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Governor Welcomes Marine Corps League National Convention

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MOBILE - AL -

Governor Robert Bentley will officially welcome members of the Marine Corps League National Convention to Mobile during the opening session of the League's 2012 convention.

The Marine Corps League serves current Marines as well as those who have been honorably discharged from the service.  The League is dedicated to preserving Marine traditions and promoting the ideals of American freedom.  Between 800 and 1500 members and their families are expected to attend this year's convention.

Governor Bentley's address to the Marine Corps League will take place at 8:45 a.m. Monday at the Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile.  The Governor will honor Marines for their service and dedication.