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EEYM Celebrating Our Veterans’ Day!

EEYM Celebrating Our Veterans’ Day!

In 2018 the Veterans' Day Parade was canceled a few weeks before Veterans Day. Which was a very sad moment, however we jumped to actions. We worked with a community member and our Springfield City Board members to put together a Celebration for our Veterans'. The community really came together.  At the Willamalane Park Veterans Memorial sign. This sign has a beautiful Woman's Memorial and Vietnam Memorial. It was a honor for us to place a wreath on each Memorial.       … [Read more...]

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

November 11, 2013, the Emerald Empire Young Marines marched in the Springfield Veterans Day parade. On November 12th, EEYM marched in the Albany Veterans Day parade. On both days it was an honor to see the many active or retired military veterans that participated in the parades, including those that served during WWII. At both the Albany and Springfield parades entrants included youth organizations such as the Emerald Empire and Lynn - Benton Young Marines, Lebanon High School ROTC, … [Read more...]

Summer Events at Emerald Empire Young Marines

From a raft trip to parades and encampments the Emerald Empire Young Marines had a fun and busy summer. Now in the fall months and heading into winter, more fun and exciting events are being planned. July 26 the Young Marines went on a McKenzie river raft trip. August 30, 31 & September 01, 2013 EEYM participated in the North Oregon Battalion Encampment. Among the events, each Young Marine made a pair of snowshoes that will surely be fun to use this coming winter. September 7th, … [Read more...]

Ian Search -Young Marine of the Year

Ian Search -Young Marine of the Year

Attention Emerald Empire Young Marines: Please take a moment and open the attached article from the Albany Democrat-herald. You will see an article about Young Marine Sgt. Maj. Ian Search who all of you know. You can be very proud that one of our North Oregon Battalion Young Marines has achieved this honor. Sgt. Major Search will be representing the 6th Division at the National Adult Leaders convention in Reno Nevada. Terry Anderson, XO, EEYM Click Here to view article … [Read more...]

Meet the Young Marines

Meet the Young Marines

The Young Marines are a Drug Demand Reduction and leadership program supported by the United States Marine Corps. The Young Marines are sponsored by the Marine Corps League. Overall the Young Marine program teaches you leadership, responsibility, knowledge, respect, patience and how to live a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines were founded in 1959 in Waterbury Connecticut. Now Young Marine units are found all over the United States and Internationally. … [Read more...]