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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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

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

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Mary Palazzolo

Mary Palazzolo WMA Member of the Week

Mary Palazzolo is a life member of WMA joining first with the Motor City Chapter located in Michigan in the…

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Roberta “Randy” Tidmore

WMA Meet Our Member

Roberta “Randy” Tidmore Randy was one of 18,000 women who joined the Marines by that year. While comprising just 4…

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WMA KY-1’s Marines: Serving from 1950 to 2021

WMA Winning Colors KY-1Submitted by Phoebe Riner  Marjorie Cox and I are KY-1’s oldest and youngest Marines.  Marjorie joined theMarines…

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Corporal Germaine Laville

Corporal Germaine Laville   Laville lived in Plaquemine, La., graduated from LSU in 1942 with a bachelor’s degree in education…

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Sgt Mary Frances Danaher Griggs WWII USMCWR

By Gary Griggs Mary Danaher was the oldest of 10 and born in St Joseph Mo on April 3, 1923. After High School…

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Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

BY THÉODEN JANES JANUARY 13, 2021 05:33 PM, UPDATED JANUARY 14, 2021 02:34 P Dorothy “Dot” Cole, who enlisted as one…

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Elizabeth Redfern Newberg USMCWR

Mrs Newburg is celebrating her 100th birthday and her family is requesting cards. Please join the Women Marines Association in…

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WWII USMCWR By: Jon D, Hodgin  She was born Winifred Baer on a dairy farm near the small town of…

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