A Benefit for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society - March 22, 2014

The Evening's Entertainment

Guest Speakers

LT Jason Redman, US Navy SEAL, Retired

MSgt William "Spanky" Gibson, USMC, Retired

Cpl Kyle Carpenter, USMC, Retired

Three Wounded Warriors featured in a soon-to-be released documentary film. The film, "Still In The Fight", follows their mental and physical recovery.http://www.stillinthefightfilm.com/about-still-in-the-fight/

Musical Guest 

LtCol Mike Corrado, USMC 

Performing his song, "Still in the Fight", which draws attention to the struggles many servicemen and women face after being wounded in combat. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=of7dGa91uO8

Art Display 

Portraits of War

Combat Artists CWO2 Michael Fay, USMC, Ret. and Rob Bates, USMC Veteran share their sketches of the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the individual battles of Marines and Sailors undergoing rehabilitation after traumatic front-line injury.

2014 Navy-Marine Corps Ball Information

  • Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
  • Washington Hilton 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
  • Cocktails: Six o’clock
  • Dinner: Half past seven o’clock
  • Dress
    • Navy: Dinner Dress Blue Jacket or Equivalent
    • Marine Corps: Evening Dress "B" or Blue/White "A"
    • Civilian: Black Tie



Limited paid parking is available at the hotel. To alleviate congestion in the hotel parking garage, Complimentary luxury coach transportation will be available between the Pentagon and the Hilton.

Hotel Accommodations

  • The Washington Hilton has a limited number of rooms available at a special ball rate of $179 per night. Please reference the Navy-Marine Corps Ball when making a reservation.


  • Greenwood Photography will be available to take photos. A $10 deposit, payable by cash or check, and an email address is required.


Corporate Table $2,500 - Table Purchase Requires Minimum
Donation of $500
Individual Corporate Ticket $250 per person
Flag/General Officer $125 per person
Government Employee $125 per person
Civilian Guest $125 per person
O-6/GS-15 $125 per person
O-5/GS-14 & Below $120 per person
O-3/O-4 $100 per person
E-7 through E-9 $90 per person
O-1/O-2 $85 per person
E-1 through E-6 $80 per person

Individual tickets available for sale to: 1) active duty/reserve/retired service members; 2) DoD civilians; 3) government employees; 4) veterans; 5) Official Guest of someone in categories 1 & 2.

For categories 1 & 2, ticket price for the sponsor and a spouse or one guest is based on sponsor's rank or DoD civilian level. Additional guests at Civilian Guest price. For all other categories, ticket price is Civilian Guest price.

Make a Reservation Now

Reservations may be made by mail, phone, or online.

Payment must accompany all reservations.

By Mail: Print the reservation form to mail. Both checks and credit cards are accepted.

By Phone: Please call the Ball Office Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm EST at
202-889-8112/3. Phone reservations may be made using Mastercard or Visa only.

Online: ~ Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express are accepted Online ~ Fees Apply

  • Deadline for making reservations is Friday, March 7, 2014
  • Cancellations with refunds by Friday, March 14, 2014
  • Questions?

Make a Donation Now

Whether attending the ball or not, every donation helps our Sailors, Marines and their Families.

Here are some examples of how your donation may be used by NMCRS:

  • $25 - Buys gas for a military spouse to travel to a job interview
  • $50 - Provides formula and diapers for a newborn for a week
  • $75 - Fills a Junior Sea Bag given to expectant military families attending the Society’s Budget for Baby Workshop
  • $100 - Makes emergency vehicle repairs so a Sailor or Marine can report for duty
  • $150 - Feeds a Navy or Marine Corps family of 4 for a week until their next payday
  • $250 - Helps a Marine or Sailor travel to the bedside of an ailing family member
  • $500 - Provides food, shelter and gas for a Navy or Marine Corps family evacuated due to a natural disaster
  • $1,000 - Covers travel expenses for a Visiting Nurse to visit a combat-injured Marine or Sailor in their home
  • $2,500 - Pays for burial expenses of a retired Sailor or Marine - or their widow
  • $5,000 - Provides temporary housing near a medical treatment facility following major surgery or while attending rehabilitation

About Us

The Navy-Marine Corps Ball Committee is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Established in 1914, by military spouses, to raise funds for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and to organize an annual ball to celebrate the support of its contributors. Funds provided by the Navy-Marine Corps Ball help millions of Sailors, Marines and their families with financial assistance for emergency aid, education, Combat Casualty Assistance Visiting Nurses and other vital assistance at home and abroad.
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