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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Kay Reeb – WMA National Chaplain

Kay Reeb has served as the Senior Naval Science Instructor of the NavyJunior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Curtis High…

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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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Do Better, Not Do-Over

I – Angie –am like many people out there. My 2021 personal goals aren’t that different than last year’s. My hope is…

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Pain

By Sue Kaszynski It is almost 11:30 at night. I am way beyond exhausted. I am typing this on my…

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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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Overcoming Brand Stereotypes as a Female Veteran

By Tralene Hunston Women have been serving in the U.S. military for more than a century. As the years have…

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Taking a Stand

By Sue Kaszynski I have always been an outspoken mouthy individual. Even as a kid I didn’t hesitate to argue…

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WINIFRED BAER HODGIN

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

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Star Magazine 1969

In January of 1969 the Star Magazine presented a pictorial on Women Marines. Below are the pages from that weekly.

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