Marine Corps League Columbia River Detachment, #826 

Board of Trustees


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What is the United States Marine Corps League?

The Marine Corps League is the only Congressionally chartered United States Marine Corps - related Veterans organization in the United States.  Its  Congressional Charter was approved by the 75th U.S. Congress and signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on 4 August 1937.


Members of the Marine Corps League join in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving traditions, promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service.


The Marine Corps League effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy. Voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen, FMF Chaplains, and former Marines, FMF Corpsmen and FMF Chaplains and their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history and traditions of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.