The Flathead Marines will be celebrating the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps on Saturday, November 12 with dinner, dancing and silent auction at the Hilton Garden Inn, Hwy 93S Kalispell, Montana.
Our theme this year will be the 50th Anniversary of the Viet Nam War and honoring those veterans who served. Our Guest of Honor is Marine veteran Corporal Carl Hughes who served in the infantry with the Third Division, Third Battalion (3/3) in Quan Ngui Province, Viet Nam. Cpl. Hughes participated in Operation Starlight the first time the Viet Cong went toe-to-toe with the Marines in Viet Nam.
Music for dancing will be provided by Roy Wilhelm and the Ashley Creek Ramblers. Ceremonial music will be provided by the Montana Highlanders.
Tickets are $45 per person with only 350 available. Tickets are available at the Kalispell, Whitefish and Bigfork VFW’s or use the PayPal button below to purchase your tickets and they will be mailed to you.
Dinner and a cash bar will be provided, do not bring private alcohol. All sister services and civilians are welcome. Appropriate dress and behavior is expected. The Hilton will have a block of rooms available at discounted rate.
Social Hour begins at 1700
Dinner and Ceremony at 1830
Bring any new, unwrapped toy for donation to Toys for Tots (no food items).
For any questions contact Treasurer@FlatHeadMarines.com