Category: Life After the Corps

Kay Reeb – WMA National Chaplain

Kay Reeb has served as the Senior Naval Science Instructor of the NavyJunior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Curtis High School in Staten Island, NY since 2015.She graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and aMaster of Education in Guidance and Counseling and then earned a Master of Divinity…

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

BY THÉODEN JANES JANUARY 13, 2021 05:33 PM, UPDATED JANUARY 14, 2021 02:34 P Dorothy “Dot” Cole, who enlisted as one of the earliest female Marine reservists in response to the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor and was widely celebrated around her birthday in September as the country’s oldest living Marine, died of a heart attack…

Elizabeth Redfern Newberg USMCWR

Mrs Newburg is celebrating her 100th birthday and her family is requesting cards. Please join the Women Marines Association in wishing her a VERY happy 100th Birthday and thank her for her service. Elizabeth Redfern was born in Titus County shortly after the First World War. The family later moved to Marshall, where she attended…

Overcoming Brand Stereotypes as a Female Veteran

By Tralene Hunston Women have been serving in the U.S. military for more than a century. As the years have passed, female service members’ roles, conflicts and responsibilities have shifted, ultimately progressing opportunities for the female service member. Today, female veterans make up 10% of the veteran population. However, while the female veterans’ population and the opportunities…

All In the Family

Generations of Military Service Families carry strong traditions from generation to generation. It may be how they celebrate a holiday. It can be traditional foods from the countries of parents and before. Many celebrate generations of military service. We feature for you here some of those generations with our female Marine families.. From:Cheryl June Auth…