Dec 13, 2021 – Charlie Dowd honoree

Our Veteran Home resident Charlie Dowd is to be honored at a Gala Event on Dec 13. The Forward: “A Once in a Lifetime Chance to Meet Celebrities and Dignitaries Celebrating the Oldest Living Veteran Surviving Pearl Harbor.” It goes on to say, “Star Studded Re-United States Tour appearing in Butte to celebrate the Birthday of Montana’s Oldest Surviving Pearl Harbor Veteran Charlie Dowd. Monday Dec 13,2021 Butte Montana at the historic Mother Lode Theater. 6:00-9:00pm. 98th Birthday of Pearl Harbor Survivor Charlie Dowd Hosted by Jack Scalia. Tickets: VIP $25. General Admission $15. Children under 12 $5. Veterans Paid For By Community Sponsors. Student Performers families $10 Contact: or TEXT 760-936-7472 This should be a fun evening and Charlie is a great guy. 

Nov 2020 – Scholarship Announced

MCL Det 724 Richard Skates Memorial Scholarship

follow this link to download: Documents / Eligibility & Application


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Annual Events

  • Butte and Silver Bow County
  • Memorial Day ceremony
  • Flag Day and Awards banquet – June
  • July 4th Parade
  • Butte Folk Festival ( cancelled for 2020 – 2nd full weekend in July)
  • Evil Knievel Days ( ??? – last weekend in July)
  • Marine Corps Ball – Nov 10
  • Toys for Tots Nov – Dec

Monthly Events

  • SOS breakfast – 1st Saturday
  • Exec board meetings – Monday before Membership meeting
  • Membership meeting – 4th Thursday
  • Honor Guard and Memorials
  • Coffee Stops – This is one of our big fund raisers. We accept donations for home baked goods and coffee at the Rest Area on Hwy 90 East of Anaconda. 2021 dates are posted on our Google Calendar.

Sick – Distressed – Deaths

Member, Ron Peterson’s funeral service will be held  on Aug 21. 11am at theChurch of The Big Hole Presbyterian Church in  Melrose, MTThe service will be followed by burial at Melrose cemetery with United Veterans’s Honor Guard doing the graveside honors.

Ron Peterson passed away on August 4, 2021 – Ron’s health has been deteriorating for some time. He passed in his sleep, quiet and painless. Please keep his family in your prayers. Rest in Peace Marine.

Member, Bernard Barton passed away on August 20, 2020. Memorial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Deer Lodge on Saturday, August 29th at 10:00.  Meet at Safeway parking lot, Montana and Front, no later than 08:45 to car pool
Read Bart’s obituary here

Member, David L. Farris, age 83, of Butte, Montana, passed away on August 5, 2020. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Mountain View Cemetery on Harrison Avenue in Butte.

Member, Earl Stubeck passed away 5/25/20

Ruth, wife of Tom Reamer passed away 6/14/20


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Photo page – Past events and member vacations