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For JR Derrow, the Pride of Serving Country Runs Deep
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 05 December 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso JR Derrow estimates that he’s worked with more than 15,000 clients throughout his 20 years as a counselor for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Combine that with the 20 years [...]

Society Helps Petty Officer through Family Tragedies and She Gives Back
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 16 November 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Manning the rails during sea detail while returning to homeport after a six-month deployment in March 2011, PO1 Grossglass quickly spotted her mom and dad waving to her from the [...]

Josie Militello Manages Money Behind the Scenes So Sailors and Marines Stay Mission Ready
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 14 November 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Throughout her 15 years working and five years volunteering for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Josie Militello has managed money, offices, pension payments, client cases, and more. What started as [...]

New Charleston Director Calmed the Storm of a Client Who “Arrived Like a Tornado”
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 14 November 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Being at the right place at the right time, combined with an MBA, helped Autumn Crouser land the job as director of NMCRS Charleston, just as this office was transitioning [...]

Ruby Tuesdays Reopens in Pensacola with Gift to NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 09 November 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When more than two feet of rain fell in just 24 hours in 2014, Pensacola, Florida, flooded. The rising waters that flowed across roads and into homes and businesses did [...]

Dana Ulmer Brings Diverse Skills, from the Classroom to the Soccer Field, to HQ Casework
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 November 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Dana Ulmer has taught preschool and Pilates, worked with first-generation American high school students and adults with mental illness, and she’s refereed soccer matches. Now she can add NMCRS HQ [...]

HQ Caseworker Debbie Fulkerson Celebrates 10 Years of Service Across 13,000 Miles
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 02 November 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When her former husband was the Active Duty Fund Drive coordinator for his ship, Debbie Fulkerson was intrigued by the mission of the Society. She was a preschool teacher at [...]

San Onofre Director Donna Miranda Makes It Her Mission to Be the Face of NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 31 October 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso NMCRS San Onofre Director Donna Miranda began volunteering with the Society in 2008, after she observed first-hand the effects of financial stress on the military members. “About a year before [...]

Active Duty Volunteers Help their Fellow Service Members in Need
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 26 October 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso For many service members, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is not simply a place to ask for help, but also a place to offer help to fellow Sailors and Marines [...]

Director of NMCRS Iwakuni Melissa Hornbook Tells Her Story
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 24 October 2016 - 0 Comments

Throughout my life, I’ve been dedicated to actively helping support the needs of my community. At the age of 11, I joined a nonprofit organization dedicated to community service. My passion for helping others [...]

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