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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Mary Bacon Hale

Mary Bacon Hale 1921-2014 (Leisure Village, Camarillo CA) Just touching the life led by Mary Peterson Bacon Hale was a…

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Women Marines Reserve Band

Women Marines Reserve Band by Colonel Mary V Stremlow, USMCR (Ret) Probably the most colorful of all the Women’s Reserve…

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E. Louise Stewart, MCWR

Who’s that pretty lady on the magazine cover? By Sabrina Messenger You may recognize this highly glamorized iconic picture on…

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The History of the Women Marines Association

In the upcoming weeks we will go over the history of the Women Marines Association. The book was compiled by…

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Rooted in Service

By Sharon Tutt My family background has military roots that span as far back as World War I. My maternal…

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War Time Memories

Center for Oral and Public History Captures Recollections of Veterans and Others Once Stationed at El Toro By Natalie M….

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Native American Woman Marine Barbara Beltran Steele

This Marine Was One of ‘A Few Good Women’ The U.S. Marine Corps prides itself, and rightly so, on the…

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History of the USMC Women Reserves

 The Marine Corps was strictly male until World War II except for 305 Marine Reservists (F), popularly termed “Marinettes,” who…

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WA and MCA Announce Essay Contest

April 2, 2012 – 9:00am – July 15, 2012 – 5:00pm is the entry time. The Marine Corps Association and Foundation…

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Lucille Ellen McClarren The FIRST woman Marine 1943

Recently I have had the great pleasure to be exchanging emails with Betty Harper the niece of Lucille McClarren. In…

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Golda’s Story

   A momentous day in history, December 7, 1941, changed the lives of many people including myself.   On  March 2,…

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