Election of Officers


Each year Detachment #896 elects its officers in accordance with the detachment bylaws. 



(a) Nominations will be held at three (3) consecutive meetings. These meetings will be

the meetings in July, August, and September of each year.

(b) Elections will be held on the first meeting in September.

(c) Installation will be at the October meeting.

(d) The elected officers of the Detachment shall be the following:

o Commandant

o Senior Vice Commandant

o Junior Vice Commandant

o Judge Advocate


(e) The appointed officers of the Detachment shall be appointed by the Commandant to

include, but not limited to, the following:

o Paymaster

o Adjutant

o Sgt-at-Arms

o Chaplain

o Newsletter Editor

o Webmaster (Web Sergeant)


A list of the responsibilities of each position can be found under the "Officers" section of this website.

As a united group of Marines, we are animate that members take their electoral responsibility seriously.  Please consider the talents, strengths, and desire of other Marines when putting forward names for candidacy.  Additionally, please consider running for an elected office if you feel that you might be of service in fulfilling our detachment's mission and vision in our local community.