Pvt Charles J Shutt Detachment
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Home of the Boston Area's Largest Marine Corps League Detachment


Members of the Pvt. Charles J. Shutt Marine Corps League Detachment join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the USMC (United States Marine Corps) in the Boston, MA area. Supporting the Community from 1959 to 2014
Thank you for your support.

2014 Pvt Shutt Detachment Staff



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have any questions concerning:
- Golf Tournament in June- contact Dom Ricci
- Wakes, illness of members - contact Ed Aucoin or Mike Munger
- Color Guard appearances, or membership issues - contact Bob DeLuca
- Financial matters - contact Jim Dorsi
- Hall rentals, functions - contact bar Manager Carol Martinos, at Shutt Det. number
- Us Naval Sea Cadet Corps - Mike Munger
My suggestion is to use email first, then the Main number of the Shutt, then the cell phone number listed.

 



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Rocks and Shoals

Articles for the Government of the Navy, better-known as Rocks and Shoals, was prior to 1951, when replaced by the UCMJ, the military law governing the individual conduct and performance of duty in the naval services. Rocks and Shoals were, according to Captain Donald I. Thomas, USN (Ret), "wonderfully inspiring. We heard the dire consequences to those who 'suffered any vessel of the Navy to be stranded or run upon rocks and shoals, or improperly hazarded'; or who, 'when engaged in battle, treacherously yields or pusillanimously cries for quarter.' We were enjoined to 'guard against and suppress all dissolute and immoral practices.' Court-martial punishment was provided for any person 'who is guilty of profane swearing, falsehood, drunkenness, gambling, fraud, theft or any other conduct tending to the destruction of good morals.' We learned that any officer 'who absents himself from his command without leave may be sentenced by a court-martial to be reduced to the rating of seaman second class.' "

 





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