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  • LCpl Craig Wyche, USMC Remembrance Ceremony
    Detachment News

    On Friday, 23 October 2020 we mark the 37th anniversary of the terrorist attack of the Marine Peace Keeping Force, who were deployed at the Beirut International Airport. During their deployment a terrorist drove his hijacked truck into the build... Read More

  • Passing of Detachment Life Member Raymond D'Alessandro

    It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Detachment Life MemberRaymond R. D’Alessandro, of Carmel NY died peacefully on September 26, 2020. He was 90 years old. Raymond retired from his business Del Commercial Spray, a painting an... Read More

  • 1 May 2020 Meeting Cancelled
    Detachment News

    Marines, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Executive Order currently has New York State locked down until at least of 15th as of May due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19 ) pandemic. As a result, the 6 May 2020 Detachment meeting is hereby cancelle... Read More

  • COVID-19 | 1 April 2020 Meeting Cancelled
    Detachment News

    Marines, The Detachment has received guidance from Marine Corps League National Headquarters, the Department of New York, and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's executive orders in regards to the pandemic of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) t... Read More

  • 50th Commemoration Medal: Medal Recipient Request
    News from the Web

    Westchester County Veterans:Veterans, or family members, who would like to receive the 50th commemoration medal need to complete and submit a form to receive the 50th Commemoration Medal from Westchester County.EligibilityWestchester County veterans ... Read More

  • CPL. Patrick Gallagher, USMC: Honor A Marine Corps & Navy Cross Hero

    Who: Lance Corporal Patrick "Bob" Gallagher was awarded the Navy Cross for bravery, having been drafted into the service of his adopted country, he willingly served. While under fire Patrick Gallagher showed his extraordinary heroism and inspiring va... Read More

  • Memorial Day 2016 Cancellations
    Detachment News

    Memorial Day Parade Cancellations: WHITE PLAINS PARADE: The City of White Plains Memorial Day Parade has been canceled due to the poor weather forecast for Monday, May 30th. Instead, a Memorial Day ceremony will be held in the Common Council Chamber ... Read More

  • Honor Marine Corps & Navy Cross Hero CPL Patrick Gallagher
    Detachment News

    Detachment Jr. Vice Commandant Donald O'Keefe is spearheading an effort to gain attention in an effort to honor Marine Corps & Navy Cross Hero Cpl. Patrick Gallagher, who died 30 March 1967 in S. Vietnam. There are two petitions running to as... Read More

  • Empowering Extraordinary RESULTS

    Detachment Member Carl E. Reid qualified to run the 2015 New York City Marathon November 1, 2015.  On December 2, 2012 Carl quit 20 years of smoking.  Although very difficult at first just to run around the block, Carl trained for a year an... Read More

  • Opportunities for Veterans

    Below are some Opportunities for Veterans:New York City Hiriing Fairhttp://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/new-york-city-hiring-fairVETERANS WRITING WORKSHOP @  FORDHAM-LINCOLN CENTERThe Veterans Writing Workshop (VWW) Fall session at Fordham ... Read More

  • Passing of Detachment Life Member Wilfrido Pinna

    It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Detachment Life Member Wilfrido C. Pinna, 87 of Croton on Hudson and formerly of Elmsford, NY died on July 17,2015. Wilfrido was born in New York City on June 12, 1928 to Pompilio and Vincenza (n... Read More

  • Commander who served in Iraq war in line to be Marine Commandant

    Published July 01, 2015Associated PressDefense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the White House is nominating Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, a commander who served in Iraq's western province during one of the most violent periods of the war, to be co... Read More

  • Detachment Paymaster to Run the Marine Corps Marathon
    Member News

    Detachment member and Paymaster Kevin Fischer will be running in this years Marine Corps Marathon. His effforts will support  MARSOC Foundation.The MARSOC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that supports active duty and medically retired MARSO... Read More

  • Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Announces 2015 Citizen Honors Program Honorees
    News from the Web

    ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced its 2015 Citizen Honors Program honorees today. The three honorees, selected from 20 finalists for their acts of courage and selflessness, ... Read More

  • 2015 Run For The Warriors® Race Schedule
    Hope for the Warriors

    Hope For The Warriors® is excited to announce the 2015 Run For The Warriors® race schedule. Run For The Warriors® races are unique events dedicated to the men and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, their families, and families of the ... Read More

  • Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green selected as 18th SMMC
    Marine Corps News

    Photo: Lance Cpl. Ismael E. Ortega, USMCBy Hope Hodge Seck, Staff WriterMarine TimesSgt. Maj. Ronald Green has been selected as the 18th sergeant major of the Marine Corps.Green, now the sergeant major of I Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleto... Read More

  • Passing of Detachment Life Member Lawrence D. Dugan, Sr.

