National Executive Director /
Chief Operating Officer
Bob Borka is the National Executive Director/COO of the Marine Corps League and reports to the National Commandant/CEO. This position is responsible for the management and direction of all programs, activities, and affairs of the Marine Corps League. He aids all committee and staff officers as requested. The National Executive Director/COO is responsible for the headquarters’ staff to include the membership and merchandise departments, is the Executive Editor for the Semper Fi Magazine, and represents the Marine Corps League as a senior executive in meetings at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Capitol Hill, the Pentagon, and Washington, D.C.
Bob Borka served with the 2nd SSCT/G-2, 1MarDiv/G-2 I MEF and is a Desert Storm Combat Veteran. He also served with NSGA GTMO at Company L MARSPTBN. Bob joined the Marine Corps League in 1995 upon his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps as a Cryptologic Technician (2651)/SSO with a TS/SCI. He volunteered with the Young Marines of the Marine Corps League from 2006 to 2014 and earned the Lifetime Presidential (POTUS) Volunteer Service Award performing over 4,000 community service hours.
Bob served the Young Marines as Unit Commander for two units, Battalion Commander for two battalions, Regimental Adjutant, Division Adjutant, Assistant Division Commander and as Board Treasurer and Vice Chairman. In 2014, Headquarters Young Marines (HQYM) brought him on full time as the Director of Operations. In 2017, the Marine Corps League brought him aboard as Chief Operating Officer (COO) now known as National Executive Director/COO.
Bob received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a minor in Criminal Justice. Prior to his time at HQYM, he was an Executive Director for a global, facilities support services company where he had been employed since 1998 and worked in 11 different countries.
Bob and his Blue Star family live in Dumfries, Virginia and have three children. He spent 15 years as an Emergency Medical Technician and CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor. He currently volunteers as Commissioner for the Town of Dumfries Planning Commission; Circuit Court Appointed Board Member for Dumfries Board of Zoning Appeals, President/Chairman of the Board of Directors for Historic Dumfries, Virginia; Chairman of the Bylaws Subcommittee for the Veterans Day National Committee (Chaired by SecVA); and on the Board of Directors for the Marine Corps Cryptologic Association.