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237th 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 10th 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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237th Marine Corps Ball Sponsorship

The 237th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps is November 10, 2012. We will be celebrating our annual Birthday Celebration at South Hills Country Club Saturday November 10, 2012. If you are interested in being a sponsor and having your advertisement published in the Marine Corps Birthday Booklet please fill out the form below. […]

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Cost of Living Increase for Military Retirees!

News source: Semper Fidelis, Retirement News – April-June 2012 and Military Money Matters After a couple of years with NO COLA increase, military retirees received a 3.6% COLA effective December 1, 2011. The increase will show up in your January 2012 check. This is the same percentage increase that Social Securities beneficiaries will receive. If […]

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News About Your Military ID Card

News source: Semper Fidelis, Retirement News – April-June 2012 Two Forms of Identification Are Now Required If you need to replace or renew your military ID card, you will be required to provide two forms of identification: a valid photo ID and a secondary form of ID. Acceptable photo identification includes a driver’s license, military […]

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67th annual Department of Pennsylvania Convention

The 67th annual Department of Pennsylvania Convention is scheduled to be held on June 27 to July 1, 2012 at the Holiday Inn – Downtown, Johnstown, Pa 15901. You must make your reservations before June 6, 2012 and tell the hotel you are with the MARINE CORPS LEAGUE of PA. Your support of the Marine […]

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Det 726 – Supports Operation Troop Appreciation

We have now made Operation Troop Appreciation an official charity of Marine Corps League Inc, South Hills Detachment 726. We will be working to help raise money, support their work effort and other activities in an effort to help there cause. If you don’t know about Operation Troop Appreciation let me tell you a little […]

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70 years ago today, Americans responded to Pearl Harbor

‘You just hope people don’t forget’ Wednesday, December 07, 2011 By Kaitlynn Riely, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Lake Fong/Post-Gazette Interview of two WWII Veterans to include our own Bob “Bullet” Dailey! George Priatko, 86, of Plum and other World War II veterans visit “Stars & Stripes: An American Story” at the Heinz History Center on Tuesday. The […]

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Marine Corps League 726 Birthday Ball!

Our Marine Corps Ball will be held on November 12th at the South Hills Country Club. Our Guest of honor this year is CWO4 Paul Kirsch, USMC Retired. Cocktail Hour begins at 5:00 PM and the Ceremony Start Time at 6:00 pm. This a great time and a great celebration. Happy Birthday to all Marines […]

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Tom Battaglia; Our Brother Marine Passes On.

Our Marine Brother Tom Battalia passed away peacefully Sunday October 10th 2011. Tom served in WWII in the Asiatic Pacific and the American Campaigns (Saipan, Tawara, and Tinian). He received Presidential Citations: the Bronze Star, marked “V” for Valor and the Purple Heart. Tom was a dedicated member of the league and great man. From […]

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Rose Program a Success

On July 9th the Marine Corps League Inc South Hills Detachment 726 Pittsburgh’s Rose Program was successful and raised over $1,800. This included Marines from the detachment as well as members of The Keystone Young Marines. Close to 30 Marines and Young Marines attended and helped raise money! The Rose Program demonstrated the dedication by […]

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