Up-Coming Events


Welcome to the Marine Corps League, Department of New York Marine Corps League Department of New York P. O. Box 360 Hastings on the Hudson, NY 10706

Link to the Marine Corps League 2018 National Convention Buffalo, NY


The Department of New York will hold it’s Spring Department Meeting at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino in Hogansburg, NY on 20-21 April 2018.  The room rate is $103.00 ($93.00 Room + $10 Reservation Tax).  There is no NY State Tax.  Use reservation code 1616 or Marine Corps League.  Make your reservations early!

Hotel Details:

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino

873 State Route 37

Hogansburg, NY 13655

(518) 358-2222

The agenda for the event will follow as soon as it becomes available.

National Headquarters is proud to announce the MCL Library, www.mcleaguelibrary.org. This new site does not replace the National site, but supplements it.  It contains a blog (4th General Order) for events, a photo gallery - like for conventions and events and more.  Created by Nationals COO Bob Borka.

The American Gold Star Mothers, Department of New York, Albany Chapter 11 will be holding their convention on 13-14 April 2018 in Latham NY.  Please see the attached flyer for complete details.

Please share this information with your membership.




Ground Pounder

The latest edition of the Ground Pounder is here, number 3-17 and is attached to this email.

Our Editor Sr. Vice Commandant Tom Wortmann is asking for all of you Marines who participated in Toys for Tots, to send in your photos & stories to him at railmarine@gmail.com.

Does your Detachment have a story or activity you wish to report on?  We would like to hear it, please send your submissions into Sr. Vice Commandant Tom Wortmann at railmarine@gmail.com.



Uncommon Valor Scholarship

We have received word from the It’s time to file your application for the Uncommon Valor Scholarship.  Please see the attached flyer for complete details.






It is now time to file for a scholarship application

All members,their children and their grand children are eligible

For your family to be eligible the sponsor must have FIVE continuos years of


In the Department of New York Marine Corps League

To obtain the forms and a copy of the rules you must contact either

Lewis Loeven Ken O'Brien

3556 Raven Street. 166 Llewellyn Pl.

Levittown N.Y.11756. Staten Island N.Y.1031

1 516-796-3306. 1 718-816-0822

lewusmcuspsret@aol.com. cplkenob@aol.com



Posted 12/31/2017

Updated 02/12/2018

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