Charles “Chuck” Dingas served in the USMC from 1972 thru 1993, retiring from active duty as a MSgt. His service history includes Air Wing (F-4 Radar Technician, Staff NCOIC & as an Instructor); and as a Club/Exchange Manager (mainly with MC Security Force Companies).
He currently resides in Pearland, TX with his wife, Cindy Dingas (also a MCL Associate member), and works as Lead Technician (GMI Lab) for Heath Consultants,Inc.
He joined Palmetto Marines Detachment, Columbia, SC in February 1993, and is a Life Member of the Marine Corps League and the Military Order of Devil Dogs. He has served as Detachment Paymaster, Judge Advocate, Sr. Vice-Commandant and Commandant. He also served as Dept. of South Carolina Jr. Vice-Commandant.