Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of program is this? Our official name is C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense (DoD) Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research Program, but we are also called Salute to Life. We work exclusively with military personnel and their dependents, DoD civilian employees, Reservists, and Coast Guard and National Guard members to facilitate marrow and stem cell donations. Our program was established by Public Law 101-302 in 1990, and operates from Rockville, Maryland.