The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League recently celebrated its fifth anniversary with a picnic at Camp Niantic. Twenty-five detachment members and their families attended the festivities. After a cake-cutting ceremony, Commandant Robert Montminy presented five-year anniversary pins to all the charter members in attendance.
The detachment will hold a planning meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the VFW, Industrial Park, Norwich. All Marines, FMF Corpsmen/Chaplains, and anyone wishing to become an associate member are welcome.