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January 17, 2021, by Victor Rivera

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Boy Scout

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Boy Scout in Troop 151 as a youth in Atlanta, GA.  Finding a Scouting connection with our nation’s servant leaders, past and present, allows us to strengthen our mission.  A few years back, Bryan Wendell from Bryan on Scouting, enlisted the help of the BSA’s records management team and verified that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was indeed a Boy Scout from the age of 11 -13 at Ebenezer Baptist Church.  READ THE FULL STORY.  (click/tap)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday in January.  His birthday is January 15th.  We remember and salute his service to our country on MLK Day. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Boy Scout.

Please note that the Longhorn Council Scout Service Centers are closed in observance of this federal holiday.

Yours in Scouting Service,

Victor Rivera  |  Director of Marketing and Communications
Boy Scouts of America Longhorn Council
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