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Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy, voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen, and FMF Navy Chaplains and former Marines, FMF Corpsmen, and FMF Navy Chaplains and to their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.
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NEXT MEETING WILL BE 21 MAR 2020
MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETINGS
Our meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, except one month in the Spring for our annual picnic and December for our Christmas Party (see Calendar for those events). Breakfast is served at 0900 followed by the business meeting at 1000. The meeting location is the B. W. Howard American Legion Post 171 located at 8325 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35206.
L/CPL Ryan G Winslow - RIP April 15, 2006
G/Sgt. Herman J Murkerson Jr - RIP October 1, 2007
Computer & Smart Phone Classes at the Birmingham VA Outpatient
Go to lift.culverhouse.ua.edu and then click on the "Register for Spring 2020 Classes Now" button
to register. On the next page, locate COMPUTER or IPHONE/IPAD (for veterans and family): Fridays at 9:00am at Birmingham VA Outpatient Center, starts Fri 1/31" and select it. Follow the instructions.
One Yard at a Time Gala
The Lettermen of the USA are having an event "One Yard at a Time Gala" at The Club on Feb 21, 2020.The Lettermen are offering eight members of our detachment (first come, first serve) tickets to the event ($150 value).
For more information call Darryl Fuhrmann at (205) 394-7521 or visit https://www.lotusa.org/events-1/2020-one-yard-at-a-time-gala.
More veterans and caregivers to have eligibility to Commissaries and more
According to the Department of Defense, starting Jan. 1, 2020, all service-connected Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war (POW), and individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible Veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) can use commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) retail facilities, in-person and online.
DEPARTMENT OF ALABAMA
0900 SATURDAY APRIL 4, 2020
AMERICAN LEGION POST 133
4980 MAIN ST
MILLBROOK, AL 36054
Department of Alabama Marine Corps League 35th Annual Convention
26 - 27 June 2020by L/Cpl Jonathan L. Smith Detachment #1427
at DoubleTree by Hilton, 111 6th Ave NE, Decatur, AL 35601
2020 97th MCL NATIONAL CONVENTION IN DAYTONA BEACH FL
August 8-15, 2020
You can find the latest information, schedules and more about the 2020 Marine Corps League National Convention HERE
Honoring Korean War Veterans
The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking Korean War veterans for the Korean Ambassador of Peace medal. The Korean government would like to show their respect and gratitude for the devotion and sacrifice of the U.S. troops during the Korean War by presenting the medals to veterans. Read More.
LINKS OF INTEREST
|The Marine Corps League National Website|
|The Magnificent Seven - Marine Corps League Southeast Division|
|Alabama Marine Corps League|
|Department of Alabama Newsletter|
|Lettermen of the U.S.A|
|Kelly Ingram VFW|
|Uniform Info for MCL|
|Support Our Troops|
|The Fleet Reserve Association Americanism-Patriotism Essay Contest|
|Team Red, White & Blue|
|The Marine Corps League Foundation|
|Military Order of the Purple Heart|
|Vietnam Veterans of America|
|American Gold Star Mothers|
|Agent Orange Survey|
|Cahaba Valley Young Marines|
|Three Hots and a Cot|
|Blue Star Salute Foundation|
|LeJeune Water Contamination|
|EIN Donation Receipt|
|Download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat to view PDF documents|