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Dedicated Members

The 2016-17 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:

Bill Hauptfleisch
Dale Baird
Don Parzanese
Sally Pritchett
IMO Don O’Neal
Bill Hauptfleisch
IMO Don O’Neal
Kate Stark
IMO Don O’Neal
Gene Smith
IMO Don O’Neal
& USMCCCA Scholarship Fund
Bob Bowen
IMO Tom Bartlett
Dan Bisher
IMO Lester Wesighan
Mike Arnold
IMO Lester Wesighan
Fran Slimmer
Dianna Ball
Jenny Holbert
Don Gee
Malcom Barr
Margaret Diefenbach
Tom Kerr
Joe Galloway
Kevin Doll
Steve Illes
IMO GySgt. Steve Illes IV USMC
Keith Oliver
Jack Paxton
Emil Dansker
IMO Col. Herb Hart
John Dodd
Virginia Bueno
Walt Ford
IMO Don O’Neal
Bob Long
Cochise Cash
IMO of Jack Lewis and Don O’Neal
Cynthia LaJeunesse

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A tribute to Norm Hatch

Retired Marine Maj. Norman T. Hatch passed away, April 22, 2017. Hatch was a videographer in the Island Hopping Campaign during World War II. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Cpl. Hunter L. Helis)


Hatch: Oscar winning cameraman Norman Hatch passes

Norman Hatch of Alexandria, VA, died April 22, 2017. Maj. Hatch was born March 2, 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of Irving Norman Hatch and Ruth Frances Colby. He grew up in Gloucester, Mass. and graduated from Gloucester High School. After graduation he joined the Marine Corps in 1939, becoming a combat cinematographer and photographic officer for the 2nd and 5th Marine divisions on Tarawa and Iwo Jima respectively. […]


Stavisky: Bernice, wife of Sam passes

BERNICE RUTH STAVISKY (Age 95). On April 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Samuel E. Stavisky; devoted mother of Robin D. Stavisky of Palo Alto CA and Judy S. Stavisky (husband Alan Schiff) of Wyncote PA, and grandson Evan (wife Marina Oliveira) of London, beloved friend and ardent Francophile and teacher passed quietly away. Funeral services and interment at Arlington National Cemetery will be privately held.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family is asking that donations be made to: US Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association Foundation,, or […]


Ginny, wife of Jim Kyser passes

Virginia “Ginny” Kyser of Springfield, VA, passed away gently on January 30, 2017 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Virginia Lee Detweiler in 1936 in Reading and spent her formative years in Easton. A devoted “Red Rover” and member of the Eastern Star, she graduated from Easton […]


Former Director, Leatherneck staffer Chuck Tyler passes

Chuck Tyler in 2010 file photo attending the Reno Conference.

CCHQ heard from Ralph Austin that longtime member and former Leatherneck staffer Chuck Tyler passed away sometime last week. He served in Korea as a photographer with Jack Lewis and Ralph Austin. More info will be posted when it becomes available. From emails…

“I will miss […]


O’Neal: Past President and holder of various offices, is laid to rest

He was born on October 2, 1940 to Joseph and Joan O’Neal in Chicago, Illinois. He was a highly decorated United States Marine, of 26 years which included the Purple Heart. Retiring at the rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant, after honorably serving his country, he went on to become an executive at two Aerospace companies (Rockwell & Hughes). […]


Don O’Neal passes after lengthy illness

Don O’Neal passed away March 6, 2016.

It is with great sadness we report that Don O’Neal passed away March 6 at his home. An obit will be added soon.

Services will be held:
March 17, 0930 at Castle Ridge Mortuary, 8008 Military Rd. W, San Antonio, TX 78227.  Telephone:  210 645-6000.

Yvette requests no flowers at the […]


Younghaus: Passed after a lengthy illness

CC Paul Younghaus passed away on January 6, 2016, after a lengthy […]


Springer: Former Executive Director passes

MGySgt. Bob Springer, 84, suffered a heart attack and died in San Diego, CA
on October 9. Services will be held at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
on November 12. The information was passed to CCHQ by Bob’s oldest
daughter, Rusty Rodriguez who indicated that Bob had been in apparently good
health. As Rusty said “he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather
and we all miss him […]


Savatt Jr.: Longtime CC Russ Savatt Passes

Russell W. Savatt, Jr. MGySgt. USMC (Ret.) died peacefully on September 7, 2015, at his home in Poway, California. He was 87 years old. Services will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at 11:00 am at the Miramar National Cemetery. Russell was raised in Kings Park, NY and is preceded in death by his parents Russell W. & Helen Savatt and his sister Sally (Joe) LaValle. Russell is survived by his wife Josephine, four children: Laura Reynolds (Jim), Russell W. Savatt III (Chris), Mark Savatt and Claudine Hagerstrom (Robert) and their beloved […]


Miller: General passes

Life Member Major General Donald E.P. “Dep” Miller, USMC Retired, passed away November 14, 2012, at the age of 77. […]


Combs: Gun World Editor passes

As a civilian magazine journalist, photo-journalist and editor, Roger worked on several gun, knife and hunting magazines including Gun World, Bow and Arrow Hunting and Horse and Horseman. Roger wrote or co-authored multiple books including Archer’s Digest, Gun Digest Book of Knifemaking and Crossbows to name a […]