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Visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps and see the exibits through a 360 degree virtual tour. Experience the assault on Iwo Jima beaches, a frozen outpost in Korea and be transported to Hill 881S in Vietnam as a replacement, as you see and hear the sounds of battle in special immersion displays.

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warriors of hill 881s

This connection will take you to the Seige of Khe Sanh and the Hill 881S outpost held by a company of Marines and surrounded by two heavily reinforced North Vietnamese Regular Divisions. You will read compelling personal narratives written by the Marines who served there, and will live the experience through the awesome photos of the Dave Powell collection.

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Toys for Tots

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TFT COORDINATOR CORNER BILL COX: DETACHMENT COORDINATOR The Wiregrass Marine Corps League has adopted the Marine Corps Reserve Toys-for-Tots program and conducts the annual Toys-for-Tots Christmas Campaign in the Wiregrass area. The Detachment first received authorization from the National Toys-for-Tots Foundation to conduct the campaign in 2006. The first year we served Dothan and Houston County, organized the program,…

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About the Marine Corps League

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Marine Corps League is a Nationally chartered organization founded by Marine Corps Commandant, John A Lejeune in 1923 and chartered by an Act of Congress on August 4,1937. There are over 1200 Detachments throughout the country with a total membership of around 60,000. The purpose of the League is to preserve the traditions and promote the interests of the…

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History and Officers

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Swearing-in of 2020 Detachment Officers.L-R Bill Danford, Darrell Langford, Bill Cox, Bill Banakos, Jaime Jack. The Wiregrass Detachment was chartered February 22,1990 as MCL Detachment 752. The Detachment meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Dothan VFW Club, 1426 Taylor Road, Dothan AL 36301. The business meeting will start promptly at 6:00 PM and fellowship time will…

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Silent Drill Team

We welcome new members because we want every Marine, FMF Corpsman and Chaplain to have the opportunity to experience the esprit de corps and camaraderie we share in the Wiregrass Detachment. We offer the following membership opportunities: Regular MemberRegular membership is available to anyone who is serving or has served honorably in the United States Marine Corps for more…

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