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December 2023: Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

'Tis the season for comfort and joy! The General Ames library fireplace is roaring, and Jeff is ready with your hot toddy at Chesty's! Union Square is bustling with holiday shoppers, and if you're one of them, make sure to visit your Club! Our annual Holly Jolly event is coming up fast - Saturday 16 December, and it's not to be missed, so get your tickets now!  Space is limited.


Just we finish cleaning up the glitter from Holly Jolly, we roll into our fabulous New Year's Eve party! Will you be ringing in 2024 with us? We sure hope so! The view from Chesty's is lovely any time of year, but especially so during the holiday season. 

We wish all of our members a happy holiday season!  We'll see you on Sutter Street! 


December Observances:

> December 7th: Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

> December 18th- 26th: Hannukah

> December 24th: Christmas Eve

> December 25th: Christmas

> December 31st: New Year's Eve



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Ho Ho Ho! Join fellow Marines’ Memorial families, Christmas-fanatics, and our friends from the 23rd Marine Regiment for our annual Holly Jolly Holiday Party!

Enjoy a breakfast buffet, fun crafts for kids, a raffle with amazing prizes, and a visit from Santa!

Bring a toy to donate to “Toys 4 Tots” and you’ll get a free raffle ticket!

Saturday, 16 December 

Begins at 9:30

Season of Giving

Make a tax-deductible gift before the year is over! Your donation helps the Marines' Memorial Association & Foundation continue to Commemorate, Educate, and Serve veterans and active-duty servicemembers. 

New Year's Eve Celebration

Join us this New Year’s Eve at Marines’ Memorial. 

5:30 PM Sunset Celebration

9:00 PM Seating is SOLD OUT!

The Package Includes: Hosted Cocktails, Wine & Champagne, Tray Passed Hors D' Oeuvres, Three Course Dinner, DJ Music & Party Favors

Included with Celebrating the "New Year Package" ONLY: Midnight Champagne, Petit Fours & Chocolate Strawberries

For seating, contact Michael Allen at or at 415-441-6425

2024 Scholarship Program

MMA&F 2024-25 Scholarship Program Announcement


Open:  Mon 15 January 2024

Close:  Friday 15 March 2024

Stay tuned for more information in January at our Scholarship website.

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Save The Date!

Thursday 18 January 2024

General David Petraeus, USA (Ret)

We are about to launch our 2024 Meet the Author Series with well-known MM&AF guest, GEN David Petraeus on Thursday 18 January 2024.

He and co-author Andrew Roberts just released a new best-seller:  Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine

Stay tuned for event including book signing details and registration information at

Save The Date!

Thursday 28 March 2024

Climb into the cockpit with Marine attack helicopter pilot, MMA Member & Bay Area veteran - in this authentic and compelling firsthand account of the opening days and nights of the Iraq War.

He will be presenting on his newly released book, Ghost of Baghdad:  Marine Corps Gunships on the Opening Days of the Irag War

Stay tuned for registration information! or at 415-441-6425

On the Marquee

Ear Hustle Live! December 8th

Ear Hustle podcast is now Ear Hustle the LIVE SHOW! They are  celebrating our upcoming 100th episode with our first-ever cross-country tour. 

Socially Inept: The Tech Roast January 18th & 20th

Join us as comedians roast techies and tech culture at Marines' Memorial!


Marine Ball Band

The 248th Birthday Ball

The Birthday Ball was epic!  From the band to the ceremony to the dinner to the dancing every single aspect of the night was exquisite! 

Thank You To All Who Attended


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It is Toys for Tots season here at the Marines' Memorial, please bring a toy and drop it in our bins. Bins are located in the lobby, 10th & 11th floors, and in front of Chesty's!

Thank you for your continued patience while we enhance your Membership experience.

Marines' Memorial Membership Office will be closed December 24th & 25th

We are pleased to welcome our new Benefactors!

Captain Donald Haslett, USNR (Ret)

Mr. Ryan Smith

Mr. Matthew Carroll

Lieutenant Colonel Richard B. Lawson, USMC (Ret)

Lieutenant Colonel Dana A. Gemmingen, USMC (Ret)

Colonel Daren Keith Margolin, USMC (Ret)

Mr. Thomas R Stuart

Captain Edward Hessel, USN (Ret)

Benefactor Special Offer Until 31 December

   Benefactor Special     Only Until Dec 31st Only

Sign up for a Benefactor membership and receive an MMA&F logo bag, logo cross-body bag, a golf shirt, a wine opener, and a bottle of red & white wine!

Your one-time payment brings a lifetime of benefits to you and your family, and multiplies the good we can do for our service members, Veterans, and their families.

As a Benefactor, you join the Marines' Memorial's most elite membership level, with lifetime Club privileges and other exclusive benefits.

To Upgrade or Join, please call us at 415-673-6672 or email us at


For any questions please call



International Club - Sainte-Anne

Brussels, Belgium

Reciprocal Clubs In Focus

Book your Reciprocal Club visit in TWO EASY STEPS!

1. Contact the destination club to confirm desired dates.

2. Log in to your Marines Memorial Assocation Member account

- Click:  "Request Letter of Introduction" enter a date and submit.

- The destination club will receive your letter automatically by email!

View our worldwide Reciprocal Clubs

Download a PDF of Club listings

We're Looking for a Few Good Members!

  Marines' Memorial Member Recruiting Drive!

Current Veteran members earn a free night stay at Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel for every new Veteran they recruit!

No limit!  And each quarter, the winner is announced in The Crossroads!

Every membership supports our mission:  Commemorate, Educate, and Serve.


Marines' Memorial Association & Foundation

609 Sutter St.

San Francisco, CA 94102

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