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Department of Arizona

Marine Corps League


National MID WINTER Conference

Please see our most recent revision to the MCL National Conference schedule. It is subject to change/adjustment as needed.

We are getting closer to some important deadlines.  If you have not yet registered, purchased banquet ticket, or submitted an ad, please use this link:


If you do not have hotel reservations yet, please use this link:

Reservation deadline is 2/10/23.


We look forward to seeing you there.   Bob Borka--National Executive Director/COO--Marine Corps League

Mid Winter Schedule

Mid Winter Schedule

MARCH 3 - 4, 2023
Conference to be held at
Sierra Suites Boutique Hotel
391 East Fry Boulevard
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

For additional information, please contact Thunder Mountain Detachment MCL.
Stu Brock, Commandant
Phone: 520-456-5720; Email:
Ron Schneider, Jr. Vice Commandant
Phone: 209-988-9796, Email:

Spring Agenda

Spring Agenda

JUNE 2-3, 2023
Conference to be held at
Windmill Suites, Surprise
12545 W Bell Rd,
Surprise, AZ 85378

For additional information, please contact White Tank Mountain Detachment MCL.
Jerry Bakke, Commandant
Phone: 714-315-1194; Email:
James Schickel, Sr. Vice Commandant
Phone: 626-590-1452, Email:

Wounded Warrior: If you are seeking assistance with services related to a wound Illness or Injury during your service, contact:

Sergeant Merlin German Wounded Warrior Call Center at 877-487-6299.

It's not hard the Detachment just needs six to ten committed workers. Others from detachments that have previously hosted one on will give you information if you just contact them. We are a TEAM so lets work together.


Remember this is your department, make it the best.


PDD Roger Smith,


The Defense Department launched the Military In Lasting Tribute online memorial, which recognizes service members who died while serving honorably on active duty from 1985 to the present. It is the only DoD memorial to include peacetime deaths.

The memorial honors the service and sacrifice of these service members, and provides enduring recognition and support for the military survivor community.

Please complete the attached form and submit it to the Department Adjutant AND Paymaster in lieu of making a motion or request from the floor of a convention or conference. Any motion from the floor or request for funds that have not followed the new procedure will be tabled indefinitely until the proper procedures are followed



MCL Membership Unplugged:

January 28th @ 1900 (EST)

No Topic = "Saturday Night Social"


Both of these Zoom calls have the same manual login information:

Meeting ID:  416 428 8328

Passcode:  MCL2023 (all caps)


Military Order of the Devil Dogs

I hold the title of United States Marine, and understand the commitment of holding the title, Devil Dog. It is a tradition born at Belleau Wood in the year 1918, of a Force In Readiness and the "First To Fight". ... The Military Order of the Devil Dogs is the fun and honor society of the Marine Corps League.





Veterans Resources

Resources are listed for information and convenience, their inclusion on the site does not imply an endorsement by the Department of Arizona or the National Marine Corps League.




Department of Arizona Marine Corps League Contact Form

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Marines’ Hymn Lyrics


From the Halls of Montezuma

To the Shores of Tripoli;

We fight our country's battles

In the air, on land and sea;

First to fight for right and freedom

And to keep our honor clean;

We are proud to claim the title

of United States Marine.


Our flag's unfurled to every breeze

From dawn to setting sun;

We have fought in ev'ry clime and place

Where we could take a gun;

In the snow of far-off Northern lands

And in sunny tropic scenes;

You will find us always on the job

The United States Marines.


Here's health to you and to our Corps

Which we are proud to serve

In many a strife we've fought for life

And never lost our nerve;

If the Army and the Navy

Ever look on Heaven's scenes;

They will find the streets are guarded

By United States Marines.

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