What it Means to Be a Woman in the Military

Jamie DePaola, WMA National Board Member, Area 1 Director participated in the panel discussion, “What it means to be a woman in the military”

Jamie B. DePaola

2016-jaimeServed January 1975 to February 1999, both active duty and reserve in the 01 Administrative MOS and retired as a Battalion Sergeant Major for 6th MT, 4th FSSG. Other assignments were at HQMC for the Assistant Commandant before transferring to the reserves.  she served with 4th Force Recon, 24th Marines, 6th Engineers, and deployed with 25th Marines for the Gulf War as the Regimental S-1 Chief.

After retirement, wass the Director of Admissions for a private school where her duties included recruitment of students in grades 6 – 12.  In one year, she increased enrollment by 47%.  She also performed the duties of the Marketing Director for the school.

Following her retirement from the Corps she volunteered for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s (MCSF) New York Leatherneck Ball and later was elected as one of their Vice Presidents.