Members are reminded that the deadline for nominations for officers and directors of the Association must be made to CCHQ by May 15.
We will elect all officers and three directors at the Oceanside Business Meeting in September. The officers will serve for a one year period; directors, two year terms.
While not an absolute requirement, interested [...]
General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., 30th Commandant of the Marine Corps and friend of the USMCCCA.
General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps, Retired, 30th Commandant of the Marine Corps, passed away on April 3, 2014. He was honored in a Military Tribute at The Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., April 12th. [...]
Angela Mink performs in 2009
Combat Correspondent GySgt Angela Mink is retiring April 25th, 2014 at 1500 in the National Museum of the Marine Corps. In this archive photo, then Staff Sgt. Angela Mink, performed the National Anthem prior to President Barack Obama’s address to Camp Lejeune troops, in 2009. (Photo by Ena Sellers, The Globe)
CC Betsy Judge plays in the Annual Golf Tournament held by the Florida Chapter of the USMCCCA at the Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club in Davenport, Fl. June 12, 2012
Okay Northern golfers. If you are tired of the constant freezing weather and daily snow falls, this is your chance to come to a warmer clime, [...]
Colonel Jeremy Martin, commandant of the Defense Information School was featured in an article, titled “PAOs adapt to the digital age” by Martin Matishak, the Marine Corps Times, March 31, 2014.
Pictured are, front row (l-r): Capt. Laura Pattawi, Staff Sgt. Brian Kester and 2nd Lt. John McCombs; back row: Oliver, 2nd Lt. George McArthur, Jeff Sisto, President Hauptfleisch, 2nd Lt. James Killen and Jordan. Sisto and Killen fall into the “once a Marine – always a Marine” category, a distinction the DINFOS faculty is [...]
The Marine Corps Association and Foundation have launched a new blog with our own Jack Paxton as a contributing writer.
Jack Paxton, writing under the name ”The Tribal Elder,” will periodically contribute to a new blog, (MCA&F) developed by the Marine Corps Association. His posts will depict his personal experiences as a 22-year Marine with some history pieces, as well. Read his first [...]
Bob Jordan in Grenada.
Maj Robert T. Jordan wins the Col Robert D. Heinl Jr. Award for his October 2013 Leatherneck article “Urgent Fury – Grenada 30 years later”.
Each year, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation awards this honor “…for distinguished feature writing by an individual dealing with U.S. Marine Corps history or Marine Corps life, [...]
Randy Gaddo in Beirut.
CWO4 Randy Gaddo is winner of the General Roy S. Geiger Award, presented by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation for his January 2013 Leatherneck article “Living Their History: VMFAT-501 Marines Document F-35B Flying and Maintenance Experiences”.
The General Roy S. Geiger Award was established by Colonel G.F. Robert Hanke, USMCR, in memory [...]
The first quarter edition of Now Here This is currently in the mail. If you do not receive a newsletter by the first week in March, please contact CCHQ.
Did you know if you have an active membership in good standing, you can download all newsletters since 2008?
Annual dues (Oct.1-Sept. 31) Please choose the membership [...]
Our 2014 Dedicated Member campaign kicks off March 1 and this year, will run through the end of July. As usual, you may dedicate your donation in memory of anyone or just donate. New this year is your chance to help us bolster the Foundation Scholarship fund. You can indicate your dedication and choose: Scholarship [...]
CCHQ received one of the best plaudits yet for the 2013 Journal, Sunday night. Bernice Stavisky, wife of the late Sam Stavisky, called raving about the suburb Journal she had received. As Bernice always has said, she conducts nightly “talks” with Sam and she is sure he would love to read about his [...]