Donor Stories

Commander Larry Mason: How His Service Led Him to Give Generously to Help Sea Service Members and Their Families

What better reason for joining the Navy than having a great uncle who served directly under Admiral Nimitz in World War II? That’s what motivated Commander Larry Mason. “My great uncle was a Chief Warrant Officer,” [...]

Britt and Admiral Zeller’s Service to Country Goes On. Yours Can too When You Plan Your Legacy

“He loved the Navy, and he loved being on ships.” That’s how Britt Zeller describes the career of her late husband, Rear Admiral Raymond “Guy” Zeller. The Navy was Admiral Zeller’s life for 29 years, and [...]

Why He Gives: Colonel Smith’s Dedication to the Military, the Society, and the Country

Take a look at the photo you see here. It says everything about honor, duty, and service to one’s country. That includes not only 21 years in the Marine Corps but also devotion to Marines, Sailors, [...]

She’s Not Military, But Her Giving Shows How Much She Cares for Sea Service Members and Their Families

It surprises you when you meet her, because of how deeply she cares about the Nation’s service members, but Diane Otto never served in the military. Nor did anyone in her family or her husband’s family. [...]

Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Old Dominion University Sponsors Car Show to Benefit NMCRS

Aaron Naraine was born while his father was stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. From a young age, Aaron was motivated to begin preparing himself to become a Marine. He was a JROTC cadet in [...]

A Chat with Vice Admiral Michael D. Haskins, USN (Ret.) and Mrs. Joanne Haskins about Service, the Society, and Giving

It’s a special thing when someone like Vice Admiral Mike Haskins, who has already given so much to the military and to this country, gives even more with a gift for the Society. That’s why we [...]

A Legacy of Service Throughout Commander Stover’s Career and Beyond

It was President John F. Kennedy who said, “Any man who is asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction, ‘I served [...]

Cedar Creek Foundation Hosts Fundraiser that benefits the Society

On July 6, in celebration of Independence Day, tens of thousands of people from all over Texas congregated on Cedar Creek Lake outside Dallas to watch vintage jets perform amazing aerial maneuvers. What began in 2009 [...]

Jersey Mike’s Subs Hosts Fundraiser for the Society!

To celebrate its first location on a military base, Jersey Mike’s Subs on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story held a fundraiser for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Owner and operator Tristan Lee said his employees [...]

Nationals Honor Sailors and Marines and Support NMCRS

Take Me Out to the Ball Game! Since the Washington Nationals started playing baseball in DC in 2005, the team has celebrated and saluted our nation’s service members. From F-8 flyovers on opening day – to [...]

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