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