Jan. 2011 - Special Notices

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Fundraiser

The Navy-Marine Corps Ball Committee will hold its 2011 Navy-Marine Corps Ball on Saturday, 26 March, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.  The  ball is the major fundraising event in support of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS).

Funds raised by the ball are used by the NMCRS to provide financial, educational, and other assistance to active duty and retired Navy and Marine Corps personnel, eligible family members, and survivors, when in need.

For more information about attending the ball, and/or making a donation, visit the NMCRS website at www.nmcrs.org. If you are interested in tickets for the event, call the Navy-Marine Corps Ball office at 202–889–8112/3, or e-mail navmcball@aol.com. Deadline for reservations for the ball is 4 March 2011.

Col Julian “Dale” Alford, (left), CO, The Basic School, and MajGen Ed Usher, USMC(Ret) (right), President of MCA, present the honor graduate award for Co D BOC 4–10 to 2dLt Benjamin R. Walker.  MCA is the largest donor of awards to recognize Marine excellence. (Photo by Ron Lunn.)