About Us

Greetings! Are you a present or former active duty, regular or reserve, enlisted or commissioned Marine who is Proud To Serve or Have Served? If the answer is YES, we invite you join a group of a Few Good Men in the McLemore Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Check the Calendar for the date, time, and place of our next meeting. The attendance of your spouse and guest is encouraged.

Some of the things we do: We provide the Fallen Marine program upon request; participate in the Marine Corps Birthday Ball; Veterans Day and Memorial Day observances; the Toys For Tots program with the local Marine Reserve unit; the Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Houston and other Marine-related activities. Semper Fi!

Mission Statement

PROMOTE THE INTERESTS OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS BY SERVING THOSE CURRENTLY ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE MARINE CORPS AND THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN HONORABLE DISCHARGED FROM THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS. EFFECTIVELY PROMOTE THE IDEALS OF AMERICAN FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY BY VOLUNTARILY AIDING AND RENDERING ASSISTANCE TO ALL MARINES, FMF CORPSMAN, THEIR WIDOWS AND THEIR ORPHANS.

Detachment Officers

  • Pete Post served in the USMC from 1966 thru 1974 attaining the rank of Captain.  His service history includes Company Commander, Golf, 2nd Bn, 26th Marines; Company…

  • Ken Knobelock served in the USMC from 1962 thru 1965.  His service history includes Communications Officer, 3rd Bn, 5th Marines; and 1st Anti-Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division.…

  • Audrea Killalea served in the USMC from 1988 thru 2008 retiring from active duty as a GySgt.  Her service history includes Correctional Guard, Military Police, Criminal Investigator,…

  • Ronnie Cortez served in the USMC from 1991 thru 1996 in Communications and Information Systems Networks.  His service history includes HQ Bn, 1st MarDiv Camp Pendleton, CA…

  • Michael Chance served in the U.S. Navy from 1971 thru 1997 retiring from active duty as a Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman.  His service history includes stateside duty…

Frequently Asked Questions

  • All current or past Marines and their families or Any Veteran from Any branch of service that needs our help and support.

  • You are cordially invited to join our members for our upcoming detachment meeting.  The McLemore Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the second Tuesday of the month. See our calendar for scheduled meetings The schedule is: 6:00 pm   Start social hour.  Some have dinner 7:00 pm   Start meeting, lasts until about 8:30 We meet at:   Kelley’s Country Cookin’ […]

  • Bring a copy of your DD-214 and fill out the application (available at the meetings).