how to do business with the marine corpsAs a federal contractor, you may be wondering how to do business with the Marine Corps bases, installations, and organizations across the United States. Here you will find the answer.

Since June 30, 1834, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) has been part of the U.S. Department of the Navy (DON). It is the maritime land force service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces responsible for leading expeditionary and amphibious operations through combined arms, implementing its infantry, armor, artillery, aerial, and special operations forces.

As the USMC is also one of the eight uniformed services of our country, it may seem impossible to do business with its units and facilities, nevertheless, it is perfectly possible if you, as a small business owner, take the adequate, basic steps.

Doing business with the Marine Corps

To do business with the Marine Corps, you must follow the same basic steps to provide your product or service to the Department of the Navy, which are the following:

If you want to see a detailed explanation of these basic steps, click here.

How to market your product or service to The Marines

Currently, there are 13 U.S. Marine Corps bases, installations, and organizations for you to do business with The Marines:

  1. Albany, Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB Albany) Georgia
  2. Beaufort, Marine Corps Air Station, South Carolina
  3. Blount Island Command (BIC) U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, Florida
  4. Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Base, North Carolina
  5. Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Base, California
  6. Cherry Point, Marine Corps Air Station, North Carolina
  7. Hawaii, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
  8. Miramar, Marine Corps Air Station, California
  9. New River, Marine Corps Air Station, North Carolina
  10. Parris Island – Marine Corps Recruit Depot Eastern Region, South Carolina
  11. Quantico – Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia
  12. Twenty-nine Palms – Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Training Command
  13. Yuma – Marine Corps Air Station, Arizona

Through the USMC´s official website, you can access the Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Small Business Programs, which includes business opportunities for veteran-owned, service-disabled, HUBZone, small disadvantaged, and women-owned small businesses.

These programs promote acquisition opportunities where small firms can best support the needs of our Marines and Sailors and also include innovative funding opportunities, documents, links, and useful resources for you to better understand how to do business with the Marine Corps.

For more information regarding the Office of Small Business Programs, click here.

To obtain small business contracting information related to the aforementioned Marine Corps bases, click here.

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A nationally recognized expert in federal contracting, small business entrepreneurship, vendor, and project/program management. A graduate of the prestigious Stanford and Cornell Universities, Dr. Rafael Marrero is a former Fortune 500 procurement executive, two-time Inc. 500 honoree, network news commentator, and Amazon best-selling author.

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