On Saturday, 11 November, Marine Corps League Post #1231 held it’s annual ball celebrating the 242nd Birthday of our beloved Marine Corps. A total of 112 attended and a good time was had by all. Active duty Marines, retired Marines,… Continue Reading
As a reminder to Detachment members, our monthly meetings are at 1900 on every 3rd Thursday, at VFW Post #630, 1303 E Main St, Urbana IL. We look forward to seeing you there. Semper Fi Marines!
It is never to early to pencil in a picnic, even if it is 7 months away!! With that, it is time to have a reunion! All former and past members, no matter your current membership status, are cordially invited… Continue Reading
We will sending Christmas cards to Walter Reed Medical Center for our service members who are going thru recovery from wounds. If you would like to participate you can bring them to the next Detachment and we will take care… Continue Reading
The Detachment’s annual Christmas party will be at 1730 (5:30pm) on 8 December. It will be at American Legion Post 24 , 705 Bloomington Rd, Champaign. We will once again have a gift exchange for those who wish to participate,… Continue Reading
We apologize for being late in getting the winners posted. Henry Golden Boy : Quinton Cler Ruger SR1911 45 : Paul Williams Ruger AR15 : Mel Johnson Remington 870 : Jason Painter Ruger LC380 : Jack Cunningham/Dan Splittstoesse Congratulations to all… Continue Reading
Mark your calendars! You are cordially invited to this year’s Marine Corps Ball on Saturday, 11 November, 2017. Join with us as we celebrate the Corps’ 242nd birthday! If anyone would like an invitation to give to someone please use… Continue Reading
Just a head’s up so that you can mark your calendars now!! The 2017 Marine Corps Ball will be held, 11 November, at the Elk’s Club in Savoy Il. We will post more information as it is finalized. Here’s to… Continue Reading
On 16 March, 2017, the Detachment installed four newly elected officers as follows: Commandant: Bob Kappes, Senior Vice Commandant: Mike “Gunny” Fitzgerald, Paymaster: Jesse Allen, and Adjutant: Ron Castle. Welcome to your new positions gentlemen!