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Marine Corps League
|Mission Statement |
The Department of Delaware of the Marine Corps League, a band of brothers consisting of Marines and FMF Corpsmen as regular members and other persons interested in the traditions and ideals of the Marine Corps and Marine Corps League as associate members. The Delaware Department is organized into a Department Staff and 5 Detachments located throughout the state. Joined together they are bonded in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of our beloved United States Marine Corps. The Delaware Department and its Detachments voluntarily aid and render assistance to all Marines, Veteran Marines, FMF Corpsmen, and to their widows and orphans. In addition, the Department takes pride in supporting causes such as the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, the Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation Fund and other worthy causes with monetary contributions. In so doing the entire Department perpetuates the history of the United States Marine Corps through fitting acts by observing the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen and other associated members.
|The MCL Department of Delaware|
I would like to thank you for stopping by and visiting the Department of Delaware’s web page. I would also like to urge all active duty & veteran (former) Marines in Delaware to come and see what the Marine Corps League is all about.
The Department of Delaware Marine Corps League's Charter is dated 29 February 1992. The corporate name of this Department is the Department of Delaware, Inc., and it is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Delaware.
The Department of Delaware is comprised of 5 Detachments located throughout our Great State:
1. General Thomas Holcomb Detachment located in Wilmington, DE
2. Central Delaware Detachment, located in Dover, DE
3. DevilDog Detachment, located in Seaford, DE
4. Diamond State Detachment, located in Millsboro, DE
5. First State Detachment, located in Ocean View, DE but holds their meetings in Ocean City, MD.
The Marines of Delaware are making a difference in our communities and our State with programs like:
• Youth's physical fitness;
• Young Marines of the Marine Corps League;
• Marine Reserve Toys for Tots Program;
• and the Fallen Marine Program, to name a few. .
We are about Honor, Courage and Commitment. When duty calls, Marines are and have always been the first to fight and we continue to answer the call today. We are Marines helping Marines, Marines helping our communities and Marines helping our Nation. .
WE ARE THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
Once a Marine - Always a Marine.
Department of Delaware
|"History of the Marine Corps League"|
The Marine Corps League was founded by General John A. Lejeune in 1923, receiving its national Charter by an Act of Congress on August 4, 1937. We are classified as a veterans/military service organization whose purpose is to promote the interests and preserve the traditions of the U. S. Marine Corps; assist fellow Marines and FMF Navy Corpsmen, their widows and orphans and participate in various patriotic ceremonies. The league is comprised of honorably discharged as well as reserve and active duty Marines and FMF Navy Corpsmen with over 90 days of service. Those individuals that want to participate with the Marine Corps League but do not otherwise qualify may join as Associate Members.
|To contact your local MCL Detachment|
To contact your local Marine Corps League (MCL) Detachment just click on the appropiate link on the left hand side of this web page for the Detachment closest to you.
The link will either take you to the Detachment's own Web Page, where you can get more information on that particular Detachment or it will take you to our MCL Headquarters, Detachment Locator page. This page will give you some contact information for that particular Detachment.
| Delaware Department Commandant Message|
Sir Commandant, OUTSTANDING job Sir! Your Department’s T4T numbers are more than impressive; they are a God send! Congratulations to every one of your members that helped to bring Christmas to over 21,000 children in Delaware this past year! Semper Fidelis, Bruce R. Rakfeldt Assistant Division Vice Commandant Mideast Division, Marine Corps League
Website set-up by:
Marine William J. Ertle II, for the Department of Delaware MCL
Website set-up by: Marine William J. Ertle II, for the Department of Delaware MCL
|DEPARTMENT OF DELAWARE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE|
344 N. New St, Dover, DE 19901