March 7, 2019   The 2019 Board of Directors were Sworn into Office by Dept. of California Commandant Ray Valenzuela.

March 7, 2019

The 2019 Board of Directors were Sworn into Office by Dept. of California Commandant Ray Valenzuela.


February 28, 2019   John Calderon and His Wife, Wendy, with David Opfer Representing the Detachment at the February 28 Book Signing and Dinner with Gary Sinise.

February 28, 2019

John Calderon and His Wife, Wendy, with David Opfer Representing the Detachment at the February 28 Book Signing and Dinner with Gary Sinise.


February 8, 2019   Commandant Dick Jennings with Wendy Lethin, Secretary to the Board of Directors from the Semper Fi Fund at the Marine West Expo in Camp Pendleton.

February 8, 2019

Commandant Dick Jennings with Wendy Lethin, Secretary to the Board of Directors from the Semper Fi Fund at the Marine West Expo in Camp Pendleton.


February 2, 2019   Jr. Vice Commandant, Ken "Doc" Honaker presents a $1000 check from the President Ronald Reagan Det. 597 to Army Veteran Blake Steele and his wife Janet. The Steele's lost everything in the fires that hit their home in Agoura Hills. Ken got the Steele's name from the Ventura County Military Collaborative which is the Detachment's representative.

February 2, 2019

Jr. Vice Commandant, Ken "Doc" Honaker presents a $1000 check from the President Ronald Reagan Det. 597 to Army Veteran Blake Steele and his wife Janet. The Steele's lost everything in the fires that hit their home in Agoura Hills. Ken got the Steele's name from the Ventura County Military Collaborative which is the Detachment's representative.


Detachment Bids Farewell to Marine Ed Farra on January 5, 2019


Two members of our Detachment (Ben Pfister and Fausto Galvan) traveled to Orange, CA to present 3 plaques to Executives of SKB Cases for their strong support of the Marine Corps League.   L/R: Mike Melsh (Director of Sales, West Coast), Fausto Galvan, Dave Sanderson (Owner), Ben Pfister, and Steve Kottman (Owner)

Two members of our Detachment (Ben Pfister and Fausto Galvan) traveled to Orange, CA to present 3 plaques to Executives of SKB Cases for their strong support of the Marine Corps League.

L/R: Mike Melsh (Director of Sales, West Coast), Fausto Galvan, Dave Sanderson (Owner), Ben Pfister, and Steve Kottman (Owner)


Commandant Dick Jennings Receives 3rd Place Award for the "Gipper" at the MCL National Convention in Buffalo, NY, This Past August, 2018.

Commandant Dick Jennings Receives 3rd Place Award for the "Gipper" at the MCL National Convention in Buffalo, NY, This Past August, 2018.


These Two Young Ladies Just Took the Oath for the Marine Corps.   Kathryn Cabuyadao (right), and Katelnne Eber will be reporting to Parris Island in August to start recruit training. Kathryn is the daughter of Loretta Cabuyadao, owner of Kopy Kings.

These Two Young Ladies Just Took the Oath for the Marine Corps.

Kathryn Cabuyadao (right), and Katelnne Eber will be reporting to Parris Island in August to start recruit training. Kathryn is the daughter of Loretta Cabuyadao, owner of Kopy Kings.


"Bingo Night" on the 12th of December at the Elks Lodge hosted by President Ronald Reagan Detachment 597.


Color Guard presented colors at the Reagan Library on Veterans Day. Here with President Reagan's son, Michael.   L/R: Dave Opfer, Color Guard Commander Ruy Pena, Jr., Dick Jennings, Michael Reagan, Fausto Galvan and Ben Pfister

Color Guard presented colors at the Reagan Library on Veterans Day. Here with President Reagan's son, Michael.

L/R: Dave Opfer, Color Guard Commander Ruy Pena, Jr., Dick Jennings, Michael Reagan, Fausto Galvan and Ben Pfister


Ben Pfister giving Evelyn Falato, owner of the Junkyard Resaurant, a Detachment Challenge Coin in appreciation for hosting our Birthday Celebration on November 10, 2018. Doc Honaker, chairman of our Birthday Ball, is looking on.

Ben Pfister giving Evelyn Falato, owner of the Junkyard Resaurant, a Detachment Challenge Coin in appreciation for hosting our Birthday Celebration on November 10, 2018. Doc Honaker, chairman of our Birthday Ball, is looking on.


Ben Pfister assisting 86 year old Marine, Bob Obrymski, in cutting the Birthday Cake

Ben Pfister assisting 86 year old Marine, Bob Obrymski, in cutting the Birthday Cake


Thousand Oaks Street Fair on October 21st   L/R: John Mitchell, Doug Morrison, John Fuentes, Ben Pfister and "Doc" Honaker

Thousand Oaks Street Fair on October 21st

L/R: John Mitchell, Doug Morrison, John Fuentes, Ben Pfister and "Doc" Honaker


Commandant Jennings and "Brand New" Marine Pvt. Demetrius Narsten of Simi Valley place wreath at the 2018 Simi Valley Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony at Pioneer Cemetery in Simi Valley.

Commandant Jennings and "Brand New" Marine Pvt. Demetrius Narsten of Simi Valley place wreath at the 2018 Simi Valley Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony at Pioneer Cemetery in Simi Valley.


Members of the Board of Trustees Address Sunrise Rotary Club of Simi Valley

Members of the Board of Trustees Address Sunrise Rotary Club of Simi Valley


Members of Board at Dedication of Street Named for Fallen Marine

Members of Board at Dedication of Street Named for Fallen Marine


Receiving wheelchairs for the VA Hospitals in Los Angeles   L to R, Larry Fischer, John Coley, "Doc" Honaker and Dick Jennings Along with Representatives of the Knights of Columbus, Mike Ohler and Grand Knight, Dave Gressman of Moorpark

Receiving wheelchairs for the VA Hospitals in Los Angeles

L to R, Larry Fischer, John Coley, "Doc" Honaker and Dick Jennings Along with Representatives of the Knights of Columbus, Mike Ohler and Grand Knight, Dave Gressman of Moorpark