The 2018 USMCCCA Professional Development and Training Symposium
New Bern, N.C.
CAPTAIN DALE DYE, Hollywood's go-to military technical advisor for three decades-plus, worked with Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks on Saving Private Ryan. Dale is a former member of the USMCCCA board.
He is scheduled to receive the USO's Bob Hope Award in October 2018.
CAPTAIN DALE DYE, Hollywood's go-to military technical advisor for three decades-plus, worked with Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks on Saving Private Ryan
THEY PULLED OFF THE SURPRISE! Christine Whiting, the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association's National Secretary, was caught
totally off-guard when National USMCCCA President Keith Oliver presented her with the coveted Donald L. Dickson Memorial Award during the group's annual awards
banquet in New Bern, North Carolina on August 22, 2018. Christine is getting a congratulatory hug from USMCCCA Foundation President Manny Pacheco. All three Marines
served on active duty together in the 1980s. (Kate Stark photo)
CHRISTINE WHITING RECEIVES AWARD FROM USMC COL.(Ret.) KEITH OLIVER
JOE GALLOWAY, America's most revered war correspondent since the World War II days of Ernie Pyle. Joe co-authored the book We Were Soldiers Once ... And Young; and he
was the only civilian journalist to be awarded a Bronze Star (with Combat "V") in Vietnam - for actions in the IA Drang Valley in 1965. His principled, gutsy work as a journalist is featured in the motion
pictures "We Were Soldiers" (with Mel Gibson) and "Shock and Awe" (with Tommy Lee Jones).
JOE GALLOWAY--AUTHOR/WAR CORRESPONDENT
COLONEL KEITH with Marine Commandant, General Bob Neller, during a Pentagon visit in March 2018. Neller and Oliver served together in Panama in 1990 and at Camp Lejeune in 1999.