Category: Professional Development

The Women Marines Association 2016- 2018 Board

We are pleased to announce the new Board of Directors for the Women Marines Association (WMA). This is such a rich pool of talent that WMA will be reaching new levels in the next two years. These officers will be install in July in Portland, OR., at the Installation Banquet surrounded with family, friends, WMA Members…

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…

Those Yellow Footprints

Those Yellow Footprints by Lori Howard We stopped abruptly and a slight woman with a wide-brimmed hat pulled down to her eyes came screaming aboard as if she were hijacking the bus. The air brakes could not drown out her words: “Get off my bus! Get off my bus!” We filed out into the steamy…

WMA 2014 Convention Tidbits Kansas City

Here is just about everything you need to know about the Kansas City, MO., WMA 2014 Convention area. The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center is encompassed by Hallmark’s Crown Center, which offers 85 acres of shops, restaurants, and attractions. We are just steps from The LEGO-LAND® Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Aquarium, Union Station and…

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…

WMA Scholarship Winners 2013

The WMA Scholarship committee administers a program of grants. The number of these scholarships is determined by the annual earnings from the investments for these scholarships. Its purpose  Its purpose is to award grants to qualified applicants sponsored by WMA MEMBERS. These grants may be used at any accredited college, university or college level trade…