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
Thank You to the Chicago Bears
for inviting the Original Montford Point Marines to the game.
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.
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This picture is from the Marine Corps birthday party. We would like to thank Anthony from the Water hole for hosting our event this day.
Wishing you a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year. All the best for 2020.
December 13th commemorates the birth of the National Guard. The National Guard is the oldest military force in the Department of Defense and will celebrate 383 years of service to our country.
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.
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.
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During this Veterans Day, we pause to remember the sacrifices our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guard have made in serving our Nation where and when they were needed.
Veterans Day is November 11, 2019
Updated for 2019: Veterans Day Deals including free food, meals and other freebies. Military discounts and savings for active duty, retirees, and veterans.