Brazos Valley

Marine Corps League

Recent Events


Mexican War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The September 13, 2017 dedication of the Mexican War Memorial, sponsored by the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League, occurred on the 170th anniversary of the victory at the Halls of Montezuma.


August 2017 Vet Camp

John McQuire (Past Commandant) and Ed Holcomb represent the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League at Vet Camp. Vet Camp provides orientation for the incoming veterans to Texas A & M.

Harry Bruce "Retreat Hell" Award

Doug Tennis presents Nicholas Romer, winner of the Harry Bruce "Retreat Hell" Award, a Mameluke sword at his commissioning on graduation from Texas A & M.

Meals Ready to Eat (MRE)

BVMCL successfully completed its second annual Operation MRE fundraiser. In the picture, Glenn Burnside picks up one of the completed briskets.

Independence Day Parade

Brazos Valley Marine Corps League participated again this year in the Chappell Hill Independence Day Parade.

Poolee Family Day

The Brazos Valley Marine Corps League supported Poolee Family Day, held at the Museum of the American G.I., which is a sendoff for Poolee's going to Boot Camp.

KBTX Interviews Detachment 1391

Detachment Adjutant Thorin Moser and Staff Sergeant Benton Gillis (Recruiting Substation College Station) spoke about Marine Corps League activities and Marine Corps recruiting on KBTX's Brazos Valley.

KBTX Features Detachment 1391

John McQuire (Commandant) and Thorin Moser (Adjutant) are interviewed by KBTX television station about the Marine Corps League Detachment 1391 activities in the Brazos Valley.

Marine Corps 241st Birthday

A number of parties were held in celebration of the 241st Birthday of the United States Marine Corps; include some cake cutting ceremonies at BVMCL member places of work, as at John McGuire's (BVMCL Commandant) office.

Mexican War Memorial Ground Breaking

Brazos Valley Marine Corps League is sponsoring the Mexican War Memorial at the Bryan Rotary Club Field of Honor in Veterans Park. The ground breaking ceremony was held on November 10, 2016.

Indian Wars Memorial Dedication

Members of the BVMCL attended the unveiling of the Indian Wars Memorial at Veteran’s Park. The statues commemorate the Buffalo Soldiers and Tonkawa Scouts that served in two regiments of cavalry and two regiments of infantry that defended Texas and the western United States between 1870 and 1890. Next to the statues are the individuals used to create the statues.