    It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Detachment Life Member Lawrence D. Dugan, Sr., "Ducky" 79, of Yonkers, who passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014. Lawrence was born to the late Eugene and Sarah (Kelly) Dugan on May 3, 1935 in ... Read More

  • Passing of Detachment Life Member John J. Henry

    It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Detachment Life Member John J. Henry of Yonkers on October 11, 2014. John was a proud member of the US Marine Corps during the Korean War where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He also had a... Read More

  • Lint Center wins President Bush's Daily Point of Light Award on 9/11
    Lint Center News

    This is a great award for the last 7 years of work with Lint Center for National Security Studies, 32 scholarships awarded, all work with zero paid employees!We have been blessed to have a great group of volunteers and interns who are mission focused... Read More

  • Fire departments fuel toy drive
    News from the Web

     By Reece Alvarez on December 12, 2013lewisboroledger.comFor the second year in a row, the Vista, South Salem and Goldens Bridge volunteer fire departments have organized their annual Toys for Tots drive to provide gifts during the holiday seaso... Read More

  • Jackowski, 9/11 fading from public memory?
    News from the Web

    By Reece Alvarez on September 4, 2014lewisboroledger.comThe 9/11 memorial at the Vista Fire Department features steel from the remains of the World Trade Center towers and sits unfinished nearly two years after it was first unveiled. Only a few thous... Read More

  • Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Support Veterans, Servicemembers and Military Families

    Contact Information:Governor's Press OfficeNYC Press Office: 212.681.4640  Albany Press Office: 518.474.8418press.office@exec.ny.govNew law advances educational and professional opportunities, eases demands on families that relocate, and exp... Read More

  • Conjoined twins mark decade since surgery

    Conjoined Aguirre twins from the Philippines helped rewrite medical history with a series of operations at Montefiore Medical Center a decade ago that separated them, but struggle with disabilitiesJane Lerner, jlerner@lohud.com 7:29 p.m. EDT August 3... Read More

  • VA Hudson Valley Clinic Hours
    VA News

    VA Hudson Valley Health Care Systemwww.hudsonvalley.va.govFDR Montrose Campus914-737-4400 Castle Point Campus845-831-2000 Castle Point CampusEvening/Saturday ClinicsPrimary CareWednesday Evenings4:30 -7:30 pm (last appointmet at 7:00 pm)Sat... Read More

  • Lint Center Offers Scholarships
    Lint Center News

     The Lint Center for National Security Studies is pleased to unveil three merit-based scholarship opportunities for its upcoming July 2014 scholarship competition.Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship ($1,500) --  This program is off... Read More

  • New Detachment Web Site Released
    Detachment News

    For Immediate ReleaseWhite Plains, NY It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of the 3rd major revision to our Detachment web site.  While the appearance may look similar the entire site and back-end code has been rewritten. ... Read More

  • Rolled Sleeves to Make Return With Marines

    Stars and Stripes Feb 26, 2014 by Jennifer HladGood news, Marines and fans of Marine biceps (ahem): Rolled sleeves are coming back.Commandant Gen. James Amos and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett announced Tuesday via Faceb... Read More

  • New Online GI Bill Comparison Tool Available Will Help Users of Post-9/11 GI Bill Become More Informed Consumers
    VA News

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 04, 2014WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs launched today an online GI Bill® Comparison Tool<http://benefits.va.gov/gibill/comparison> to make it easier for Veterans, Service members and depe... Read More

  • SSgt Reckless

    SSgt Reckless was a pack horse during the Korean war, and she carried recoil-less rifles, ammunition and supplies to Marines. Nothing too unusual about that, lots of animals got pressed into doing pack chores in many wars, but this horse did somethin... Read More

