Birthday Info

Hey Marine! If you’re looking for the local USMC Birthday Party in southeast Idaho, you’ve found the right place.

We host a local birthday party in Pocatello every year on the actual-birthday day, 10 Nov.

Below is the 2016 information

Please note the time and price changes that were previously posted on this page.

USMC Birthday 2015

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Marine Corps League

Steven D. Merrell Detachment #698

Pocatello, Idaho

10 Nov 2016

The 241st Birthday of the United States Marine Corps


1730-1830            Social Hour

1830-1900            Ceremony and Program

1900-2030            Dinner



Military members or veterans are encouraged to wear Blue Dress “B”  (ribbons and badges) or equivalent service uniform

Civilians are requested to wear formal attire  (but don’t let that stop you from coming! Wear what you want…just be here to celebrate our Birthday!)

Who:     Marines, FMF Corpsmen, families and friends

What:    Celebrate the 241st Birthday of the United States Marine Corps

When:    Tuesday, 10 Nov 2016 (1730-2200)

Where:   Clarion Inn in Pocatello (1399 Bench Road, Pocatello, ID)

Why:     History and Traditions of the Marine Corps!

Tickets:  $25 for individual. $50 for a couple.  Includes beef or chicken dinner.

RSVP:    No Later Than 3 Nov 16 to Darin, Ron, or Stan at phone numbers below.

If you are travelling from out of town, a room block will be available.

  • Widows of Marines/FMF Corpsmen are paid for by the Marine Corps League.
  • Tickets are $25 per individual or $50 per couple.
  • Contact: Darin Letzring @ 705-7718, Stan Brangham @ 237-3607 to RSVP no later than 3 Nov 14.
  • Payment can be mailed to the Marine Corps League at PO Box 2049 Pocatello, Idaho 83206. Tickets can also be purchased at the door (please RSVP).


  1. Sabrina Sanchez
    Nov 05, 2016 @ 02:30:25

    I’d like to RSVP for the Birthday dinner, I just noticed I’m a day late, I hope that I can still attend. Please let me know it will be just for 1.
    Thank you,
    Sabrina Sanchez (VET Cpl)


    • Darin
      Nov 05, 2016 @ 11:13:42

      Thanks. You can still come! Please reply here or call us with a meal preference of beef or chicken.


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