Seacoast Detachment #394 MCL Events and Memories Photo Gallery

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Ceremonial Parade Rest.  L to R:  Marines Jim Ambrose, Dennis Pomper, Geoff Corson, Rich Pettengill, Brad Howe.  York, ME Memorial Day ceremony 27 May 2024.

Ceremonial Parade Rest.  L to R:  Marines Jim Ambrose, Dennis Pomper, Geoff Corson, Rich Pettengill, Brad Howe.  York, ME Memorial Day ceremony 27 May 2024.

USS NORTH DAKOTA participants in  York, ME Memorial Day ceremony 27 May 2024.

Present Arms:   L to R:  Marines Jim Ambrose, Dennis Pomper, Geoff Corson, Rich Pettengill, Brad Howe.  York, ME Memorial Day ceremony 27 May 2024.

Ceremonial Parade Rest.  L to R:  Marines Jim Ambrose, Dennis Pomper, Geoff Corson, Rich Pettengill, Brad Howe.  York, ME Memorial Day ceremony 27 May 2024.

Rotary Club band member participants in  York, ME Memorial Day ceremony 27 May 2024.

Members of the Detachment presented Certificates of Appreciation for Loyalty and Patriotism to Outstanding Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) cadets on 22 May 2024 at Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH.

Detachment Junior Past Commandant Bob Niver presents a Certificate of Appreciation to the Winnacunnet MCJROTC Outstanding Freshman Cadet on 22 May 2024 at Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH.

Detachment Judge Advocate Brad Howe presents a Certificate of Appreciation to the Winnacunnet MCJROTC Outstanding Sophomore Cadet on 22 May 2024 at Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH.

Detachment Senior Vice Commandant Ray Maher presents a Certificate of Appreciation to the Winnacunnet MCJROTC Outstanding Junior Cadet on 22 May 2024 at Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH.

Detachment Adjutant Geoff Corson presents a Certificate of Appreciation to the Winnacunnet MCJROTC Outstanding Senior Cadet on 22 May 2024 at Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH.

Detachment attendees at the 22 May 2024 Winnacunnet High School MCJROTC Awards ceremony (left to right):  Quartermaster, Dennis Pomper; Senior Vice Commandant, Ray Maher; Judge Advocate, Brad Howe; Adjutant Geoff Corson; Junior Past Commandant, Bob Niver.

18 Mar 2024, Boscawen NHSVC: Members of the Department of NH MCL participated in honors ceremonies for Col Walter Gallo, USMCR (Ret).  Participating members included, from left to right, Marine Dennis Pomper (Seacoast Det); Marine Jim Ambrose (GS Det/Seacoast Det); Seacoast Det Cmdt Dick Lak (Seacoast Det); Seacoast Det JVC John Flagler (Seacoast Det); Seacoast Det SVC Ray Maher (Seacoast Det); DNHMCL SVC Gary Gahan (GS Det/Seacoast Det); Chap Joe Duquette (GS Det); Dillon Cmdt Mark Lindsley (Dillon Det). 

reunion of snowbird members of MCL Seacoast Detachment

Three of our snowbird members had a reunion at Ft. Pierce recently. Pictured are Barb and Brad Howe, Linda and Roland Morin and Bob and Audrey Niver.

Seacoast Detachment #394 Presented Associate of the Year for 2023

Seacoast Detachment #394 Associate of the Year for 2023 plaque.

Marines Gary Gahan, Glen Blanchette, Guest Mike Wilson and Marine Ken Mitchell stand at attention as the Detachment Associate of the Year for 2023 is recognized, 8 Jan 2024.

Marine Dennis Pomper presents himself to Cmdt Dick Lak and Past Commandant Geoff Corson to receive the award of Detachment Associate of the Year 2023, 8 Jan 2024.

Marine Dennis Pomper receives the Detachment Associate of the Year for 2023 from Past Commandant Geoff Corson, 8 Jan 2024.

Seacoast Detachment #394 Associate of the Year for 2023 Dennis Pomper, 8 Jan 2024.

Congratulations Dennis Pomper for earning the Associate of the Year award for 2023!  We appreciate all your hard work and time that you have dedicated to the Seacoast Detachment #394 in 2023!  

Firing Detail at the services of MSgt Robert Kuhn, USMC (Ret).

17 Jan 2024 Firing Detail consisting of Marines Geoff Corson, Gary Gahan, Dennis Pomper and Bruce “Spyder” Soiett executing “Dress-Right-Dress.”

17 Jan 2024 Firing Detail “Presenting-Arms” while colors are folded.

17 Jan 2024 Firing Detail at “Ceremonial Parade-Rest.”

17 Jan 2024 Marine Honor Guard ceremoniously folds colors in order to present to the Next of Kin.

17 Jan 2024 Firing Detail “Presenting-Arms” as Marine Honor Detail escorts MSgt Kuhn’s remains to their final resting place.

17 Jan 2024 Detachment Firing Detail firing 3 volleys to honor the service of MSgt Robert Kuhn, USMC (Ret).

Man in white shirt and red hat raised hand to another man in red hat and red jacket.

11 Dec 2023:  Senior Vice Commandant (Elect) Ray Maher is sworn in by Junior Past Commandant Bob Niver at the monthly Detachment meeting.

MCL breakfast to honor a fellow marine.

The participants in the front row included from left to right:JPC Bob Niver; Chap George Lombardi; Guest of Honor George McCreary; Marine Jim Ambrose.  In the back row from left to right:  Retired 1stSgt and Vietnam vet Earl Case; JA Brad Howe;  Marine Dennis Pomper; M4L rep LtCol Matt Hobert; Paymaster and retired MSgt and Vietnam vet George Dow; Adj and retired LtCol Geoff Corson; SVC Ray Maher; Cmdt Dick Lak.

These pictures depict the Detachment Breakfast at Partridge House, Hampton, NH an Adult Living Community, in honor of Marine George McCreary a resident, on 20 December 2023.   

The second photo is of LtCol Matt Hobert, USMCR flanked by members of the Partridge House staff. 

All had a great time and George McCreary was moved by the tribute.  All participants brought unwrapped toys to donate to toys for tots.

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Det weekly breakfast, 12/13/2023 at Mainely Local Yolks in Berwick, ME.  From left to right participants included:  JA Brad Howe; George Dow, Jr (son of Paymaster); Chap George Lombardi; Standing, JPC Bob Niver; sitting in front of Bob, Adj Geoff Corson; Paymaster George Dow; Cmdt Dick Lak; SVC Ray Maher; and retired 1stSgt and current member, Earl Case.  Also in attendance was Marine Dennis Pomper (not pictured).

Marine Corps League breakfast participants enjoy breakfast around the table.

Happy 248th Birthday Marine Corps