Frequently Asked Questions
Official Seal of the Marine Corps for webpage
Communication Directorate - New York
New York City, N.Y.

How can I get material and interview support for a book I plan to write?

To request support, authors must fill out the Author Request for Support form, attach a publisher’s letter of intent to publish, and email

What do I need to do in order to request a Marine Corps color guard, guest speaker, service band for an upcoming event I have planned?

Follow the link and submit a DD form 2536 and email to request asset support.

A Marine has passed and I would like to have military funeral support. Where do I go for this?

Follow the link to the Funeral Honors ( and submit a request for support.

What do I do to request a flyover for an upcoming event?

Click the link to Aviation Support Requests ( and follow the steps to submit a support request.

I am a reporter. How do I field questions to the Marine Corps regarding a policy or operations?

Email and provide your name, company or agency, and queries.

Communication Directorate