December 2023 Chapter Holiday Party

Thank you to everyone for attending our annual Holiday Christmas Party. There was plenty of food and fun to go around for everyone. Keeping with tradition, we used the party to collect toys for the Toys for Tots Program and everyone participated ensuring we do our part to help a needy family this holiday season. 

11 Annual Chapter Banquet: Preserving the Legacy by Inspiring Future Generations

Atlanta Chapter 5 hosted our much anticipated Chapter Banquet. It was truly an evening to remember as we celebrated the legacy of the Montford Point Marines and witnessed their impact on future generations of Veterans. 

Juneteenth Atlanta 2023

Atlanta Chapter 5 participated in the Juneteenth Atlanta Parade. It was a great experience and a great opportunity to tell the story of the Montford Point Marines to new audiences. 

Memorial Day Ceremony 2023 Heritage Park McDonough Ga

On May 29, 2023 Atlanta Chapter 5 had the honor of laying the wreath at the Veterans Wall in remembrance of the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. We paid special tribute to the courageous Montford Point Marines, whose unwavering dedication and sacrifices have left an indelible mark on our nation's history. 

The Match: Support the Military Edition was an epic golf tournament held at Eagles Landing Golf Course in Stockbridge Georgia on May 8th, 2023. The event brought together two esteemed organizations, the Montford Point Marines and the Tuskegee Airmen, in a friendly competition. The purpose of The Match was to honor the brave men and women who served in these historic military units and to celebrate their legacy.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our generous sponsors who made this event possible: Central Station Sports Restaurant, Southern Company, Quick Trip, Mobile ITNT solutions, Virtual Properties Realty, Quezessential Consulting, PXG, The PGA Store, Atlanta Falcons, Minutemen Press, and Al Burnett. Your support is invaluable in preserving the history and achievements of our military heroes.

We also express our sincere appreciation to Major General Crumbly for his inspiring remarks during the tournament. Your words of motivation and encouragement resonated with all participants, and we are grateful for your presence.

Below are a few photos from this historic event.

Veterans Cemetery Clean-up Project (Sgt Rodney Davis)

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration November 2022 Marietta GA.

Members of Atlanta Chapter 5 celebrated the 247th Marine Corps Birthday with CLR-45 in Marietta Ga. The Ball was held at the Marriott Northwest Galleria and it was a great time by all. Of course Ambassador Britton received a well deserved standing ovation by the young Marines. 

Montford Point Marine Day August 2022 Smyrna GA.

In an effort to increase awareness of the Montford Point Marines in the local community, Atlanta Chapter 5 hosted our first annual Montford Point Marine Day in Smyrna GA. Original Montford Point Marines Ambassador Theodore Britton Jr and Mr. James Pack were on hand to receive honors from the city of Smyrna in the form of a city proclamation. Guests included the Director of The Atlanta VA, Georgia Department of Veterans Service, and the representatives from the the local Marine unit. 

2022 Montford Point Marines Museum Re-opening Ceremony

On April 30, 2022, the Montford Point Museum conducted a re-opening ceremony to show case the renovations that were made to the museum. The museum received significant damage when back to back hurricanes ravaged the area in 2018 and 2019. The Montford Point Marine Museum was established to preserve the legacy of the Montford Point Marines.  Its mission is to collect, record, preserve and display relevant artifacts in a museum setting for public education and viewing.  We have the largest collection of photographs, documents, papers; forever capturing the unique history of African American Marines from 1942 to 1949.

Original Montford Point Marine Visits Parris Island

Original Montford Point Marine Theodore Britton Jr. enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1944. He trained at Camp Montford Point because African American Marines were not allowed to train with their white counterparts on Parris Island. Now, over 78 years later, Ambassador Theodore Britton Jr. steps foot on Parris Island and is hosted by the Commanding General of the installation, and he was honored as the Reviewing Official at the recruit graduation.

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National Montford Point

Marine Association, Inc.

Atlanta Chapter 5

PO Box 7601

Marietta, GA 30065

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