Current 2019-20 Illinois MCL Officers and Committees 2-07-20 (pdf)


Department of Illinois


 The  purpose of the Department of Illinois is to promote the aims and  purposes of the Marine Corps League by striving for the establishment  and proper conduct of Detachment in all communities of the State of  Illinois where the quantity of Marines residing therein are sufficient  to legally constitute a Detachment.

    The Department of Illinois Marine Corps League Officers and Board of  Trustees are there to provide guidance and assistance to all  Detachments in the state.  The committees, that are an integral part of  the Department, work for the assistance to organization that range from  POW/MIA information and legislation to Veterans Affairs and Veterans  Homes located in Illinois.

****The  Department of Illinois 75th Anniversary Ribbon was approved by the  Board of Trustee's at the 2019 National Convention.  All Illinois  members as of June 1, 2019 are authorized to wear the ribbon.  The  placement of this ribbon is junior to the Membership ribbon.  As you  view your ribbon rack, it will be placed on the bottom row to the right  of the membership ribbon.**** 



Comdt: PDC Bruce Blackmer, 4530 W. Marquette Rd., Chicago, IL 60629-           773 284-1212

Sr. Vice Comdt:  Mike Sturch, 1652 Brower Pl., Sycamore, IL 60178-

815 441-2243

Jr. Vice Comdt:  Ronald Burns Sr., 525 N. Pearl St., Lebanon, IL 62254-1428      618 593-0553

Paymaster: PDC Mike Malmstrom, 5107 48th St., Moline, IL 61265-7516

c-309 269-2012   h-309 764-9638

Adjutant Dave Allen, 1312 W. Park Hill Dr., Bourbonnais, IL 60914-4347           815 932-4894

Judge Advocate Robert R. Weber, 1103 Haas Rd., Trenton, IL  2293-2117           618 402-5655

Chaplain Jim Carleton, 1192 Minor Dr., Jacksonville, IL 62650-9500

217 473-3056

Sgt-at-Arms Kevin Enlow, 511 Main St., Pekin, IL 61554-

309 634-1609

Jr. Past Comdt: PDC Greg Baker, 304 S, Main St. Cherry , IL 61317-

815 228-9767

Trustee #2 (PDC) PDC Bill Barta, 11 Hiawatha Dr., Clarendon Hills, IL60514-  630 654-2154

Trustee #1 (PDC) PDC Tim Martin, P.O. Box 708, Rock Falls, IL 61071-0708    815 622-4629

Trustee #4 (R/F) John Olejnicki, 1021 Garner, Wheaton, IL 60187-4413

630 665-8769

Trustee #3 (R/F) Daphine Kappos, 340 Whitelaw Ave. Woodriver, IL

62095-      618 402-7620

Quartermaster                               TBA


 To contact The Illinois Marine: The Illinois Marine 1005 Prairie St. St. Charles, IL 60174   Phone:   630 564-1804 fax:        630 377-9638 or