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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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A color guard from 6th Communications Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, led a marching detail of 200 Marines in the annual New York Veteran's Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since Nov. 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and international visitors to honor those who have served, preserving our freedoms and defending our democracy. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Maj. Gen. Melvin Spiese, deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The United States Military Academy’s West Point Band performed at halftime during the New York Jets vs New Englad Patriots military appreciation game, Nov. 13. Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony as part of the Jets’ celebration of veterans. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The United States Military Academy’s West Point Band performed at halftime during the New York Jets vs New Englad Patriots military appreciation game, Nov. 13. Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony as part of the Jets’ celebration of veterans. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The United States Military Academy’s West Point Band performed at halftime during the New York Jets vs New Englad Patriots military appreciation game, Nov. 13. Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony as part of the Jets’ celebration of veterans. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The United States Military Academy’s West Point Band performed at halftime during the New York Jets vs New Englad Patriots military appreciation game, Nov. 13. Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony as part of the Jets’ celebration of veterans. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The United States Military Academy’s West Point Band performed at halftime during the New York Jets vs New Englad Patriots military appreciation game, Nov. 13. Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony as part of the Jets’ celebration of veterans. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines wave back to a cheering crowd after a pregame ceremony before the  the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines wave back to a cheering crowd after a pregame ceremony before the  the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony before the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines wave back to a cheering crowd after a pregame ceremony before the  the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines wave back to a cheering crowd after a pregame ceremony before the  the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines wave back to a cheering crowd after a pregame ceremony before the  the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Airmen and Soldiers unfurled an American Flag across the field during a pre-game ceremony before the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A Marine holds a portion of a large American Flag prior to an on-field ceremony before the he New York Jets vs New England Patriots game, Nov. 13. The West Point Band performed at half time and 100 service members presented the large flag during the National Anthem. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK --  Montford Point Marine Association Marine veterans marched behind 200 current generation Marines in the annual New York Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since November 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and International visitors to honor those who have served in the nation’s largest city. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Major Gen. Melvin Spiese, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade. Montford Point was the segregated training grounds for all black Marines from 1942 until 1949, while all white recruits attended boot camp in Parris Island, S.C. or San Diego, Calif. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, march past a child saluting them in the annual New York Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since November 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and International visitors to honor those who have served in the nation’s largest city. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Major Gen. Melvin Spiese, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, marched in the annual New York Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since November 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and International visitors to honor those who have served in the nation’s largest city. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Major Gen. Melvin Spiese, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, marched in the annual New York Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since November 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and International visitors to honor those who have served in the nation’s largest city. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Major Gen. Melvin Spiese, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, marched in the annual New York Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since November 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and International visitors to honor those who have served in the nation’s largest city. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Major Gen. Melvin Spiese, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
NEW YORK -- Marines from 6th Communications Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, marched in the annual New York Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11. This year marks the 92st Anniversary of The New York City Veterans Day Parade. The parade is hosted by the United War Veterans Council, Inc. on behalf of the City of New York. It is the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. Since November 11, 1919, the parade has provided an opportunity for Americans and International visitors to honor those who have served in the nation’s largest city. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the recently awarded Marine Medal of Honor recipient, rode in the parade. Major Gen. Melvin Spiese, Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, represented the Marine Corps as one of the reviewing officials of the parade. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
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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