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Remembrance Ceremony LCpl Anderson Veterans Home Saturday 24 Aug:

A ceremony to honor LCpl Anderson was held on Saturday 24 August at 1pm at the new Veterans Home that is being named in his honor. The Detachment provided a Color Guard. Members were Chuck Dingas, David Rodriquez, Richard Cobb and Jose Sanabria. The Flags, Rifles and other Gear were brought by Jose Sanabria. Scott and Doris Moseley were present representing L/Cpl Anderson’s family.

Funeral Honors Friday August 22

On Thursday 22 August the Detachment provided Funeral Honors for L/Cpl Robert Valverde at the National Cemetery. The Fallen Marine Ceremony was performed by Calvin Poche, David Rodriquez and Herb Myers with Carmen Sanabria assisting. Steve Oeding, Bob Young and Jose Sanabria fired the Three Volley Rifle Salute. Richard Cobb prepared the Certificate and Pin for the family and Jose Sanabria brought the rifles and other gear.

Gun Show Fund Raiser - 09292019

On 28 Sep 2019, Members of the Detachment (from the left – Audrea Killalea, Jose Sanabria, Chuck Dingas, Bob Young, Herb Myers, Jennifer Rooth and David Gonzalez) participated in a Fund Raiser at the Premier Gun Show held at the Humble Civic Center. The funds raised are used to support the Detachment’s Programs including support for local Marine High School JROTC’s and to assist fellow Marines and Corpsmen in need.

On Friday 27 Sep 2019, Members of the Detachment along with Marines from the First Battalion, 23rd Marines provided Funeral Honors for a Marine’s Internment at the Houston National Cemetery.

Upcoming Gun Show Fund Raisers 28/29 September and 5/6 October:

There are only three Gun Shows remaining this year. Two of them are on back to back weekends at the end of September and the first week in October:
Saturday 28 September and Sunday 29 September – Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, TX 77338
Saturday 5 October and Sunday 6 Oct – Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, TX 77507
The schedule is the same for both shows. On Saturday, we set up about 8:30am and start packing up about 4pm. We will close at 3pm on 5 Oct to move the jeep to the Skeeters Game. On Sunday, we setup at 9:30am and pack up about 3pm.

Houston Area Military Retirees Appreciation Day Saturday 12 Oct:

The 23rd Annual Houston Area Military Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) will be held on 12 October 2019 at Ellington Field in the Joint Forces Reserve Center located at 10949 Aerospace Avenue, Houston 77034 from 8am to 1:30pm (0800 to 1330). The Detachment has been invited to have a table. This is an outstanding opportunity to recruit new members and to publicize the Marine Corps League. David Rodriquez and Jose Sanabria said they would attend. Everyone else is welcome but please let the Commandant know if you plan to attend.

Color Guard for Sugarland Skeeters Playoff Game Saturday 5 Oct:

The Detachment has been invited to provide a Color Guard for a Sugar Land Skeeters Playoff Game on Saturday 5 Oct. Even though there is a Gun Show that day, it was agreed that we could provide a Color Guard. Bob North is in contact with the Skeeters and handle the signup. Richard Cobb will organize the Color Guard. The Skeeters will provide seating for Detachment Members and Families that attend.

Upcoming Gun Show Fund Raiser 5/6 October:

The Pasadena Gun Show is this month!
Saturday 5 October and Sunday 6 Oct – Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, TX 77507
On Saturday, we set up about 8:30am. We will close at 3pm on 5 Oct to move the jeep to the Skeeters Game. On Sunday, we setup at 9:30am and pack up about 3pm.