The Montford Point Marine Association is a 501 C 3, Nonprofit Veteran Organization, established to perpetuate the legacy of the first African Americans who entered the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1949 at Montford Point Camp, New River, North Carolina.
The purpose of the Association is to support educational assistance, veteran programs, and promotion of community services. The Association works to improve the social conditions of our veterans, local families, youth and the growing population of senior citizens. Membership in the Association is open to veterans and active members of all branches of the U. S. Armed Forces regardless of race, creed, or national origin.
The National Montford Point Marine Association also consists of the Auxiliary or Honorary membership . Membership in the Auxiliary is open to wives, daughters, sisters, and mothers of members or former members of the United States Armed Forces. Honorary membership is available to non military who share in the common goal of Preserving the Legacy of the Montford Point Marines.