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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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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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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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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Marine Corps Women Reserves Camp Lejeune 1944

A Pictorial Yearbook These photos are from the Camp Lejeune Women Marines yearbook from 1944. The book belonged to Margaret…

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Sgt Ursula Fortenbacher Oleksy 1923 – 2020

BY: Dave Olesky Ursula Oleksy, who passed away July 12, 2020 at the age of 97. She was born on…

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Recruiting Women Marines

A small collection of posters that were fashioned to recruit women into the Marine Corps. As we come across more…

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Recruiting Women Marines

A small collection of posters that were fashioned to recruit women into the Marine Corps. As we come across more…

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All In the Family

Generations of Military Service Families carry strong traditions from generation to generation. It may be how they celebrate a holiday….

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