MCL Forrest G. James Det. #589

"Carrying on Marine Corps Traditions Locally"


Welcome to the offical website of the MCL Forrest G. James Detachment. Whether you are a Marine currently on active duty or you got out 50 years ago feel free to join our Detachment and carry on Marine Corps traditions locally. And remember that RANK DOES NOT MATTER in the Marine Corps League!! If you are a wife of a Marine past or present, we have a great Ladies Auxiliary that you may be interested in joining.



Soup for Troops fundraiser in Mankato Dave Frye cooked chicken noodle soup    1/2017


Birthday Ball 11/12/2016


                                           Youngest Marine, Daniel Thompson ........Oldest Marine, Basil Kwale

Veterans Day Program at Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sundberg High School 11/11/2016

 With members of the Kerkhoven American Legion. KMS band director, Pam Diem.

Guest Speaker, WWII Marine Paul Wojhan. 95 years Young! 1st Marine Division.  

   Our New Detachment Display Case at the Morson-Ario VFW, Mankato MN. This case contains the framed citations and shadow box of Marine, John Dean Roberts. The original Marine Corps League Deatchment in Mankato, was named in his honor. John Dean Roberts was KIA on Iwo Jima. These items are on loan to the Detachment, from his Sister Ruth Otto.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, Jun 28 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Jul 6 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, Jul 26 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Aug 3 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM