Baton Rouge National Cemetery
In conjunction with the event that is held at Arlington each December, Chapter 1 of The Blue Star Mothers host the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Baton Rouge National Cemetery. The public is invited to attend and help lay the wreaths on servicemen and women's graves. The mission of Wreaths Across America is to Honor, Remember and Teach!
10 and 11 December
8404 River Rd, Geismar
Saturday 14 September 0830
9000 Airline Hwy
0800 First Tuesday of the Month
Stare Police Cafateria
7901 Independence Blvd.
1830 First Tuesday of the Month
Baton Rouge Police Academy
9000 Airline Hwy
5580 Governement St
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 a membership 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 click to find a detachment in your area.
Send your check made out to "Choctaw Detachment MCL" to:
6224 Durande Dr
Baton Rouge LA 70820
Note in the remarks section if you want your money to go to a specific program.