  • Pelham Legislator Jim Maisano Preps For Annual Toy Drive
    Toys for Tots

    Maisano stands with his son and other child volunteers in front of the toy pile at the 2012 drive. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jim MaisanoPelham Daily Voiceby Suzanne SaminNEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- County Legislator Jim Maisano is teaming up with the Westc... Read More

  • A Hero's Hero
    Member News

    by Dan ValdesMakayla Redmon, 13 years old, is daughter of Marine Staff Sergeant Michael and Laura Redmon. Makayla has a brother, Nickolas Redmon whom is 10 years old. Makayla has Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage 4B and has been undergoing some vigorous t... Read More

  • Young Marines of Westchester NEED your help
    Young Marine News

    All Hands..I am asking for your financial support for our Young Marines unit. This is where every dollar counts and goes directly to the youth activities and educational trips / functions for the kids. This FY has required great outlays of unit funds... Read More

  • Westchester County Detachment Member Elected Department Jr. Vice Commandant
    Department News

    It is with great pleasure that we announce that Westchester County Detachment member Ricardo "Shep" Sheppard was elected to our state's third highest position  (Junior Vice Commandant) for the Department of New York, Marine Corps L... Read More

  • Detachment Life Member John M. Paxton appointed to Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
    Member News

    Gen. John M. Paxton, Jr., assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, stands for Honors during his promotion and appointment ceremony Dec. 15, 2012 at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington D.C. Gen. Paxton relieves Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. and is n... Read More

  • KIA Beirut Bombing October 23, 1983 29th Year Anniversary
    Detachment News

    United States Marine Corps Corporal James J. Jackowski Memorial at the Vista Firehouse. Standing (L to R: Parents of Corporal Jackowski: Mary Ellen and John) Kneeling is: Marine Corps League Westchester County Detachment Paymaster Lu Caldara, Septemb... Read More

  • World War II African-American Marines Receive Congressional Gold Medal
    American Forces Press Service

    By Terri Moon CronkAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 - A group of African-American Marines who broke the Marine Corps' color barrier during World War II received the Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol ... Read More

  • Lint Center Announces 2012 Scholarship Competition
    Lint Center News

    The Lint Center for National Security Studies is pleased to announce that it will be providing $2,000 in merit-based scholarships for the upcoming July 2012 scholarship competition.The deadline to submit applications for the Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Li... Read More

  • Yankees honor Marine, hero dog
    Marine Corps News

    NEW YORK (AP)Through two tours of duty in Iraq Sgt. Rex was by Marine Cpl. Megan Leavey's side.  Which pinstripe greats made the list of the best Bronx Bombers ever?The pair worked more than 100 missions searching for roadside bombs, we... Read More

  • 1st Lt Dan Burns for being awarded the Joint Service Achievement Medal
    Member News

    Congratulations to 1st Lt Dan Burns for being awarded the Joint Service Achievement Medal by DUANE D. THIESSEN, Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps ".....dedication is evident through his professionalism, outstanding knowledge, flexibility and sel... Read More

  • Lint Center Announces 2011 Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship Recipient
    Lint Center News

    The Lint Center today announced that Matt Richardson was awarded the 2011 Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship.The text of the full release is available here: http://www.lintcenter.org/Winners/Mid11/PR-Matt-R.htm.We congratulate Mr. Richardson on hi... Read More

  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
    Marine Corps News

    Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Caleb Gomez, USMCHeadquarters United States Marine CorpsDivision of Public AffairsNew York City Public AffairsNEW YORK -- Staff Sergeant Daniel Valdes, a Grass Valley, Calif., native, received the Military Outstand... Read More

  • Memorials Set as Former Marine Gets Medal of Honor
    Marine Corps News

    Published September 15, 2011Associated Press APIn this undated photo released by the U.S. Marines, Sgt. Dakota Meyer poses for a photo while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Ganjgal Village, Kunar province, AfghanistanLOUISVILLE, ... Read More

  • Lint Center New YouTube Channel
    Lint Center News

    We have a new YouTube Channel courtesy of Google.  I will put the links to the channel and the actual Video.  (Thanks Tim for making the Video!)If you have a YouTube password you will go straight into the channel.  If not, you can use ... Read More

