Marine Corps League
Gen Louis H. Wilson Jr. Detachment, #173
38 Wintergreen Road
Madison, MS 39110

Contact Info

Jim Yarbrough
375 Briar View Drive
Brandon, MS 39042
PH: (601) 825-0788

The Gen Louis H. Wilson Jr. Detachment invites all former Marines, retired Marines, active Duty Marines, FMF Chaplains, and FMF Corpsmen to attend meetings and, if qualified, to join the Detachment and become a full member. The Detachment is very involved in community activities and participates in most, if not all, military and National holiday programs when possible.

Meeting Info

The Gen Louis H. Wilson Jr. Detachment meets every 3rd Thursday of each month at 11:00 AM for lunch with the meeting starting at 12:00 Noon at Simply Southern, corner of Highway 80 and 49, in Flowood, MS.

Marines from the General Louis H. Wilson Detachment were in attendance
at Marine James H. Cannon's funeral. He had been a member of the
Detachment since March 2003. He was also a Past Detachment Commandant.
Jim Cannon was a veteran of Iwo Jima. He had brought home some of the sand from there.
At his grave side before he was lowered down his family poured some of the sand on his casket.

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