Book Program
Official Seal of the Marine Corps for webpage
Communication Directorate - New York
New York City, N.Y.

The purpose of the Marine Corps Book Program is to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information about the Marine Corps in non-fiction publications. This program seeks to assist authors provide an accurate account of the Marine Corps and to bolster knowledge of the Corps by ensuring the free flow of information through non-fiction publications to the public.

Author Request for Support Form


Book Program support for authors

Communication Directorate New York fields author requests for official support from the Marine Corps. To request support, authors must fill out the Author Request for Support form, attach a publisher’s letter of intent to publish, and email


Book Program support to Marines, service members, DoD civilians, and contractor personnel

Military, civilian, and contractor personnel who have access to DoD information that is included in a publication, must submit their work for a prepublication security review. Any DoD-related material that is intended for public release or dissemination must undergo a prepublication security and policy review. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Manuscripts, books, theses
  • Conference papers, briefings, brochures
  • Articles, biographies, speeches
  • Research and scientific papers
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations technical data
  • Congressional hearing statements
  • Reports to Congress, Reprogramming Actions, Selected Acquisition Reports

The Defense Office of Prepublication and Security Review can be found at the following link:

Communication Directorate