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Volume 35 - Issue 7

JULY 2009

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SCUTTLEBUTT CENTRAL INDIANA MARINE FAMILY NEWS * MARINE CORPS LEAGUE * 1ST MARINE DIVISION ASSOC * * MARINE CORPS COORDINATING COUNCIL * MCROA * WM ASSOC * * MONTFORD POINT ASSOC * CENTRAL INDIANA YOUNG MARINES * * OTHER USMC & DIVISION ASSOCIATIONS *

From the Helm….

It is getting closer to MCL National Convention time and I do have a copy of proposed changes in Bud Albright- Hiram I. Bearss Det. #089 We have a lot of events going on and I the League by-laws at the convention. If anyone urge you to pay attention to our web- is interested in them contact me and I will be glad to share them with you. site and calendar on our website to There is a large white picture board at the barfind out what is going on. Pay attention to the scuttlebutt both printed and electronic. Speaking racks that was donated by the Jacobs Marines. I would like for everyone to sign it and then we of the scuttlebutt if you have not filled out the will put it in a very nice frame that it came in survey you should have received please do so. This is an important issue that the detachment is with a picture of the Barracks and hang it on the considering and we want everyone to have a say wall. in what is decided. If you did not receive a survey Book of the Month is The Loins of Iwo Jima Author MajGen. Fred Haynes (USMC-Ret) please contact one of your officers and we will And James A. Warren see that you get one. Our first annual golf tourney was a success and we will have one next year. Our first chicken Commandant Albright– accepts 1st place trophy @ BBQ was also a success and we will be having Loyalty Day Parade held in Noblesville...May 2, 2009 one the 3rd Saturday of each month. We can always use some work-a-bees so if you would like to help on the many projects we have going contact myself or one of your officers. Since becoming your Commandant I have always had an open door policy as far as the staff meetings are concerned but in order to get through them as quickly as possible please refrain from bringing up an issue during the meeting. If you have an issue that you would like the officers to consider contact one of us before the meeting and we will discuss it. I would like to thank all of the people that are helping with our various events and work at the Inside This Edition barracks. I will not mention them as they know Straight PooP..………..….. 2 who they are and I would not want to leave anyMCL Uniform Regs…….. 3 one out. As I said above we can always use some PLANK PROGRAM PLEDGE FORM…………. 7 Scuttlebutt Sponsors……………… 4-5 help so step up and take part in making the MaHIB Fundraisers…… 2, 6-7 rine Barracks our home away from home. An This Month in Marine Corps History….. 6 hour or so now and then is a big help. “Ya Shudda been there”………. 7 1


July 09 (THURS) 1900– HIB Membership Meeting -@ MARINE BARRACKS INDY 18 (SAT) 1100- ?- HIB Chicken BBQ (held 3rd Saturday of each Month) 23 (Thurs) 1900- HIB-MCL STAFF Meeting & Growl-@ MARINE BARRACKS INDY 29 (Wed) 1730—MCCC Meeting @ Heslar Armory

Mark Your Calendar!

AUGUST 13 (THURS) 1900– HIB Membership Meeting -@ MARINE BARRACKS INDY 15 (SAT) 1100- ?- HIB Chicken BBQ (held 3rd Saturday of each Month) 27 (Thurs) 1900- HIB-MCL STAFF Meeting -@ MARINE BARRACKS INDY 26 (Wed) 1730—MCCC Meeting @ Heslar Armory

Do you have news that you what to share? Contact the Editor, Gary Nasby, at: gnasby@indymarines.org

HIB MCL OFFICER ROSTER Commandant Sr. Vice Commandant Jr. Vice Commandant Adjutant/Paymaster Judge Advocate Past Commandant Chaplain Sergeant at Arms Judge Advocate

Bud Albright Tom Terpinas Gary Nasby Melissa Jacobs Lloyd Louks Russ Eaglin Jesus Quintana, Jr David Hansell Lloyd Louks

