Category: Membership

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…

By ‘Popular Demand’…an interview with Virginia Bueno.

By ‘Popular Demand’…an interview with Virginia Bueno.   By Sabrina M Messenger During the summer of 2013, the question was put forth to members of the Women Marines association, “If you could ask one of our women Marines about her life, who would you ask and what would you want to know?” The name that…

Parris Island 70th Anniversary Celebration 2013

March 2013 started off with the sights and sounds of Parris Island. Fourth Battalion was the perfect location to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve (officially on February 13, 2013) and kick-off Women’s History Month. It was an honor to represent WMA during this memorable 70th year milestone.…

Women Veterans Honored at White House

On March 19, 2013 Betty Moseley Brown, President of the Women Marines Association was invited to the White House with the Department of Veterans Affairs for the honoring of our women veterans. While attending this event as the Veterans Administration Associate Director of the Center of Women Veterans she met Natasha Young who was one…

Commentary: The Few, The Proud, The Women Marines

By:  Parisa Fetherson MCB QUANTICO, Va. — Since women Marines are usually the minority in their section⁄unit, they don’t always get an opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie, networking and mentoring with each other that their male counterparts enjoy on a regular basis. The Women Marines Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization comprised of women who…