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Horse Show Pays Tribute to Fallen Marine and Supports NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 21 September 2016 - 0 Comments

Steve Reynolds was a retired USMC lieutenant colonel who served his country for more than 20 years – and he was scared of horses. But when his three children wanted to learn to ride, [...]

MCM 2016: Navy Supply Corps Officer Will Train for Marathon on a Submarine
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 19 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso During her next deployment Alexis Anderson will also be training—underwater—for the 41st Marine Corps Marathon. The USS Georgia is only 560 feet long, and you can’t exactly run laps around [...]

Retired Marine Joe Merritt Connecting Veterans and Civilians through Art
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 14 September 2016 - 0 Comments

This is the third installment in a series about former Marine Joe Merritt. By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Now that he’s a civilian, Joe Merritt can make art everywhere. Not only is this former Marine [...]

Visiting Nurses Help Marine Recover from Four Deployments’ Worth of Blasts
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Jared Miller deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan four times in four years, contributing valuable combat experience and expertise to every mission. Miller did logistics, collected and delivered Marines’ mail, escorted [...]

From Spider Bites and Coyote Wounds to TBI and PTSD, Nurse Susan Zebedies Has Treated It All
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Not every nurse has treated spider and tick bites along with wounds inflicted by coyotes and wild horses. But NMCRS Visiting Nurse Susan Zebedies has. “Nursing in the desert is [...]

Ray Caldwell Moved from Leading Marines to Serving Marines as Twentynine Palms Director
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 28 August 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When Ray Caldwell retired in 2001 from the Marine Corps, after serving for 24 ½ years, he didn’t really want to leave the Marines behind. Soon after retirement he took [...]

MCM 2016: Captain Brett Pierson Celebrates Birthday and Retirement with First Marathon
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 24 August 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Next year Captain Brett Pierson, who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1987, will retire from the Navy after 30 years of commissioned service. He has flown all over the [...]

MCM 2016: Cryptological Technician Luke Cincotta Runs to Keep Fit
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 21 August 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso After working for five years as a special education teacher, Luke Cincotta needed a change. “Special ed is a hard job,” he explained. “I got burned out. I still love [...]

New Director of NMCRS MCRD San Diego Brings Passion for Serving Military Families
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 21 August 2016 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Although she was in graduate school pursuing her master’s degree in public administration, Arlette Plascencia Mendoza figured when her youngest child started preschool in 2009 that she had a few [...]

Secondhand Uniforms Keep Sailors and Marines Looking Smart for Less Cash
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 17 August 2016 - 3 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Without the proper uniform, a service member cannot report for duty. Even with the most meticulous care, a pair of cammies or a set of service dress blues might not [...]

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