Welcome to the web site of "The Choctaw Detachment", Detachment #778 of the Marine Corps League. Marine Corps League was incorporated by an act of Congress in 1937. It perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps. The mission of the League is to provide an organization where Marines can join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of theStates Marine Corps. As part of this mission we render aid and assistance to all Marines and former Marines and to their widows and orphans. We also support the community they live in Click here to see more about Marine Corps League Programs
The members of this Detachment live up to these traditions by supporting the Baton Rouge Area Marines and their families . This includes providing Funeral Honors for fallen Marines. We also help our community by providing educational programs at local schools, participating in patriotic events, volunteering for community projects/events and supporting local charities Members of this Detachment use this site to keep current with all information of interest to this detachment. Non-League visitors are welcome to browse our site pages to see what we are involved in.
If you are a MARINE or an FMF Navy Corpsman and considering membership in the Marine Corps League we invite you to fill out amembership application. WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN AND WOMEN to join our ranks. To become a Member you must have served honorably for at least 90 days. Your current status may be active, reserve, retired, or former active duty Marine or FMF Navy Corpsman. If you don't meet these criteria you can still join as an Associate Member .If you live in Louisiana and are not in the Baton Rouge area please clickto find a detachment in your area.
Commandant Choctaw Detachment
SERVING OUR MARINES AND OUR COMMUNITY
The Choctaw Detachment supports the Baton Rouge Community through Assisting Marines and FMF Corpsmen and their families; Supporting the Young Marines; Awarding scholarships; Participating in patriotic functions; Recognizing people who contribute to our community and many more important programs. Follwing the flood of 2016 we collected and distributed over $46,000 to Marines and their families in the area. Your gifts will help us to continue these worthwhile programs. We are a non-profit 501(c)(4) Veterans Organization so your contributions are TAX DEDUCTABLE.
Send your check made out to "Choctaw Detachment MCL" to:
6224 Durande Dr Baton Rouge LA 70820
We are also looking for funds to offset the cost of the coffee & doughnuts we serve at the VA Clinic every Friday. If you would like to help out put "coffee" on the bottom of the check.