Book by Tom Graves
Joe Rosenthal Chapter member, Tom Graves talks about his interviews of Nisei Veterans, their battles against wartime suspicion and racism, and overcoming them with their courage and patriotism.
Tuesday • June 11, 2013 • 6:00 pm
Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Registration at 5:30 pm | Program at 6:00 pm
Scholarship Deadline: June 1 is the deadline for USMCCCA Foundation scholarship funding. Members, dependents of members, and active duty Marines in both the 43 and 46 occupational fields are eligible for scholarships. If not already a member, active duty winners must agree to join the Association and remain a member throughout the life of their [...]
By Jack T. Paxton, Executive Director
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There have been many highlights in this organization’s long and glorious history dating back to the late 1940s but none would match that associated with the dedication of the Brig. Gen. Robert L. Denig Sr. Memorial at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, [...]
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 by [...]
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); [...]
Honorary Life Member and 1982 Denig Award winner Marvin J. Wolf has a new book out–and one of his earlier works, considered a classic of its genre, is back in print.
The Tattooed Rabbi is a mystery thriller set in Southern California. The protagonist is a rabbi working as a private investigator. This is character is [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 and [...]
Our emcee Pat Coulter is congratulated by guest of honor Brig. Gen. Dan Yoo after wining the prestigious Donald L. Dickson Award.
For the members and old timers attending the 2012 Annual Conference at San Diego’s Crowne Plaza Hotel it was like a visit back in time before Marine active duty involvement. While the fact the Marines [...]