Montford Point Det Mural Dedication
Marine Week in Detroit, September 2017 brought about the dedication of the pictured mural, painted on the home of the Montford Point Marine Corps League Detachment. In attendance and representing the Cpl Stanley L. Moore Detachment were Det Commandant Jerry McKeon and Paymaster Don Lumsden.
Detachment 159 of the Marine Corps League was organized in 1970 in Royal Oak, Michigan. The Detachment is named after the first Marine from Southeast Oakland County to be killed in Vietnam. Cpl Stanley Leroy Moore was from Troy. Please visit his profile on the Virtual Wall website: Cpl Stanley L. Moore
Our meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at:
VFW Post 9222
3025 Coolidge Hwy
Berkley, MI 48072
Meeting at 1900
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We, as a Detachment participate in monthly visits to the VA Hospital in Detroit for a Bingo night for our Veteran brothers and sisters. We have obtained and donated over 20,000 paperback books to Veterans around the State of Michigan. In addition,baseball caps, lap robes, tee shirts pencils and toiletries have been collected by our Detachment and the Auxiliary.
Other Veteran’s Facilities that are recipients of these items include
the Veterans Homeless shelter in Detroit, Veterans Hospitals in Ann
Arbor, Grand Rapids and Saginaw.
The Cpl Stanley L. Moore Detachment supports and is involved with U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.Each year, members actively participate by collecting and delivering new toys to the the USMCR for distribution to children that may not be able to have a normal Christmas. Marines from local Reserve units appear at our functions and put a “face” on the USMCR program.
Our Officers are:
Commandant – D.Jerry McKeon
Senior Vice Commandant – Keith Unternaher
Junior Vice Commandant – Mark Donna
Adjutant – Tim McGee
Paymaster – Don Lumsden
Sergeant At Arms – Tony Snarski
Chaplain – Mike Lynch/Ron Sanford
Judge Advocate – Alex Herd
Past Commandant – Tim McGee