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Celebrating a WW II veterans birthday Covid Style

Our oldest detachment Marine Bernie Hoffman celebrated his 95th birthday on Saturday December 19th. Due to the pandemic it was a unique celebration as scores of cars rolled by in parade past his house. To read all about it click on the link below: Bernie’s Celebration

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A new Detachment Commandant takes command

Matt Popovich and his officers were swore in during the December meeting. For a new list of officers, their pictures and contact numbers, please visit the officers page on this website.

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245th MCL Birthday Celebration

The South Hills Detachment Birthday Ball was celebrated on November 7th. During this pandemic the detachment was one of the few that conducted an in person event. Capacity was limited and social distancing was the standard order of the day. The speaker was Major Richard “Trainwreck” Burkett a former MV-22 Osprey Commander. A good time […]

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Jim Bulldog Treher

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of the Detachment’s first Commandant. Jim “Bulldog” Treher joined the Marine Corps in 1946 at the age of 17. He joined the FBI in 1955 and had 25 illustrious years in the FBI including a stint as J Edgar Hoover’s personnel assistant. He helped to charter […]

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239th Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Marine Corps League Inc, Souths Hills Detachment 726 Pittsburgh is pleased to announce this years Marine Corps Birthday Ball! Our Marine Corps Ball will be held on Saturday November 8th at the South Hills Country Club. The event begins at 5:00 pm and the Ceremony Start Time at 6:00 pm. You do not have to […]

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Local Funeral Home Becomes Veterans Choice™ Provider

Local Funeral Home Becomes Veterans Choice™ Provider The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs does an excellent job providing veterans burial benefits. However, the VA, does not provide or pay for funeral or cremation arrangements, transportation or military honors. Veterans & Family Memorial Care, the nation’s most widely used funeral home network for veteran’s cremation and […]

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“Bullet” Bob Daley; Our Brother Marine Passes

Our Commandant and Friend “Bullet” Bob Daley passed away yesterday 4 Feb. Robert “Bullet” Daley’s Funeral is at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church 311 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 10:00am on Saturday, February 8th “Bullet” will be remembered for so many great achievements throughout his life but one of my favorites was how he was always […]

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Pittsburgh World War II Memorial Dedication December 6th!

On Friday, December 6, the City of Pittsburgh will dedicate a World War II Memorial. The Memorial is located on the North Side of Pittsburgh between Heinz Field and PNC Park. In order to provide Commission Members the opportunity to attend this dedication in support of our World War II Veterans, the State Veteran’s Commission […]

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RMU Invests in Active Military Members and Veterans

Veterans and active military members in the Pittsburgh area who are looking to further their education should consider Robert Morris University. RMU, located in Moon Township, has started unique programs that are designed to give military members the opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree in one of 60 areas of study. RMU has dozens of […]

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Death March recalled through walk!

WELLSBURG – Area residents and visitors of various ages participated in a walk along Wellsburg’s Yankee Trail and city streets Tuesday to remember the many Americans who died or suffered atrocities as participants in the Bataan Death March during World War II. Leaders of the Brooke County Public Library and its Defenders of Bataan and […]

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