April VA Bingo

30 APR 2019 – Members from the Johnston County Marine Corps League Carry-On Detachment 1236 host a quarterly bingo game for the residents at the Durham Veterans Affairs Hospital, share camaraderie, thank them for their service, give them prayer shawls made from a local ladies group at church, and let them know that they are not forgotten.

“Tonight, we visited with 47 Warriors who gave to this Nation so that we can enjoy the American dream.” – Past Commandant Devell “Bull” Durham Jr.

Pictured in front is Mr. Robert Mackey who served from 1965-1985 in the Army Signal Corps. The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) is a division of the Department of the Army that creates and manages communications and information systems for the command and control of combined arms forces. Robert’s wife Renee also served from 1971-1996. Renee also has three brothers that served in the United States Marine Corps. Thank you all for your service to our great Nation.

Pictured from left to right in the back are Marines from the Carry-On Detachment: Jr. Past Commandant Greg Quinn Sr., Past Commandant Devell “Bull” Durham Jr., Marine James “Willie” Williams, Past Commandant Timothy Daniel, Adjutant/Paymaster Ken Parker, and Marine Robert Herbert.