  • Detachment Member Eugene Bryant Inducted to the NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame
    Member News

    Eugene Bryant Award: Veterans' Hall of Fame Year: 2011 District: District 34Eugene Bryant has earned a place of distinction among the State of New York’s Veterans in recognition of his meritorious military service and his tireless advoca... Read More

  • This week's Patch Whiz Kids are: the Young Marines of Westchester.
    Young Marine News

    - Photo Credit Dina SciortinoBy Dina Sciortino WhitePlains.Patch.comMarch 9, 2011Each week, White Plains Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. ... Read More

  • Passing of Associate Life Member Robert Mauro

    It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Detachment Associate Life Member, Life Member and former Fairview Fire Chief Robert Mauro, who retired last month after a 45-year career in the fire service, died March 13 at White Plains Ho... Read More

  • Happy New Year from CEO Lint Center
    Lint Center News

    A Happy New Year from the Lint Center!(Remember you can subscribe for the free LC Newsletter direct at LintCenterNewsLetter-subscribe@yahoogroups.com .)The Lint Center had a great year awarding seven different scholarships through two separate schola... Read More

  • Colors Passed, Gen. James Amos Becomes 35th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
    Stars and Stripes

    By KEVIN BARONStars and StripsWASHINGTON – Gen. James Amos became the 35th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps on Friday, taking command of a force that has roughly 20,000 Marines deployed at war in southern Afghanistan while at the same time i... Read More

  • Amos Confirmed as Marine Corps Commandant
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna MilesAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2010 – The Senate yesterday confirmed Gen. James F. Amos as the 35th Marine Corps commandant, to replace retiring Gen. James T. Conway who has served in the post since November 2006... Read More

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Key to Recruiting and Retention
    American Forces Press Service

    By Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Carden American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, July 21, 2010 - Proposed changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill would improve military readiness, a senior Pentagon official said today at a Capitol Hill hearing.Robert E. Cl... Read More

  • Restoration Complete for Vietnam War Memorial Statue
    American Forces Press Service

    By Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. CardenAmerican Forces Press ServiceLeft to right: Retired Army Brig. Gen. George Price; John Piltzecker, National Mall and Memorial Parks superintendent; Lindy Hart, widow of sculptor Frederick Hart; and Jan Scruggs,... Read More

  • National Resource Directory
    News from the Web

    The U.S. Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs, as part of their continued commitment to our Nation‘s Service Members, Veterans, and their families, launched a new and improved National Resource Directory (www.nationalresourcedirec... Read More

  • Vietnam Combat Lessons Apply Today
    American Forces Press Service

    By Lisa Daniel American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, June 1, 2010 - The military's top officer yesterday called on Vietnam Veterans to stay connected with today's servicemembers, saying their lessons learned, especially with post-traumati... Read More

  • Corps Helps Wounded Troops Collect Extra Money
    Support Our Troops

    By Gidget Fuentes - Staff Writer Marine Corps Times Posted : Monday May 17, 2010 6:20:32 EDTThousands of active and former Marines may be eligible for extra money under a recent policy revision expanding benefits to troops wounded in combat, but maki... Read More

  • Not Easy Then, Not Easy Now
    News from the Web

    Courtesy Gunner Wickenheiser Marines race across the beach to experience a fraction of the experiences the Marines who fought for Iwo Jima might have had on D-Day of the Battle . The major difference between today and 1945 is that today no one i... Read More

  • Officials Announce Homeowners Assistance Program Details

    American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2009 - Defense Department officials today announced the details for distributing $555 million available under the Homeowners Assistance Program. The program is part of the American Recovery and ... Read More

  • VVMF Launches National Call for Photos
    News from the Web

       For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 17, 2009VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND AND FEDEX OFFICE TO LAUNCHNATIONAL CALL FOR PHOTOS OF THE MORE THAN 58,000 INDIVIDUALSNAMED ON THE WALLFedEx Office Locations around the Country to Help Gather PhotosW... Read More

  • Cop Aids Dying Vet
    Member News

    By Rita Delfiner NY Post   (August 17,  2009 New York) -An ailing 84-year-old Brooklyn veteran was all alone in the world -- until he met tender-hearted cop Susan Porcello, who watched over the former Marine during the final months of his l... Read More

