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,” [...]

Providing Crucial Support When a Hurricane is Bearing Down

For 24 hours straight, wave after wave of buses leave Parris Island, South Carolina to drive the 250 miles to Albany, Georgia. These buses carry 6,000 Marine recruits from boot camp to Marine Corps Logistics Base [...]

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 [...]

Your Support Helped Give Chasity Some Independence

May 6, 2016, Chasity McCulloch and her husband, Wes, went scuba diving to celebrate their third wedding anniversary. Wes, a Marine stationed in Okinawa, had been deployed and had just returned home. For their celebratory dive, [...]

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. [...]

Home Sweet Home After Hurricane Michael

From June through November each year, the threat of a hurricane is a constant fact of life for Florida residents. Families in Panama City, situated on Saint Andrew Bay, just a few miles from the Gulf [...]

Ester Johnson Takes on a New Role with the Society as the Director at NMCRS Newport

When one of Ester Johnson’s in-laws asked how she was able to adapt to moving so frequently as the spouse of a Navy chaplain, she immediately explained what the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is and does. [...]

Rachel Stankich Says Volunteering with the Society Made Her Interested in a Career in Business

When seven-year-old Rachel Stankich first visited Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society headquarters—known to her simply as her mom’s office—she didn’t expect to like it. “I didn’t think it would be fun for a seven-year-old,” Rachel, now 18, [...]

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 [...]

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