Community Relations
Thank you for considering including the United States Marine Corps in your upcoming community event! The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit takes pride in being able to showcase the Marine Corps in our local communities.


There are many ways the U.S. Marines can provide support to your event, such as Color Guards, ground static displays (to include military vehicles and heavy equipment), and guest speakers. If you are interested in support from the 26th MEU, please follow the steps below:  


For Non-Aviation Requests - To request Non-Aviation support (color guard, ground equipment, Marine Corps speakers, parade participants, etc.) for a community event, please download DD Form 2536 and e-mail the completed request to and


For Aviation Requests - To request Aviation Support (fixed or rotary wing) in support of community events, please download DD Form 2535 and email the completed request to with the date and location of the event in the subject line. To confirm receipt or for any questions, call 703-614-1034.