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Request for Interviews Mr. Norman Black would like to interview Marines who fought in battles associated with North Vietnam’s 1968 General Offensive (Tet [January–February 1968]; the so-called May Offensive [29 April–30 May 1968]; and the offensive that began on 17 August and involved attacks in I...
Reunions 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 rayholmessr@yahoo.com Org: Hotel 2/7 Vietnam Veterans Reunion (1965–1970) Dates: 22–25 June 2017 Place: Crowne Plaza, Kenner, LA 70062 POC: Doc...
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 rayholmessr@yahoo.com Org: Hotel 2/7 Vietnam Veterans Reunion (1965–1970) Dates: 22–25 June 2017 Place: Crowne Plaza, Kenner, LA 70062 POC: Doc David...
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...

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