Hank Todaro, member of the Marine Corps League Detachment #1261, was given the Distinguished Service Award, when they held their monthly meeting on August 22nd, with Department Commandant Doug Blair attending from the River Valley Detachment #1248 of Fort Smith, Ark.
Todaro received the award for his outstanding service and work for the Marine Corps League, enabling his detachment to achieve the National Jr. Vice Commandant’s Citation for helping them attain a 166.67% increase in membership.
This award is the fourth highest award that the Marine Corps League can bestow upon a member. His conduct, diligence, and Espirit de Corps also earned him the National Marine Corps League Recruiter of the Year Award.
Mena’s Detachment #1261 was also awarded a 100% membership pennant to be attached to its Marine Corps flag at its headquarters.