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Save the Date!

March 8th, 2022 News

12 Annual Golf Classic – 24 June 2022 at Bear Trail Golf Club, Jacksonville, NC. Presented by Coastal Enterprises on behalf of Carolina Museum of the Marine | Al Gray Civic Institute Registration and payment can be completed online, by check/mail, or email/phone. To register online: Click on the link to access the Online Registration […]


Chief Executive Officer Position Announcement

December 3rd, 2021 News

CAROLINA MUSEUM OF THE MARINE AND AL GRAY CIVIC INSTITUTE Carolina Museum of the Marine and Al Gray Civic Institute, which is located in Jacksonville, North Carolina, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who can lead the successful construction of the Museum and further the development and expansion of the Institute. THE MISSION Carolina […]


North Carolina brings honor home to Marines and Sailors with $26 Million Appropriation to Build Carolina Museum of the Marine and Al Gray Civic Institute

November 19th, 2021 News

Jacksonville, NC –  Marines are known for ingenuity, perseverance and fighting to the finish. Eastern North Carolina is seeing the fruits of its determined Marine veterans and retirees as plans to break ground on a 40,000 square foot museum and civic institute become a reality. Senator Harry Brown (retired) and Senator Mike Lazzara took up […]


NC Senator Mike Lazzara and Representative George Cleveland introduce bills in support of Carolina Museum of the Marine and Civic Institute

March 4th, 2021 News

The North Carolina General Assembly is considering two identical bills in the House and the Senate this session. The bills appropriate $26M toward the construction of Carolina Museum of the Marine and Civic Institute to be headquartered in Jacksonville, NC. Read House Bill 60, sponsored by Representative Cleveland, Pat McElraft, Phil Shepard, and House Speaker […]


Leaders Can Be Made

January 10th, 2020 News

Meet the graduating class of “Leaders Can Be Made”, the pilot program developed by Major General Mel Spiese, USMC (Ret) and introduced by ethics professor, Jim Danielson, PhD at Swansboro High School, Swansboro, NC. “I learned critical thinking skills,” says student Rodolfo Heredia, “and that really helps when I’m making decisions.” The Marine Experience and […]



November 22nd, 2016 News

November 22, 2016 Board of Directors for the Museum of the Marine names Executive Director. The Board of Directors for the Museum of the Marine is proud to announce that Ashley Danielson has been selected as the non-profit organization’s new Executive Director. Ms. Danielson is originally from Greensboro, NC, and has spent much of her […]


Wounded Warrior art exhibit to open in Wilmington Aug. 5

August 8th, 2016 News

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – An exhibit featuring artwork from the Wounded Warriors out of Camp Lejeune will be on display in Wilmington starting Friday, Aug. 5. The exhibit will be held at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, located at 120 South Second Street, from Aug. 5 until Aug. 21. Admission is free and […]

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