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Wilkes County Veterans History Project: Wilkes County Marine Corps League

Veterans Monument Top Box

Marine Corps League Photos

On Friday and Saturday, March18 and March 19, the annual Marine Corps League Department of North Carolina’s Spring Membership Meeting was held. This year’s host was the Williams/Canter Detachment 1187 of the Marine Corps League based in North Wilkesboro.  The event was held at the Holiday Inn Express in Wilkesboro.

Department of N.C. Commandant Ric Ledford, who conducted the main meeting on Saturday, and Detachment 1187 Commandant David Anderson.

Associate members Ann Craighead, Michelle Poteat, Hope Burcham and Heather Dean were among those who provided food and refreshments for the membership meeting.

Joe McMillian (L) and Burl Huffman (R)

Hobert Yates, former Marine Commandant

Toys for Tots float at Christmas parade

Toys for Tots float at Christmas parade

Toys for Tots float at Christmas parade

Jax Poff on Marine float

Burl Huffman on Marine float