Festival of Whales Spirits Garden and BBQ Event

All Festival of the Whales Events have been cancelled for the second weekend of the event. 
We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Photos from our Annual Christmas Party and of our San Onofre Base Housing Christmas Party.

Pictures from our USMC Birthday Celebration can viewed and downloaded from the links below. Individual images can be downloaded for free. Prints can be conveniently ordered through the gallery website.
Photo Gallery – VIEW HERE
Dropbox link to candid shots – VIEW HERE

The first-ever Marine Corps League Surf & Turf Festival is now in the history books. Thanks again to our sponsors and volunteers that made the event a tremendous success for the many active duty troops and military veterans that attended. Ooooh Rahhhhh!

Click HERE to View all of the Photos!

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 6:00pm  – social hour; 7:00pm – meeting at:

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

Membership is available to All Marines & Navy Corpsmen/Chaplains who served with Marines who are Active Duty, Reserve, Former or Retired, or honorably discharged Veterans, and may be either Officer or Enlisted. We have Associate Membership for Marine family members, other Veterans, and any and all Friends of Marines.  Our Ranks continue to grow and all those willing and able are encouraged to Apply for Membership.

Please call us at (949) 229-1915 or send an email to: info@marinecorpsleaguesouthcoast.org

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/Leadership Team – Click Here to View

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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