  • VA emphasizes education before Post-9/11 GI Bill switch
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna MilesAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON (AFRNS) -- As the Department of Veterans Affairs is accepting sign-ups for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, officials are encouraging anyone considering enrolling in the program to get educated about it fir... Read More

  • All-Female Marine Team Conducts First Mission in Southern Afghanistan
    American Forces Press Service

    By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Monty Burton Special to American Forces Press ServiceFARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan, March 10, 2009 - Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment -- the ground combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task For... Read More

  • VA Secretary Expects Big Impact From Post-9/11 GI Bill
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna Miles American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, April 6, 2009 - All systems are on track for this summer's rollout of the new Post-9/11 GI Bill, which Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki said he expects to have as monumental an im... Read More

  • New GI Bill Carries Different Eligibility, Benefits
    American Forces Press Service

    By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2009 - A series of educational assistance programs administered by the Veterans Affairs Department, commonly called the GI Bill, have helped servicemembers pursue post-secondary ... Read More

  • 2008 Toys for Tots Kickoff
    Toys for Tots

     We are asking for your participation in the 2008 " Toys for Tots" program of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the Westchester County Detachment of the Marine Corps League. The program will run through December 19. If gifts come in after that d... Read More

  • Anheuser-Busch Offers Free Theme Park Admission
    American Forces Press Service

    By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, May 15, 2008 - For the rest of this year, sitting in Shamu the killer whale's "splash zone" or talking turkey with a big yellow bird are just two activities servicemembers and their ... Read More

  • New Names Etched Into Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
    American Forces Press Service

    By John J. Kruzel American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 7, 2008 - The names of four U.S. servicemembers were etched into the glossy black walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial this week alongside more than 58,000 of their fallen comrade... Read More

  • New Joint Staff Team Evaluates Wounded Warrior Programs
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 7, 2008 - A joint team formed by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is looking at the broad range of care and support services for wounded warriors to find any gaps and tap into... Read More

  • President's Proclamation Honors Troops' Spouses
    American Forces Press Service

    American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 5, 2008 - Military spouses embody the courage, nobility of duty, and love of country that inspire every American. On Military Spouse Day, we pay tribute to the husbands and wives who support their sp... Read More

  • Silver Star Families Plan Day of Remembrance
    American Forces Press Service

    By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, April 28, 2008 - Last year, 44 states and the District of Columbia proclaimed celebrated May 1 as Silver Star Day.This year, Silver Star Families of America, which began the grass... Read More

  • "Loose lips sink ships" according to new Intelligence chief
    Lint Center News

    By Debbie SheehanPublic Affairs OfficeConjure up in your mind every film or television program you have ever seen about security personnel, espionage and special agents. They cut across generations, from the sexy James Bond to Jack Bauer on televisio... Read More

  • Progress Continues in Anbar Province Amid Reduced Violence
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 10, 2008 - A month into his third tour in Iraq, the commander of Multinational Force West said today he's amazed by vast improvements across Anbar province, with a sharp drop in ... Read More

  • Marine Commandant Halts Purchase of New Tactical Vests
    American Forces Press Service

    By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2008 - Marine Commandant Gen. James T. Conway halted purchases of the Marine Corps' new modular tactical vest after Marines complained about the equipment's design. ... Read More

  • Navy Ship Christened 'New York' Symbolizes U.S. Resiliency
    American Forces Press Service

    By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 1, 2008 - On what was described as a "fine Navy, Marine Corps day," in New Orleans, Defense Department officials, servicemembers and distinguished guests gathered today to ch... Read More

  • Postal Service Offers Discount
    American Forces Press Service

    By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2008 - Military families have long used the U.S. Postal Service's flat-rate shipping boxes to send care packages around the globe. Beginning March 3, they'll get a... Read More

  • Programs to Benefit Military Families, Wounded Warriors
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna Miles American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2008 - President Bush called on Congress last night to reward the contributions servicemembers and their families make every day through better services and laws that let them share unu... Read More

  • Group Helps Troops, Families Find Jobs
    American Forces Press Service

    By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2008 - Servicemembers nationwide looking for jobs in their off-duty hours need look no further than a troop-support group based in southern California."We help citizens and busi... Read More

