CVO member, original Montford Pointer and World War II Marine veteran Stanley Porter passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. At 98 years of age, Stanley was still active as the Montford Point Marine Association representative to CVO. Read more [...]
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C — More than 1,000 people gathered here Friday morning to honor the first African-Americans admitted to a still-segregated Marine Corps during World War II. The first phase of the National Montford Point Marine Memorial was unveiled about 75 years after the first black Marines began training here to fight for their country. The crowd included dozens of original Montford Point Marines, many of whom donned Congressional Gold Medals — the highest civilian award bestowed by Congress, which were awarded in 2012. Read more [...]
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Montford Point Marine Association
SAVE THE DATE & DONATE!
Contact: (312) 458-9130 - To donate, volunteer,
participate as a resource vendor or register as a veteran.
Pre- Veteran’s Day Stand Down
Saturday, October 26, 2013
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOC.
7011 S. Vincennes Ave
Resources, Raffles, Clothes, Food etc.
New and clean gently used clothes, shoes, belts, purses, Read more [...]
Due to a number of conflicts, the next CVO meeting will be held on Saturday, August 31st from 10 AM to 12:30 PM at the Montford Point Marine Association at 7011 S Vincennes in Chicago. This is instead of meeting on the third Saturday of August as we normally do. Read more [...]