In the original concept of the memorial to our founder, Brig. Gen. Robert L. Denig Sr. at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the plot we purchased allowed for 78 surrounding bricks which could be engraved. We recently discovered that two bricks were used as “fill” and are blank. CCHQ received requests […]
L-R: Charles Rowe, Bob Springer, Roger Combs, Mark Thiffault Taken in 2008 at Camp Pendleton
From: The Tribal Elder
Many of us know and have served with Roger Combs. He was for many years a mainstay of the San Diego Chapter. Until recent years he was actively involved and we could always count on a DPA […]
THERE WERE LAUGHS “a plenty” at DINFOS’ 50th Anniversary Dining Out. School Commandant Army Col. Jeremy Martin, one of our Association’s most loyal and prolific friends, is shown sharing in the hijinks with wife Ava and Guest of Honor Joe Galloway with wife Gracie. Of Martin’s time at the Defense Information School helm, CC […]
Reinhild “Jacki” Huneycutt and LtCol Ricardo Player, guest of honor and speaker at the Regiment of Retired Marines 239th Marine Corps Birthday Ball, Camp Lejeune, Nov. 8, 2014.
CC PAT GIBBONS was one of several distinguished alumni to share experiences with current DINFOS students during the schoolhouse’s 50th year. The former PAO to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, Pat is a former DINFOS Detachment Commander and currently directs communication for the Applied Physics lab at Johns Hopkins University. (Rick Corral photo)
STALWART CC SUPPORTER Joe Galloway, the famed war correspondent, was Guest of Honor at DINFOS’ 50th Anniversary Dining Out Oct. 25 at Club Meade, Maryland. (Sgt. Phillip A. Elgie photo)
LaDonna Aiken, former Marine combat correspondent and TJ Award Winner, is looking for former Marine staffers at FEN Okinawa for interviews and historical artifacts to help complete her master’s thesis in communication.
Your stories, anecdotes, archival airchecks, news clippings and memorabilia would be a vital part of preserving the history of FEN Okinawa, as well as […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – SVA is pleased to announce the launch of its first national art competition, ‘Student Veterans of America Present: Warpaint
The goal of this competition is to recognize and encourage artistic talent in veterans who highlight the experience of their generations. Early entries will be considered for display at SVA’s National Convention January […]
The 2015 USMCCA Conference will be at New Bern, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 16-20, 2015. More details to come.
In this 2013 photo, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., commander of International Security Assistance Force addresses Romanian troops prior to their redeployment.
10 November 2014
A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS
In his birthday greeting 70 years ago, General Alexander Vandegrift, our 18th Commandant,
noted that, “A birthday is a fitting time […]
3rd Quarter Newsletter
The third 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.
Reinhild “Jacki” Huneycutt and USMCCCA Life Member LtCol. Neil Murphy are shown following Murphy’s recent retirement ceremonies. Anita Best, not shown, also attended.