Tag Archive | veterans

The Power Within

The Power Within By Brianna Renner “Hello?” “This is recruit Power.” “Cookie? I love you!” “ I have arrived safely at Parris Island.” “We love you so much!” “Please do not send any food or bulky items to me in the mail.” “Ok. I will write to you every day!” “I will contact you in […]

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 […]

Native American Women Warriors

By Arlene Duncan I am Arlene Duncan, a Marine Veteran and a proud member of Chippewa Tribe, White Earth Minnesota. I joined Native American Women Warriors in December 2012, and in January I had the great honor of representing the Marine Corps, tribe and family in the 2013 Inaugural Parade. Native American Women Warriors was […]

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 […]

911 Remembrance: Igniting the Spirit of Unity

My fellow Marines, This year marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks upon this great Country we all have served honorably.  It was a terrible day in our most recent history.  As the other infamous dates in our history we will once again stop and remember.  We will mourn for those innocent lives lost.  3,063 […]

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. […]

February 1944 The Grand Rapids Platoon

On February 12, 1944, 29 women left Grand Rapids, Mi to go to Camp Lejuene, NC.  Now over 67 years later Phyllis Savio Barnard Lee is trying to track down who is left from this Michigan Platoon. By Phyllis Savio Lee It was Sunday morning, Dec 7, 1941. My family radio was on and we […]