L/CPL Robert J. Slattery, Marine Corps League Det #206, NEWSLETTER, Mar 2020 - #7
Little known Marine History Continued


The motor pool detail of the London detachment in 1944-1946 used their Harley-Davidson motorcycles to provide courier service for Commander, Naval Forces, Europe, and also furnished armed escorts for U.S. Department of State couriers. Photo courtesy of Col Roy J. Batterton, USMC (Ret)

Marine Detachment serving in Iceland during WWII


Commandant's funeral

Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Gen. David H. Berger presents an American flag to Barbara Kelley, wife of retired Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Gen. Paul X. Kelley, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Feb. 13, 2020. Kelley served as CMC from 1983 to 1987. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Morgan L. R. Burgess)