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Kind Gesture Spurs Donation to Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 18 January 2017 - 0 Comments

Flying from Chicago to Providence through Dulles International Airport, Ann Zartler ran into complications. The retired school psychologist was returning home after visiting family for Thanksgiving. During her layover at Dulles, Zartler discovered that [...]

Dedicated Committee of Navy and Marine Corps Spouses Plans Extravaganza
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 17 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso While the day-to-day work of the Navy-Marine Corps Ball Committee includes soliciting donations, addressing invitations, and mastering the protocol for hosting high-ranking officers and other VIPs, at the end of [...]

30 Years After Borrowing Kitchenware from Society, Retired Marine Bill Beath Returns to Lead Camp Pendleton Office
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 16 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Nearly three decades ago, as a young E3 in the Marine Corps, William Beath needed help.  “We were newly married and had just PCSd to Marine Corps Air Station El Toro [...]

Veterans Commemorate 40th Anniversary of USS Guam and USS Trenton Disaster
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 10 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso More than one hundred Sailors and Marines from the USS Guam had gone ashore in Barcelona, Spain and were enjoying their first night of liberty in their first overseas port, [...]

Diverse Professional and Volunteer Skills Prepared Jill Warning to Lead NMCRS Yokosuka
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 09 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When Jill Warning’s husband was assigned to Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy in 2011, she established a local branch of In Gear Career, a program that provides professional development for [...]

Inspired by Visiting Nurses as a Child, Melissa Ludwig Now a Visiting Nurse for NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 09 January 2017 - 2 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso During the night, Melissa Ludwig’s grandfather would wake up and call out for his Army buddies—the men he had served with in World War II. Even after he couldn’t remember [...]

Your Support Helped This Sailor, and Now He Pays It Forward
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 04 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso When his family’s apartment caught fire, Ed Cochran was aboard the USS Intrepid (CV-11) in the shipyard at Portsmouth, Virginia. He had no idea what had happened until he got [...]

Growing Up with NMCRS Prepared Elizabeth Moore to Lead in Okinawa
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 02 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Navigating life on a US military base in Japan can be confusing on a good day – especially in Okinawa, where base housing is in short supply. Employees and volunteers [...]

Playing “Taps” To Honor Our Fallen
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 02 January 2017 - 0 Comments

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso The ceremonial folding and presenting of the American flag and playing “Taps” on the bugle is a venerable tradition that honors our fallen service members at funerals. These traditions are [...]

A Navy Commander Creates His Legacy of Serving Sailors and Their Families in Need
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 28 December 2016 - 0 Comments

“I’m really taken with the Society,” Commander Steven Guzauskis said. And he means it. His sense of the value of what the Society does comes from his 25 years with the Navy, including tours in [...]

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