What is a Mustang?

What is a Mustang?

The Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. was founded by Captain Robert E. Richter on November 10, 1985 in Philadelphia, PA. The Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Association is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt Veterans organization under Section 501© 19.

A Mustang is a Marine, after serving on active duty in the enlisted ranks of the United States Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserves, has risen to the officer ranks, and further served as a commissioned or warrant officer on either active duty or reserve status.

The title of a Marine of this status is and shall evermore be…MUSTANG!


The Marine Corps Mustang Association serves as the primary advocate promoting the initiatives and values inherent within Marine Officers, possessing prior Marine Corps enlisted experience.


The Marine Corps Mustang Association’s vision will be achieved through

  • Mustang Outreach
  • Social and Professional Network
  • Professional Mentoring
  • Transition Social Interaction

The principal purpose of the Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. is to advocate and provide career-enhancing support for Marine officers and Associate Members from other military services who have enlisted Marine experiences.

To learn more about this auspicious organization and join us visit, www.MarineCorpsMustang.org or contact:
Ernest E. Johnson, President James Casey, Business Manager
President@MarineCorpsMustang.org BusinessMngr@MarineCorpsMustang.org
(804) 241-2439 (703) 349-0873

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  • Gary Nash

    Had it not been for the Mustangs, the Marine Corps could have never filled all the officer slots required for Vietnam. There were many Mustangs in the 60’s and 70’s who retired as LtCols–and well-deserving of that rank and prestige!

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