Category: Events

Women Marines Association CA-3 San Francisco Bay Area

CA-3 – Greater San Francisco Bay Area Greetings from the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. In January, CA-3 celebrated the New Year at a meeting hosted by CA-3 members Susan Johnston and Nell Marie Forsey. At the meeting hosted by CA-3 Vice President and Treasurer Kathy Wright in February, we celebrated the Anniversary of the…

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…

WI Marines

WI-1 Wisconsin Women Marines Chapter Looking back at a great convention, perhaps only three WMA, WI-1 members were able to attend but they had a wonderful time. Of course our OohRah president kept spirits high. Seeing old friends is always a highlight but the meetings were informative and inspiring. Commandant General James Amos kicked off…

LA-1 Molly Marine Chapter

LA-1 A Chapter on the Move By: Melanie Young August started out with a bang, being one of the most exciting and best meetings ever! We decided to have the meeting at the Chateau de Notre Dame Nursing Home in New Orleans, where our eldest member, Marian Landry (94) resides. There were 27 in attendance!…

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…

Molly Marine Rios

The city of New Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine” on 10Nov, 1943.  A local recruiter commissioned the statue to help recruit women during World War II. For female Marines around the world, Molly has come to represent the countless significant contributions women have made to…

Molly Marine N Co 22 Jan 2014

The city of New Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine” on 10Nov, 1943.  A local recruiter commissioned the statue to help recruit women during World War II. For female Marines around the world, Molly has come to represent the countless significant contributions women have made to…

The History of Operation Caring Friends

Operation Caring Friends (OCF) was started in 2002 as a way to send our servicemen and women “a taste of home”.  Its main focus has been to take care of those who get little or no support from home.Mary and Jeff Merritt first started this venture a few boxes at a time when few were…

LA-1 Molly Marine Chapter

The Molly Marine Chapter LA-1 August 2013 By Melanie Young   The Molly Marine Chapter began the spring season with a meeting on Saturday, 20 April. The meeting was held at Bravo’s Italian Restaurant in Metairie, LA. Following the meeting and lunch, members visited the nearby veteran memorials located on Veterans Boulevard. Veterans Boulevard in Metairie, LA is well known…