  • Troops, Families Can Access Free Tax-Filing Services
    American Forces Press Service

    By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2008 - Rather than paying a tax specialist, servicemembers and their families can obtain free assistance to prepare and file their annual tax returns through a special military pro... Read More

  • General Delivers Message From Hero's Mother
    American Forces Press Service

    By Staff Sgt. Luis P. Valdespino Jr., USMC Special to American Forces Press ServiceMarine Gen. Robert Magnus, assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks to Marines serving in and around the Afghan capital of Kabul at the Camp Eggers dining faci... Read More

  • Officials Dedicate Broadcast Studio to Fallen Marine Public Affairs Officer
    American Forces Press Service

    American Forces Press Service CAMP VICTORY, Iraq, Dec. 11, 2007 - A new broadcast studio was dedicated to the memory of Marine Corps Maj. Megan M. McClung during a ceremony at Al Faw Palace here Dec. 7. On Dec. 6, 2006, McClung, a public affairs... Read More

  • The satisfaction of making a difference
    Toys for Tots

    By BILL FALLONSomewhere between the halls of Montezuma and the shores of Tripoli lies a heart of gold.In Westchester County, Lu Caldara is the Marine who, with help from his friends and his wife, proves the point by making the holidays brighter each ... Read More

  • ACMC among guests at 11th SSMAC military ball honoring Marines
    Member News

    Cpl. Karim Delgado / NYCM ACMC General Robert Magnus speaks at the 11th annual SSMAC Military Ball. This year's ball honored the U.S. Marine Corps.New York (Oct. 4, 2007) — The Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps was among disting... Read More

  • Vice President Praises Troops, Those Who Support Them
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna Miles American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2007 - Vice President Richard B. Cheney yesterday praised U.S. servicemembers waging the war on terror and their fellow Americans who support them as they put their lives on the line.Vic... Read More

  • Elizabeth Mendez aka Sgt. Elizabeth A. Quinones
    Member News

    Single titled "United" Mp3 available now!!!Sent by Rick Leal Continuing to spread the word, this past November Elizabeth sang her single "United" at the Veterans Day Breakfast Reception on Veterans Day held at Gracie Mansion & the parade hel... Read More

  • Marine Receives Distinguished Flying Cross at Buckingham Palace
    American Forces Press Service

    By Gunnery Sgt. Donald E. Preston, USMCSpecial to American Forces Press ServiceLONDON, March 23, 2007 - A U.S. Marine appeared before Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace March 21 to receive the United Kingdom's Distinguished Flying Cross for ... Read More

    American Forces Press Service

    By Fred W. Baker IIIAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, March 22, 2007 - Medal of Honor recipients are heroes, despite their many humble objections to the label, and are important to the fabric of our society, Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon Eng... Read More

  • Free ticket to WWE events
    American Forces Press Service

    By Carmen L. GleasonAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, March 6, 2007 - Servicemembers can take advantage of the generosity of professional wrestlers by getting free admittance into World Wrestling Entertainment events worldwide.Members of the m... Read More

  • New Yorkers get a Taste of Home
    American Forces Press Service

    By Elaine WilsonSpecial to American Forces Press ServiceFORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, March 2, 2007 - A handful of wounded warriors recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center here are getting a taste of home -- minus the neck-wrenching skyscrapers and taxi-... Read More

  • Young Marines Promote Healthy, Drug-Free Lifestyles
    Young Marine News

    By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2006 - Ask any member of the Young Marines and they'll tell you their organization instructs young people how be responsible, drug-free, citizens.Established in 1958, the Young... Read More

  • America Supports You: Gary Sinise, Lt. Dan Band Rock Pentagon
    American Forces Press Service

    By Donna MilesAmerican Forces Press ServiceAudience members join Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band during an "America Supports You" concert performance at the Pentagon May 5. Photo by Helene C. StikkelWASHINGTON, May 5, 2006 – Actor and director... Read More

  • Exchange Services Prepaid Phone Cards Better Than Others
    American Forces Press Service

    Submitted by: American Forces Press Service Story by: Ms. Donna Miles Story Identification #: 20054207319WASHINGTON (April 18, 2005) -- When it comes to buying prepaid phone cards to call home from Iraq or Afghanistan, not all cards are alike.Friends... Read More

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