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Angelica Botkin Takes on a New Role with the Society as Director of the San Antonio Office
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Like any military spouse, Angelica Botkin thought about her husband’s safety every time he climbed into the cockpit of a Navy EA-6B Prowler. “When people are under financial stress it’s hard for them to [...]

Nicole Price Returns to the Society as Director at NMCRS Quantico
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 27 September 2017 - 0 Comments

Nicole Price’s introduction to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society was at the NMCRS thrift shop in Newport, Rhode Island. Price’s husband was a newly commissioned Naval officer and needed a few items to complete [...]

Former Aviation Maintenance Officer and Her Mom Contribute to Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

After she graduated from college in 1980 with a degree in physical education and health, Jan Wiley couldn’t find a teaching job. “I thought, my Dad was in the Navy and he seemed to [...]

Volunteering Leads to Employment
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 13 September 2017 - 0 Comments

A PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – like many military spouses, Alessia Rossi Molina faces the challenge of continued employment each time she and her active duty husband are transferred to a new duty station. Volunteering [...]

Celebrating Service: Wes Schmidt on the Navy, the Society, and Retirement
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 06 September 2017 - 0 Comments

He was fresh out of the Naval Academy in 1972 when Ensign Schmidt stepped onto the USS Fairfax County (LST-1193). And got a lesson he never forgot. “The real wake up call,” he says, [...]

James Drummond Joins Society as Senior Loan Administrator
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 28 August 2017 - 0 Comments

Growing up in Flint, Michigan, James Drummond saw the U.S. Marine Corps as a means to a better life. Stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, James found his calling ensuring Marines were paid accurately [...]

Youngest NMCRS Director Still Brings Extensive Experience to Iwakuni Office
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 23 August 2017 - 0 Comments

At 23, Reba Martin may be the youngest NMCRS director, but she brings serious knowledge and experience to her new role leading NMCRS Iwakuni. Reba and her husband, now a Sergeant in the Marine [...]

Sharon Zacharias Rises to the Challenge of Cross Service Cases at Unique NMCRS Office
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 17 August 2017 - 1 Comment

Life moved fast for Sharon Zacharias after she and her husband got married. He was in flight school in Meridian, Mississippi and his commanding officer’s wife encouraged Sharon to attend a week-long training sponsored [...]

Shopping at NMCRS Thrift Shop Led to Volunteering for Tricia Clark
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 14 August 2017 - 0 Comments

Tricia Clark was simply shopping for clothes and things her family needed when she saw volunteers working there needed a hand. “So I started volunteering,” she said. “I loved being around other people who [...]

Brenda Norwood Came to the Society for a Raffle, but Stayed to Help Others
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 09 August 2017 - 0 Comments

A pair of tennis shoes, a warm-up jacket, a book about Navy wives, and a duffel bag brought Brenda Norwood into the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society office in Millington, Tennessee for the first time [...]

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