Tag: East Valley Marines

East Valley Marines join in recognizing Marine Sgt. Bruce’s sacrifice

East Valley Marine Pat Rice presents Sgt. Robert Bruce with a certificate for donation from the detachment while Marine Master Sergeant Salvador Marquez of the Wounded Warrior Regiment looks on.

Denise Lott On Saturday, November 15, Homes for Our Troops presented Sgt. Robert Bruce with the keys to his new home in Mesa, AZ. Representatives from the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, were on hand and provided Sgt. Bruce and his wife, Megan, with a new bedroom set and a donation to fill his refrigerator.…

East Valley Marines support JROTC cadets

The Marine Corps’ JROTC from Casa Grande at their 2014 drill completion.

Denise Lott East Valley Marines Detachment 1296 helps support the Vista Grande High School’s Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) in Casa Grande. They provide scholarships each year toward college expenses for a graduating cadet. They also help send young Marine cadets on an annual trip to Camp Pendleton for a first-hand look…

East Valley Marines donate wheelchair for vets

Ron Enderle, Pat Rice, Dave Althoff and Dave Minick with PowerPaws trainees.

Denise Lott Several of our East Valley Marines loaded a donated electric wheelchair onto a trailer and delivered it to PowerPaws in Scottsdale. One of PowerPaws’ missions is to provide highly skilled assistance dogs to veterans with disabilities. The wheelchair will be used to assist in the training of the dogs that need to be…