The Marine Corps is a branch of the United States military that focuses on sea-based missions. The US Marine Corps works in tandem with the United States Air Force, the Army, and the US Navy. All four of these military branches are associated with protecting the image of the United States, and they head out into the world to protect the rights of the American people, especially the value of freedom in the US.


A Tattoo Design That Looks Like the Skin Pulls Back and Reveals Patriotism

American Flag _In Memory_ Army Tattoo Idea for Men


One of the most common mottos that you’ll see in marine tattoos is “Semper Fidelis.” In the Latin language, semper fidelis is another way of saying “always faithful,” and not only is it a common motto for marine corp tattoos, but semper fidelis is actually the motto of the official United States Marine Corps.


American Flag USMC Text Forearm Tattoo

American Traditional Duck Tattoo for US Marine Corps

American Traditional USMC Tattoo Idea


Another very popular piece of marine tattoos is the symbol of an eagle. Bald eagles represent freedom in many different forms. From the freedom of speech, to freedom of religion and political views, America is a nation that values freedom. And even furthermore, symbols such as an anchor and a globe are also very prominent in marine tattoo ideas for men.



Anchor and Globe Tattoo Idea for Marine Men

Angry Collared Devil Dog Tattoo for Men

Back of the Calf USMC Symbol Tattoo

Black and White Criss Cross Swords American Marine Corps Tattoo Idea


No matter what design you ultimately choose for your marine tattoo for men, the planning process is very important. Looking at other marine tattoo ideas can help you make your decision. Here are 100 examples of marine tattoo designs for men.


Black and White US Marine Corps Chest Tattoo


Bold Attention-Grabbing USMC Vertical Arm Tattoo Idea

Bright US Marine Corps Small Tattoo Design

Bulldog and Chains US Marine Corps Tattoo Idea

Caricature US Marine Corps Tattoo Idea

Chaotic USMC Tattoo Design Idea for Men's Arm

Classic Marine Corps Symbol Tattoo Design

Claw Mark USMC Upper Arm Tattoo Design for Men

Colorful and Detailed Eagle Wing USMC Chest Piece Idea for Men

Colorful Devil Dog USMC Upper Arm Tattoo Idea

Colorful Fearsome USMC Mascot Tattoo for Marine Corps Men

Colorful Semper Fi Cover-Up Tattoo Idea

Cursive Semper Fi Outer Forearm Tattoo Design

Death Before Dishonor Intense Forearm Piece for Men

Death Before Dishonor Semper Fidelis Skeleton Upper Arm Design

Death Before Dishonor Skull and Cross Bones USMC Calf Tattoo

Detailed Vintage Eagle USMC Tattoo Design

Devil Dog USMC Bulldog Tattoo Idea for Men

Devil Dog USMC Okinawa War Tattoo

Devil Dogs Tattoo Idea for Men

Eagle and Anchor Global USMC Rib Cage Tattoo Idea


Faded Tattoo In Remembrance of USMC Warzones

Fiery and Fierce Devotional Tattoo for Marine Men

First Battalion Fifth Marines Honorary Gun Tattoo Design

Full Body Devil Dog Outer Leg Tattoo Design

Full Half Sleeve Religious USMC Tattoo Idea

Home Sweet Ocean Ship's Wheel American Traditional Tattoo

Inner Bicep USMC Memorial Tattoo Design

Large 3531 US Marine Corps Tattoo Design

Large Detailed Eagle and World US Marine Corps Tattoo Idea

Large Font Semper Fi Forearm Tattoo

Latin Phrasing Tattoo for US Marine Corps Men

Marine Corps Knight in Shining Armor Battleground Chest Piece

Marine Corps Weaponry Tattoo Idea for Men

Memorial Piece for a Loved One Who Served in the USMC

Modern Line-Drawn Style USMC Tattoo Idea for Men

Muted Brick Red Semper Fidelis 1775 Tattoo Idea for Men

Naked Woman Riding Eagle USMC Star Tattoo Idea

Olive Green Fighting Bulldog USMC Tattoo

Paneled Orange Patriotic Marine Tattoo Design

Patriotic American Flag USMC Leg Tattoo

Patriotic Dreamcatcher Tattoo for Moms of Marine Men

Patriotic Marine Corps Chest Piece

Patriotic USMC Eagle and Ankle Forearm Tattoo Design

Patriotic Woman Semper Fi Marine Corps Tattoo Idea

Primary Colors USMC Dedication Tattoo Design

Red and Black Slashed Marine Corps Chest Piece

Red and Yellow Eagle Marine Corps Symbolic Tattoo

Red and Yellow Shaded USMC Small Tattoo for Men

Religious and Patriotic Marine Corps Tattoo Idea

Retouched Red White Blue US Marine Corps Tattoo for Men


Semper Fi 0311 Traditional USMC Tattoo

Semper Fidelis Slogan and American Flag Marine Tattoo Idea

Semper Fidelis Sword Tattoo for USMC Men

Shoulder Upper Arm Tattoo with USMC and Eagle Design

Show Your Patriotism with This United States Marine Corps Tattoo Idea

Simple USMC Block Letter Text Tattoo in Marine Corps Colors

Skeleton Tattoo Dedicated to a Marine who Passed Away

Skull and Cross Bones Tattoo Inspired by the Marine Corp

Slashed American Marine Corps Tattoo Design

Small Eagle and Heart USMC Tattoo Above the Elbow

Small USMC Semper Fi Chest Piece for Men

Symbolic Military Tattoo Inked with Colors of US Marine Corps Uniforms

Tattoo Depicting the Imagery of a Marine, American Flag, and Weapon

Tattoo Idea Commemorating Dates of Entry into the USMC

Tattoo of Cut Skin Revealing Armor Beneath Flesh

Thin Lined Detailed Skeletal USMC Character Tattoo Design

Thirteen Colonies Star Tattoo for USMC Men

Unique Bulldog USMC and Razer Blade Tattoo for Men

United States Marine Corps Dog Tag Dedication Tattoo Idea

United States Marine Corps Inspired Tattoo for Men


United States Marine Corps Military Helicopter Tattoo Idea

UNMC Symbolic Forearm Tattoo for Men

Upper Arm Muted Tone Earth Anchor Eagle USMC Tattoo

Upper Arm Semper Fi Shaded Tattoo Idea

Upper Arm Symmetrical One-Eyed Skeleton Tattoo for USMC

Upper Bicep Bulldog Tattoo Idea for Marine Men

US Marine Corps Anchor and Globe Tattoo Design for Men

US Marine Corps Symbolism Forearm Tattoo Idea

USMC Bulldog Outer Knee Tattoo

USMC Chest Tattoo Idea Representing Commitment, Courage, and Honor

USMC Devil Dogs American Traditional Masterpiece Tattoo

USMC Dog Tag Watercolor Ankle Tattoo Idea

USMC Finger Tattoos with Devil Dog Hand Piece

USMC Sword Thigh Tattoo Idea Representing Strength

USMC Tattoo Devoted to Your Years in Service

USMC Tattoo in the Style of an Army Text

USMC Vertical Forearm Tattoo Idea

Very Detailed United States Marine Corps Tattoo for Men

VIvid Colors USMC Bulldog Wrist Tattoo Idea

When Marine Life Meets Tribal Tattoo Art

Yellow and Gray Sword Forearm Piece for Men