Pvt Charles J Shutt Detachment
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Home of the Boston Area's Largest Marine Corps League Detachment
Members of the Pvt. Charles J. Shutt Marine Corps League Detachment join
together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions
and promoting the interests of the USMC (United States Marine Corps) in the Boston, MA area. Supporting
the Community from 1959 to 2014
Thank you for your support.
2014 Pvt Shutt Detachment Staff
have any questions concerning:
- Golf Tournament in June- contact Dom Ricci
- Wakes, illness of members - contact Ed Aucoin or Mike Munger
- Color Guard appearances, or membership issues - contact Bob DeLuca
- Financial matters - contact Jim Dorsi
- Hall rentals, functions - contact bar Manager Carol Martinos, at Shutt Det. number
- Us Naval Sea Cadet Corps - Mike Munger
My suggestion is to use email first, then the Main number of the Shutt, then the cell phone number listed.
Marine Corps League News - Boston Area
News and Events from the Pvt. Shutt Detachment Membership in Watertown,
- Driver sentenced to 30 months after Marine's death
An Ohio driver has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after a hit-and-run crash killed a Marine from Virginia.
- IS fighters seize airdropped weapons meant for Kurds
Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to suppy Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.
- Marines return from Australia following largest rotation to date
The biggest Marine rotation to deploy to Australia returned to California on Monday after spending six months Down Under, paving the way to base a full Marine air-ground task force there in the future.
- Dempsey hits YouTube to address troops' Ebola concerns
The nation's top military officer has taken to YouTube to soothe troops' concerns about deploying to the region of Africa being ravaged by Ebola.
- Terrorist ideology blamed in car attack on Canadian soldiers
A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday.
- Pentagon: Counter-IS campaign costs $424 million so far
The U.S. military has spent $424 million so far in its military campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
- Corps develops motorcycle training course for new riders
The Marine Corps is working to develop a new motorcycle safety training course that would target inexperienced riders.
- As tensions rise, Pentagon beefs up missions in Europe
As the nation's eyes are on the Ebola outbreak and the fight with Islamic State militants, the situation in Europe is getting decidedly colder - think Cold War.
- Some stereotypes stick to vets, survey shows
All veterans aren't homeless washouts. But Got Your Six officials worry that many Americans see them that way.
- Marine copter helps rescue lost Boy Scout boaters
The Marine Corps helped rescue a Boy Scout troop that got lost while canoeing on the Colorado River.
- S.C. party chairs back change in picking state military head
The chairmen of South Carolina's Republican and Democratic parties are urging voters to support a proposed change to the way the state's top military officer is selected.
- NATO intercepts Russian jets over Baltic Sea
NATO scrambled fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said Tuesday amid reports that Russian military activity in the region is increasing.
- Survey: Militarytimes.com readers believe U.S. combat troops will return to Iraq
Most Militarytimes.com readers believe the U.S. will soon send ground combat troops to Iraq, despite President Obama's repeated assurances to the contrary.
- Anchorage School District bans military recruiters
The Anchorage School District has banned military recruiters from the district's campuses.
- U.S. planes airdrop arms to besieged Syrian town
The U.S. Air Force dropped military aid around the besieged Syrian town of Kobani overnight in an effort to resupply Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants there, U.S. Central Command in Tampa said.
- Pressure mounts to change tactics against Islamic State group
On Sept. 23, the U.S. began airstrikes against militants aligned with the Islamic States (IS) inside Syria, kicking off what President Obama and top military leaders characterizes as a campaign that will last for some time.
- Sweden's submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.
- Nevada guardsman killed in school shooting posthumously awarded 2 medals
More than 500 supporters sat in silence with heads bowed and solemn expressions on their faces on Sunday as they remembered Sparks Middle School teacher Michael Landsberry.
- Fewer veterans running for congressional office
The number of veterans in Congress has been steadily dropping in recent election cycles, but the legislative branch's meager military credentials could take a major hit this year.
- Free financial checkup for active-duty families
Wondering whether you're on the right track financially? Will you be able to meet your goal of buying your dream truck, putting your kids through college, living comfortably in retirement, or all of the above?
- Marines face off against South Korean troops in epic drum battle
It's a gutsy move to go into battle against U.S. Marines - even if you're a band member and the weapon of choice is a snare drum.
- Philippine leader: Murder case won't harm U.S. ties
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that a murder investigation focused on a U.S. Marine should have no bearing on the two countries' relations, while Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington seeks no '
- Website matches Marines' skills with certifications
The Marine Corps has rolled out a comprehensive new website to help Marines capitalize on their military training by earning equivalent civilian certifications that can lead to jobs in the civilian workforce.
- Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis
Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
- Trial begins over Navy silencer contract
A Navy intelligence officer illegally diverted nearly $2 million in government funds to his boss's brother under a secret, illegitimate contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers, prosecutors said Monday.
- These federal contractors are hiring vets now
Companies that do business with the federal government employ a big chunk of the U.S. workforce - and if you're a veteran looking to join their ranks, federal law requires that they give you a leg up.
