NATIONAL MARINE CORPS COUNCIL (NMCC)

Date Signed: 3/07/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 102/14

R 071510Z MAR 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 102/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC PA//
SUBJ/NATIONAL MARINE CORPS COUNCIL (NMCC)//
REF/A//MSGID:MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC PA/20110523//
AMPN/REF A IS CMC GREEN LETTER 1-11, STRATEGIC ENGAGEMENT.//
POC/H.POWELL-RAY/CIV/UNIT:CMC WASHINGTON DC/NAME: U.S. MARINE CORPS PUBLIC AFFAIRS /TEL:703-692-1528/ EMAIL:HATTIE.POWELL-RAY(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THIS MARADMIN FORMALLY ESTABLISHES THE NATIONAL MARINE CORPS COUNCIL (NMCC) AND REAFFIRMS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS GROUP TO THE MARINE CORPS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF A, GROUPS LIKE THE NMCC HELP FOSTER A MORE COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING AMONG BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL AUDIENCES OF THE VITAL ROLE THE MARINE CORPS PLAYS IN OUR NATION'S DEFENSE.
2.  THE NMCC IS A NATIONAL, NON-POLITICAL ASSOCIATION CONSISTING OF REPS APPOINTED FROM EACH OF THE MEMBER MARINE CORPS VETERAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS.  ORIGINALLY FOUNDED IN 1974, THE NMCC WAS FORMED FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXCHANGING INFORMATION OF COMMON INTEREST TO ITS MEMBERS AND TO SERVE AS A FORUM FOR THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS TO SHARE INFORMATION.  THE NMCC HOLDS SEMI-ANNUAL MEETINGS FOR ITS MEMBERS.  NORMALLY, THE SPRING MEETING IS HELD AT THE PENTAGON.  THE FALL MEETING IS HELD AT A LOCAL HOTEL DESIGNATED BY THE NMCC.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE NMCC VISIT WWW.MARINECORPSCOUNCIL.COM. 
3.  U.S. MARINE CORPS PUBLIC AFFAIRS IS THE PRINCIPAL COORDINATOR AND FACILITATOR FOR THE NMCC WITH A GOAL OF MAINTAINING OPEN LINES OF COMMUNICATION WITH MARINE CORPS VETERAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS. MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO MAINTAIN AND FOSTER THESE SAME RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR LOCAL NMCC CHAPTERS.
4.  THE POINTS OF CONTACT ON THIS MARADMIN ARE MRS. HATTIE POWELL-RAY (PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, HQMC COMMUNITY RELATIONS), COMM (703) 692-1528, DSN 222-1528 OR E-MAIL: HATTIE.POWELL-RAY(AT) USMC.MIL; MS. NAOMI DORREN (HEAD, COMMUNITY RELATIONS), COMM (703) 692-4308, DSN 222-4308 OR E-MAIL: NAOMI.DORREN(AT)USMC.MIL AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, (703)207-9588, OR EMAIL: EXECDIR(AT)MCLEAGUE.ORG.
5.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN (SEL.) TERRY V. WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF U.S. MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATION, HQMC.//