USS Oregon hosts book signing

Becky Ellis, who is a Timberwolf Pup, read from her new book “Little Avalanches,” a memoir about her father, a…
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Father, son join Detachment

Jerrold Jacob “JJ” and Jerrold Dale “Dale” Higginbotham were sworn in as members of Marine Corps League Detachment USS Oregon…
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Young Marines receive new Unit Commander

MCL USS Oregon Detachment Commandant presents a Distinguished Service Award to Detachment Member Don Sill for his work as the…
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Detachment recognized Washington County DAV

(Bottom Right Photo). Feb. 21, Detachment members presented Washington County Veterans Services with Certificates of Appreciation and Deanna Levinson (front…
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2023 T4T a huge success

USS Oregon volunteers from left to right: Bob Topping, Lon Getlin, Arnie Myhra, Don Jackson, Terry Welter, and Gary Brannan….
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Meet the author at our April 29th meeting The detachment is pleased to invite Becky Ellis, who is a Timberwolf…
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49th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade held

The 49th annual Portland Veterans Day Parade was held Nov. 11. USS Oregon Detachment Members were joined by 6th ESB Marines’…
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Happy Birthday

10 November 2023 A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS 248th USMC Birthday Message (marines.mil)      …
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Honoring Gold Star families

The USS Oregon Detachment recently hosted Nancy Menagh from the Woody Williams Foundation to learn more about Gold Star Families…
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USS Oregon supports Portland Honor Flight

The Detachment recently made a $750 donation to Portland Honor Flight. And on Sept. 13, Detachment Commandant and Chaplain attended…
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Never Forget

Fellow Marines and Sailors, 9/11…Like all of you, it’s a somber day for me.  Like me, I suppose you remember…
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MCL launches free mobile app

MCL – Apps on Google Play App Store – Apple The Marine Corps League now has a mobile app in…
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Scholarships available thru Getlin’s Corner Foundation

The mission of Getlin’s Corner Foundation is to award undergraduate scholarships exclusively to the children of enlisted Marines and Navy Corpsmen who…
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Menderis moving to Pennslvania

Al Menderis (center), a Life Member of the Detachment, will be moving to Pennsylvania to help his father move.  Al…
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Detachment holds 2d Annual Picnic

Detachment members and their families gathered at Tualatin Community Park July 8th for the 2d Annual Detachment Picnic. All told,…
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Detachment turns out for the 4th of July Parade

Marines from across the Portland Metro Area gathered in Hillsboro for the Annual 4th of July Parade. 15 MCL USS…
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USS Oregon is named Detachment of the Year

Department of Oregon Junior Vice Commandant (L) presents USS Oregon Commandant Bill Allen with Detachment of the Year Award. The…
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Brannan honored as Marine of the Year

Gary C. Brannan, chaplain from MCL USS Oregon Detachment, was named Marine of the Year at the Department of Oregon’s…
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Accessing Veteran Records

Are you looking for your service records or those of a family member? The National Archives in St. Louis is…
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The importance of recruitment & retention

LtGen. G.W. Smith, a true combat warrior and the CG of I MEF, (a Recon officer) recently gave a speech which lauded…
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