Category: Family

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…

Molly Marine B.A. Guerrero

Molly Marine Platoon 4012 Private First Class Becky A. Guerrero Molly Marine – the term is so simple. Just two proper nouns; a title most would never even think twice about. Gaze down the catwalks toward the barracks of November Company and the term changes entirely. Not because of what the recruits believe it to mean,…

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…

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…

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…

Paula Sarlls Honored

Paula Sarlls Civilian Marksmanship Award Winner The very last Civilian Marksmanship Award was presented on February 22, 2014 to American Legion Post 1992 member Paula Sarlls.  The ceremony was conducted by Congressman Mike Coffman, USMC (R) and a luncheon held afterwards at the Red Lion hotel (who graciously provided a beautiful cake for the luncheon!).   Shown in…

Molly Marine 12Feb2014 Plt 4005

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 12Feb2014 PLT 4004

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…

Helping our Veterans and Active Duty

The Women Marines Association (WMA) is so much more than your average group.  We are steeped in rich history and trailblazers and since our inception we have striven to take care of our own as well as other veterans in need. The WMA is a civilian non-profit veterans association comprised of women who have served…

Molly Marine Presentation P Co 18Dec2013

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…