Duty, Honor, Commitment

A community of Marines who served in different times and places and who understand that Duty, Honor and Commitment are not merely words.

Welcome to the Southern California Chapter 1st Marine Division Association website, where you’ll find current and future events for the Southern California Chapter.


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Whether you’re transitioning to civilian life or planning on enjoying your retirement, we invite you to be part of our organization.

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Maintaining a Legacy

We are a non-profit 501 (c) 19 Veterans organization. All donations will support the So. Calif. Chapter 1st Marine Division Association General Fund and will assist us with our cause and ensure that this continues to be a premier outfit and continues to honor our fallen brothers, and maintain the legacy of the 1st Marine Division for generations to come.

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News and Current Events

Browse copies of The Breed newsletter to see past, current and upcoming Southern California Chapter 1st Marine Division Association events. We invite you to see photos of members and the comraderie they enjoy while also learning about Marines who served in different times and places.

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Remy Lucero, a machine gunner with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division conducts an immediate-action drill with an M240B medium machine gun during exercise Intrepid Maven 22.4 in the United Arab Emirates, Sept 22, 2022. Intrepid Maven is a bilateral exercise between U.S. and UAE armed forces to train with and strengthen our relationships with allied nations in the CENTCOM area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dylan Chagnon)