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National Montford Point Marine Association, Inc

Atlanta Chapter 5 

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    • 1 Sep 2023
    • 10 Oct 2023
    • online purchase
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    Atlanta Chapter 5 Banquet Journal

    "Preserving the Legacy by Inspiring Future Generations"

    Journal to Celebrate the Montford Point Marines

    Show Your Support and Help Us Tell Their Story



    Below is a link to the latest journal from the 58th National Convention to provide examples of journal ads

    https://online.fliphtml5.com/rsmn/tayv/

    • 14 Oct 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Linwood Cemetery 120 Pursley St Macon Ga
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    Atlanta Chapter 5 is honored to coordinate volunteer efforts to clean up the Linwood Cemetery which is home to the Sergeant Rodney Davis Memorial. Sergeant Rodney Davis is one of 6 African Americans who received the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War. The City of Macon did not allow black descendants to be buried inside the city limits in 1967. Davis was buried in an all-black cemetery outside the city. About 2010, several white Marines were driving by Macon, including one man who was saved by Davis. They stopped to pay their respects at his gravesite and were angered to find that the wooden monument to Davis was rotting, and the cemetery was covered in weeds and had many headstones falling over. They removed all the weeds around Davis's grave and many graves around it, and cleaned up a section of the cemetery before leaving. The 1st Battalion, 5th Marines Association was informed and donations were arranged. Civilians and other Marines, families, and surviving spouses accumulated over $60,000 and a large, granite monument was built at Davis's grave site. Several times a year, a gathering is organized and the entire cemetery is weeded and tended to. Donations are still needed for equipment and other items needed for volunteers to continue to perform upkeep of the cemetery. 






    • 21 Oct 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel
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    Join Atlanta Chapter 5 as we come together to celebrate with key supporters and honor the legacy of the Montford Point Marines. The banquet organized by our organization plays a crucial role in honoring the legacy of the Montford Point Marines as well as supporting active duty and reserve service members, veterans, and their families. Through various programs and initiatives, we aim to enhance their wellness and improve their quality of life. By bringing together this diverse community, we provide a platform for networking, sharing experiences, and building a support system that fosters camaraderie and understanding.


    Cocktail/social hour starts at 5pm

    Use the link below to book your reservation at the host hotel.

    Book your group rate for Montford Point Marines Association Banquet 2023

    Sponsorship information can be found at https://www.atl-mpma.org/sponsor/ 

    Information for purchasing a journal ad: www.atl-mpma.org/journal

    • 29 Apr 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Eagles Landing Country Club: 100 Eagles Landing Way Stockbridge GA. 302821
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    The Match II: Support the Military Edition

    Get ready for an epic showdown on April 29, 2023, as the Montford Point Marines take on the Tuskegee Airmen in golf tournament fundraiser aimed at raising awareness of the contributions of African Americans in our Nation's military. The tournament takes place at Eagles Landing Golf Course in Stockbridge Georgia. Choose which team you will represent and register your team today.


    Pay with credit card or send checks to the following address:

    Atlanta Chapter 5

    PO Box 7601

    Marietta, GA 30065


email: atlanta.mpma@gmail.com

mobile : (404) 939-0453


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National Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. Atlanta Chapter 5

PO Box 7601

Marietta, GA 30065









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