Department of Maryland

Jimmie Lee Howard
Lifetime Achievement Award





Jimmie Lee Howard
Born May 23, 1928;
Reported to Supreme Commandant: December 5, 2015 (87 years old).

Jimmy Lee was dedicated to the Marine Corps League and served in all levels of the League. He served as Maryland Department Commandant from 1976-1977. He was a member of the Delmarva Detachment, now the SSgt Walter F. "Trae" Cohee III Detachment 115. Jimmy Lee was also active in the Military Order of the Devil Dogs (MODD), "The Fun & Honor Society of the MCL". In 2009, Jimmy Lee was made an Honorary Chief Devil Dog (The MODD equivalent of a MCL National Commandant).

The Jimmy Lee Howard Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to a member who best exemplifies a lifetime of service to the Marine Corps League.

Date Name Detachment
2023 John Crist Antietam Detachment 113
2022 Donald Benson Corporal Pete Arnold Detachment 1198
2021 Gerard Devlin Free State Marine Detachment 544
2020 Arvel "Bud" Raines Mountainside Marines Detachment 1071
2019 Carl Lenhart
Paul Taylor
Shangri-la Detachment 118
Baltimore Detachment 565
2018 Jack Colleran Baltimore Detachment 565
2017 Jack Severn LCpl Robert Deane #770


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