Brazos Valley

Marine Corps League

Recent Events


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.

Vet Camp

Doug Tennis and Ed Holcomb represented the BVMCL at Texas A & M Vet Camp on August 24, 2016.

Veterans Resource Center

Olivia Burnside (Sergeant at Arms) represented the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League at the Veterans Resource Center, hosted by the American Legion on May 7, 2016.

Harry Bruce Retreat Hell Leadership Award

John McGuire (Commandant) and Dougt Tennis(Sr. Vice Commandant) represent the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League at the TAMU Naval/Marine Commissioning Ceremony on May 13, 2016. Dottie Bruce presented a Mameluke Sword, provided by BVMCL, to the top graduating Marine at the commissioning ceremony.

Memorial Day Commemoration

John McGuire (Commandant) represented the BVMCL at Memorial Day Commemoration held at the American Leagion on May 30, 2016.

Vietnam Veterans Memoral Day Celebration

Members of the BVMCL attended the Memoral Day Celebration at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in downtown Bryan on May 29, 2016.

MRE Sale

A major fund raiser this year was a MRE sale (Meat Ready to Eat), featuring 8 - 10 lb. beef briskets slow smoked over a pecan wood fire for up to 24 hours. BVMCL members worked shifts supporting the process.

Wreaths Across America

BVMCL participated in the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Aggie Field of Honor at 11:00 AM on December 12, 2015.