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Marine Corps League Smoky Mountain Detachment 973

PO Box 1454
Franklin, NC 28734
claybuster@icloud.com
828-371-1124

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OATH OF MEMBERSHIP.  Once accepted for membership, all applicants will be administered the appropriate Oath of Membership, prescribed by the National Charter, at the next General Membership Meeting:

Regular Members.  I, ______________, in the presence of Almighty God and the members of the Marine Corps League, here assembled, being fully aware of the symbols, motto, principles and purposes, of the Marine Corps League, do solemnly swear, that I will uphold and defend the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Marine Corps League. I will never knowingly wrong, deceive, or defraud the League, to the value of anything. I will never. knowingly wrong or injure or permit any member, or any member's family, to be wronged or injured, if to prevent same is within my power. I will never propose for membership. one known to me. To be unqualified or unworthy to become a member of the League, I further promise to govern my conduct in the League's affairs and in my personal life, in a manner becoming a decent and honorable person, and will never knowingly bring discredit to the League. So help me, God.

Associate Members.  I, ______________, in the presence of Almighty God and the members of the Marine Corps League, here assembled, being fully aware that as an Associate Member, I will not be permitted to hold elective office, or to vote on Marine Corps League policy, a membership application, or an election of officers, do solemnly swear, that I will uphold and defend the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Marine Corps League. I will never knowingly wrong  or injure, or permit any member, or any member's family to be wronged or injured, if to prevent same is within my power.  I further promise to govern my conduct in the League's affairs and in my personal life, in a manner becoming a decent and honorable person, and will never knowingly bring discredit to the League. So help me, God.

UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS.  There is no uniform required for any member of the Smoky Mountain Detachment. Regular or Associate members wishing to purchase official Marine Corps League uniform items may do so at their own expense through the Marine Corps League Ship's Store or through other authorized vendors. A listing of uniform item sources is provided on our "Resources" page under the heading "Marine Corps League Uniforms and Accessories."