Conflicts

Sarah Frost – Trailblazer

Sarah Frost WWII Marine Trailblazer By Michelle Weaver           My mother was the first trailblazing woman I ever knew. In 1967 she joined the Army and was a secretary for General Westmoreland in the Pentagon during the Vietnam war and in 1973, when I was two, she was the first woman accepted for officer candidate […]

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, […]

Lakota Woman Warrior

Lakota Woman Warrior By: Brenda White Bull “‘Lakota Woman Warrior,’ a title I hold to the highest standards. As I look in the mirror, I give myself permission to feel very proud. I not only see my own image, but I see glimpses of my ancestors’ blood running through my veins. I come from a […]

June Eleanor Harris

June Eleanor Harris A Tribute to the Founder of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of Women Marines Association By: Marti Raney June Harris, WWII veteran from 1943 – 1945 and lifetime member #16 of the WMA, was transferred to her final duty station on October 16, 2014 at the ever young age of 93. She […]

Noteworthy Women Marines

Did you know? By Nancy Wilt   Did you know that two women Marines had been held as prisoners of the Japanese prior to United States declaring war on Japan? Charlotte Day Gower was the Dean of Women at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, China during the initial Japanese attack on the city. Charlotte has […]

Florence Folks Moore

FLORENCE KATHERINE (FOLKS) MOORE DOB – February 11, 1915, Ashland Kansas     The Marine Corps was the last of the services to open its ranks to women in World War ll.  During the last months of World War l some 305 women had been enlisted for clerical duties and coyly called “Marinettes”.  A Women’s […]

Tawanda “Tee” Hanible

A Marine Way of Life It was after a successful tour on recruiting that GySgt Tee Hanible found her calling of working with and empowering youth. Shortly after receiving orders to transfer to Quantico, Virginia she founded the organization Operation Heroes Connect, an organization that partners service members and veterans as full time mentors for at-risk […]