Marine Corps League Cpl. Johnny A. Williamson Detachment #1165

Commandant: Harvey L. Allred

Meeting Location: American Legion Post 45, 419 Lanier Ave Asheboro, NC 27203

Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday of Each Month Social Hour/Dinner-1815 Meeting 1900

Contact: Commandant, Harvey L. Allred (336)629-8132 or hallred56@triad.rr.com


For Immediate Release: Marine Corps 241st Birthday Celebration

Marines of the Corporal Johnny A. Williamson Detachment #1165, Marine Corps League gathered together with guests at the Pinewood Country Club on the evening of November 5'th to celebrate the United States Marine Corps 241st Birthday which is November 10th. Marines celebrated time honored traditions of reading of the Birthday Message from the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert B. Neller and a cake cutting ceremony recognizing the oldest and youngest Marine present. Guest of Honor/Speaker was Steven Underwood USMC Retired. A great meal and evening was had by all.

The Corporal Johnny A. Williamson Detachment was chartered in 2004 this year they are celebrating their 12th year anniversary and they currently have approximately 50 members. They meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm at The American Legion Post 45 located at 419 Lanier Avenue, Asheboro. Membership is available to all honorably discharged, retired, or active duty Marines as well as FMF Navy Corpsmen. For more information contact Senior Vive Commandant/Newsletter Editor Harvey Allred at 336-629-8132.

Sitting left to right: Dana Hughes, Paymaster Filmore York, Commandant Danny Wood, Bill Husband, Oldest Marine present John Coltrane (Roy) age 94, Guest of Honor/Speaker Master Sergeant Steven Underwood USMC Retired, Historian Carlton Cheek, Chaplain Ron Williams and Senior Vive Commandant Harvey Allred.

Standing left to right: Photographer Steve Sugg, Sgt-at-Arms Gary Caviness, Ty Hall, Sam Bogosian, Lucky Luckado, Associate Members Kelli Jones, Zoe Faircloth, Elizabeth Nault, Adjutant Bill Petty, Judge Advocate Wally Waldridge, Youngest Marine Present Mike Ingold, Junior Vice Commandant Chuck Zimmerman and Richard Markvart,.

Semper Fidelis


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