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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Jack Paxton models a shirt featuring the new logo.
A number of years ago we developed […]
Past recipients of scholarships and DPA awards.
The annual Dedicated Member campaign kicked off April 1. A mailing to all members went out that date encouraging support for the various programs we offer including scholarships for members, dependents and active duty Marines; funding for the Distinguished Performance Awards (DPA) program, and our annual contribution to […]
ABC7News website here.” class /> Floyd Hunter, Dale Cook and Ken Goulardt gathered for lunch on the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima to share their memories of the war with reporter Wayne Freedman, ABC7 News in the San Francisco area. To view the interview please go to the ABC7News website here.
1st Quarter Newsletter
The first issue of 2015 “Now Hear This” the official USMCCCA newsletter, should have arrived in your mailbox. If you DID 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.
If you […]
Photo MSgt. Kristin duBois, Marine Band Public Affairs.
Story by Don Knight
Nearly seventy years ago World War Two finally came to end. On Sept.2, 1945. The Japanese military delegation came aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo bay and signed the surrender documents.
Bells rang, whistles blew and bars nationwide filled up with celebrants. San Francisco was […]
Sgt. Reece E. Lodder, Marketing and Public Affairs Marine, Recruiting Station Seattle, received the award of fiscal year 2014 MPA of the Year from Maj. Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, commanding general, Marine Corps Recruiting command, during a ceremony here. Lodder was also awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal for his efforts. MPAs […]
Due to a corruption of our USMCCCA Mailing List many of you will not have received your 2014 USMCCCA Journals. We finally found and fixed the problem and yours will arrive via first class mail shortly.
While most first place winners have received the USMCCCA Annual Journal many others have not. To receive one, email your current postal mailing address to Jack Paxton, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 352.748.4698.
2014 Annual Journal
Hey, want to see all the excitement from the 2014 USMC Combat Correspondents Association Conference in Oceanside, CA? Well the Annual Journal is finally in the mail.
That’s right, all the Distinguished Performance winners. Some highlighted bios of winners, Sgt Tyler Main, Katelyn Hunter, Codey Underwood and Jennifer Brofer. Plus a few surprises…if […]