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Wreath Recycle

On February 16, 2019 members the BVMCL helped take the wreaths, which BVMCL members helped collect earlier from the Bryan and College Station cemeteries, apart for recycling.

Valentines for Veterans and First Responders

Members of the BVMCL attended the Sul Ross Elementary School in Bryan annual Valentines for Veterans and First Responders program on February 7, 2019.

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Scholarships for Deserving TAMU Marines

On January 17, 2019 the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League provided eight $500 scholarships to deserving Marines at Texas A & M. One was in class, so could not attend the ceremony.

Santa Visits Houston Children's Hospital

On December 19, members of the BVMCL supported Santa's visit to the Houston Children's Hospital provided through the Devil Dogs.

Wreaths Across America

On December 15, members of the BVMCL placed wreaths on veteran's graves in the Bryan City Cemetery and participated in the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Field of Honor in College Station.

Meat Ready to Eat (MRE)

On December 14, members of the BVMCL packaged and delivered smoked briskets, which helps provide funds needed to support BVMCL scholarships to deserving Marines at Texas A & M. Supporters H.E.B. and Rudy's helped make the fund raiser a great success.

Operation Seatback

On December 2, 2018 the BVMCL members performed one of their primary fund raisers, that of removing seatbacks from Kyle Field.

Make A Smile Happen (M*A*S*H)

On November 30, members of the BVMCL help collect, sort, and package toys collected for underprivileged kids in the Brazos Valley.

Veterans Day Celebration

Over the November 10/11 weekend members of the BVMCL celebrated the 243rd Birthday of the United States Marine Corps and participated in a number of Veterans Day celebration events.

Memorial Day Ceremony

On Monday, May 28, 2018 members of the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League participated in the Memorial Day ceremony at Post 159 of the American Legion.

Placing Flags on Veteran’s Graves

On Saturday, May 26, 2018 members of Detachment 1391 of the Marine Corps League placed flags on veteran’s graves at the Bryan City Cemetery.

Harry Bruce Award

On Friday, May 11, 2018 members of the Brazos Valley Marine Corps League (Detachment 1391) presented the Harry Bruce Award (a Mameluke sword) to Michael Russell at the Texas A& M commissioning ceremony at noon in the Rudder Theater. Keith Stephens, Detachment Commandant, and Doug Tennis, Detachment Vice Commandant, presented the sword.

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Detachment 1391 made our fourth Hurricane Harvey Relief donation delivery on April 27, 2018 to Houston area veterans. Thanks to the generous support of the Brazos Valley community we were able to load up three trucks and a trailer full of furniture, clothing, and household goods.