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    Marine Corps History; May

      1 May 1992: BGen Marvin Hopgood Jr. led 1,500 Marines from Camp Pendleton to help quell the Los Angeles riots.   2 May 1946: Marines helped quell a prison riot at Alcatraz Island, California.   3 May 1898: Lt Dion Williams and Marines from the USS Baltimore raised the American flag over Cavite, Philippines....
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    Patriot Riders Chicken BBQ

    Patriot Riders are having our 2nd annual Chicken BBQ.  I have attached our flier.  Tickets are being sold now.  This proved to be a great fund raiser for us last year, allowing us to help our veterans and our community.  We hope you enjoyed it enough to come back this year and bring a few...
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    L/Cpl Vangyzen Detachment Upcoming Events

    Saturday, May 11 0900 placing flags on the graves at St. Patrick’s Cemetery Somerset Friday, May 24 1600 meat pies supper at the church across the street from the Somerset town hall donations only. Saturday, May 25 Marine Corps league annual fundraiser at Stop & Shop, and Auclair’s market Somerset. Sunday, May 26 Marine Corps...
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    Flag Day Ceremony

    The Taunton Elks is having their annual Flag Day ceremonies on June 13 at 5:45 PM. They are located on 775 John Quincy Adams Rd, Taunton, MA 02780. If you have never gone to the Elks flag day ceremony you have missed something special. The ceremony explains the evolution of the American flag.  The Elks and the...
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    May Meeting

    Dear Marine Corps league members. Just a reminder that we have a meeting this coming Saturday, May 4. Please try to be there so you can sign up for our annual fundraising at Stop & Shop and Auclair’s market on Memorial weekend. If you cannot make the meeting please contact me and let me know...
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