Official absentee ballots were mailed June 23 to all members.
Two persons are running for the office of Association President. You must choose one person and mail your ballot back in the enclosed envelope by August 15 in order for it to be an official vote.
If you are attending the Oceanside Conference in September you may [...]
The author, Col. Jeremy M. Martin, commandant of the U.S. Defense Information School, has been a particularly robust supporter of the USMCCCA, including its Executive Director. He has also pointed out on more than one occasion that CC John Dodd is “the workhorse of the Public Affairs Course for International [...]
The Executive Director has received a very “good news” update regarding our Life Member and “Emcee Extraordinaire” Pat Coulter. In a telephone conversation Thursday with Jerie, she said he was napping at the time but that, while the road was very long, Pat was coming along beautifully. “He drives himself to speech therapy [...]
The second issue of 2014 “Now Hear This” the official USMCCCA newsletter, should be arriving in your mailbox soon. If you DO NOT receive it, then you need to make sure CCHQ has your correct mailing address. You can MAKE SURE you get future newsletters by using the membership update form here.
Hard-charging CC, Staff Sgt. Brian Tuthill, an instructor in DINFOS’ Public Affairs Department, earned the highest grade point average of Career Course Class 4-14 at the Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy Quantico, Va.
The Santee, Calif. native graduated on June 11 and was also placed on the Enlisted Professional Military Education Director’s Honor [...]
Running All The Way: A Marine, A Runner, a Journey Through Life
Korea-era CC and longtime member, Larry Dickerson, has recently published “Running All The Way,” a great read about growing up in West Virginia pre-WWII, going into the Corps, then taking up the sport of running as [...]
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nomination:
Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., for appointment to the rank of general and for [...]
Leatherneck Publisher/Editor Walt Ford will retire June 30. Following active-duty service of more than 30 years as an artillery officer, which included combat [...]
Twice Heroes: America’s Nisei Veterans of WWII and Korea was awarded the 2014 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award in History, regarded as one of the highest national honors for small and independent publishers. The award was announced May 28th at a ceremony in New York City. Twice [...]
We are trying to hire a GS12 supervisory education specialist to help manage and operate the educational programs and processes at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Our educational programs focus on students grades K-12. The job is posted at this link: