The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League resides within New London County Connecticut. Named after the river that has been an important harbor since the mid-17th century, our community is home to Naval Submarine Base New London, Coast Guard, Coast Guard Academy, and Revolutionary War and maritime history.  Our Detachment is comprised of active duty Marines, honorably discharged Marines, retired Marines, Navy Corpsmen and associate members.  The Thames River Detachmentís active membership exceeds 50 members who reside throughout southeastern Connecticut.