Category: Women Marines Association

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 V.D.Odell

Molly Marine Platoon 4015 Private First Class Odell United States Marine is a title that is “earned, never given.” The journey to earn this honorable title all begins with the first steps on the yellow footprints. It is not a path that many people choose, but those who do, find themselves pushed past their limits…

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 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 A.M.Crawford

Molly Marine Platoon 4008 Private First Class Alyshia M. Crawford In my mind, the Molly Marine is a recruit who gives everything they can each and every day to not only better themselves as an individual future Marine, but to also better their peers in the platoon with them. Being a Molly Marine corresponds to…

Noteworthy Women Marines

Did you know? By Nancy Wilt   Did you know that two women Marines had been held as prisoners of the Japanese prior to United States declaring war on Japan? Charlotte Day Gower was the Dean of Women at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, China during the initial Japanese attack on the city. Charlotte has…

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!…

Mary Bacon Hale

Mary Bacon Hale 1921-2014 (Leisure Village, Camarillo CA) Just touching the life led by Mary Peterson Bacon Hale was a unique event. Mary was born at Fort Sheridan, IL, into the family of Adolph Peterson, US Army. Born of noble birth, her father escaped Russia as did his brothers just prior to the Russian Revolution.…

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…