Bob Smith Detachment #784, Marine Corps League

Welcome!   Once a Marine, Always a Marine.

Revised July 10, 2018

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ADVISORY:   This website has been reviewed and updated where needed.   In the event the reader finds an error (of any nature), please send notice via the "Contact Us" page.

The Bob Smith Detachment #784 has two websites.  This website is "" and the webmaster is Robert Hauser.  The other website is "" and the webmaster is Marshall Cass.  Neither webmaster has access to the other's website.  Direct all comments about a website to the webmaster of that specific website.  There is also a Bob Smith Detachment Facebook page and as of this date, the page is still under construction and not available to the pubic.  


The Bob Smith Detachment #784 of the Marine Corps League, Incorporated holds monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 265, 535 Walton Avenue, Hummelstown, PA  17036.  This American Legion Post is an old brownstone mansion with a stone wall that runs along the edge of Walton Ave.  From the Square in Hummelstown, drive east, going past the firehouse.  Main Street turns into Walton Avenue in front of the Soda Jerk Diner.  (Main St actually turns right and becomes a small side street).  The Legion is on the right side of the street past the POST OFFICE (on the left) and if you get to Sheetz - you went a little bit too far.  You may park in the paved parking lot on the right side of the Post.  It has a few handicapped parking spaces.  You can also drive past that parking lot's entrance and at the end of the brownstone wall, there is a second entrance to a large stone parking lot.  The large stoned parking lot is not directly next to the building but there is a sidewalk connecting the parking lot to the Post's main entrance located on the right side of the building.  There are steps but there is also a handicap ramp.  Do not use the "front porch" doors, they are locked and nobody will answer to let you in at that door. 

You do not have to be a member of the American Legion to enter the building.  When you enter the building through the side entrance, walk through the bar to the far side of the room and go through the double doors into the small meeting room.  There may come a time when the Detachment will meet upstairs in the large meeting hall, but for now we meet in the small first floor room.

"It's not the price you pay to become a member...

...It's the price you paid to become eligible."


Revision Chart:

July 10, 2018   Welcome   (Revision Chart revision)

July 10, 2018  Who We Are

July 10, 2018  Officers

July 10, 2018  Events & Activities

February 14, 2016  How You Can Help

October 6, 2016  Avenue of Flags

February 14, 2016  Young Marines

February 14, 2016  Detachment Birthday Ball

February 14, 2016  Carnivals

March 9, 2016  USMC

February 14, 2016  D.A.V. & Purple Heart News

February 14, 2016  MCL News (from the State Department and National)

March 6, 2016  TAPS   (added Andrew Dura)

February 14, 2016  Trivia and other interesting tid-bits of news

February 14, 2016  Contact Us   EMAIL ADDRESS, SNAIL MAIL ADDRESS

February 14, 2016  Links

February 14, 2016  Photo Gallery

October 6, 2016  Wreaths Across America




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