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Jack Paxton
Executive Director, USMCCCA
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Wildwood, FL 34785
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Gene Smith
Mike Arnold
Ralph Austin
Don O'Neal
Don Coleman
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Jack Paxton
John Kloczkowski
Manny Pacheco
Sally Pritchett
Walt Ford
Tom Kerr
Art Detman
George Chrisman Jr.
Clinton Firstbrook
Dale Baird
Bob McEwen
Chris Whiting


Dedicated Members

The 2014-15 Dedicated Member Campaign has begun. This year you can designate where your contribution goes. Your name and dedication will also appear in the Annual Conference Journal at the end of the year:

Walt Ford
Sally Pritchett
Don Haley
Chuck Tyler
Rodney Ayers
HLM Capt Steve Illes
Eddie Kafafian
Cynthia Graham LaJeunesse
Dan Bisher
Joseph Galloway
Kevin Doll
Michael Furgal
Malcom Barr
Don Parzanese
Theresa Sousa
Anita Best
Gene Smith
George Christman Jr.
Joe Skymba
Mike Arnold
Dub Allen
Bill Hauptfleisch
Don O'Neal
Jenny Holbert
Roland Jarrell Jr.
Virginia Kyser
John Dodd
Manny Pacheco
Frank Burke
George Hijar
Don Colemam
William Diefenbach
"Mawk" Arnold
Dale Baird
Bob McEwen
Tom Kerr
Neil Gillespie

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Deadline looms for Conference hotel reservations

Conference Registration: $80.
Hotel Reservation: $90 per room.
Nearest Airport: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern (airport code: EWN).

If you are coming to New Bern next month you need to immediately make your hotel reservation (easy on this site) and also register with CCHQ (also easy here).  Our hotel contract guarantees the room rate of $90 […]


Board Votes Posthumous 2015 Denig Award to Dickey Chapelle

“Dickey” Chapelle, 1959

The USMC Combat Correspondents Association Board of Directors have unanimously voted to posthumously present the 2015 Brig. Gen. Robert L. Denig Sr. Distinguished Service Award  to the late Georgette Louise “Dickey” Chapelle on this, the 50th anniversary year of her death, near Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam November 4. 1965 during the […]


DMA Jobs available

Defense Media Activity (DINFOS) is looking for a Training Instructor, GS-1712-11. The Job Opportunity Announcement (DMA- 15-1433117-B) opens on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 and closes on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, This announcement is open to all US Citizens and Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles). For your convenience, the JOA is located at the […]


Congratulations to all 2015 VIEC Winners (DPA/Merit)

Note: The Thomas Jefferson Awards award, 1st, 2rd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention. USMCCCA only recognizes the top three places. Click on the (YouTube) links to see the winning work of photo, multimedia, broadcasting and audio categories:

Here is the list of  the  2015 Visual Information and Excellence  in Communication (VIEC) Award Winners as published in the MARADMIN:

Print Categories:

Cat. […]


Don Knight, a VIP at Fenway Park

David and Don Knight atop the famous Green Monster seats at Fenway Park, Boston.

“So Dad [Don Knight] and I met the [Red} Sox Ambassador outside a special gate and received wristbands allowing us access to all corners of the park. It was just the three of us for the next 90 minutes as we […]


Lodder nets 2 wins from Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Sgt. Reece Lodder walked off with two first place wins, the Sgt. Maj. Bradley Kasal Award (photojournalism single) and the Gen. O.P. Smith Award (local reporting)in a recent Marine Corps Heritage Foundation awards competition. Presenting were: Gen. Walt Boomer, MCHF Board Chairman, SgtMaj Green, Gen. Dunford, LtGen Rusty Blackman, MCHF President.


2nd Quarter Newsletter coming

2nd Quarter Newsletter

The second quarter of “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.


Two Combat Camera Marines die in Nepal crash

Cpl. Sara A. Medina, Combat Camera.


I have waited until today for official word and notification to families out of respect for my brother and sister. We are still down range as I write this.

On May 12 a UH-1Y helicopter from HMLA 469 carrying two of my hard charging COMCAM Marines crashed high in a […]


Dedicated Member Campaign at Halfway Point

The 2015 Dedicated Member campaign is at its half-way point and, as of this writing, 33 members have shown their support by contributing just over $4,000.  These members are shown in the lower left column of this page and, hopefully space will continue increase as the campaign winds down in late July.  Their […]


Foundation’s Florida Chapter Golf Tournament Nets $4k

Jack Paxton as auctioneer at the 11th annual Foundation (Florida Chapter) Golf Tournament at Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club, Davenport, Fl.

Sanctuary Ridge, Clermont, FL

In spite of a change of golf courses, an increase in fees and a diminished field of golfers, the 11th annual Foundation (Florida Chapter) Golf Tournament on May 1 can be considered […]


New USMCCCA logo on gear, ready for orders

Don’t wait! Get your new logo gear now. Currently, there is a $25 discount if you order $75 or more at the USMCCCA GEAR STORE. Click on the photo, the links below or the button on the right sidebar.

Jack Paxton models a shirt featuring the new logo.

A number of years ago we developed […]