|SSgt Karl G. Taylor, Sr. Detachment 1084|
Official Mailing AddressMarine Corps League
SSgt Karl G. Taylor, Sr. Detachment 1084
7353 Kerry Hill Court
Columbia, Maryland 21045-5032
Past and Present Commandants
- Commandant: 2017-2022
Michael S. Betts - Commandant:
2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
- Commandant: 2012-2014
- Commandant: 2011
Frank J. (Kip) Kippenbrock
- Commandant: 2001, 2004, 2010
Chuck Casey - Commandant: 2007
A. Oliver - Commandant:
2019 OfficersOn May 28, 2019, new elected officers took command after being sworn in by District Four Vice Commandant Marc Fisher. These officers along with our Past Commandant comprise our Board of Trustees. They share great responsibility in shaping the future of our detachment. From left to right are
Not shown is Bill Swain who was re-elected to serve as Commandant.
In 2020 and 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic hit. Meetings were conducted virtually. Sometimes a quorum could not be obtained. As a result, elections did not take place and officers retained their positions, in accordance with the Emergency Election Procedures.
The detachments that do not have elected officers by normal procedures of voting in accordance with the by-laws can have the officers held over for an additional year without affirmation of voting.
2018 OfficersOn April 24, 2018, new elected officers took command after being sworn in by Detachment Past Commandant Gordon MacPhee. From left to right are
Other officers not shown are
2017 OfficersOn March 28, 2017, new elected officers took command after being sworn in by District #4 Vice Commandant Marc Fisher. From left to right are
Other officers not shown include
2016 OfficersOn April 26, 2016, new officers took command after being sworn in by District #4 Vice Commandant Marc Fisher. From left to right are
Other officers not shown include
2015 OfficersOn April 28, 2015, newly elected or appointed officers took command.
2014 OfficersOn April 22, 2014, ballots were cast and officers were elected.
2013 OfficersOn April 23, 2013, the elected officers were sworn in by National Executive Director Michael A. Blum.
2012 OfficersOn April 24, 2012, the elected officers were sworn in.
2011 OfficersOn April 26, 2011, the elected officers were sworn in.
2010 OfficersOn April 27, 2009, the elected officers were sworn in.
2009 OfficersOn May 26, 2009, the elected officers were sworn in.
2008 OfficersOn April 22, 2008, the elected officers were sworn in by Mike Blum, National Marine Corps League Executive Director. The 2008 Detachment command is as follows:
2007 OfficersOn April 24, 2007, the elected officers were sworn in by Jack Severn, Department of Maryland Commandant. The 2007 Detachment command is as follows:
2006 OfficersShown below from left to right
2005 OfficersShown below from left to right
Staff Officers are appointed by the Commandant.
Danny Rotondo - Newsletter
A. Oliver - Marine-for-Life Program
- Young Marines Liaison
Duties and Responsibilities of the Board of TrusteesThe Board of Trustees (Board Members) is comprised of our elected officers (Commandant, Senior Vice Commandant, Junior Vice Commandant, and Judge Advocate) and the Junior Past Commandant.
DETACHMENT COMMANDANT: Directs Marine Corps League activities of his community, presides at all Detachment meetings, serves as advisor to all committees of his Detachment, and is in direct charge of all functions of his Detachment. He administers the Oath of Membership to all new members after he has been sworn into office by the Department Officer or any Officer deputized for the purpose by a National or a Department Officer.
DETACHMENT SENIOR VICE COMMANDANT: Shall give every assistance to the Detachment Commandant and during the absence or illness of the Detachment Commandant perform the duties of the Office. He shall assist all committees and, with their assistance, initiate and implement such dynamic programs as will increase the effectiveness of the Marine Corps League and their Detachment.
DETACHMENT JUNIOR VICE COMMANDANT: Shall create and promulgate such membership incentives and programs as will engender enthusiastic response that will result in continuous membership growth. In the absence or illness of the Detachment Commandant and the Detachment Senior Vice Commandant, he shall perform the duties of that office.
DETACHMENT JUDGE ADVOCATE: Shall interpret the Detachment Bylaws, Department Bylaws, and the National Bylaws (the latter two (2) in the event there are no Detachment Bylaws and the latter in the event there are no Department Bylaws). He shall advise, construe, counsel and render opinions on questions of law and procedure to the Detachment Commandant during meetings. Make decisions on the local level in disputes or if unable to do this, refer the problem to the next higher echelon of the Marine Corps League, i.e. Department or National if no Department exists.
JUNIOR PAST DETACHMENT COMMANDANT: Shall contribute generously and impartially from past experience to the best interests of the Marine Corps League.
Duties and Responsibilities of Staff OfficersDETACHMENT ADJUTANT: Shall keep a true record of all meetings, typewritten or neatly hand written in ink in a ledger or log book; keep a record of all members and forward notices of meetings, events, etc., of the Detachment to the membership, and work closely with the Paymaster to maintain an up to date membership file of the Detachments active (paid up) and inactive (delinquent) members. The Adjutant shall also handle and keep a record of Detachment correspondence as directed by the Detachment Commandant and perform such duties as directed by the Commandant.
DETACHMENT PAYMASTER: Shall keep a true record of all monies received and expended by the Detachment and, in close cooperation with the Adjutant, prepares an up to date record of dues paid by the membership and forwards notices to members when their dues have lapsed and also such other duties as may be assigned by the Detachment Commandant.
DETACHMENT CHAPLAIN: Shall perform such duties at meetings as prescribed in the Ritual Book, take an active part in all memorial and funeral services in which the Detachment participates, visit the sick, and perform such other duties as directed by the Detachment Commandant.
DETACHMENT SGT-AT-ARMS: Shall preserve order at all meetings and perform such other duties as are required by the Detachment Commandant. Also will fulfill all duties prescribed in the Ritual Book.
DETACHMENT WEB SERGEANT: Shall create, maintain, and update the website and Internet social media for the Detachment.
Detachment Bylaws - March 22, 2016
Detachment Administrative Procedures - February 23, 2016
Detachment Coversheet - February 23, 2016
Department of Maryland Bylaws and Administrative Procedures
National Headquarters Bylaws and other Corporate Documents
Ritual Book - June 1993
GUIDEBOOK FOR DETACHMENT OFFICERS
Guidebook for Detachment Officers - January 2006
National Headquarters - Online Membership Form
National Headquarters - Forms
The following message was sent by Craig Reeling, Adjutant of the Department of Maryland Marine Corps League on February 3, 2020:
Our MCL Rust Insurance is only Liability insurance and it is limited. Please read the cover letter and the summary of coverage and the important Notes.
All Detachments should retain the attached Certificate of Insurance in your files permanently.
If you're not sure about the event(s) you are sponsoring, you can find and download the Certificate of Liability and Event Questionnaire at the League Library website.
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