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The E.J. Brewer Marines, Detachment 458 of the Marine Corps League is a non-profit, service organization made up of honorably discharged United States Marines, FMF Corpsmen, FMF Chaplains and Associate members that band together in camaraderie and fellowship to promote the ideals of our great country and the United States Marine Corps tradition of Marines helping Marines. Our mission is to aid and render assistance to Marines and former Marines as well as their caregivers, spouses, orphans and parents. 

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E.J. Brewer

The Edward J. Brewer Detachment was named for the young Marine Lance Corporal who gave his life in Vietnam. Edward Joseph Brewer, of 448 Cypress Street, Elmira, New York, was only twenty-one years of age when he requested to be removed from desk duty in preference for duty in a battle zone. He was killed by enemy fire while on patrol near Quang Nam on 06 February 1968.