Category: veterans

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…

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…

Daily Struggles

The Faith to go on. By Sue Kaszynski I have tried writing this blog a few times but it never seemed “right”. It was almost as if I was forcing it. Previously the words just flowed. I have always said the Holy Spirit was guiding me as it was divine words not mine. Tonight seems…

WINIFRED BAER HODGIN

WWII USMCWR By: Jon D, Hodgin  She was born Winifred Baer on a dairy farm near the small town of Callicoon, New York on August 13, 1922.  She graduated high school and then attended Albany State Teacher’s College, where she obtained a degree in education at the age of 19.  She taught high school for…