Tag: veterans

Betty Moseley Brown 2016 Dickey Chapelle Award Winner

Betty Moseley Brown 2016 Dickey Chapelle Award Recipient.  This award honors the memory of Dickey Chapelle, an American foreign correspondence who was killed while on assignment in a Marine sector during the Vietnam War.  This award is presented annually to a woman deserving the recognition by reason of having made significant contributions in the interest of…

Molly Marines May 30, 2012

The city of New Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine” November 10, 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 they have made to…

Molly Marines 11 May 2011

The city of New Orleans dedicated the first United States monument of a woman in service uniform: “Molly Marine” November 10, 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 they have made to the Corps.…

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…

Area Conferences Connect Women Marines

Though the weather outside is frightful in many states right now, it’s a great time to plan a mini vacation in Florida. Florida Gulf Coast Chapter FL-2 will be hosting a Regional event and regardless of which state you are from, all are invited to this winter getaway as we celebrate the 67th Anniversary of…