USS Oregon honored as Detachment of the Year

MCL USS Oregon #470 has been named Detachment of the Year.

The Detachment has participated in a diversity of activities befitting the community at large. To name a few, the Detachment supports the Tualatin Valley Young Marines, Portland Honor Flights, Quilts of Valor, Veterans Home, NROTC at Oregon State University, and the Marine Corps Coordinating Council. The Detachment participates in several standing community events and makes it a point to recognize First Responders, presenting Certificates of Appreciation for their service to the Community.

USS Oregon’s contributions and conduct reflect favorably on and brings credit to the Department, the Marine Corps League and the United States Marine Corps.

Department Commandant Benjamin Quen (L) presents the Detachment of the Year to MCL USS Oregon to Andre Wood who accepted the award on behalf of the Detachment.

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