Marine Corps League

The Marine Corps League, Detachment 750 - Charlotte, NC is a non-profit, (501 (c) (4) ) charitable organization comprised of volunteers who are inactive United States Marines – there are no paid positions. The primary mission is to help those in need in the Greater Charlotte area. All funds are raised from corporate and individual donations plus one major annual fund raiser. All proceeds from donations and the fund raiser are used to support various charities including: Wounded Marines, Marines Helping Marines, Back Door Boutique, Marine Corps Disaster Relief Unit (DRU), Young Marines and Toys for Tots.

Wounded Marines

The USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment provides and facilitates assistance to wounded, ill and injured Marines, sailors attached to or in support of Marine units, and their family members in order to assist them as they return to duty or transition to civilian life.

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Marine Corps Disaster Relief Unit

The mission of the Marine Corps Disaster Relief Unit is to quickly deploy personnel, food service equipment, and food to disaster sites which are chosen by a qualified disaster relief organization.

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Young Marine Program

The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

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Toys For Tots

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

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Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

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Marine Corps League – Current Events

Marine Corps League invited to Regency Retirement for Memorial Day

Afternoon Marines: Since I sent the below to you last week, Janice and I saw that Cathy, the social director whose Dad and 2 brothers were in the Marine Corps, has put on her schedule for Memorial Day that we will be there. I had not confirmed it with her, not having heard back from any of you, but told her …

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VA Plans

VA Plans to Approve Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune   WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it plans to propose expanded disability compensation eligibility for Veterans exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. From 1953 to 1987, water sources at the base were contaminated …

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N.C. State MCL Convention on 6-11-16

This year the NC State Convention is on 6-11-16, at the Courtyard by Marriott, in Gastonia, N.C.,1856 Remount Rd. Gastonia NC 28054. Telephone 704-852-4411. Attendance by every League member, regardless if you are a Regular or Associate member, is welcome. If anyone other than Tom, Kellies, or Denny wants to attend, let me know by May 12, 2016. I need …

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Marine Corps League invited to Regency Retirement for Memorial Day

Good afternoon Marines: The Regency Retirement Village has invited us to join them Memorial Day, 30 May, for their Memorial Day service. Don’t know exactly what it would consist of, but probably similar to the Marine Corps Birthday celebration. I told Cathy that if some of us were able to come, it would have to be after the Stumptown service, …

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Cpl. Robert Harold Pettitt, KIA ’67, Charlie Co., 1st Bn., 9th Marines

MCL Members: From Larry Walker   From: larry walker [mailto:colonellamb@yahoo.com] Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2016 6:53 PM To: Mark GREVERA; WHITE Kellis L.; William L. SLOOP; Don Mullis; Donald T.; ELLIS John H.; Jean Fitzsimmons; Louis H. THACKER; FEY Dan; Robert Chip Fields Subject: Larry Walker sends information, Cpl. Robert Harold Pettitt, KIA ’67, Charlie Co., 1st Bn., 9th Marines …

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Ramp Build on Monday, March 28th at 9:00 AM at the Offsite Storage Location

MCL Members:   Operation Exodus will be constructing the Ramp Frames for a 12 foot ramp for Jesse Law on Monday, March 28th at 9:00 AM.  We will build the Ramp Frames at the Operation Exodus offsite storage location (corner of Wil Plyler & Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road).  We will then schedule the Ramp Installation at the Law home later in …

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Coffee

MCL Members: Marines: I received a call today from S&D about coffee. The coffee will have to be sorted into new boxes. I would like to put a bunch at the VFW but I will truly need a working party to help separate the coffee. If I can not get the help needed I will have to put it some …

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Tips for navigating the appeals process at the regional office level, Women Veterans highly satisfied with VA health care

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Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Event Waxhaw Museum April 9th

Please be advised that we are excited to let you know that the postponed event from October 3rd will now be held on the April date.  Please advise the membership in your respective units we again cordially event them all to attend both the Nam vets and any others that can attend to support the Nam Vets. Please advise if …

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Peleliu film

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