Missouri News

Missouri 1BMick McDonough, past-president of the Cardinal Glennon Div. 2 in St. Louis, was honored at the recent 237th Marine Corps birthday ball.

Mick is the former Missouri state chairman for Freedom For All Ireland, state historian and state political action chairman.

The 3rd battalion, 24th Marine¬†regiment, 4th Marine division presented Mike with a memento: a plaster-cast of the renowned Eagle Globe and Anchor for being the oldest former member of the unit in attendance. As such he received the first piece of the ceremonial cake and shared it with the unit’s current youngest member, in keeping with Marine Corps tradition.

In addition, Mick was honored by his Marine Corps League Detachment 725 with induction into the Marine Corps “Military Order of the Devil Dogs,” the honor and fun society of the League.