Category Archives: Chapter News

H.R. 4554, Support Safe and Welcoming Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities for All Veterans

H.R. 4554 would require the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a comprehensive anti-harassment and anti-sexual assault policy for the Department. Please do your part to support ending harassment at VA facilities and ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all veterans to obtain the care they need and have earned. Use the prepared letter (or your own) to ask your Representative to cosponsor H.R. 4554 and support its final passage.

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.

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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

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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