- Civil affairs Marines to get Android phones, new data collection app
A new smartphone app for civil affairs Marines may make the next humanitarian aid mission a little bit smoother.
- Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
- Military deals at ski getaways & what's new at some resorts near you
- Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine search
The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion in the area.
- Marine's murder charge in the Philippines has international consequences
The death of a Filipino transgender woman following a bilateral military training exercise made international waves after a U.S. Marine was charged with murder.
- U.S. advisory mission in Iraq remains limited in scope and impact
More than one month after President Obama ordered U.S. troops to begin an advise-and-assist mission supporting the Iraqi military's fight against Islamic militants, that effort remains limited in its scope and effectiveness.
- After arms drop, U.S. coalition strikes IS
Syrian activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched new airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Kobani, following overnight airdrops of weapons to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town.
- Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to 'valiant' Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be 'irresponsible' and
- Attacks on Afghan checkpoints kill 4 troops
Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people.
- Top U.S. commander in Ebola fight sees progress
The first of 17 U.S.-built Ebola treatment centers in West Africa will open in a few weeks, the top commander of U.S. troops in the region told USA Today on Sunday.
- CDC to revise Ebola protocol; military readies medical team
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear 'with no skin showing,' a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if
- Spain gives U.S. go-ahead to use bases against Ebola
Spain has agreed to allow the U.S. to use two military bases in the southwest of the country to support its efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
- Turkey would oppose U.S. arms transfers to Kurds
Turkey would not agree to any U.S.
- Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on
President Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside - Ebola.
- Former special operations troops take up battle against online child predators
Military members who can no longer fight the wars overseas are battling a new enemy at home: the murky online spaces where sexual predators prey on children.
- Bold Alligator is back
The blue-green team will flex its amphibious muscles once again in Exercise Bold Alligator 2014, planned for late October-early November.
- Philippines subpoenas Marine murder suspect
The Philippine government served a subpoena Friday for a U.S. Marine accused of killing a transgender Filipino in an emotional case expected to test the country's military ties with the United States.
- Marines to return to California following six months Down Under
After seven months away, the third group of Marines and sailors to go to Australia is headed back to California.
- Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers
Iraqi lawmakers approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's remaining Cabinet nominees on Saturday, including for the critical defense and interior portfolios, completing the formation of a government that will strive to push the Islamic State extremist gro
- Ebola concern sparks commotion at Pentagon
In yet another indication of the rapidly rising anxiety over Ebola, a new scare erupted at the Pentagon on Friday morning after a woman on a tour bus in the building's parking lot who said she had recently traveled from Africa vomited, defense officials s
- Report faults Pentagon efforts to find MIAs
The Pentagon's effort to find missing servicemembers from past wars is wracked with inefficiencies, lacks a clear mission and fails to differentiate remains that can be recovered from those lost forever, an inspector general's report charged Friday.
- Dunford takes command of the Corps, issues first order to Marines
The 36th commandant's first order to the Marine Corps as he took command was a simple one: Continue to march.
- South Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border
Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said.
- DoD seeks to clarify policies on nonprofit groups
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the barriers that complicate efforts by nonprofit groups to help service members and their families at some installations.
- Officials: Woman at Pentagon doesn't have Ebola
WASHINGTON Virginia public health authorities say the woman who became ill in the Pentagon parking lot, setting off an Ebola scare, does not have the virus.
- Hagel seeks info on Iraq chemical weapons exposure
A defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his military chiefs and service-branch secretaries to look into questions about the medical care and treatment of about 20 service members who were exposed to chemical weapons during the Iraq
- VP Biden's son leaves Navy after drug test
Hunter Biden, the youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden, has been kicked out of the military after testing positive for cocaine, two people familiar with the matter said Oct. 16.
- Progress on car shipments difficult to measure, verify
A backlog of personal vehicle shipments in U.S. Customs has been 'significantly reduced and is very near to normal clearance timelines,' according to the new contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas.
- Obama calls up reserves to deal with Ebola in Africa
President Obama has issued an executive order calling up ready reserve troops to combat the Ebola crisis in Africa.
- Report: Former Iraqi pilots train IS fighters on MiGs
The Islamic State group is test flying, with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots, several fighter jets captured earlier from air bases belonging to the Syrian military, a Syrian activist group said Friday.
- White House rejects calls for Ebola travel ban
Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government's ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone.
- Kobani key to U.S. strategy against Islamic State
Dusty and remote, the Syrian city of Kobani has become an unlikely spoil in the war against Islamic State militants - and far more of a strategic prize than the United States wants to admit.
- New York man charged with impersonating Marine
A New York man who authorities say wore a Marine uniform to a county fair faces impersonation charges in two towns.
- Kurds sharing intel with U.S. for Syria strikes
Kurdish fighters are sharing information with the U.S.-led coalition to coordinate strikes against Islamic State militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, a Kurdish official said Friday.
When: Thu Jun 5, 2014
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- New Officers uploaded to website
When: Sat May 31, 2014
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Marine Corps History and Trivia
Forgotten knowledge about the USMC
A 400-gallon water tank/trailer towed behind a truck or externally hauled by helicopter.