Marine Corps League
The Villages Unit
Welcome Marines, Auxiliary Members,
family & friends
Marine Corps League Auxiliary
The Villages, Florida.
WE ARE THE WIVES, MOTHERS, WIDOWS, GRANDMOTHERS, STEPMOTHERS, SISTERS, AUNTS, DAUGHTERS, GRANDDAUGHTERS, STEPDAUGHTERS AND DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW OF A MARINE OR FMF CORPSMAN AND WOMEN MARINES
The Marine Corps League Auxiliary was chartered on September 4, 1937 as a subsidiary organization of the Marine Corps League. On August 25, 1950, the Auxiliary was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia as an affiliate of the Marine Corps League. The Auxiliary was formed for the purposes of promoting the interests of the U. S. Marine Corps, the Marine Corps League and to protect and advance the welfare of Marines and their dependents. Auxiliary members participate in a wide variety of programs that benefit and preserve the fundamental rights and freedoms of every person of this Nation, young and old.
THE VILLAGES® is a registered trademark of Holding Company of The Villages, Inc. The "Marine Corps League Auxiliary (a subsidiary of The Marine Corps League, since 1937, and an affiliate thereof since 1950), "The Villages Unit", www.mcl1267.org, (herein known or referred to as MCLA and or The Villages Unit, and or derivatives thereof), is not affiliated with, or sponsored by, Holding Company of The Villages, Inc. or its affiliated entities.
Since the official formation of the unit in 2007, The MCLA has used "The Villages Unit" only as an identifier as to the physical location of where MCLA, operates as a "non profit", "Veterans Service Organization, affiliate of the Marine Corps League Detachment 1267, and whereas the base of the members reside. "The Villages, Florida" covers a portion of (3) counties (Lake, Marion, and Sumter Counties), and touches on the multiple municipalities of the following: Colman, Dallas, Fruitland Park, Lady Lake, Leesburg, Oxford, Summerfield, and Wildwood, Florida.
(A) To Preserve the traditions and promote the interests of the United States Marine Corps;
(B) To maintain true allegiance to American institutions;
(C) To hold sacred the history and memory of the men and women who have given their lives to this Nation;
(D) To perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts, to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines;
(E) To create a bond of comradeship between the Auxiliary and the Marine Corps League, Inc.;
(F) To aid voluntarily and to render assistance to all Marines and former Marines as well as to their families;
(G) To help decorate the graves of all deceased Marines whenever and wherever possible;
(H) To strive for the passage of legislation favorable to the Marine Corps League, Inc. and to the United States Marine Corps and its personnel;
(I) To always foster love of Honesty, Loyalty and Truth, and a reverence to our God, Our Country, Our Family and Our Home.
VA Hospital Volunteers,
Child Welfare and Youth Programs,
Assistance to the Elderly,
Aiding Veterans’ Families,
Local Community Parades,
Toys for Tots,
Operation Little Angel,
Girl Scouts of America