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High School Student Launches Fundraising Campaign to Benefit Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 11 December 2017 - 0 Comments

At Gabby Vizcaino’s high school, every student must choose an organization to help with a community service project in order to graduate. Gabby learned recently that the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society had assisted her [...]

Donor Story: A Nautical Tall Tale
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

Yes, Jerry Parr served in the Navy for 31 years, including a tour of duty on Okinawa as a Judge Advocate General surrounded by Marines, but his new book The Stigma of Squidness is not a [...]

Do you have a car that you no longer need?
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 27 November 2017 - 0 Comments

  Would you like to donate it AND support Sailors and Marines in their time of need? There is an easy way to do both! Go to www.careasy.org to complete the easy online form, [...]

A Lifetime of Service to Others: Master Chief Robert Dickey Creates His Legacy
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 22 November 2017 - 0 Comments

“It was either go be a Boston Celtic or join the Navy.” That’s what Master Chief Dickey’s step-daughter, Cheyenne, says about the decision her stepdad made early in his life. It was 1950. Robert [...]

NMCRS Gulfport Director Alice Huffman Celebrates 20 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 15 November 2017 - 0 Comments

 As ombudsman for her husband’s command—a naval construction battalion—Alice Huffman helped a Navy spouse whose husband was deployed get financial assistance from the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society office in Gulfport, Mississippi. “I saw what [...]

A Lifetime of Service:  How Florence’s Love for the Navy Is Her Legacy
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 08 November 2017 - 0 Comments

It was her first day in the Navy. Florence Coyne McDonald (nicknamed Flip, as in “flip a Coyne”) had taken a train from New Orleans, La., where she grew up, to Northampton, Mass. This [...]

NMCRS Visiting Nurse Helps Marine Family Navigate Recovery and New Life
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 November 2017 - 0 Comments

Christopher Cranmer spent nearly half of his seven years in the Marine Corps deployed—primarily to Iraq and one tour to Afghanistan. “I was in the Infantry so I was around everything—firefights, IEDs.” he recalled. [...]

NMCRS Yokosuka Volunteers Respond to Meet Needs of USS Fitzgerald Sailors
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 01 November 2017 - 0 Comments

Within hours of the June 17 collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship from the Philippines, employees and volunteers from the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) in Yokosuka, Japan, were mobilizing. By [...]

North Island RSA Cindy McKim Celebrates 10 Years with the Society!
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 25 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Like many military moms whose husbands are deployed, Cindy McKim was home alone with her two-year-old son and longed for some adult conversation. While her husband, now retired, was working as a maintenance technician [...]

Angelica Botkin Takes on a New Role with the Society as Director of the San Antonio Office
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Like any military spouse, Angelica Botkin thought about her husband’s safety every time he climbed into the cockpit of a Navy EA-6B Prowler. “When people are under financial stress it’s hard for them to [...]

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