The Rio Grande Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps League recently hosted the Department of Texas Marine Corps League state convention from Thursday, June 23 to Saturday, June 25 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center. It was the first time that the state convention was held in
The Rio Grande Valley Detachment wasted no time getting involved with the community within its first year of existence. With the leadership of Committee Chair Yolanda Garcia and the tireless devotion of other members, the detachment collected hundreds of toys for local children. Working closely with the Marines of Charlie
On Saturday, December 9, 2018, Jake Mejia was awarded the Marine Corps League Good Citizenship Award for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Rio Grande Valley Detachment Commandant Sean Downey presented the award to Jake at his court of honor. If you know of a Scout that has earned the Eagle
Members of the Rio Grande Valley Detachment visited various nursing homes for Veterans Day and presented lapel pins to the residents. Hats off to Yolanda Garcia, James Coan, Bill Roach, Juan Martinez, Richard Baldwin, Gergorio Kishketon, and Laura Marquez for their tireless work to ensure that our older Veterans are
At the Fall Conference of the Department of Texas, Southern Division National Vice Commandant Johnny Gothard presented the Recruiter of the Year Award to Sean Downey. Sean is the Commandant of the Rio Grande Valley Detachment and one of the founding members. The official number of members recruited by Downey
June 9, 2018, was a historic event for the Rio Grande Valley. The first detachment of the Marine Corps League was officially presented their Charter from the Marine Corps League National Headquarters. Department of Texas Commandant Robert Way was on hand to present the document as well as install the detachment’s
Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps. Our detachment’s Federal Tax ID (EIN) is 82-4002350.