February, 2012 Newsletter
Time for another
update on your Coordinating Councilís activities.
We continue to focus on supporting our Oklahoma Marine community
and appreciate the support you have generously provided that allows us to
This year the
Councilís support of our Marine Units and Organizations includes:
funding of the Community Service
awards for both the AntiTank Training Unit in
funding for a significant number of
Marines from supported units to attend the luncheon.
We continue to believe this is one of most valuable programs we
offer to allow as many active duty Marines as possible to attend the
luncheons and enjoy the experience.
program of providing a .45 caliber
Ruger pistol to the Marine Corps League for presentation to their Marine
of the Year.
We continue to
provide Oklahoma City Thunder basketball tickets to Marines from the
Recruiting Station, Anti-Tank Training Company, F/2/14,
inception, the Council has become the de facto point of contact for
anybody wanting to contact Marines in
∑ My daughterís Marine husband is not paying his child support. What should I do?
I have some extra
money and I want to donate it to a wounded Marine for Christmas.
I have toys for
Toys for Tots. Who do I talk to?
How do I contact
the Young Marines?
requesting assistance in some way, shape or manner.
I want to join
the Marines. How do I do that?
attend/participate in various sporting and patriotic events.
The forwarding of
buddy inquiries as a result of the Oklahoma Marines Roll of Honor.
emails that contain political, nostalgic, rebellious, sentimental,
historic and just about any other subject that
you can think of.
If nothing else, we
get them pointed in the right direction. And the phone is answered by a
human being (this is in almost
all cases our Secretary Ė Pete Sawin).
Seems like he has become a single point of contact for the Marine
As you know one of our
Council goals is to grow our membership each year.
If you know of someone who would like to join our ranks please get
in touch with us. It is
important to our long term success that we continue to bring in new
members. Since our
annual meeting last April the Council has added the following new members:
We also had a
number of individuals who indicated a desire to join but for one reason or
another did not return the paperwork.
We hope they will eventually decide to finish the process.
The Council Board would like each of you to know that while we work very hard to accomplish the Councilís objectives, we never forget that whatever success we have is without question due to your generous and continued support. Once a Marine, always a MarineSemper Fidelis,
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