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Mission Statement

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  18 March 2023. 

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 American Legion Post 255, 1834 Carson Rd, Birmingham, AL 35217.

Minutes from last meeting March 18, 2023


Bylaws and Proposed Changes

L/CPL Ryan G Winslow - RIP April 15, 2006

G/Sgt. Herman J Murkerson Jr - RIP October 1, 2007

Memorial Page

PICNIC

Our annual picnic is Saturday May 13, 2023 at 1000 hours

At Kiwanis Pavillion

Tannehill Historical State Park

12632 Confederate Parkway, McCalla, AL 35111

Please Bring a Dessert

DEPARTMENT OF ALABAMA

QUARTERLY MEETING

0930 on 22 APRIL 2023

AMERICAN LEGION POST 133

4980 MAIN ST

MILLBROOK, AL 36054

2023 100th MCL NATIONAL CONVENTION IN OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

August 10-21, 2023

You can find the latest information, schedules and more about the 2023 Marine Corps League National Convention HERE


NOW HEAR THIS !

FIRST CALL

WEDNESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2023

0900 AT BENT BROOK

HOWLIN' MAD SMITH'S

NINTH ANNUAL VETERANS  

GOLF TOURNAMENT

For more Tournament information click HERE

PRE-NEED BURIAL ELIGIBILITY

You can apply to find out in advance for what benefits you are eligible and save your loved ones the task of locating the information required after you are gone.  Find out in advance if you are eligible for burial in a VA cemetery or eligible for other burial benefits. 

Click here for more information and access Pre-Need forms.

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.

Ambassador Peace Medal Application Form

 

MARKSMANSHIP INFORMATION

Marksmanship letter and 2019 Rules

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
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