Photos from Conrad F. Kania Detachment #230, Department of New York Marine Corps League's post
The Marine Corps League is the only Congressionally chartered United States Marine Corps-related veterans organization in the United States
P.O. Box 405
North Tonawanda, NY
Meetings are at 2000 ( 8:00pm for the civilianized ), the first Thursday of the month at the American Legion Wheatfield Post #1451, 6525 Ward Rd. Sanborn NY, Annual dues $33.00 Must show your discharge or a copy of your DD-214 National; www.marinecorpsleague.com Department; www.empirestateleathernecks.com Conrad F. Kania, born August 9, 1924, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on November 26, 1941. Private First Class Kania was the first Marine of the Twin cities to be killed in action in the Pacific on November 9, 1942 i the Solomon Islands. PFC Kania was awarded the Purple Heart. In 1944 the Detachment was formed and named in his honor. His brother Vernon " Pete " Kania was a life member of the Detachment until his passing at the age of 85 on June 20, 2012. The Young Marines of the Marine Corps League Inc. www.youngmarines.com
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ATTENTION MARINES...ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR MONUMENT. For only fifty dollars (50.00), you can join over 2300 Marines, past and present, listed on the Monument. Your name plate will be 1-1/2" x 3" and will list your Name, Rank & Dates of Service (i.e. 1960 - 1964.) You will also receive a beautiful certificate, suitable for framing, listing your name and location on the wall. Your name plate will be a lasting remembrance of your service to Country and Corps. Our Monument is located in Veterans Park ( formerly Fisherman's Park ), North Tonawanda, NY. Email Frank Klipstein at [email protected] or call 716-572-9394 for an application.
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