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Military Funeral Honors - The Connecticut MCL will provide upon request , Marine Military Graveside Honors.  The honor detail will, at a minimum, perform a ceremony that includes the folding and presenting of the American flag to the next of kin, a rifle salute and  the playing of Taps.
Click here to go to Military Honors Ceremonial Training Manual

Marines Helping Marines
- Marines Helping Marines is a non-profit organization providing support for injured Marine Corps personnel. Founded in 2005, our organization has grown to now include 4 participating hospitals that we have raised and contributed over $250,000 in needed supplies, goods and services.
Click here to go to Marines Helping Marines

Boy Scout/Youth Activities - The MCL is involved with the Boy Scouts, as well as, area schools in promoting Flag Etiquette. The MCL is also involved in the advancement ceremony to Eagle Scout. Click to see CT Boy Scout Districts

Young Marines - a youth program emphasizing honesty, courage, respect, industry, loyality, dependability, and a sense of devotion to God, country, community and family.

Toys For Tots - In 54 years the U.S.M.C. Reserves Program along with US Marines from the Marine Corps League, and active duty Marines have donated over 257,000,000 toys to 127,000,000 needy children throughout the nation.

Scholarship Program - Funds scholarships through donations from individual members and subordinate units of the Marine Corps League and Auxiliary. Children and former Marines are eligible for academic scholarships, for attendance at accredited colleges and universities.

Click here for 2010 Hardware City Detachment Scholarship Application

Click here for 2011 Department of Connecticut Scholarship Application

Click here for 2010 MCL Petersen Scholarship Application

Legislative Program - Participate in National and State legislative issues that affect military readiness, benefits and entitlement of active duty, former and retired Marines
Youth Physical Fitness Program - The League developed and administers a program that provides a physical fitness regimen that provides a healthy, drug free life style for elementary and high school students.

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