We have one unsold brick that will be placed on the Denig Memorial at the National Museum of the Marine Corps at Quantico. The brick can be engraved with three lines of 20 characters each line. The $300 cost for the brick includes an amount to the USMCCCA Scholarship Fund. This could be a fine […]
CC HQ looking for Chuck Kester and D. E. P. Miller. Chuck’s last known address was Loudin, TN; Miller’s: Pace, FL. Anyone corresponding or knowing either, please contact the Executive Director.
If you are looking for that “perfect” last minute gift with the end of the year fast approaching, consider a contribution to the USMCCCA Foundation. Your gift might be tax deductible depending on your individual situation. There is no “might be” about it if your Foundation is to keep on funding our Distinguished Performance Awards […]
Susie Combs (Amaro) informed us that her father, Roger Combs passed away Nov.27. They are planning a service next week. Details to come.
The 2014 Donald L.Dickson Memorial Award was belatedly presented to Gene Smith of Ocoee, FL by Florida Chapter President Red Carpenter on November 22. Smith, Tour Director of the PGA Champions Tour, would have received the award at the Oceanside National Conference but his work schedule precluded attendance. The presentation was made at the […]
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 […]