EVENTS, RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES, AND Out Reach

The Marine corps birthday

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national medal of honor day - march 25

National Medal of Honor Day pictures from 2015 - Present

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Memorial Day
American War Cemetery

History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day, as Decoration Day gradually came to be known, originally honored only those lost while fighting in the Civil War. But during World War I the United States found itself embroiled in another major conflict, and the holiday evolved to commemorate American military personnel who died in all wars, including World War II, The Vietnam War, The Korean War and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

For decades, Memorial Day continued to be observed on May 30, the date General Logan had selected for the first Decoration Day. But in 1968, Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which established Memorial Day as the last Monday in May in order to create a three-day weekend for federal employees. The change went into effect in 1971. The same law also declared Memorial Day a federal holiday.

On Memorial Day weekend, there is an Annual 24-hour Memorial Day Vigil at the war memorial in Cinco Puntos on Cesar E. Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights.

PFC Eugene A. Obregon (MOH) :
Detachment 1347 -  Scholarship Program

Scholarship program from 2015 - Present

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miracle on first street

miracle on first street from 2014 - Present

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PFC Eugene A. Obregon (MOH) :

 

Detachment 1347 -  Firework Stand

firework stand: 2015 - present

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Detachment 1347 had the honor to attend both the "4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th  Annual Speak Their Names Memorial Hump/BBQ"

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color guard

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recreational activities

03/16/2021

vice commandant manuel ibarra birthday

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MCL State and national Conventions

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MCL Community Outreach

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Operation Surprise Teresa Montano 

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veterans day- November 11

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