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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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Knight, Don

Don Knight
Kensington, Md.

Birth: Weymouth, Mass.  Education: BS in Journalism, Boston University, 1950
Enlisted in Marine Corps at Boston, Mass., June 1943. Served with ground defense platoon attached to MAG 32,  3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, in consolidation of the Northern  Solomons, South Pacific; Luzon and Mindanao islands, Philippines, 1944-45. Honorable discharge, January, 1946.  Service # 869858. M-1 Rifle # 1022333.
Enlisted in Marine Corps reserve at Squantum Naval Air  Station, Quincy, Mass., 1948. Recalled to active duty  June, 1950. Served in public affairs office at the Cherry  Point, N.C., MCAS (MOS 4312). Honorable discharge,  November, 1952. (Sgt. Rank). Total service time: 38 mos. active duty; 36 mos. inactive reserve.

Civilian background: Reporter/editor/feature writer with  daily newspapers in Mass. and Virginia and with Virginia bureau of the Associated Press, 1952-1960. Director of public information, Virginia Dept. Of Transportation 1961-65; executive director of non-profit promotional, information and research organizations in Harrisburg, Pa. and Washington, D.C. 1966-1986. VP of Carl Byoir public relations firm, D.C. bureau; editorial director, Ketchum Communications, D.C.; director of media relations, editor of quarterly journal, Intelligent Transportation Society  of America, D.C. 1986-2003. Rotating Reporter/Editor: National Press Club weekly newsletter, 1974-present.

Post Corps highlights: Nov. 10, 1974 birthday speech to USMC reserve  unit at Norfolk, Neb., wielding a saber for the cake cutting, etc. Corresponding with cousin, Gen. Richard I. Neal, deputy director of operations, Desert Storm, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and attending his retirement ceremony as Assistant Commandant at 8th and Eye,  Nov. 1, 1998.   Joined USMCCCA, 1998.


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