Jamestown  (CSi)  The U.S. Marine Corps is planning a Marine League Detachment, to be established for Jamestown and Stutsman County.

Stutsman County Veterans Service Officer, David Bratton said, the Marine League  Detachment, is similar to the VFW, and DAV, serving Marine veterans.

There will be an organizational meeting on January 12, at 11-a.m., at the All Vets Club in Jamestown, with more information.

David said the VA is about to recognize hypertension being caused by veterans be exposed to Agent Orange.

He added that his office will have more information has the recognition moves forward.