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Reunions Org: Marine Corps Bulk Fuel Association Dates: 27–30 April 2017 Place: Columbus, OH POC: Howard W. Huston 609-432-4027 hhust61@aolcom Org: VMFA 531 Gray Ghost Squadron Dates: 15–17 June 2017 Place: Crossroads Inn, Quantico VA POC: Roman Makuch 347-866-0962 Ray Holmes 732-267-0518...
New MCA&F President and CEO Selected LtGen William M. “Mark” Faulkner has been selected by the Marine Corps Association & Foundation Board of Directors as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of MCA&F. The current President and CEO, MajGen Edward G. Usher, will be retiring in...
Reunions Org: E/2/5 (RVN 1966-70) Dates: 9–13 November Place: Philadelphia, PA POC: Ochal Caudill 2466 Limestone Ct. Chino Hills, CA 91709 909-597-8443 New LCS Ships Christened On 10 September, the Navy commissioned the USS Montgomery (LCS 8) in a ceremony Mobile, AL. The Montgomery is the second...
Doctorate Program Announced On 5 May 2016, Gen Robert B. Neller approved the Commandant of the Marine Corps PhD Strategist Program (CMCSP) to create a cohort of strategic leaders for service at senior commands and staffs. On 30 August, Marine Corps University (MCU) released MARADMIN 453/16 to...
General Officer Announcements On 28 April, the Secretary of Defense announced that the President had nominated LtGen Thomas D. Waldhauser for appointment to the rank of general and assignment as Commander, U.S. Africa Command. LtGen Waldhauser is currently serving as the Director, J-7, Joint Staff...
General Officer Announcements On 15 April, the Secretary of Defense announced that the President has made the following nominations: BGen Charles G. Chiarotti has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Gen Chiarotti is currently serving as Commanding General, 2d MLG, Camp...
Timothy T. Day Marine Corps Executive Education Fellowship Selections Col William C. Berris and Col Matthew G. Trollinger have been selected as the 15th and 16th recipients of the Timothy T. Day Marine Corps Executive Education Fellowship at Harvard Business School, where they will attend the...
National Museum of the Marine Corps Temporarily Closed Until March 31, 2016 The National Museum of the Marine Corps will temporarily close to make way for two new Marine Corps aircraft. A World War II SBD Dauntless dive bomber and a new tableau featuring a Vietnam-era Sikorsky UH-34D helicopter...
New Editor Takes the Helm of the Gazette Col Christopher “Woody” Woodbridge, USMC(Ret), has assumed the duties as the Editor of the Marine Corps Gazette . Col Woodbridge recently retired and brings a wealth of command and staff experience to the editor’s desk. A native of Brooklyn, NY, he is a...

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