GATOR DETACHMENT 990

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

SERVING OUR COMMUNITY SINCE 1998  

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COVID-19 AND OUR MEMBERS

The primary concern of our Marine Corps League Board of Trustees is the safety and welfare of our members and guests.  In this unprecedented time of an outbreak that poses a particular threat to the health of everyone in our community, we are following the guidance provided by the White House, the Center for Disease Control, the Governor of Florida and the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners.  This guidance has us taking the suggested protective measures of cancelling our events until we are given the All Clear to resume our more normal routines.   When we are able to resume, we will celebrate with great fanfare.  Until then, please join us in supporting social distancing for the good of everyone. 

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION NOV 10TH

Gator 990 will hold an outdoor Marine Corps Birthday Celebration at High Springs Brewing Company on November 10th.  This the the Tuesday evening before Veterans' Day.  We will have the entire property for our party. Social hour at 5pm and Cake Cutting Ceremony at 6pm.  Dress is casual.  Two 30'x60' tents to provide shelter with lights.  Heaters will be there if it is a cool evening.  Admission $25 includes meal catered by David's BBQ. 

By Reservation Only. Deadline November 1st. $25 per person. For questions or registration form, email gator990@gmail.com

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SPECIAL RAFFLE PRIZE - SPECIAL EDITION M1911

We will have a beautifully engraved Marine Corps Special Edition M1911 .45 handgun. 

Tickets are on sale NOW for $10 each.

Drawing will be November 10th. To obtain tickets, call 386-984-6925.

  Click here for more info and to see the flyer. 

"You can't win it if you're not in it."

Serving Marines and friends in Alachua County

The Gator Detachment is made up primarily of Marine veterans and friends.  We formed in Alachua County in 1998.  Our members are from Gainesville, Alachua, Archer, High Springs, Keystone Heights, Hawthorne and other surrounding towns.  We are veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, as well as peacetime Marines.  We are men and women. We were grunts, logistics, artillery, admin, supply, operations, cooks and many other MOS's, but we were all riflemen and Marines. We now exist to serve not only as a group where Marines of all eras bond together, but unite in efforts to do things for our community.  Joined with us are men and women who choose to serve beside us, helping us in our missions and waving Old Glory.  Check us out.

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MCL SHIPS STORE

Need a cover and emblem?  Need a white aviator shirt and the dress blue trousers?  Need ribbons or medals? You can purchase these items from the National Ship Store.  The site has been revised and is much easier to use now.  Click on the link and browse their store.  Great place to shop.

Become a Member

Regular membership is available to honorably discharged Marines, FMF Corpsman and FMF Chaplains. Associate membership is available to most everyone else.  Membership includes a subscription to the Semper Fi magazine, a publication of the Marine Corps League.  Review our membership application and join today to be part of something special.

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SUPPORT OUR 2018 PRIMARY BIRTHDAY BALL SPONSORS ($1000 or more)


Many thanks to our 2018 Birthday Ball Sponsors below who contributed $500 or more to our event.

Mailing Address:  Gator 990 MCL, PO Box 14, High Springs, FL 32655 

Phone: (352) 222-8837

Email: gator990@gmail.com 

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