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,
- No charges against Palm Springs police officers who killed Marine in 2012
County prosecutors said Thursday that they will not file charges against two Palm Springs police officers who shot and killed an unarmed Marine in the downtown parking garage in 2012.
- Marine recharged in Iraq war case back in court
The Marine Corps should not be retrying a Marine sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of his 11-year sentence, his defense attorneys say.
- Former SecDef Gates blasts lawmakers over sequestration
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates ripped Washington on Thursday over sequestration budget caps, saying Congress' inability to reach a budget compromise was causing 'grave damage' to the U.S.
- Dempsey: Iraqi Shiites must back expanded mission
U.S. military leaders want to expand the advise-and-assist mission into Iraq's Anbar province and put combat advisers on the ground to help support the fight against Islamic State militants.
- Islamic State threat prompts new security warnings across U.S. military
Military facilities around the U.S. are on alert, urging troops and their families to take precautions amid continued threats of violence from the Islamic State group.
- U.S. military to train more Ebola response teams
The U.S. military will train more medical personnel to respond to domestic cases of Ebola should they occur, a senior Defense Department official said Thursday.
- USFK: Troops cannot pay for the companionship of 'juicy girls'
The commander of U.S. troops in South Korea is dropping the hammer on that country's notorious 'juicy bars,' which use women as sex workers who cater to U.S. troops.
- Online shopping privileges for all vets is likely, official says
Expanding online shopping privileges to all honorably discharged veterans isn't a matter of 'if,' but 'when,' the chief executive officer of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service said at a meeting in Washington on Wednesday.
- NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border
NATO is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe, the alliance's new chief said Thursday.
- Amid murder case, Philippines says U.S. pact stays
A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is 'imperfect' but Manila is unlikely to amend it, the country's top diplomat said Thursday.
- Pentagon defends decision to isolate troops
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the Pentagon's decision to isolate troops for 21 days after they return from Ebola duty in West Africa.
- Virginians to vote on tax exemption proposal for spouses of troops killed in action
Virginians were being asked to decide Tuesday whether to approve a constitutional amendment that would exempt the surviving spouses of U.S. military members killed in action from paying real estate taxes.
- Norway to send training troops to Iraq
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there.
- 22nd MEU returns from almost nine-month float
More than 4,000 sailors and Marines in the three-ship Bataan amphibious ready group are returning home. More than 4,000 sailors and Marines in the three-ship Bataan Amphibious Ready Group are returning home.
- Real Marine stars in satirical military homecoming video
You don't have to look far to find a viral 'homecoming video' featuring heartwarming reunions between service members and their families after a long deployment. But a new video making the rounds on social media takes a fresh approach.
- Obama on Ebola fight: U.S. can't seal itself off
Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their ret
- Hagel orders quarantine for troops returning from West Africa
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday ordered all U.S. service members returning from the Ebola response mission to undergo 'controlled monitoring,' meaning they will be isolated on military facilities and monitored for symptoms for 21 days.
- Troops' sleep problem may be new disorder
A 39-year-old soldier arrived at the sleep clinic at Madigan Army Medical Center with symptoms not uncommon in combat soldiers: nightmares of his war experiences and thrashing in his sleep, at one point clocking his wife hard enough to leave bruises.
- Group says Islamic State killed 600 Iraqi prisoners during Mosul takeover
An international rights group says Islamic State militants carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi prison inmates when they seized the country's second-largest city of Mosul in June.
- Pentagon warns employees about Islamic State threats
Military personnel and civilians who work in the Pentagon could be targeted by the Islamic State group or other terrorists, the building's internal security agency is warning employees in a new memo distributed late last week.
- Gang member faces 210 year sentence in Marine killing
A jury has convicted a San Jose gang member of murder in the shooting death of a former Marine and aspiring lawyer who was gunned down while playing pool in his garage with friends.
- Senate to vote on advance funding for VA
When Congress returns next month, the Senate will vote on legislation to provide all Veterans Affairs Department funding a full year in advance, preventing government shutdowns or budget gridlock from interrupting veterans services.
- New prosthetic limb may prevent chafing, swelling
Prosthetic technology has come a long way in the last few decades, offering state-of-the-art robotic arms, carbon-fiber blades and joints that contain microchips and processors.
- Drone strike kills 2 militants in northwest Pakistan
Suspected U.S. drone-fired missiles struck a house early on Thursday in a restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan, killing two militants, officials said.
- Marine recruiter pleads not guilty to arson
A U.S. Marine Corps recruiter accused of setting small fires at his workplace in Bismarck is charged in federal court.
- Pentagon officials: No hope for budget soon; tech development vital
The Pentagon's chief financial officer admitted on Wednesday that he is 'not super optimistic' about Congress reaching a budget deal once the current continuing resolution temporarily funding the federal government expires on Dec. 11.
- Give your vet a shout-out
Sixty years ago, the nation declared its first Veterans Day celebration.
- Marine drill instructors weigh in on viral video face-off
Judging from their comments on Internet forums, Marines - particularly current and former drill instructors - appear to be evenly divided when it comes to Sgt. Maj.
- DMBA workout stimulant pulled from base shelves
Several dietary supplements touted as weight-loss or body sculpting aids have been pulled from the shelves of exchange and GNC stores on military installations.
