Lou Neubecker named Marine of the Year

Lou Neubecker named Marine of the Year by Oregon Department Commandant Benjamin Quenn.

For the past 10 years, Lou Neubecker has served as the commandant of the Daniel E. Crockett Detachment, and for the past five the Toys for Tots Coordinator, has run the Welcome Home Veterans program at the Lums Auto Center and hosted the annual Marine Corps birthday celebrations.

During the July 4th festivities, he barbeques hot dogs at the Detachment’s annual fund raiser and raises thousands more dollars for the Detachment through their annual raffles. He is also involved with the community’s veterans organizations, where he strives to promote the Marine Corps League.

Lou has been the Detachment’s top recruiter for the last six years, bringing in nine new members.

He also serves as the Department’s Adjutant and the Detachment’s Paymaster for several years.

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