Department of New Jersey

Marine Corps League


June 8th-10th 2023 at the Crowne Plaza Princeton – Conference Center

Important Dates

Hotel Rooms Deadline
The deadline to reserve hotel rooms has been extended to May 14th!
If you need a room, you must book by this date to get our group rate!
The room blocks will be closed on Monday, May 15th.
Download information: 2023 Dept of NJ Convention Hotel Registration (366 downloads)

Delegate Registrations Deadline
The pre-registration fee is $15 per delegate if in by May 15th.
Registrations after that date is $20 per delegate. 
Download form: 2023 Dept of NJ Convention Registration Form - Fillable (336 downloads)

Convention Banquet Reservation Deadline
The Banquet is Saturday, June 10th at 6PM.
All reservations must be made by May 15th.
Download form: 2023 Dept of NJ Convention Banquet Reservation Form - Fillable (289 downloads)

Awards Application Deadlines

Don’t miss the deadline to recognize your detachment members!
Download awards packet: 2023 Dept of NJ Convention Awards Packet (342 downloads)

New Jersey Detachments’ Newsletter Award – May 12
Department of New Jersey Recruiters of the Year- May 20
Murray J. Sklar Role Model Award – May 20
Department of New Jersey Marine of the Year – May 31
Department of New Jersey Associate of the Year – May 31

Information From Around the Department

News and information for the good of the league from the department and detachments happening around the state.

Free Webinar on the Importance of Veteran Business Certification

Join ADP for this 60-minute virtual webinar on Wednesday May 24th, 2023: 2:00pm EST as we dive into the ins and outs of entrepreneurial success as a Veteran-owned Business, and opportunities available for businesses owned by veteran spouses! REGISTER to get insights...

Lakeland Detachment Mothers Day Flower Sale May 13th

Please Help support the Marine Corps League Lakeland Detachment 744.  We will be selling beautiful hanging flower baskets and potted flower arrangements for Mother’s Day. All orders are first come first serve. The cost is $20.00 each. Pick up is Saturday May 13th...

Commandant’s Corner – National Convention 2023

This "Commandant's Corner" ZOOM call will be on TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2023 AT 7 PM with host the topic of 100th National Convention in Oklahoma City, OK. On board will be the host committee answering questions and delivering information all the great things planned.  ...

Marine Corps League Warrior Fund

The Department of New Jersey Marine Corps League is proud to sponsor the Warrior Fund.  This program was started a few years ago as the Department collects donations yearly to provide a K9 for a Veteran in need.  We are honored to be partners with Rebuilding...

Lakeland Detachment 24th Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser

The Marine Corps League Lakeland Detachment #744 Invites you to its: 24th ANNUAL GOLF OUTING FUNDRAISER Preakness Valley Golf Course 209 Totowa Road Totowa, NJ 07470 973-881-4921 DATE: Thursday May 11, 2023 TIME: 10:30 AM Register & Breakfast – 12:00 Noon Shotgun...

May Deadlines for 2023 Department of New Jersey Convention Awards Applications

The 2023 Department of New Jersey Convention  awards applications deadline is next month! Don't miss the deadline to recognize your detachment members!   New Jersey Detachments’ Newsletter Award - May 12 Department of New Jersey Recruiters of the Year- May...

Cape-Atlantic Detachment 13th Annual Golf Outing

Help us support our South Jersey Veterans. We honor their service and sacrifices with the Cape-Atlantic Detachment of the Marine Corps League 13th Annual Golf Outing on May 21, 2023 - $165 per golfer at Ron Jaworski’s Blue Heron Pines. Includes continental breakfast...

West Hudson Detachment Marine Corps League 2023 Pig Roast

Cost is $30 per member/ $35 per member & 1 guest/ $40 non member. Children under 12 eat free! Price includes food and beverages. Online Payment Methods: Paypal: @whd209 Venmo: westhudsondetachment Download Flier:

National Board of Trustee (BOT) Action on Life Membership Fees

The National Board of Trustees met on 19 April 2023 to discuss the Marine Corps League’s Life Membership Fees. It was determined that the Life Membership Fees have not been increased for approximately 19 years. In the year 2004, it was the last time that Life...

National Judge Advocate Elections – Meet the Candidates Zoom Call May 24th

***Mark Your Calendars! Zoom link will be posted when avalable*** Marine Corps League members, It is that time again, for the Marine Corps League, to hold elections at the National convention. One of those elections is for the position of National Judge Advocate. In...

2023 L/Cpl Chris Cosgrove III Golf Outing

Take time out and donate to an extraordinary cause in memory of Chris. Chris, an active member of the L/Cpl Robert J. Slattery Detachment, made two trips to visit the wounded Marines, Sailors and Soldiers at Bethesda prior to being deployed to Iraq. He believed in...

Christmas in July Toys for Tots Event in Milltown NJ

Every Child Deserves A Christmas! Join us for Christmas in July Toys for Tots event on Saturday, July 29, 2023 at the American Legion Post 25, 4 J F Kennedy Drive, Milltown, N.J. from 6:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M. Buffet Dinner: Ravioli in vodka sauce, Kielbasa & Kraut,...


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Jarhead Java

Jarhead Java has teamed up with the Marine Corps League! Jarhead Java has a new shopping page and is offering FREE SHIPPING! Please go to and select the flat rate box containing the items you desire, and then use the coupon code MCL at checkout for FREE SHIPPING! We will then make a cash donation for each order placed using that code to the Marine Corps League – this as well as our regular donation of 50% of profits to the Semper Fi Fund/America’s Fund to support our wounded heroes from ALL branches of our military. Jarhead Java is 100% Colombian Arabica – “BOLD ROAST” – coffee. Great coffee for a great cause!

Marine Corps League Members can use Veterans Holidays! Veterans Holidays is a “Space Available” program that offers veterans the opportunity to enjoy vacations at popular destinations around the world – for the incredibly low price of just $349* USD per unit, per week. Those eligible and their family and friends have access to spacious accommodations at more than 4,000 resorts, apartments, condominiums and homes in more than 100 countries. Membership with Veterans Holidays is FREE to all veterans of the U.S. military.