Center House Association, formed on 31 March 1998, is a non-profit organization under IRS Code Section 501(c)(19) which exists to perpetuate the traditions and history of Center House, the Marine Corps’ oldest Officers’ Mess, of Marine Barracks,Washington, D. C.
Center House Association assists the Commanding Officer of the Barracks through:
1) the presentation of meaningful gifts to maintain the special atmosphere of Center House for the enjoyment of all Officers of the Mess and their guests,
2) researching and presenting the history of Center House and, by extension, the Barracks, and
3) reuniting alumni and current Officers of the Mess to enjoy the special camaraderie of their shared service at the Oldest Post of the Corps.