Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you have to be a Marine to join?

A: Not exactly. To be a Regular member, you must be either a Marine or an FMF Navy Corpsman. To be an Associate member, you can be virtually anyone who supports Marines and the Marine Corps League. Honorary members are elected by the Regular membership for notable reasons such as Marines currently deployed and in harms way.

Q: Are all members from Sequoyah and Leflore counties?

A: No. Although most of our membership hails from Sequoyah and Leflore Counties, membership to our detachment even comes from out of state.

Q: Are all of your charitable activities limited to the Sallisaw area?

A: No. Our charitable efforts take place throughout eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas and to troops overseas.

Q: Are my monitary contributions tax deductible?

A: Yes! Cpl. Joshua J. Ware Detachment #1403, Marine Corps League is a not-for-profit organization within the provisions of IRS Code 501(c)4, with a special group exemption letter which allows for contributions to be tax deductible by the donor.

Q: How much are annual membership dues?

A: For Regular and Associate memberships the annual dues are $35.00. Lifetime memberships are available for varying amounts based on member's age. Honorary members pay no annual dues.

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