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Department of WV Board of Trustees and Staff Officers Meeting March 16, 2024 at the American Legion Post in Ripley, starting time 10:00 am until 12:00 noon.  All Officers and Members are welcome & encouraged to attend.  UOD is red polo, black trousers, and cover.  Coffee & donuts will be available prior to the meeting.
Location: American Legion Post 107, 340 Main Street, Ripley, WV 25271
For more information contact Commandant Gill at (304)377-1345 or by email:
Hershel Woody Williams Det 340 will conduct a Meet and Greet Recruiting event in Huntington at the American Legion Post 16, address 1421 6th Avenue, Huntington Saturday March 23, 2024 from 12:00 to 2:30 pm
Modern Day Marine Expo: April 16-18, 2024 at 901 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC.  To register go to Marine Corps League ( registration is online.
Cpl William B. Fulks Det 1474 Hurricane will hold their 4th Annual Memorial 5K & 10K Trail Race at Meeks Mountain Trails, Hurricane, WV starting at 0900 on Saturday May 4, 2024.
For more information contact: Sr. Vice Commandant Vince Turley (304)668-2896 or
Department of WV 2024 Convention Hosted by MGM Detachment 1180, Point Pleasant - May 17-18, 2024 at the Quality Inn, Gallipolis, OH (740) 446-0090 (Note: It should be the Candlewick Hotel by May, if construction is complete).

Room rate is $94 plus tax; reference the Marine Corps League when making your reservations to secure this reduced rate.  Detachment 1180 is now taking Convention Registration and Grand Banquet Reservations.
For more information contact: Commandant William Ben Edwards (304)593-8943 or Adjutant Patti Leib (740)591-8611 or Paymaster Susan Paulson (304)593-5473
Mideast Division Conference Hosted by Eastern Panhandle Marines Det. 1143, Martinsburg, WV. Conference dates are June 28-29, 2024; Room rate is $117 per night plus tax; free parking & wireless Internet.  To receive the block price, reservations must be booked by 05/30/24.  To pay by credit card and hotel taxes, contact the hotel directly at (304)267-5500 or, make checks payable to Eastern Panhandle Marines to avoid paying taxes on the hotel.  Registration fee for the conference is $10.
**NOTE** If you make your own reservation directly with the hotel you still need to send the registration fee and lunch/banquet fees to Eastern Panhandle Marines at the below address. Mail registration fee, hotel room rate, and lunch/banquet reservation/fees to:
Eastern Panhandle Marines
MCL Detachment #1143
PO Box 1934
Martinsburg, WV 25402-1934
POC Tim Murphy: 703-980-3878 Email:
2nd POC: John S. Stollery Jr. (757)748-1783 Email:
Registration is due by 5/31/2024
2024 MCL National Convention will be held in August 2024 at the WESTIN RANCHO MIRAGE GOLF RESORT AND SPA, 7133 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270.  To Register online go to: Convention - Marine Corps League (
RESERVATION CODE: "MCL" or "Marine Corps League"
Dates: Monday August 12, 2024 thru Friday, August 16, 2024

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