Archive for October, 2017

2017 Birthday Ball Awards

Young Marine of the Year

Registered Adult of the Year

Ms. Penny Wright


Core Values Award

YM MSgt Murphy

Leadership Award

YM Cpl Bobo

Teamwork Award

YM Sgt Sollinger

Discipline Award

YM GySgt Loper


Most Improved

YM Cpl Bobo


Salesman of the Year

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Extra Life Registration

This year the Miami Valley Young Marines will be participating in Extra-Life.  A 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.  Our Young Marines are supporting the Dayton Children’s Hospital as our group.  Note that Young Marines and other youth are welcome to take part as well by joining our team.  Funds you raise can benefit your own local hospitals!

How to Join

  1. Go to www.extra-life.org and click Sign Up.

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The Three Word Address

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These seem meaningless right?  Wrong.

These are part of a new website that is setting out to change addresses for the entire world.  A lot of smaller, less developed nations have a tough time getting an addressing system that works within their community.  What3words set out to change that.

They have divided the entire Earth into 3 meter squares and assigned each a 3 word address using 40,000 words.  These seemingly random words however give people “lost” in the ...

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DEA Device

Every year, Young Marines around the country strive to make their communities better by teaching other youth to live a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.  One the most coveted awards in our program is the DEA Device.  Those few that have went above and beyond just handing our flyers and having brief chats with folks in their community are able to display the DEA’s badge on their Drug Demand Reduction Ribbon.

How do I earn ...

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