Register today for the 9th Annual Marine Corps Ground Awards Dinner

The Marine Corps Association & Foundation, in conjunction with HQMC PP&O, will hold the 9th Annual Marine Corps Ground Awards Dinner on Thursday, 28 June at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, in Arlington, VA.

The Marine Corps Association & Foundation, in conjunction with HQMC PP&O, will hold the 9th Annual Marine Corps Ground Awards Dinner on Thursday, 28 June at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, in Arlington, VA.  The evening will begin with a no host cocktail hour from 1800-1850, with dinner commencing at 1900.

The dinner serves as the opportunity to recognize the four Marine Divisions' Marines of the Year, the 2011 Leftwich Trophy winner, the Hulbert Trophy winner, the Zembiec Trophy winner, the Chambers Award winner, and the MARSOC NCO/Critical Skills Operator of the Year Award winner.

The evening's guest speaker will be Lieutenant General Dennis Hejlik, Commander, United States Marine Corps Forces Command; Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic; Commander, United States Marine Corps Bases Atlantic; Commander, United States Marine Corps Forces Europe.

MCA&F members' cost to attend is $45.00 and non-members' cost is $65.00.  Parking is included in your payment.  Civilian informal (coat & tie) will be the attire for the evening, except for those Marines supporting the event.

Reservations and payments can be made online at www.mcafdn.org or you may call 703-640-0174 to register and pay by phone.  If you have already responded, we thank you for your response.

This event will be well attended so please reserve your seat early and bring a friend!  Reservations should be received no later than 22 June 2012.

I hope you can join us for what promises to be another great MCA&F professional event!

Semper Fidelis,

Edward G. Usher
MajGen, USMC (Ret)
President & CEO