Marine Corps League Detachment 969

Special Events / Photo's



Lenny Margolis Pound 300 Devil Dogs Picking Up 75th Supreme Growl Dog Tags

August 3, 2014

 DD Doug Essinger, PDD Steven Bickford,  PDD Kenneth Kochevar


Lenny Margolis Pound 300 Dog of the Year for 2013
PDD Kenneth Kochevar
Presented by PDD Jack Larkey


John T. Hicks Award - Marine of the Year for 2010
Presented to Steven Bickford, Commandant, TriCities Detachment #969 by John T. Hicks, PDC



Miles Burdine, Col, USMCR, a "Charter" member of the Tri-Cities TN Detachment received a Bronze Star Award October 20, 2006



Members of the Tri-Cities TN Detachment #969 attended the Annual Eagle Scout & Leader Recognition Banquet of the Sequoyah Council of the Boy Scouts of America on March 14, 2005.  The Sequoyah Council is comprised of 1,700 scouts in 7 Districts which cover 8 counties in SW VA and 8 counties in NE TN.  Ninety four scouts became Eagle Scouts at the banquet and were presented framed MCL Good Citizenship awards by the detachment.

Pictured above (From L to R) are:  Major Steve Bickford, USMC I&I L-3-24, Leon Cox, Detachment Chaplain, Eagle Scout Richard Stubblefield, Major Steve Sessis, USMC (Ret), Senior Instructor Daniel Boone HS MCROTC, and Detachment Commandant Charles Reedy.  Both Major's are Detachment members.  (Photo taken by Don Elseroad - Detachment Jr. Vice Commandant)



MCL Distinguished Citizen Award - Silver


Major Kurt Ebaugh USMC with son Gibson.
Award being held is a Marine Corps League
"Distinguished Citizen Award - Silver"
Award was presented on December 10th, 2004
at Fort Leavenworth, KS and was for the
Major's meritorious service to our detachment during
the period July 2001 through June 2004.




National Kennel Dog of the Year - 2003


Marine John Hicks received the "Kennel Dog of the Year"  (Military Order of Devil Dogs) at the Marine Corps League's 2003 National Convention.  Dept. Cmdt Ernie Seagle and Pack Leader Karl Pittman presenting.  Congratulations to John.


Brian Maupin presenting Gold Sponsorship Award to NFS - 2010


VAVS Photo's

Cake Cutting Ceremony at VA


VA Christmas Party

Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Toys For Tots Race Photo's:
  Toys For Tots Bike Roundup


MCL National Convention

  Tennessee Department Convention:


MCL Detachment 969 Officer's Installations:

     1st Lt Donald "Ryan" McGlothlin's Bust Dedication

Marine Rose Program

    2011 - 2016

Gun Shows

  Erwin Cookout


Fallen Marine Presentation
  Nov 25, 2005

  Veterans Memorial Dedications

  Washington County, TN

The Moving Wall

  Special Growl



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