Category: Events

WMA 2020 Convention Cancellation

CANCELLATION of the 2020 WMA Convention and Professional Development Symposium After due consideration of the current pandemic situation, the decision has been made to CANCEL the 2020 WMA Convention and Professional Development Symposium scheduled 3 – 7 September 2020 IN OMAHA NEBRASKA. This decision is based on the COVID-19 pandemic due to concerns for the…

WMA and Covid-19

A Message From the WMA National President Marines, In these uncertain times, we understand the angst and worry many of our members and their families are going through.  Here in Virginia, my husband and I have self-quarantined at home and fortunately, we are not symptomatic and are firm in our belief that we will come…

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…