Category: Military

Helen Laukes 1923 – 2016

Helen H. Laukes WMA Past National President Helen H. Laukes, WMA Past National President (1988-1992) was born on December 4, 1923 in Evanston, Illinois to Marie and Anthony Hamen. She passed away on 1 February at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, IL. Helen worked for Illinois Bell until she enlisted in the United States…

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…

PFC Nicole Turner

Molly Marine Platoon 4017 Private First Class Nicole M. Turner                The night I was instructed to board a bus to MCRD Parris Island was a night I will never forget. I felt as if I was jumping into the unknown. Upon arrival, I was blurry eyed, afraid, and scattered. It was so real,…

PFC Ashe L. Rodriguez

Molly Marine Platoon 4016 Private First Class Ashe L. Rodriguez   John F. Kennedy once said: “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country”. Choosing to be a Marine is my way of giving back to my family, my friends, and more importantly my country. Therefore,…

Meet Molly Marine

Meet Molly Marine 9 October 2015 Molly Marine LA-1 cordially invites you to pay a visit to the Big Easy (New Orleans, LA) where you will have the pleasure of meeting a picturesque beauty: the original Molly Marine. She proudly stands on the corner of Canal Street and Elk Place– the first statue of a…