MARINE CORPS LEAGUE DETACHMENT FIGHTING 260 - GREENSBORO, NC

MCL Historian's Page

This page is dedicated to information about MCL 260's members, past, present & future.
Our Historian, Harry Thetford, will be providing updates, including articles that he has written for the Greensboro News & Record and other articles that may be of interest to our membership.

SPECIAL EAGLE SCOUT CITIZENSHIP AWARD
Jerry Snyder had the privilege and honor to present the Good Citizen Award to his grandson, Thomas Edward Gramling, II (left side) at Troop # 160, Pembroke Pines, FL.


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Iwo Jima Memorial Luncheon April 22. 2014
Several MCL 260 members participated in this event to honor the remaining few survivors of this epic and crucial WW-II battle.
PLEASE SEE BELOW PICTURES OF MCL 260 MEMBERS WITH THE IWO JIMA MARINES + THE NAVY CORPSMAN




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The Carolina Field of Honor
FOH_Article.docx
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April 17, 2013

Bill Kirkman - World War II Marine!

BILL_KIRKMAN_-_WWII_Marine.pdf
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January 18, 2013
Andy Symmes' story chronicles his "luck" as a Marine.
MCL260 is also lucky to have him as one of our WWII members!

 ANDY_SYMMES_ARTICLE.doc
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January 11, 2013 - Charlie Monett A Marine's Marine!

One of our original members, Charlie passed away on October 21, 2012.
Read more about this man, who was devoted to his wife and children, to Duke University and the US Marines!

CHARLIE_MONNETT_--_A_MARINE_S_MARINE.pdf
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January 8, 2013 - New Article!
On February 28, 2012, Greensboro and MCL 260 lost Rich Brenner, a good friend and fellow Marine.
Please read the below article about Rich, written by Harry Thetford, MCL 260 Historian
Rich Brenner.pdf
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December 6, 2012

Did you know that the Fighting 260 has TWO connections to the Monford Point Marines?
#1 is our own Joe Dungee, former Commandant & a founding member of MCL 260.
#2 is Robert Bear, father of Xavier ("XL") Beard, whjo just recently moved to Winston-Salem.

Monford_Point_Marines__1_.docx
8.2 MB


Want to learn more about the Monford Point Marines?
Go to
http://www.montfordpointmarines.com/

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Information on Vietnam:
Did you serve in Vietnam?  Have family or friends or fellow Marines who did?
Check out this link from 3rd MARDIV ASSOC that Commandant Scott Mathews reported:

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~tpilsch/Vietnam.html#Marine

The amount of information referenced is amazing!

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