American Legion Navy Marine Post 276 Columbus Ohio
American LegionNavy Marine Post 276   Columbus Ohio


Commodore, Rick Rozzell opens the Memorial Day Services.  Standing behind the Commodore is (l-r) 2nd Vice Commodore, Alfred Skinner, Judge Advocate, John Mauer and Chaplain, Earl Bailey.

12th District Commander Elect, Tim Shigley, gave the keynote address.  Behind Tim is members of the Navy Marine Post 276, the Belleau Woods Detachment of the Marine Corps League and the flowered anchor to be laid on the waters of the Scioto River in rememberance of our Sea Survices.

On the left is family members of Roy Girod, Shawn Delgado, the Navy honorees of the day and other guests.  Just to the right of the stoller is Udo Mariscger, President of the Columbus Chapter of the Navy League.

Family members of Roy Girod, USN Retired, receive the Croft Merritt Leadership award in recognition of his long and distinguished Naval career and his continued service to the community.  Roy passed away this year and will be missed by the veteran community.

Gunnery Sargeant Shawn Delgado receives the Croft Merritt Leadership reward for hi distinquished service in the Marine Corps. and his continued service to the community and his fellow veterans.  Congratulations!

The Honor Detail from American Legion Don Gentile Post 532 fired the three round volley for our comrades in the Sea Services.

Bill Dilts of American Legion Columbus Post 1 played TAPS.

The flowered anchor was placed on the waters of the Scioto River in rememberance of those in the Sea Services that have passed on.  Here, the anchor can be seen floating on the newly re-routed Scioto River at the base of the Broad Street Bridge.

** All photos courtesy of Colleen S McGinnis., of the American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Unit 614 of Hilliard Ohio

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Navy Marine Post 276
3934 Maidstone Dr.
Columbus, OH 43230


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Our Next Meeting


Our next meeting is on April 15, 2017 at 9:30 AM at American Legion, Malcolm Jeffrey Post 465, 1441 N. Grant, Columbus (corner of 9th St. and Grant Ave.) .  We meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month.


Join us and the Bellau Wood Detachment of the Marine Corps League for breakfast at the TeeJay Country Place (corner of High St & Morse Rd, Columbus) every Saturday starting at 8:00 AM (just before our meeting on the 3rd Saturday) for good fellowship and great discussions.

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