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 Activities 2024 Atlanta Chapter 5

Atlanta Chapter 5 participated in several events over the Memorial Day weekend. We were honored to tell the story of the Montford Point Marines and pay tribute to the countless of veterans that have given them the full measure of devotion to the defend the freedoms that we all enjoy. 


The Match II: Support the Military Edition was the follow up to the initial tournament last year. We brought out 93 golfers for this event which shattered the mark made from the previous year. We set a goal to tell the story of the Montford Point Marines out in the community and raise awareness to their contribution to the nation and I can safely say we accomplished the mission. A special thank you to Mayor Anthony Ford of Stockbridge for delivering the opening remarks as well as participating in the tournament. Additionally, we want to thank Randy Gallop and the team from the Racing Tribute Car for displaying the amazing vehicle dedicated to these trailblazing heroes. I also want to send a huge shout out to our sponsors. A special thank you to VyStar Credit Union for being the top sponsor this year. Others included, Lockheed Martin, Quik Trip, The PGA Store, PXG, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Atlanta Falcons, Krispy Kreme, Top Golf, Minuteman Press, Pepsi-Co, Law Office of Floyd Chapman, Raimey Law, Angie's Cafe, Beverly Hood Realtor, and Fred Codes Virtual Property Realtor. Thank you to the local community of Stockbridge and McDonough for your support. We hope to see you all again next year for The Match III. 

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

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Marietta, GA 30065

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