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A Lifetime of Service to Others: Master Chief Robert Dickey Creates His Legacy

“It was either go be a Boston Celtic or join the Navy.” That’s what Master Chief Dickey’s step-daughter, Cheyenne, says about the decision her stepdad made early in his life. It was 1950. Robert had the [...]

A Lifetime of Service: How Florence’s Love for the Navy Is Her Legacy

It was her first day in the Navy. Florence Coyne McDonald (nicknamed Flip, as in “flip a Coyne”) had taken a train from New Orleans, La., where she grew up, to Northampton, Mass. This was 1943, [...]

Mission Bay Sport Center to Support Sailors and Marines with Memorial Day Fundraiser

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 more, all [...]

Virginia Navy License Plate to Benefit Sailors and Marines

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 the chance [...]

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and the Dallas Military Foundation — Joining Forces to Celebrate Patriotism

It’s fancy cocktails, a sumptuous dinner, great live music from the Gatlin Brothers, and dancing all night. But most of all, it’s a celebration of service and country, presented with the pride that beats in every [...]

Popular Sarasota Eatery to Honor Lexi Brown’s Memory and Support NMCRS on April 4

The Original Egg is a favorite neighborhood eatery in Sarasota, Florida. While the restaurant focuses on serving breakfast, brunch, and lunch seven days a week, its owners are also committed to contributing to the community beyond just the scope [...]

Kind Gesture Spurs Donation to Society

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 her next [...]

Dedicated Committee of Navy and Marine Corps Spouses Plans Extravaganza

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 the day, [...]

Your Support Helped This Sailor, and Now He Pays It Forward

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 home that [...]

A Navy Commander Creates His Legacy of Serving Sailors and Their Families in Need

“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 Vietnam. He’s [...]

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