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WHEREAS, the Council was formed as a nonprofit charitable and educational organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support to the activities of the United States Marine Corps. The Council’s purpose includes the following:

 (i)                 the provision of assistance and support to the activities of the United States Marine Corps (the “Marine Corps”);

 (ii)               the provision of assistance and support to, as well as the coordination of, the activities of individuals or entities providing assistance and support to the activities of the Marine Corps and to Marine Corps related activities;

 (iii)             to improvement of the quality of life of individual Marines and their families, whether through the provision of humanitarian aid and the like, or otherwise;

 (iv)             the provision of direct assistance to the Marine Corps recruiting, reserve and unit detachment activities, whether through incentive and award programs, publicity, visible community leadership and the like, or otherwise;

 (v)               the support of educational programs, projects, activities and endeavors focused on the dissemination of the Marine Corps core values of honor, courage and commitment, as evidenced and embodied within the traditions and lore of the Marine Corps; and,

 (vi)             support of the Marine Corps “Marine for Life” concept, whether through the provision of assistance to individual Marines transitioning from active duty in the Marine Corps to civilian life, or otherwise.


The US Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Oklahoma, Inc. has been approved by the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Oklahoma Marine Corps Units

USMC Artillery Detachment, Fort Sill, Lawton
Col Tim Parker USMC, (580) 442-6311

Marine Recruiting, Oklahoma City
Maj Ryan Cohen USMC, (405) 609-8762

NROTC, University of Oklahoma, Norman
Capt Ryan Kinder USMC, (405) 325-1970

Fox Battery, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marines, Oklahoma City
Capt Paul S. Brown USMC, (405) 737-7883

Anti Tank Co., Broken Arrow
Maj Christian K. Portiss USMC, (918) 279-3804

MCJROTC, Bixby High School, Bixby  
Col Chris French USMC (Ret), (918) 366-2200

MCJROTC, Sapulpa High School, Sapulpa  
Maj Jerry Swepston USMC (Ret), (918) 227-1870

MCJROTC, US Grant High School, Oklahoma City
LtCol Shane Rossow USMC (Ret), (405) 587-2330

Marine For Life, Oklahoma  
Capt William Creveling USMCR, (405) 466-5815

Young Marines, Guthrie
Logan County Detachment
Dan Storm, (405) 562-1168

Young Marines, Tulsa
Thomas A. Blair Detachment
John Thurman (918) 640-1170

Oklahoma Marine Corps Support Organizations

Marine Corps League, Oklahoma
John Henry Mashunkashey, (918) 847-2703

Albert E. Schwab Detachment, Broken Arrow
Val Peterson 918-845-5172

Sooner Detachment, Oklahoma City  
Rock Lyons (405) 471-5689

Red Carpet Detachment, Enid  
Christopher Harrington, (580) 232-4808

Sgt Justin L. Noyes Detachment, Claremore
Dale Marsh, (918) 520-9594

Boomer Detachment, Lawton
Joe Villarreal (580) 917-5730

Osage Detachment, Fairfax 
John Henry Mashunkasey, (918) 847-2703

Indian Nations Detachment, McAlester  
Royce Jackson, (918) 424-1747

LCpl Gabe Clevenger Detachment, Miami
Steve Maxon 918-219-3226

Cpl Joshua Ware Detachment, Sallisaw
Bill Brocker, (918) 774-1569

Stanley Jacks Detachment, Pryor
Jon Ketcher, (918) 825-3401

Women Marines Association, Area 6

OK-1, Tulsa  
Harriet Frank, (918) 742-6837

OK-2, Oklahoma City  
Pam Bloustine , (405) 842-4312

Wake Island Defenders  

Chosin Few

Darrell McArdle,  (405) 376-1446

Native American Marine Corps Association
Gary "KodyKodaseet (405) 793-0958

Semper Fidelis Society, University of Oklahoma, Norman  
Capt Ryan Kinder USMC, (405) 325-1970

Leatherneck MC (Oklahoma Devil Dogs) 
Adjutant, Big Tow

First Marine Division Association
Jack Austerman, (405) 773-8789

Second Marine Division Association
Lucy Shank, (580) 922-4265

Third Marine Division Association
Unknown, (   ) ___-____

China Marine Association
Unknown, (   ) ___-____

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