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Mission Bay Sport Center to Support Sailors and Marines with Memorial Day Fundraiser
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 23 May 2017 - 0 Comments

At Mission Bay Sport Center in San Diego, California, you can find anything you might possibly need to have fun on the water. The company rents sailboats, powerboats, jet skis, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and [...]

Virginia Navy License Plate to Benefit Sailors and Marines
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 22 May 2017 - 0 Comments

After spending 30 years as a Navy pharmacist, married to a Navy veteran, and raising a daughter who joined the Navy, Roger Hirsh possesses his fair share of Navy pride. Now he’s advocating for [...]

As a Navy Wife, She Served Our Country Too, Now, as a Navy Widow, Your Support Helps Lucia Stay in Her Own Home
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 15 May 2017 - 0 Comments

It was World War II, with the Allied and Axis powers clashing across the globe. Lucia Tabutt and her five children were on a Navy destroyer, the USS Holton, sailing to Japan. They were [...]

National Nurses Week 2017: Letter from the Visiting Nurse Program Director, Tammy Ackiss
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 12 May 2017 - 0 Comments

When Ruthi Moore retired this year after more than 35 years of NMCRS service, everyone knew she left big shoes to fill. As the Society’s first Director of Nursing, Ruthi Moore shaped the Society’s [...]

National Nurses Week 2017: Jo Walker Finds Her Dream Job Working As A Society Visiting Nurse
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 11 May 2017 - 0 Comments

Sometimes the simplest gesture makes the biggest difference. When NMCRS Visiting Nurse Jo Walker was working with a retired USMC general, she realized his eyesight was not what it used to be and created [...]

National Nurses Week 2017: Heather Underhill’s Passion To Be A Nurse Started At An Early Age
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 10 May 2017 - 0 Comments

When Heather Underhill was a small child sitting in the back seat of her parents’ car, she would get upset when an ambulance got stuck in traffic. “Someone in there is sick!” she would [...]

National Nurses Week 2017: A New Heart and a Caring Visiting Nurse, Thanks to You
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 09 May 2017 - 0 Comments

Laycee Weaver loves to play doctor. It’s not surprising. At three-and-a-half years she’s had six heart surgeries including a heart transplant. Laycee has a congenital heart defect. Doctors discovered the problem the day after [...]

National Nurses Week 2017: Celebrating 30 Years of Caring, Sandra Jackson Society Visiting Nurse
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 08 May 2017 - 0 Comments

There was the time when Sandra Jackson – now celebrating her 30th anniversary as a Visiting Nurse with the Society – taught one of her clients to tell which medications she was supposed to [...]

National Nurses Week 2017: A Message From Admiral Abbot
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 May 2017 - 0 Comments

Dear Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Visiting Nurses, Since 1922, visiting nurses have cared for Sailors, Marines, and their families. Those of you who continue that tradition today carry on the legacy with a professionalism [...]

MCM 2017: Running to Remember
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 May 2017 - 0 Comments

The day before Memorial Day weekend in 1997, Marine First Lieutenant Robert Straw was on a routine mission to pick up a helicopter in Texas and ­fly it to North Carolina. Tragically, the Cobra [...]

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