Marine Corps League Northwest Detachment 162 Names 2016 Marine of the Year Charles E. Kramer
Charles “Gene” Kramer has been a member for several years at the detachment. In 2016 he worked hard to promote the detachment and find new members. He volunteered to run missions for the Commandant and Paymaster when needed. Always willing to lend a helping hand. Past Detachment Commandant as well as previous Marine of the Year Recipients select Gene for this great honor to a well deserving Marine.
Marine William “Bill” King voted as the 2017 Detachment Commandant
Members present at the November 2016 meeting voted for Bill King as the next Detachment Commandant.
Mark Sutton was voted to the position of Adjutant/Paymaster.
Canton Young Marines receive donation from Northwest Detachment
Detachment Commander Wally Dixon presents a $200 donation to Canton Young Marines Unit Commander Paul Wikarski at a regular meeting of members on July 18, 2016. Youn
g Marine Staff Sgt. Wedlake and Pvt. Woods accompanied the commander to receive the donation.
To learn about the Canton Young Marines visit http://www.cantonyoungmarines.org/
The Marine Corps League was established in June 1923, during a reunion in New York, of Marines who had served in the 1st World War. The League was chartered by an act of the United States Congress on August 4th, 1937.
The League was authorized to assist and aid in presenting claims before the Veterans Administration by Public Law # 243, passed by the 74th Congress of the United States of America.
The Marine Corps League Northwest Detachment meets every 3rd Monday of the Month at the VFW Post 4012 – 438 N. Main St, Northville, MI 48167
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