Just a short note in between updates to let you know that the Quantico Chapter still has limited tickets for their Black History Month Celebration that features Lieutenant General retired Frank Peterson. Please review the attachment and reserve your ticket(s) today.
A few sad notes to pass, Original Montford Pointer Jack McDowell recently lost his daughter, Linda Fortune. She was 54. Notes of condolence may be sent to Jack and Brenda at: Mr. & Mrs. Jack McDowell 4029 Marion Way Long Beach, CA 90807
Former National Public Relation Officer, Master Gunnery Sergeant Gilbert Taylor recently lost his Mother in New York. Notes and cards may be sent to “T” at;
MGySgt Gilbert Taylor Norvi Apartments 110 Burson Street Apt 39J St. Robert, MO 65584
National Financial Secretary David Fortune recently lost his Mother. Notes and cards of condolence may be sent to David at:
Mr. David Fortune 1312 Burton Avenue Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Original Montford Pointer and 2006 MPMA Hall of Fame inductee John Vanoy of the Chicago Chapter recently lost his wife. Notes and cards may be sent to Mr Vanoy at:
Mr. John Vanoy 11432 South Wallace Chicago, IL 60628
On a more positive note, long time MPMA member Major Patrica Johnson will be promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in ceremonies at the Pacific War Memorial, Kaneohe Bay on 1 February 2006 at 1400 (2:00 PM) with a reception immediately following at the Officers Club. Congratulations to Pat!!!!
Please remember to do what you can to make sure we take full advantage of the events around Black History Month to recognize our heroes!!!!
QUANTICO Chapter #32 Of the Montford Point Marine Association, Inc Will be Celebrating the 1ST ANNUAL HERITAGE DINNER AND SOCIAL
sATURDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2006 6:00 pm to 12:00 am AT GEIGER HALL EXPEDITIoNARY WARFARE SCHOOL BLDG 2077 GEIGER RD, QUANTICO, VIRGINIA CEREMONY WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 PM Please come out and join us as we pay tribute to
The ORIGINAL MONTFORD POINT MARINES Tickets are on sale Key Note Speaker:LtGen Frank E. Petersen United States Marine Corps Retired. Contributions: $35.00 per person
All Tickets must be purchased No-Later-Than January 31, 2006.
ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TOWARDS THE CHAPTERS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
From North DC area
Take 95 South towards Richmond Merge onto VA-619 E via EXIT 150A toward TRIANGLE / QUANTICO (Gate access required). VA-619 E becomes FULLER RD continue aboard Quantico for 2.5 Miles Turn Left on Geiger RD continue up the hill for 0.4 miles Geiger Hall will be on the right BLDG 2077
From South Richmond area
Take 95 North towards DC Merge onto VA-619 E via EXIT 150A toward TRIANGLE / QUANTICO (Gate access required). VA-619 E becomes FULLER RD continue aboard Quantico for 2.5 Miles Turn Left on Geiger RD continue up the hill for 0.4 miles Geiger Hall will be on the right BLDG 2077
Reminder: To gain access to the Base you must have a valid driver’s license, proof of current vehicle insurance and vehicle registration. For ticket information contact: Quantico_chapter32_president@yahoo.com
James Averhart Social Hour 6-7pm Po Box 371 Semi Formal Attire Stafford, Va 22554 Southern Style Buffet 540-446-6811
Joe Geeter 27 Red Tail Court Limerick, PA 19468 610 495 3619 Hm