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Calling On Volunteers Help “Preserve The Legacy” of The Montford Point Marines

We need your help to restore and repair the Montford Point Marine Association (MPMA) Veteran Center located at 7011 S. Vincennes, Chicago, Illinois 60621. We are asking for at least 50 volunteers to help work in our veteran center on November 11, 2019. The deadline to sign up is November 8, 2019. Sign up at: https://form.jotform.com/92934088640161

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53rd Anniversary Awards Luncheon Photos

The Montford Point Marine Association, Inc., Chicago Chapter 2 (MPMA, Inc.) 53rd Anniversary Black Tie Awards Luncheon, October 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. We want to thank all who attended, especially the two original Montford Point Marines... Mr. Thrasher and Mr. Porter. Despite the weather, we had a good turnout and great time. [gallery type="rectangular" … Continue Reading ››
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VA extends benefits to offshore Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans January 1st

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) begins deciding Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 claims, Jan. 1, 2020, extending the presumption of herbicide exposure that include toxins such as Agent Orange, to Veterans who served in the offshore waters of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Happy Thanksgiving

thanksgiving_greeting_2017 The Montford Point Marines, Chicago Chapter 2, are forever thankful this holiday season to our members, supporters, and volunteers, who helped “Preserve The Legacy” Of The Montford Point Marines and to help keep our Veteran’s facility open. Thank You for your support of the Montford Point Marine Association … Continue Reading ››