Announcements

We’ve backed off in good faith to try and give you a chance to straighten this problem out. But I am going to beg with you for a minute. I'm going to plead with you, do not cross us. Because if you do, the survivors will write about what we do here for 10,000 years.”

                    USMC General James “Mad Dog” Mattis


Next Meeting

                                        To Be Determined


Who Needs A Detachment Cover?

Carlton Crenshaw is the man to see if you need a MCL detachment cover.  You can contact Carlton by email at carltonandlindacrenshaw@earthlink.net.


Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Benefits

The Veterans Administration has identified a group of qualifying conditions that are related to the Camp LeJeune water contamination.  A list of the conditions and other details can be found at the following web site: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/camp-lejeune/.  We have a local Veterans Service Representative, Pamela Zirkle, who can be very helpful in getting related claims filed and processed. She is located at 2211 Hydraulic Road, Suite 102, Charlottesville, VA 22901 and can be reached by email at Pamela.Zirkle@dvs.virginia.gov or by phone at 434.295.2782.


DD 214s Needed 

If you are not now on active duty the detachment needs to maintain a copy of your DD214 on file.  Please send a copy to:

Carlton Crenshaw
1336 Broken Island Road
Palmyra, VA 22963

If you no longer have a copy of your DD214 it can be obtained through the National Personnel Records Center web site at

http://vetrecs.archives.gov/

If you don’t have access to a computer we can help you draft a request letter.


Once A Marine, Always A Marine