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Wayne Osbourne Brings Payroll Expertise to Loan Administration Top Post
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 26 July 2017 - 0 Comments

As an active duty Marine, Wayne Osbourne made sure Marines in his command received their hard-earned paychecks. “I entered information in the military payroll system and maintained proper documents to support the housing allowances, [...]

New River RSA, Mary Allen, Celebrates 15 Years with the Society!
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 24 July 2017 - 0 Comments

Mary Allen was a young teenager when her mother taught her to knit and crochet, skills that have served her—and hundreds of babies—well for more than 70 years. She knitted sweaters for her children [...]

Monika Woods Helps Society Keep Pace with Modern Demands on Service Members
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 17 July 2017 - 0 Comments

It’s easy for Monika Woods to track her time with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society because, when she started volunteering, her twins were toddlers, and they’ve recently graduated from high school and are off [...]

Your Support Helped This Sailor, and She Paid It Forward
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 14 July 2017 - 0 Comments

M3 Natasha Adeloye had a problem. Repairing the dent in her car would cost $400. Her insurance deductible was $1,000. She’d end up paying more than double the amount of the repair cost if [...]

Susan McKelvey Understands the Value of Standing with a Client In Good Times and Bad
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 10 July 2017 - 1 Comment

As a long-time Navy wife, Susan McKelvey can definitely relate to her clients who are young moms, parenting solo while their husbands are deployed. Her own Navy husband, now retired, was a submariner. “I’m [...]

Family Channels Grief Into Help for Others
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 July 2017 - 1 Comment

Anne Alix was 18 weeks pregnant with her second daughter when she and her husband Chris, a Marine Lance Corporal, went to the Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune for an ultrasound, expecting to see [...]

Donna Fischer Works with Navy and Marine Families Across the Generations
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 July 2017 - 1 Comment

Married to a Marine at age 18, Donna Fischer got a crash course in military life at her husband’s first duty station in San Diego, California. To make ends meet, she went to cosmetology [...]

Maureen Farrell Provides Constant Presence and Support at NMCRS Patuxent River
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 26 June 2017 - 0 Comments

When Maureen Farrell started volunteering at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society office in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1991, she was basically a data entry clerk. “They did casework on Monday, so whoever came in on [...]

Area Trainer and Groton Director, Evelyn Liberty-Topliff Celebrates 30 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 19 June 2017 - 0 Comments

As a young Navy wife, Evelyn Liberty-Topliff’s first experience with what was then the Navy Relief Society was not a pleasant one. “On our way to my husband’s new duty station in Norfolk, Virginia, [...]

A Retired Sailor and His Wife Have Twins, and You’re There to Help
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 18 June 2017 - 0 Comments

Fernando Miranda stood out at the Budget for Baby workshop at NMCRS Portsmouth, Virginia. He’d retired from the Navy in 2014 after two decades as a logistics specialist, and he and his wife were [...]

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