Category: Values

10th INF Battalion ~ Classification Platoon

Women Marines ~ 10th INF Battalion ~ Classification Platoon  Honor ~ Courage ~ Commitment My Story by PFC. Phyllis Silva-Keith (H.D. 1958) October 2017 In the 1940’s, when, Col. Julia Hamblet, USMCR, penned: “Once a Marine…Always a Marine…Then, now and always,” little did I know, all these years later, that I would still be living…

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…

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,…

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 PFC G.Anglade

Molly Marine Platoon 4014 O Private First Class Anglade Marine Corps Recruit Training is a place where few choose to go, and even fewer endure the challenge to earn the title of a United States Marine. Two main characteristics that are important in order to be successful in recruit training are teamwork and motivation. A…

Molly Marine K.J. Anteau

Molly Marine Platoon 4011 Private First Class Kristina J. Anteau What should I do with my life? This was the question going through my mind while sitting in my psychology class at Saginaw Valley State University. I was visualizing my life after college, but seemed not able to. I thought about my lifelong dream of…

Molly Marine A.T. Kramer

Molly Marine  Platoon 4010 Private First Class Anne T. Kramer I have learned many lessons throughout recruit training but the most important is to never take anything for granted. Every day is a blessing and I try to live each day giving all that I can give. I am very honored to be named Molly…

MollyMarine K.L.Pillitteri

Molly Marine Platoon 4009 Private First Class Kortney L. Pillitteri   What is a Molly Marine and what qualities does she possess? A Molly Marine is someone who strives to display the Marine Corps values of honor, courage, and commitment at all times. A Molly Marine is not a perfect Marine but a humble one; she…