The Albert E. Schwab Detachment of the Marine Corps League was chartered on July 27, 1993. The Detachment is named in honor of PFC Albert E. Schwab, USMCR, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for action on Okinawa in 1945. PFC Schwab is the only Tulsan to receive the Medal of Honor. PFC Schwab is interned at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, OK.
The Marine Corps League is proud to support our Marines in many areas. We have 10 Divisions covering 48 Departments, and over 1,140 Detachments in communities across the Country.
We support the Toys for Tots efforts working with the Marine Corps Reserve
and Toys for Tots Foundation
to raise millions of dollars for the youth of America, collect and distribute millions of toys all across the United States.
The Marine Corps League provides funeral honors support to over 10,000 funerals per year. This support allows the Marine Corps (Active and Reserve) to focus more of their resources on mission preparation.
The Marine Corps League supports the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
, Semper Fi Fund
, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society
, Mack's Marines
, and the Young Marines
We have several scholarship/award programs including the Merchant Marine Academy
Marine-Option Honor Graduate, Marine Corps University
LtGen Lejeune (luh-jern) Leadership Award, Delta Dental Scholarship, and college scholarships through the Marine Corps League Foundation
One of our most critical missions is assisting transitioning Marines and their families in support of the Marine Corps' Marine for Life
With our partners at the Marine Corps Association
, we produce the Marine Military Expositions
including Modern Day Marine Expo
, Marine West Expo
, and Marine South Expo
The Marine Corps League produces a quarterly publication called the Semper Fi Magazine.
We have many programs supporting our Marines, their families, and our community:
Veteran Service Officers (VSO)
Scouting/Eagle Scout Program
Marine Roses Program
Rifle and Pistol Competition Matches
Volunteer Assistance Veterans Service (VAVS)