Commandant's Professional Reading List
The Marine Corps Commandant's Professional Reading List (a/k/a the Marine Corps Reading List) is a list of required annual reading for all active duty and reserve officer and enlisted Marines.
Official guidance and additional information can be found in ALMAR 001/13 dated 2 JAN 2013.
36th Commandant of the Marine Corps
General Joseph F. "Fighting Joe" Dunford, Jr.
Welcome Aboard, Sir!
Marine Unit Libraries
Commandant's Professional Reading List books are available to unit leaders as part of the Marine Corps Association (MCA) Unit Commanders' Library Program. Ordering instructions are on the MCA website. More info below.
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