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Internal Communications Director, Thelisha Woods Celebrates 15 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 11 March 2019 - 0 Comments

In 2003, as a recent graduate of Howard University, Thelisha Woods was waiting for her journalism career to take off when she saw the Society’s advertisement for someone to create training materials. Thelisha had [...]

Courtney Snyder Joins the Society As NMCRS Rota Director
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 25 February 2019 - 0 Comments

Courtney Snyder trained for months to prepare for her first big race—the Sparkasse-3-country- marathon through Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. “My husband was deployed,” she recalled,” and there were several weekends when I ran 10 [...]

From Volunteer, to Trainer, to Director, June Brennan says Farewell to the Society!
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 20 February 2019 - 1 Comment

Back in 1978, after the office closed for the day, then-volunteer June Brennan would arrive at NMCRS Rota to type the director’s daily correspondence. She brought her newborn baby along, and he would fall [...]

In the Midst of a Personal Tragedy, This Military Family Discovers They Have All of Us Supporting Them
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 04 February 2019 - 0 Comments

Everything happened so fast. It was April 5, 2011, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kacy Ray was assigned to the 3rd Marine Regiment, located on Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Kacy and his wife, Lilian, [...]

Soha Orsburn Joins the Society as a Headquarters Caseworker
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 28 January 2019 - 0 Comments

With volunteer experience in Sierra Leone and India, a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degrees in theological studies in urban and international development, Soha Orsburn brought a passion for working with and helping [...]

Client Returns to Give Back to the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 16 January 2019 - 0 Comments

Derek Davis began his Marine Corps career as a radio technician and retired 20 years later as a gunnery sergeant with expertise in information technology. He had been retired for about 10 years, but [...]

NMCRS Visiting Nurse Patty Kotora Celebrates 10 Years Of Service
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 January 2019 - 0 Comments

When she worked on a trauma floor in a city hospital, Patty Kotora saw a lot of long-term patients who had to overcome significant physical and emotional damage. “If they didn’t have insurance, they [...]

Area Trainer Kelly Barton Celebrates 10 Years of Service
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 03 January 2019 - 0 Comments

In 1986, Kelly was a newly married military spouse, living on Guam—her husband’s first duty station—with their toddler son. “My husband was a helicopter pilot and was deployed all the time,” Kelly recalled. “One [...]

NMCRS Visiting Nurse April Pearson Celebrates 15 Years with The Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 27 December 2018 - 0 Comments

No matter your age, education, background, or profession, having a baby is a life-changing event and first-time parents have a lot of questions. Even experienced parents may suffer from lack of sleep and surging [...]

NMCRS Visiting Nurse Stacey Fisher Celebrates 10 Years with the Society
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 26 December 2018 - 0 Comments

As a military spouse with a passion for helping others through medicine, Stacey Fisher found herself pursuing a nursing education.  “I’ve always had a heart for babies and wanted to pursue a career in [...]

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