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Keith Oliver
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George Chrisman
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Dale Baird
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Walt Ford
Cochise Cash

Joe Skymba
John Ames
Mike Minardi

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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Oliver, Keith

Keith Oliver chairs the Public Affairs Leadership Department at Defense Information School, Ft. Meade, Md.  He retired from the Marines in 2004 as PAO for the Second Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) and was concurrently assigned as Director of Consolidated Public Affairs at the Force’s headquarters base of Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The former Marine sergeant was commissioned in 1978 and served in a variety of mostly public affairs billets, including participation in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and deployments to Lebanon, Panama and Somalia.

 Stateside duty included the Carolinas, Virginia, Louisiana, Florida and Washington, D.C., in assignments ranging from aide-de-camp (4th Marine Aircraft Wing, New Orleans) to public affairs plans officer in the Pentagon and at the U.S. Central Command (Tampa).

 From 1985-88, Oliver taught English at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

 He was posted as the Marine Corps Representative and Director of Public Affairs, Journalism and Photojournalism at the Defense Information School, Ft. Meade, Md. from 1995-97.

 Reared in Eustis, Fla. where he worked as a sports editor, Oliver is an Asbury College (Wilmore, Ky.) alumnus and holds graduate degrees from the University of Oklahoma, the Naval War College (Newport, R.I.) and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Washington, D.C.).

 He is an Eagle Scout.

 A frequent contributor to professional journals, Oliver has received award recognition from the Marine Corps Gazette and the Naval Institute Proceedings.  He is a past president of the USMCCCA and received the group’s Donald L. Dickson Memorial Award in l987. 

 Oliver has been involved in Kiwanis and Royal Rangers among other youth, civic and church organizations and, in l991, was named Member of the Year by the Havelock, N.C. Chamber of Commerce.

 He has three grown children and eight grandchildren.  Keith’s wife, the former Ceresse Comer of Tangerine, Fla., died in 2007.

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