Scholarships

Female Marine Officer Leaves Lasting Legacy

Female Marine Officer Leaves Lasting Legacy Almost a decade has past since the death of U.S. Marine Maj. Megan M. McClung but her legacy continues to grow with every year since her passing in 2006. By: Amy Forsythe Bureau Chief at AFN Pacific in Guam The phone call came on an average Wednesday to the […]

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 […]

WMA Scholarship Winners 2013

The WMA Scholarship committee administers a program of grants. The number of these scholarships is determined by the annual earnings from the investments for these scholarships. Its purpose  Its purpose is to award grants to qualified applicants sponsored by WMA MEMBERS. These grants may be used at any accredited college, university or college level trade […]

Our Marines, Memorial Day and Beyond

The reasons for joining the Marine Corps is unique to each Marine. Their love of family, Country, and Corps culminated with each making the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. The rolls read clearly of honor, courage and dedication. Major Megan McClung, Capt Jennifer Harris, Sgt Jeannette Winters, Cpl Jennifer Parcell, Cpl Ramona Valdez, LCpl’s […]

Fallen Warrior Women Marines Memorial Scholarship

    The reasons for joining the Marine Corps is unique to each Marine. Their love of family, Country, and Corps culminated with each making the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. The rolls read clearly of honor, courage and dedication. Major Megan McClung, Capt Jennifer Harris, Sgt Jeannette Winters, Cpl Jennifer Parcell, Cpl Ramona […]

Dedication of Sgt. Jeannette L. Winters Center for Homeless Female Veterans

The Women Marines Association IN-1 chapter President, Connie Hamm, and I went to the dedication of the Sgt Jeanette L. Winters Center for Homeless Female Veterans in Gary, IN on Monday the 22nd of November.  You may recall that Sgt Winters was our first ever woman Marine killed in a hostile fire zone.  She was […]

Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

The MI-2 Motor City Chapter of the Women Marines Association is raising money to fund a scholarship in the name of the eight women Marines who have been killed in the line of duty while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Named “The Fallen Women Marine Warrior Scholarship Fund”, it honors their memory, sacrifices, love of […]