie  Borges, a Rock Island, Ill., native, walks the runway during the "Strut: the fashionable mom" fashion show during Fashion Week NYC, Sept. 10. Borges is the aviation supply chief for Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 49 and is the mother of four. The show featured ladies who are both business leaders and mothers. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton)
Contact Information

Entertainment Media Liaison Office
Build 2264
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
Tel: 760-763-2719, 760-763-2718

usmc.emlo@gmail.com

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