The next Department meeting will be on Saturday September 17, 2016 in Houlton, Me. Check State meeting & Growl for location & time.
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Sr vice Commandant:
Steven Wilson MD
Jr vice Commandent:
Robert ClarkLinks Section
DEPARTMENT OF MAINE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
Department of Maine - Chartered April 9, 1981
The Department of Maine meets four times a year at one of the Detachments. Maine has Twelve Detachments.
Greater Lincoln #976Department of Maine mailing address is 21 South Gage RD, Oakland, ME 04963Commandant - Gary Laweryson - (207) 563-6074
Greater Bangor #1151
Kennebec Valley #599
Central Maine #810
Western Maine #774
Southern Maine #1324
York County Marines #1341
Maine Leathernecks #1361
Boothbay Region #1366
Aroostook County Marines #1368
Meo Bosse #1414
WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MAINE MCL
Welcome Marines,Associates,Friends and Family to the Department of Maine web site. Maine covers 33,215 Sq miles of beautiful Rockbound Coast and Forest. Maine has 16 Counties. The Coastline is 3,500 miles, the Forest 17 million acres, 6,000 Lakes and Ponds, 5,100 Rivers and Streams. Maine is home to 292 species of birds, 61 species of non-marine mammals, 20 species of reptiles, 18 species amphibians, 56 species of inland fish and 313 species of marine fish and mammals. The largest city is Portland and the State capital is Augusta. Maine has a population of 1,328,361. Nickname: Pine Tree State, Vacationland. Motto: Dirigo (I lead). Bird: Chickadee. Flower: White Pine Cone. Tree: White Pine. Gemstone: Tourmaline. Animal: Moose. Fish: Landlocked Salmon. Fruit: Wild Blueberry.
HONOR------ COURAGE------ COMMITMENT
THE PURPOSES OF THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
Members of the Marine Corps League join together in comaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps.The Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of All Marines, Navy FMF Corpsmen and U.S. Navy FMF Chaplains, who proudly wear or have worn the Eagle,Globe and Anchor of the Corps. It takes great pride in crediting its founding in 1923 to Major General Commandant John A Lejeune. It takes equal pride in its Federal Charter, approved by an act of the Seventy-Fifth Congress of the United States of America and signed and approved by President Franklin D Roosevelt on August 4, 1937.
ONCE A MARINE ALWAYS A MARINE
MARINES WE NEED YOU!!
Have you through of the benefits of joining the Marine Corps League? Check out a Detachment near you. Your tour is not over, join and meet with your fellow Marines. FMF Navy Corpsmen and Chaplain are eligible for full membership. We don't need all your time just what you can contribute.
Do it till I get tired
Programs of the Marine Corps League
- Young Marines of the Marine Corps League
- Veterans Service Officer program
- Veterans affairs voluntary service program
- Military Order of Devil Dogs
- Local Community Activities
- 1st Marine Division Association
- 2nd Marine Division Association
- 3rd Marine Division Association
- Iraq / Afghanistan Veterans
VFW Post 2599
6 State Rd
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Contact: Dan Deschaine
Department Liaison Officers
Legislative Officer - Gary Laweryson - (207)563-6074
Northern Maine Liaison - Edward Lake - (207) 532-4414
Central/Western Maine Liaison - Larry Chretien - (207) 839-3970
Boy Scout/Eagle Scout Liaison - Larry Chretien- (207) 839-3970
IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR DEPARTED MARINES
America Remains The Home of The Free Only as Long as it is the Home of the Brave.
Freedom is not Free
Marine reporting for duty