Santiam Detachment Officers and Staff
Commandant: Mel Huffman
Senior Vice Cmdt: Vacant
Junior Vice Cmdt: Derral W. Hunt
Judge Advocate: Timothy C. Beach
Jr Past Cmdt: Don Schlim
Adjutant/Paymaster: Alan W. Lynn
Chaplin: Harry "Butch" Pierce
Sergeant at Arms: Paul Needham
Web Sergeant: Derral W. Hunt
Who can join the Marine Corps League?
The Marine Corps League is Open to All Honorably discharged or active Marines, FMF Corpsmen, and FMF Chaplains with 90 days or more of service or persons who are serving, or have served in the United States Marine Corps reserve, regardless of national origin, race, or sex.
Why join the Marine Corps League?
The most important benefits are those that occur at the Detachment level. The comradery that comes with associating with fellow Marines from all eras and various units. For the sense of accomplishment and achievement by partaking in Detachment endeavors such as the Young Marines, Toys for Tots, or other detachment community projects, the Marine way.
How much are membership fees?
Dues are necessary to provide the foundation of the Detachment’s fiscal program. A portion of the Detachment’s per capita dues collected will be submitted to the Department of Oregon and the National Headquarters organizations to support their operations, the remainder will be kept in the Detachment’s general treasury. The amount of dues to be paid shall never be less than what is required by the Department of Oregon and National Headquarters. The payment of annual National membership dues entitles all members in good standing an automatic subscription to the Marine Corps League publication and enrollment privileges in any National Group Insurance Programs that may be in effect.
Santiam Detachment 374 dues are $35 annually. Lifetime membership dues are paid one time and will vary according to your age group.
The Marine Corps League is the only Congressionally chartered United States Marine Corps related veterans organization in the United States. Its Congressional Charter was approved by the 75th U.S. Congress and signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 4, 1937.
Ready to find out more?
Attend a meeting and become a regular member of Santiam Detachment 374, Marine Corps League.