Monday, November 10, 2014


Marine Corps League celebrates the U. S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball at the SunRiver Community Center Ballroom.

5:00pm – 6:00 p.m. Mix and Mingle
6:00pm Seats Please
6:00pm Welcome – Emcee Pat Lisi
Post Colors
Cake Ceremony
Chaplain’s Message
6:30pm – 7:30 p.m. Dinner and Dessert
7:00pm – Functions of the Detachment
7:15pm - Musical Entertainment – George Bugatti
7:30pm – 7:50 p.m. Intermission
8:00pm – In Memoriam
8:15pm – 9:30 p.m. Dancing

USMC Birthday from Steve Bowers

Monday, November 3, 2014

8 Nov 2014 - FREE Breakfast

Please see the Commandant's attached flyer:


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8 Nov 2014 - Do you like "FREE"??

Calling all Marines and Corpsmen and Navy Chaplains who served in the FMF.  Utah Dixie Detachment #1270 is sponsoring a FREE BREAKFAST at the St. George Elks Lodge (630 W. 1250 N.) on Saturday 8 November 2014 beginning at 0830.  This is to celebrate the 239th birthday of our Corps.  Come enjoy camaraderie with the few, the proud, the Marines!  Question:  Call D'Arcy at (435) 862-8883.

Monday, October 20, 2014

South Korean Victory Medals

To All Detachment Marines who served in Korea 25 June 1950 - 27 July 19531.  Bill and I attended an award ceremony where representatives from the South Korean Embassy presented over 150 medals to any serviceman who served in Korea during the time indicated.

2.  Since there may be some in the Detachment who were unaware of the award ceremony and would like to receive a medal, the Detachment has been assured that if we collect the following information from members of the Detachment who served during the time element indicated, an appropriate award will be provided.

3.  Information requested:

    a.  Copy of DD 214 indicating dates served.

    b.  Individual must sign their name and address on the back of the submitted DD 214.

    c.  Submit the DD 214 to the Commandant for processing.

4.  Any questions?

D'Arcy E. Grisier, Commandant

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Looking for a Drummer Boy

To All:
Our current Drummer, Terry Hansen, has built another DRUM.  We are looking for volunteer(s) to adopt this drum and help Terry as he tries desperately to keep Marines in step as they march.


      1. Desire

      2. Ability to count to four (one, two three, four)

     3.  Has a little rhythm in their system

     4.  Can participate in parades

All applications will be seriously considered by the Marching Committee.

Refer any questions directly to either to D'Arcy(darcy10 at beyondbb dot com) or Terry (JLTGH at infowest dot com)  (You know how to translate those email addresses - just being careful in case of skimmers.]

MCL Breakfasts by Steve Bowers