2024 NATIONAL CONVENTION

WESTIN RANCHO MIRAGE GOLF RESORT AND SPA

7133 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

You may book two (2) rooms with your name. 30 days prior to the convention, you must provide the hotel with the second name. CUTOFF FOR RESERVATIONS IS JULY 8, 2024. Reservations after that will be at the prevailing rate on space available.

Please remember – if you need a 1st Floor Room due to physical limitations, please let the hotel know now. They may be able to make accommodations. There are two floors. Second-floor rooms are accessed via stairs.

HOTEL RESERVATION LINK

Hotel reservation Phone: (888) 627-7086

RESERVATION CODE: “MCL” or “Marine Corps League”

Dates: Monday August 12, 2024 to Friday, August 16, 2024

Rates are $159 single (one person in room) & include breakfast Monday through Saturday for one (1) and are inclusive of taxes, resort fee, and parking.

Rates are $169 double (two persons in room) & include breakfast Monday through Saturday for two (2) and are inclusive of taxes, resort fee, and parking.

VISIT LOCAL HOST COMMITTEE SITE

MCLConvention.org

GET YOUR EVENT AND BANQUET TICKETS

Schedule

Uniform Guidance for National Convention

Covers – National Conv & Conf – NJA 2016 Ruling

Monday Joint Opening Session – MCL Casual Red Blazer uniform (suggested), MCL cover required.

Monday afternoon business session – MCL Undress uniform (suggested) or polo shirt, MCL cover required.

Tuesday business session – MCL Undress uniform (suggested) or polo shirt, MCL cover required.

Wednesday – Training classes – casual wear 

Thursday business session – MCL undress uniform (suggested) or polo shirt, MCL cover required.

Friday business session – MCL undress uniform (suggested) or polo shirt, MCL cover required.

Friday Formal Reception / Grand Banquet – (Black Tie) MCL Evening Dress, MCL Formal Dress, or Black Tie (suggested), no MCL covers.

The MCL uniforms stated are the ‘suggested’ uniforms. With the exception of the MCL cover, any credentialed member in good standing will not be refused access to the business meetings if they are not wearing the suggested MCL uniform. MCL covers are required for wear during all business meetings of the convention. 

Files & Reports

Convention Schedule

Rules of Convention

Convention Delegate Registration

Elections

Statement – Warren Griffin not running for 2nd Term

Candidacy – TJ Morgan for Commandant

Candidacy – Russ Miller for National Senior Vice Commandant

Candidacy – David Porter for National Junior Vice Commandant

Candidacy – Bruce Rakfeldt for National Judge Advocate

Candidacy – Robert Ziltz for National Judge Advocate

Reports

Reports – Board of Trustees

Reports – Committees

Public Relations

 

Reports – Departments

2024 Bylaw and Admin Procedure Change Submissions

    1_AP_Closing Detachment

    2_AP_VSO Program

    3_AP_Field Music

    4_AP_Remove Ch 9 and make it SOP

    5_AP_Nominations 2024

    6_AP_Earings

    7_AP_Public Relations

    8_AP_Cover

    9_AP_Membership Application

    10_AP_Good Standing

    11_AP_Chief of Staff_Sgt At Arms_Protocol Director

    12_AP_3105 MOY

    13_AP_3105 MOY pt2

    14_AP_3105 AMOY

    15_BL_Uncover

    16_AP_CDD Cover

    17_AP_9000c Grievance

    18_AP_Enclosure 4

    19_AP_9025N Hearing Board Member Expenses

    20_AP_6050 Charter Voluntary Surrender

    21_AP_Enclosure 3V MCL Cover

    22_BL_930 Meetings

    23_BL_420 Meetings

    24_AP_Chief Devil Dog Cover

    25_AP_Enclosure 3 Rewrite

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    2025 National Convention will be at the Hyatt Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Airport in Grapevine, Texas

    Rates are $159 inclusive of taxes. Parking is free.

    2026 National Convention location will be voted on at the 2024 National Convention

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