Category: Conflicts

Martha Juanita Greenway-Guin

Remembering Our WWII Marines By Donald E. Williams I would like you to know about my Aunt who was a US Marine during WWII Martha Juanita Greenway-Guin Born:  1 July 1921, Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina Died: 29 October 2008, Henderson, Vance County, North CarolinaShe went by “Juanita” 1946 – Separated – Martha Juanita Greenway separated from the…

10th INF Battalion ~ Classification Platoon

Women Marines ~ 10th INF Battalion ~ Classification Platoon  Honor ~ Courage ~ Commitment My Story by PFC. Phyllis Silva-Keith (H.D. 1958) October 2017 In the 1940’s, when, Col. Julia Hamblet, USMCR, penned: “Once a Marine…Always a Marine…Then, now and always,” little did I know, all these years later, that I would still be living…

Looking Back – Women Marines: 25th Anniversary

Women Marines: 25th Anniversary reprinted from the Marine Corps Gazette Vol 52 Issue 2 Author:  Pat Meid A time to reminisce but even more to look at a new generation of Women Marines making its own contributions, blazing new trails, and serving with distinction. ALTHOUGH women traditionally tend to be chary and somewhat imprecise when…

WWII Camp Lejeune Training

Marine Corps Women Reserves Training Camp Lejeune FREE A MARINE TO FIGHT: Women Marines in World War II by Colonel Mary V Stremlow, USMCR (Ret)   Planners originally thought to use existing Navy resources and facilities for all MCWR recruiting and training, but Marines soon saw the advantage of having their own schools. It wasn’t…

WWII Bernice Trotter

Bernice Trotter USMCWR By Tim Stanley Tulsa World After four years, Bernice Trotter had long since come to terms with the fact that her brother was gone. But as she stood there with her parents, watching his flag-draped casket being unloaded from the train, it felt almost like she was losing him all over again.…

Sgt Sylvia Applebaum Levy

Sgt Sylvia Applebaum Levy USMC 1943 -46 By Barbara Steever My mother was from Philadelphia,  stationed in San Diego and then sent to Pearl Harbor where she was in the radio corps.  To my knowledge, she was among the first group of women Marines to arrive there. The  photo below was actually a publicity shot taken when…

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…

Mae Glassbrenner

MAE S. GLASSBRENNER Died: May 04, 2015 Services: Memorial Service, Saturday, July 18th, at 2 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, 1427 Chicago Ave., Evanston, with Dr. David Handley presiding. Private Inurnment, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Skokie. Visitation: At Time of Service Mae S. Glassbrenner After a wonderful life, Mae S. Glassbrenner, age 94,…