Day: May 20, 2014

WMA 2014 Convention Tidbits Kansas City

Here is just about everything you need to know about the Kansas City, MO., WMA 2014 Convention area. The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center is encompassed by Hallmark’s Crown Center, which offers 85 acres of shops, restaurants, and attractions. We are just steps from The LEGO-LAND® Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Aquarium, Union Station and…

The Loyal Escorts of the Green Garter

  Who We Are Loyal Escorts of the Green Garter (LE’s), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is the auxiliary of the Women Marines Association. The purpose of the Loyal Escorts of the Green Garter, is to assist the Women Marines Association and to perform educational and charitable works within their communities. Since 1972 we have supported…

28th WMA Convention and Conference

28th Biennial Women Marines Association Convention and Professional Development Conference   July 25 th – July 28 th Kansas City 2014   On behalf of the MO-KAN 02 Chapter of the WMA, I want to invite you to the 28th Biennial Women Marines Association Convention and Professional Development Conference being held in Kansas City, Missouri…

The Female Veteran

The Female Veteran Unique Service and Needs By Micaila Britto As you walk down the streets of your town every day, you see her there – a woman who might be attired as a business manager, health care worker, or any number of other skilled professionals. You think that she probably is someone’s mother, daughter, sister,…

PTSD

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: More Than Just Anxiety By Micaila Britto You hear a noise, which takes you back to a time and place you would prefer to forget. Or you have been in a horrific accident or witnessed one, and the memory will not go away. You have been involved some way in a bombing, which…

Molly Marine Hite

The city of New Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine” on 10Nov, 1943. A local recruiter commissioned the statue to help recruit women during World War II. For female Marines around the world, Molly has come to represent the countless significant contributions women have made to…

Molly Marine Burney

The city of New Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine” on 10Nov, 1943. A local recruiter commissioned the statue to help recruit women during World War II. For female Marines around the world, Molly has come to represent the countless significant contributions women have made to…