About the East Valley Marines

Formed in 2007, the detachment consists of approximately 75 members who join together for fellowship and for the good of our local United States veterans in need.

As a 501(c)4 entity, all donations to the East Valley Marines and to our Marines Helping Veterans fund are tax deductible.

Officers of Detachment #1296:

  • Commandant: Mike Bishop
  • Sr. Vice Commandant: Mike Marzano
  • Jr. Vice Commandant: Jim Garrity
  • Judge Advocate: Kit Wells
  • Adjutant: Dawn Bishop
  • Paymaster: Lynne Minick
  • Sergeant at Arms: Dick Haffner
  • Chaplain: Pat Rice

Directory requests: Denise Lott

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  Visit the Department of Arizona Marine Corps League’s website for more information on operations in Arizona.