Tag: WMA

Greetings and Salutations

FROM THE WMA NATIONAL PRESIDENT May 2020 Marines, As we continue to deal with the CDC guidelines of social distancing during the COVID pandemic, I hope that you are all finding ways to reach out to your families as well as your fellow Marine Sisters.  Be assured that WMA National continues to act on your…

PFC Brooke L. Jalbert

Molly Marine Awardee Essay Essay by PFC Brooke L. Jalbert PRIVATE FIRST CLASS BROOKE L. JALBERT PLATOON 4028 I was born and raised in Kansas City. My parents raised me and older sister to be confident and independent. We were given the freedom to make our own life decisions. Growing up, my sister was and…

PFC Audrey Huntshorse

Molly Marine Award Recognition Essay Essay by PFC Huntsman “Recruit Huntshorse report to Senior Drill Instructor SSgt Chavez as ordered.” Hearing my name echoed down the squad bay was nothing too out of the ordinary, when I reported in to learn that I had been chosen as platoon 4029’s Molly Marine, was astonishing. I was…

WMA Area 1 News

AREA 1 NEWS! By Jamie DePaola It has been a very busy few months in Area 1 since the 2016 Convention as we’ve been preparing for the Inaugural Connecticut Veterans Day Patriot Race in November. The WMA is co-hosting the event with the American Legion, the VFW, and the DAV.  When all is said and…

WMA Chapter Clippings

WMA Arizona and California Chapter Clippings AZ-1 Arizona Roadrunner   On February 11, 2016, Bettie (Pruden) Lerdall made a special visit to Southern California to spend time with Beatrice Ruth “BJ” (Zimmerman) Strong, her bunk mate from recruiting training in 1943. Their friendship, forged during their initial Marine Corps training, has lasted more than 70…

PFC JordonM.Guevara

Molly Marine Platoon 4019 Private First Class Jordon M. Guevara   Just one act of kindness can spread like wildfire. To be a Molly Marine is to be the one who will set the example for all other Marines to follow. To show that, that one small act of kindness can really go a long…

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…

Mae Glassbrenner

MAE S. GLASSBRENNER Died: May 04, 2015 Services: Memorial Service, Saturday, July 18th, at 2 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, 1427 Chicago Ave., Evanston, with Dr. David Handley presiding. Private Inurnment, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Skokie. Visitation: At Time of Service Mae S. Glassbrenner After a wonderful life, Mae S. Glassbrenner, age 94,…