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Photos of Cannons-Marine Corps League 243rd Marine Corps Birthday Celebration at Cannons by Mark MontgomeryView Photos ~ Visit or call Mark at 949-337-6225

San Clemente City Hall Flag Raising & Display to honor recently deceased US military veterans for their service & sacrifice on behalf of the American people and the freedoms we enjoy.

Veteran Recognition Offered by the City of San Clemente Supported by the Marine Corps League (MCL) South Coast Detachment 022 (Det022)Honoring all Veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard


Your Marine Corps League-South Coast Detachment 022 which was Chartered  on January 15, 1974 is an All-Volunteer, Non-Profit Organization and one of several Detachments located throughout the United States. Our Detachment and others is overseen by its Marine Corps League National Headquarters in Merrifield, Virginia.

MCL Detachment-022 is approaching 100 Members strong and meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each Month at 7:00PM at:

Elks Lodge
1505 N. El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
View Map & Directions

Membership is available to All Marines & Navy Corpsmen who served with Marines who are Active Duty, Reserve, Former or Retired, and may be either Officer or Enlisted. Our Ranks continue to grow and all those willing and able are encouraged to Apply for Membership.

Please call us at (626) 824-9264 or send an email to:

Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship  for the purpose of preserving and promoting the interest of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom, and democracy, voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines and former Marines and to their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.

Learn More:
Download and view our Brochure (PDF)

Join us:
Download and view our Membership Application (PDF)

Programs your Detachment and your Marine Corps League Support would include the following:

  • Injured Marine Assistance
  • Veterans Service & Benefits
  • Young Marines of the MCL
  • Youth & Physical Fitness
  • Scholarships
  • Legislative Assistance

South Coast Detachment Officers:

  • Commandant – Burton Brown
  • Sr Vice Commandant – Mike Lipscome
  • Jr Vice Commandant – Chris Ferguson
  • Judge Advocate – Chad Schiel
  • Adjutant – Arika Ferguson
  • Jr Past Commandant – Pete Hammer
  • Sergeant – at – Arms – Bob Torres
  • Pay Master – Ken Sears
  • Chaplain – Brittany Miller
  • Outreach – Tony Faulkner

2/1 OIF/OEF Fallen Marines Memorial and Plaque Dedication Dec 2016:

2/1 Marine Homecoming Sept 2016:

Filming, editing, and narrating for the two videos above by Chad Schiel.

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