- NATO reports spike in Russian military flights
NATO on Wednesday reported an 'unusual' spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North seas and the Atlantic Ocean during the past two days.
- Russia successfully test-fires new Navy Bulava ICBM
The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile, proving its reliability after a long and troublesome development.
- Unmanned Antares rocket explodes on launch
An unmanned rocket headed for the International Space Station to deliver supplies exploded on launch from Wallops Island, Va., Tuesday.
- IG: Former chief of wounded warrior office broke law, DoD regs
The Defense Department inspector general has recommended 'corrective action' against the former director of DoD's Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy Office.
- Residents: Islamic State group kills 30 Iraqi men
Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said, the latest mass killing carried out by the group since its advance across the country.
- Three women dropped from Marines' infantry officer course will not reattempt
The three female Marine officers who made it through the grueling first exercise of Infantry Officer Course at the start of October were asked to leave after falling out of two hikes, Marine Corps officials said this week.
- An Army widow runs to remember, make peace with her loss
Katie Groves and her husband shared a wonderful life in Savannah, Georgia. Whether painting their home or raising their two boys, they were a team who tackled everything together.
- Recon Marine's girlfriend finishes marathon on crutches after accidents left her disabled
Two years ago, Amanda Sullivan's friends, a group of severely wounded military veterans who she connected with through Facebook, challenged her to join a gym. Using a wheelchair at the time, Sullivan, 36, scoffed at the request.
- Report: On-base banks, credit unions should offer more info online
Service members need more information - and protection - from banks and credit unions that operate on military installations, according to research by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
- Marine's death reclassified to Operation Inherent Resolve
The Defense Department has reclassified the death of Cpl. Jordan L. Spears as one that occurred in support of the military's effort to combat the Islamic State group, making him the first official casualty of Operation Inherent Resolve.
- Syrian rebels enter Kurdish town from Turkey
For the first time since the Islamic State group launched an offensive on the Syrian border town of Kobani last month, a small group of Syrian rebels on Wednesday entered the embattled town from Turkey in a push to help Kurdish fighters there battle the m
- Hagel to decide if troops will be quarantined
The military's top officers are recommending a sweeping rule imposing a 21-day quarantine on all troops returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has made no final decision, defense officials said Tuesday.
- Former NATO chiefs urge alliance to fight Ebola
Two former heads of NATO are urging the Western defense alliance to join the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
- U.S. to increase security at some federal buildings
Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a 'precautionary step.'
- Nurse admits fault in death at New York State Veterans' Home
A nurse who tended to an 84-year-old Korean War veteran who died last year pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of failing to care for him properly, the New York State attorney general said.
- Kerry attends slain soldier's funeral, expresses solidarity with Canada
The United States and Canada vowed Tuesday to step up already close counterterrorism and border security cooperation as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid condolences to the Canadian people following last week's terror attacks.
- VA adds $50 to deceased vet's 59 cent bill
It's bad enough that the Department of Veterans Affairs billed a deceased Navy vet for 59 cents this summer.
- Two Marines hurt in California Humvee crash
Two Marines were seriously injured in a car accident near Camp Pendleton, California, on Sunday, and one remains hospitalized.
- MoH recipient Dakota Meyer helps develop new 1911
Anyone with $3,500 to spare can now own a pistol befitting a Medal of Honor recipient.
- Pakistan's army chief to visit U.S.
The Pakistan army's chief of staff is coming to the U.S. to meet with his American counterparts, the Defense Department has confirmed.
- Former Marine pleads guilty to wife's killing in Va.
A former Marine who served in Afghanistan pleaded guilty in the strangling death of his wife the same day his trial was set to start, surprising a northern Virginia court and his own attorney.
- After base handoff, last Marines depart Afghanistan
The final Marine Corps contingent remaining in southern Afghanistan departed the region today to begin the journey home.
- Army isolating some soldiers returning from Africa
The Army has begun isolating soldiers returning from the Ebola outbreak zone in West Africa, but so far the Pentagon has not imposed a new forcewide policy to quarantine all troops who participate in that mission.
- North Korea may be developing sea-based missiles
A website that monitors North Korea says the isolated nation may be exploring how to launch ballistic missiles from submarines or ships.
- Sgt. Major speaks out: 'My career was defaced'
Sergeant major tells his side of viral video confrontation.
- U.S. military sales to allies tops $34B in 2014
- Iraqi Kurdish fighters to head to Syria
IRBIL, Iraq Dozens of Iraq's Kurdish peshmerga fighters will fly to Turkey on Tuesday and from there cross into the Syrian border town of Kobani to help fellow Kurds fight Muslim militants, a spokesman for the Kurdish force said.
- VA settles Pittsburgh Legionnaire's suit for $125K
The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the son of a Marine veteran who died after contracting Legionnaire's disease at a Pittsburgh VA hospital.
- NATO chief urges allies to boost defense spending, build ties with Russia
NATO countries must boost defense spending and build a constructive relationship with Russia, the alliance's new leader said on Tuesday.
- House candidate Zinke releases military record
Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke produced a military record Monday that opponents have been calling for since this summer.
- Violence marks Afghan president's first month
Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his tough stance on ending the insurg
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