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Corporal Jason L. Dunham, Medal Of Honor Detachment #1156

Welcome Aboard!

All Marine veterans and Navy corpsmen who have served with the Fleet Marine Force are cordially invited to join our ranks. Detachment #1156 serves the Coachella Valley cities of Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Coachella, Thousand Palms, and Indio in Southern California's Riverside County. The Marine Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms is about an hour's drive from Palm Springs.

A message from the Detachment Commandant

From: Commandant, Marine Corps League, Detachment #1156

 To: All Members, Marine Corps League, Detachment #1156


Greetings to each of you, I hope this correspondence finds you in the best of health and spirits. I would like to express my gratitude and honor on my election as the Detachment #1156 Commandant. I have thoroughly reviewed the details of the position and the requirements of our Detachment. I am enthusiastic for our Detachment to continue to support our local students and communities, especially our Marine Corps Junior ROTC program at Desert Hot Springs High School From our history, Detachment #1156 was established for the support it could provide to the DHSHS MCJROTC program. and we have done that very well in the past. I expect our Detachment to continue to support this program as we move forward.


During these difficult times in our Nation, it is paramount that our Detachment stays in contact and continue to support one another, our youth, and our communities. If for any reason you cannot get into the meeting at the time of the meeting, Please contact the Vice-Commandant at 951-691-9686. It is important that we remain in contact with one another.


Agendas for each meeting will be sent out via email from myself or the Adjutant, prior to the meetings so everyone has an opportunity to see what will be addressed at each meeting. if you have anything you would like placed on the agenda for the upcoming meeting, you must have that to the Adjutant by 1700 the Friday prior to the meeting. Anything not received by that time to the Adjutant will be placed on the agenda for the next Detachment meeting.

My contact information is as follows: Address: 374 Meadowlark Lane Banning, Ca- 92220 Cell phone: 909-264-4461 call or text (best way to contact) Home phone: 951-381-1978 Office at DHSHS: 760-288-7102 (Webb) or 760-288-7088 (Simmons), respectively Email: nichelleawebb1@gmail.com or det1156vcommandant@gmail.com


While my election as the Detachment #1156 Commandant is a huge source of pride, I assure you that I will do my very best to promote and grow our Detachment. I look forward to working hand-in-hand with each of you as we work to achieve our Detachment goals and mission as a strong Marine Corps League.

Semper Fidelis,
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