FEATURED MARINE OF MCL DET. #1075
WE HONOR OUR FELLOW MARINE
Sgt. Major Charles Cook
We salute Marine Cook for his service to his Country, and Corps.
Charles Cook enlisted in the Marine Corps on February 6, 1948. He did Basic Training at Parris Island, SC. After Boot Camp, he was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejune NC. He served in both Korea, and Vietnam. He retired from the Marine Corps on December 31, 1976. He was married for over 51 years to his wife Mary, who was also a Marine. They had two children, a daughter Elizabeth Ann, and a son Charles Dennis. His son Charles was also a Marine, and was Killed In Action in 1983 during the Beirut bombing. Sgt Major Cook achieved many things during his time in the Corps. We thank Sgt Major Cook and his family for their sacrifice & service to their Country and our beloved Marine Corps.
Marine Cook, we thank you for serving. America owes you a debt of gratitude.-------God Bless
He is a long time member of the PERCY JOHN FULTON DETACHMENT 1075 of the MARINE CORPS LEAGUE.
"ONCE A MARINE, ALWAYS A MARINE"