HIB MCL COMMITTEE ROSTER VAVS Representative Jesus Quintana, Jr. VAVS Deputy Hazen Ward Raffles Tony Mungovan Stars and Stripes Jim Wade Scuttlebutt Editor Gary Nasby Awards Lloyd Louks Christmas Banquet Tony Mungovan Historian Fred Axthelm Boy Scout Eagle Awards Fred Axthelm Toys For Tots Bud Albright Parades Tony Mungovan MCL Svc. Officer Diane Ward Young Marines Liaison Jim Wade Young Marines Mac Magana Budget and Finance Melissa Jacobs Quartermaster Gregg Troxell LET US KNOW WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND! LEAVE US A MESSAGE AT: 317-546-7228 2009-2010 Dept of Indiana Officers and Committees:

Central Indiana Marine Points of Contact Marine Corps League H.I. Bearss Det: Office 317-546-7228; Commandant Bud Albright 317-535-7547; Chaplain Jesus Quintana 317-445-9509 National Marine Corps Museum, State of IN Liaison: Russ Eaglin 317-201-7066 1st Marine Division Association: Guy Miller 317-293-7594 3rd Marine Division Association: Russ Eaglin 317-201-7066 Montford Point Association: President Johnny Washington 317-549-2849 Woman Marine Association: Diana Ward 317-873-4113 Marine Corps Coordinating Council: Russ Eaglin 317-201-7066 Marine Inspector Instructor: Capt. Barnes & 1st Sgt Hess 317-923-1584 Marine Recruiting Service: Maj. Morrissey 317-698-5770 Marine For Life Program: Maj. Dennis 317-223-8899 Central Indiana Young Marines: SgtMaj. Magana 317-523-7130 Editor, Scuttlebutt & Marine eScuttlebutt: Gary Nasby 317-405-9595 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation: Capt Larry Slaugh 317-471-9577

ELECTED OFFICERS:

Commandant – Russ Eaglin Sr. Vice Commandant – George Merchant Jr. Vice Commandant – Dave Englert Paymaster – Richard Renbarger Jude Advocate – Ann Hunsinger Chaplain – John Wagner Jr. Past Commandant – Mike Lieber APPOINTED OFFICERS:

Adjutant – Mike Wukitsch Sergeant-at-Arms – Jim Looney Public Relations – Lloyd Louks Veteran Service Officer – Louis Stanko APPOINTED - DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES:

The 2 hats of the new Dept. of Indiana Commandant "Marines I see as two breeds, Rottweilers or Dobermans, because Marines come in two varieties, big and mean, or skinny and mean. They're aggressive on the attack and tenacious on defense. They've got really short hair and they always go for the throat." -RAdm. Stark, USN; 10 November 1995

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Americanism/BSA – Fred Axthelm Awards – Jim Atkinson Historian – Pat Deal Legislative – Thom Jester M4L/Injured Marine Program – Bud Albright MC Coordinating Council – Russ Eaglin Online Newsletter – Russ Eaglin Quartermaster – Buzz Smith Crumbo Scholarship Fund – Pat Moriarity Training Officer – Phil Grabman Toys For Tots – Ernest Dillard V.A.V.S. – Jesus Quintana

Young Marines – Jim Wade Youth Physical Fitness – Todd Mansfield


From: Gary Nasby-Jr. Vice This document was covered at the recent MCL Dept. of Indiana Convention, and will be covered in the new Officers training course that is upcoming. It should help clear up questions on what is proper to wear and when, to conform to MCL Uniform regulations.

6-09-2009: Heslar Armory: 05:00— Indianapolis Marines—

Detachment Communications Company, Hq Battalion, 4th Mar Div.  departing for Camp Pendleton, CA to be attached to 3rd  Battalion, 24th Marines , and eventually to Iraq, are sent off by family & friends.  God Speed & Semper Fi! 

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