Capt Jack T. Paxton, USMC (Ret)

Jack Paxton is a retired Mustang captain and executive director of the United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association. He resides in Wildwood, Fla.

Articles by this Author

For the second straight year, Marine Sergeant Shawn P. Sales has been named Department of Defense Military Graphic Artist of the Year, this time for his diverse portfolio that includes a sharp-focus graphite drawing of a sniper and his spotter, among many other exceptionally creative artworks. The...
WAR IS NOT JUST FOR HEROES: World War II Dispatches and Letters of U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondent Claude R. "Red" Canup. Edited by Linda M. Canup Keaton-Llma. Published by the University of South Carolina Press. 264 pages. Stock #1611170672. $26.96 MCA Members. $29.95 Regular Price.
Many of us who tread the fairways of the golf world - some lucky enough to play where the ancients developed the sainted game - have a recurring dream: Man! Wouldn't it be great if we could do this for a living? This dream came true for former Marine Corporal Gene Smith, a Vietnam-era combat...
HERO OF THE PACIFIC: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone. By James Brady. Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc. 272 pages. Stock #0470379413. $23.36 MCA Members. $25.95 Regular Price.
In 1959, shortly after arriving for duty at the then-Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Air Station, the Kilauea-Iki volcano showed Hawaii just what an enraged Madam Pele, their legendary goddess of fire, could do.
WORLDWIDE SPACE-A TRAVEL HANDBOOK. Published by spaceatravel .com. 255 pages. Stock #1881341097. $22.50 MCA Members. $25 Nonmembers. Space-available flying is one of the best perks a retired military person has, and despite the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, it remains available. When you and your spouse...