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Volunteer Aya Espiritu Finds a Way to Give Back After Disaster Struck
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 22 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan in 2011, causing a meltdown at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, Aya Espiritu watched the news, powerless to help. A native of [...]

New VP and CAO for Society Brings Three Decades of Marine Corps Leadership Experience
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso During her senior year of high school, Kathy Estes was lifeguarding at her community pool when men in military uniforms pulled into the parking lot, emerging from cars with government [...]

Attention Race Fans: VARA and NMCRS Get Behind the Wheel to Help Sailors and Marines
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 13 March 2017 - 0 Comments

They fire up with a snarl, these finely-tuned vintage race cars. The flag drops, and they thunder down the straightaway, and dive into the many challenging turns of Willow Springs Raceway, the home of [...]

Military Spouse Spends Work Time and Free Time Supporting Sailors and Marines in Iwakuni
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 08 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Back in 2005, Amy Dean was a young military spouse living at her husband’s first duty station, MCB Camp Pendleton, California, and eager to start college. “I’d seen that NMCRS [...]

Visiting Nurse in Rota Helps Families Navigate Spanish System and Provides American Touch
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 March 2017 - 0 Comments

It’s always helpful to have a visiting nurse come over shortly after arriving home with a newborn, but many of us don’t realize how important a visit from a Society nurse can be after [...]

Visiting Nurse Helps Former Marine Push through PTSD to Find New Career
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 01 March 2017 - 0 Comments

When Marine veteran Josh Ray met NMCRS visiting nurse Bobbi Crann, he was living with his wife and their six children in a fixer-upper house in Oceanside, California, that he was trying to fix [...]

Her Mission Is Helping: Join Us in Celebrating Cendra Cramp’s Ten Year Anniversary with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 28 February 2017 - 0 Comments

It was ten years ago when Cendra Cramp signed on as our Director of Marketing and External Communications. From that day on, what motivates her has remained the same – helping. “I guess it’s [...]

Lindsay Allen Brings Nonprofit Expertise to NMCRS Sasebo
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Even though she’d been a navy spouse for six years, Lindsay Allen had never lived on base until her family moved to Naval Base Sasebo, Japan this past summer. She’d also never heard of [...]

Kathryn Dennis Brings Service Mentality of Hospitality Industry to NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 13 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso As a seasoned professional in the luxury hospitality industry, Kathryn Dennis knew all about how to help people. “It was a very exciting industry with terrific co-workers and interesting guests. [...]

Lindsey Potts-Szoke Brings Calming Presence to New Moms on Whidbey Island
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 30 January 2017 - 0 Comments

She might receive a text from a new mom with a picture of a baby’s rash and the question, “Is this normal?” or spend two hours talking with a mom whose husband has just [...]

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