March in Honor of Our Fallen

NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Monday, 27 May 2019 2 – 5 p.m. Honor Our Fallen Heroes & Experience a Day to Remember The Women Marines Association is seeking her members and our fellow women Marines to participate in the National Memorial Day Parade.

Brigadier General Lorna Mahlock

Brigadier General Lorna Mahlock First African American Female General in the Marine Corps Celebrating Black History Month Brigadier General Lorna Mahlock is the Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and the Deputy Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Marine Corps.  Prior to her current assignment, she served as Deputy Director,…

Annabelle and Joe

Annabelle Weiss – The Heart and Soul of a Marine Don’t let Annabelle Weiss’s petite stature fool you. Inside this delicate 90-year-old is the heart and soul of a Marine. Almost 70 years after the end of World War II, the pride she bears from serving in the U.S. Marine Corps is still strong.

From the Desk of the President

From the Office of the President 76th Anniversary Greeting                                                                                                                        February 2019 As we commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the establishment of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve on 13 Feb 1943, we cannot deny the importance of that date to our proud heritage of women’s service in the Corps. Women have earned the title “Marine”…

First female Marine from U.P. Of MI.

First female Marine from U.P. recalls service to country BY: DEBORAH PRESCOTT ESCANABA — Stevie Severson is a patriot, and was determined at a young age to enlist into the armed forces straight out of high school. She would have to wait, prove her identity, and convince her parents to approve her enlistment before she…

Henderson Hall Birthday Ball

MC Ball Speech for H&S BN 16 Nov 2018  By Rhonda Amtower          Thank you Colonel Couch for inviting me to join you and Sgt Major to the Battalion’s celebration of the 243rd birthday of our Corps.  I am very honored to be here tonight to be among fellow Marines to speak about the Commemoration…

We Tend the Fields

WE TEND THE FIELDS WOMEN IN WARTIME: TRIBUTE TO WOMEN OF WWI 8 NOVEMBER 2018 By Michelle J. Howard In Flanders fields the poppies blow, between the crosses, row on row… So starts the popular poem from World War One.  In May 1915, Canadian Doctor John McCrae had lost his friend to an artillery shell. …

102-year-old female WWII Marine

102-year-old female WWII Marine among honorees at Souderton Area High School veterans brunch By Bob Keeler bkeeler@21st-centurymedia.com @bybobkeeler on Twitter Nov 9, 2018 Updated Nov 12, 2018     FRANCONIA — With this being the third year the Interact and Support Our Troops clubs at Souderton Area High School held a get-together with local veterans for Veterans Day,…

100 Years of Women in the Corps

  Celebrating 100 Years of Women in the Corps This year marks the centennial of women serving in the United States Marine Corps. Throughout our history, women have served with courage and distinction in the Corps in defense of our Nation’s freedom.  We recognize and celebrate the many ways that women’s history has become woven…