Phillip K. Dorn  Detachment- mARINE cORPS League 


2016 Marine Corps Ball


On November 12th, 2016, the Phillip K. Dorn Detachment of the Marine Corps League celebrated the 241st Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.  Over 100 Marines and guests attended the Ball which was held at the Shore Casino in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.  The Ball was hosted by Casper A Everhard Jr, Commandant of the PK Dorn Detachment, Marine Corps League.

 Cocktail Hour began the evening with an extensive selection of drinks and hors d’oeuvres.  The Birthday Ceremony was directed by Commandant Everhard.  Lt.Col Joseph Novario performed the duties as Officer in Charge of the Cake Cutting Detail. Oldest Marine present was Gunnery Sgt Ralph Ruocco, age 91.       The youngest Marine was Robert Finnegan, age 23.  Sgt Major Lance  Harrell  was the guest of honor.    Dinner followed the Birthday Ceremony an open bar and dancing continued for several hours.

A good time was had by all as the Dorn Detachment, Marine Corps League, celebrated the 241st  Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.



The following photos reflect the evening’s activities.

Piper Ron Stark, American Legion Post 338 serenades guests

Oldest Marine Gunnery Sgt Ruocco  with Sgt Major Harrell

Lt Col Novario Cuts Birthday Cake

Hunter Tyrrel  with guest  Noelle Nadeau enjoy the Ball

Dancing Enjoyed by ALL



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