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Board Votes Posthumous 2015 Denig Award to Dickey Chapelle

“Dickey” Chapelle, 1959

The USMC Combat Correspondents Association Board of Directors have unanimously voted to posthumously present the 2015 Brig. Gen. Robert L. Denig Sr. Distinguished Service Award  to the late Georgette Louise “Dickey” Chapelle on this, the 50th anniversary year of her death, near Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam November 4. 1965 during the […]


Two Denig Memorial Bricks Available

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 […]


Uncle honored by Denig Memorial

Brick surrounding the Brigadier General Robert L. Denig monument.

Brigadier General Robert L. Denig monument dedicated by the USMCCCA on Nov. 17, 2012.

Theo Servetas writes:
It was on my return the other day from the 4th Division reunion at Charleston, SC, when I was finally able to stop at the Denig Memorial. It was a […]


“Bing” West elected 2013 Denig Winner

Francis J. “Bing” West

Distinguished author and combat reporter Francis J. “Bing” West is winner of the 2013 Brig. General Robert L. Denig Sr. Memorial Distinguished Performance Award.

A former Marine Corps combat officer in Vietnam, Bing West is author of six non-fiction books and one novel of Marines at war; from Vietnam through Iraq and […]


Denig Memorial unveiled

Photo by Kate Stark

Maria O’Leary, left, Chaplain William “Dan” Stallard, BrigGen. Paul J. Kennedy, Director of Public Affairs, Bernice Stavisky and USMCCCA President, Bill Haupfleisch unveil the monument of Brigadier General Robert L. Denig near the Chapel at the National Marine Corps Museum in Quantico, Va., on Nov. 17th, 2012. The memorial was sponsored […]


Denig Dedication, 10 am – Nov. 17

National Museum of the Marine Corps,  18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy.,  Triangle, VA 22172

The National Museum of the Marine Corps is located in the town of Triangle, VA just off I-95, 36 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 76 miles north of Richmond, VA.

From I-95 heading south, take Exit 150A to Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway); […]


Denig Dedication & Luncheon

If you are planning to attend the no-host luncheon at the Globe and Laurel Restaurant following the Denig Memorial Dedication at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Saturday, November 17 and have not yet contacted CCHQ, please do so before 1600 Friday, November 9.  We are committed to giving the restaurant an accurate […]


Going to Denig Dedication, Need a Place to Stay?

Life Member Jenny Holbert’s new B&B – Lavender Heights Bed and Breakfast – is conveniently located in Fredericksburg, Va and would be a great place to stay while attending the Denig Dedication. Jen is offering a nice discount for USMCCCA members. Call her at 540.848.4531. Email: […]


Denig Memorial Progress

Rick Burroughs of Kline Memorials sent us a photo of the Denig Memorial installation progress. The Denig Memorial Dedication will be held at 1000, Nov. 17, 2012. at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, Virg.


Denig Dedication In Overdrive

The official dedication of the Brig. Gen. Robert L. Denig Memorial will be held at the National Museum of the Marine Corps at Quantico at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 17.  Ceremonies will begin in the Semper Fidelis Chapel at 10 a.m., then move to the nearby Denig Memorial site.  Attendees are also invited to a […]


Denig Memorial underway

Robert of Gleeson Construction, Manassas, Va., stands on the site where he will begin digging/preparing the foundation for the Denig Memorial. Preparations for the Denig Memorial along Semper Fidelis Trail at the Marine Corps Heritage Center (National Museum of the Marine Corps) are about to begin. This is the location, just below the Chapel […]


Denig Memorial Campaign a Huge Success

In one of the most successful efforts in the history of this Association, the memorial to our founder, Brig. Gen. Robert L. Denig Sr., his “Demons” and all CCs at the National Museum of the Marine Corps is now completely paid for. Additionally, the 78 inscribed bricks that will immediately surround the memorial are now […]