Joe Hughes, PDD

MIDWEST NVC

2023 DIVISION MARINE OF THE YEAR

​CONGRATULATIONS

ELDON "DOC" HOLSEY

2020-2021 MCL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $500.00
CONGRADULATIONS

EVELYN HUGHES              1025         GENERAL LARRY OPPENHEIMER
ALEX PETTY                         682         GENERAL LEWIS W WALT
COURTNEY PETTY              682         GENERAL LEWIS W WALT
TAMMY ROST                       682         GENERAL LEWIS W WALT
MITCHELL TOPEL                105          MOUNT SURIBACHI
SETH TOPEL                        105          MOUNT SURIBACHI
SHARON TOPEL                  105          MOUNT SURIBACHI
MACKENZIE WISNESKI       682         GENERAL LEWIS W WALT

2023-2024 MODD Sunflower Pack of Kansas Officers: Al Sanchez - Dog Trainer, George Waugh - Barking Dog - Kimberley Mancuso - Watch Dog, Wes Topel - Sr Vice, Bill Koonce - Pack Leader, Joe Hughes - Jr. Vice, Richard Corneius - Police Dog, Eldon "Doc" Holsey - Mad Dog,  (Not Pictured: Joel Wilson - Smart Dog)

MODD AWARDS:

Pack Dog of the Year - Bill Koonce

Pack Leader Meritorious Commendation - Bill Koonce, Harvey Harris, Chris Bailey, Joe Hughes, Stephani Belohlavek-Geiger

2023-2024 Department of Kansas Officers: Al Sanchez - Chaplain, Joel Wilson - Judge/ Advocate, Bill Koonce - Sr Vice Commandant, Wes Topel - Commandant, Nathan Bogard - Jr. Vice Commandant, Eldon "Doc" Holsey - Sgt at Arms - George Waugh - Jr. Past Commandant.

Jim Maevers, PDD

MIDWEST ADVC

NEWSLETTER

JAN DENNEY, PDC, PDD, KS PACK LEADER
2019 MIDWEST DIVISION MARINE OF THE YEAR

2021-2022 MCL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $700.00
CONGRADULATIONS

Hughes Evelyn G, Detachment 1025 KS
Hughes Julia F, Detachment 1025 KS
McIntosh Jessica A, Detachment 682 KS
Petty Alex G, Detachment 682 KS
Petty Courtney M, Detachment 682 KS
Topel Mitchell D, Detachment 105 KS
Topel Seth H, Detachment 105 KS
Topel Sharon M, Detachment 105 KS

Jan Denney receives the highest Marine Corps League award from National Commandant Wendall Webb at the 2019 MCL Nationial Convention in Billings, MT. The Distinguished Citizen Gold was presented for Jan's  creation of the Kansas Veterans Project Inc and his many hours supporting homeless veterans. CONGRATULATIONS.

Judge Advocate: Bryson Allen, Chaplian: George Waugh, Adjutant / Paymaster: Harvey Harris, Commandant: Joe Hughes, Sr. Vice Commandant: Rick "Doc" Pustka, Jr. Vice Commandant: Paul McGuire, SGT at Arms: Eldon "Doc" Holsey, Jr. Past Commandant: Jan Denney (not pictures) (Elections, June 02, 2018)

2019 Mid-West Division Spring Conference - Sioux City, IA

Kansas attendees: Harvey Harris, Joe Hughes, Jan Denney, Eldon "Doc" Holsey, Bryson Allen

DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS 2021-2022 OFFICERS ELECTED

Department of Kansas Conference, Salina, KS / June 12, 2021

LARRY CUSHENBERY- Commandant

GEORGE WAUGH - Sr. Vice Commandant

​WES TOPEL - Jr, Vice Commandant

BRYSON ALLEN - Judge Advocate 
HARVEY HARRIS - Adjutant/Paymaster

WILLIAM "BILL" KOONCE - Chaplain

ELDON "DOC" HOLSEY - Sergeant At-Arms


APPOINTED

JOE HUGHES - Webmaster

MIKE SWEARINGEN - Boy Scout Coordinator

​​Howard King, PUP new MODD member

2018 MCL National Convention News

General Larry Oppenheimer Detachment receives MCL National Meritorious Unit award for hosting the 2017 MCL National Convention..


Devil Dog Joe Hughes- Department of Kansas Commandant / General Larry Oppenheimer Detachment advances to Pedigree Devil Dog at National Convention in Buffalo, NY

DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS OFFICERS 2022-2023

Eldon "Doc" Holsey - Sgt Arms, George Waugh - Commandant, Bill Koonce - Jr Vice, Wes Topel - Sr. Vice, Nathan Bogard - Chaplain, Bryson Allen - Judge Advocate

BRYSON ALLEN voted Honorary Past National Commandant

NATIONAL MERITORIOUS UNIT AWARD PRESENTED

Department of Kansas Conference, Salina, KS / June 12, 2021

This National Unit Meritorious Detachment award has been earned by its members for outstanding service to the Marine Corps League and its mission during the unprecedented COVID-19 global pandemic. The Detachments steadfast leadership in the community and open communication within the Detachment has kept members informed and cohesive during this troubling time, truly exemplifies “Brotherhood”. The Detachment business obligations continued to be ongoing and 100% compliant with membership renewals, membership roster reconciliation of the Detachment roster with the National Marine Corps League roster, Life Member Audit, 990 Federal Tax reporting requirements, and Kansas Secretary of State reporting. DETACHMENTS TO BE AWARDED: 105 MOUNT SURIBACHI / 612 SOUTH EAST KANSAS / SEK / 682 GENERAL LEWIS W WALT / 730 TRI-RIVERS / 740 EDWIN A SCHUMACHER / 773 AIR CAPITOL / 1025 GENERAL LARRY OPPENHEIMER

​​​2022 - 2024 MIDWEST DIVISION / INSTALLED 2022 NATIONAL CONVENTION

Marine Corps League 2019 National Convention / Billings, MT.Back Row:: Joe Hughes, Harvey Harris, Eldon "Doc" Holsey, Jan Denney. Front Row: Bryson Allen, George Kline, Iowa

2023 MCL NATIONAL CONVENTION DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS ATTENDEES

Advancement

Kimberely Mancuso, DD

2019-2020 Department Officers:Judge Advocate: Bryson Allen, Chaplian: Wes Topez, Adjutant / Paymaster: Harvey Harris, Commandant: Joe Hughes, Sr. Vice Commandant: Rick "Doc" Pustka, Jr. Vice Commandant: George Waugh, SGT at Arms: Eldon "Doc" Holsey, Jr. Past Commandant: Jan Denney . (Elections, June 01, 2019)

JAN DENNEY receives the National Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion Award

CONGRATULATIONS

Harvey Harris receives the Mid-West Division Marine of the Year for 2018

HONOR   -  COURAGE   - COMMITMENT

​​2022 MCL NATIONAL CONVENTION

DEPARTMENT MARINE OF THE YEAR 2019 - Eldon "Doc" Holsey 

2024 MIDWEST DIVISION CONFERENCE - JEFFERSON CITY, MO

2023 DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS CONFERENCE / Lenexa, KS

Department of kansas news