Barbara Hoadley

USMC Enlisted in 1950 Greetings from Clovis, CA. My name is Barbara Hoadley and I am a proud WMA Life…

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80th Anniversary Message

Celebrating 80 years since the USMC Women Reserves 13 Feb 2380 years ago, the slogan “Free a Marine to Fight”…

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80th Anniversary of the Marine Corps Women Reserve

13 February 2023 – 80th Anniversary of the Marine Corps Women Reserve Since World War II By Rosa Osborn. It…

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Ruth Holman USMCWR

CEDARBURG — As friends and family members gathered in Cedarburg on Nov. 4 to celebrate Ruth Holman, it wasn’t just…

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Meet Kassie Diaz

WMA LIFE MEMBER An Interview with Kassie Marie DiazBy Alyssa Diaz Known as the first, and only, female to operate…

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2022 – 2024 National Board

The new WMA National Board WMA presents the slate of officers for the 2022-2024 WMA National Board.   The WMA…

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Soldiers’ Angels

The Women Marines Association is proud to partner with Soldiers’ Angels in taking care of our military members and veterans….

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Marine Recruitment 1970s

Recruitment of women Marines in the ’70s

This recruitment film, produced for the U.S. Marine Corps by Dallas-based Bill Stokes Associates, portrays the recruitment and training process…

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Our History – Our Service

By Rosa Osborn In 2010, as a warrant officer and several years in the Marine Corps, I thought I knew…

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Rosa Osborn

WMA Member of the Month Rosa Osborn

CWO4 Rosa Osborn (Frank), Retired Rosa Osborn was born Rosa Artiaga, in Queen Creek, Arizona in 1971 and raised primarily…

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Rosa Osborn

Julia Hamblet Awardee WMA extends congratulations to WMA Member Rosa Osborn as the 2022 recipient of the Julia Hamblet Award….

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