Our Team

NMCRS Camp Pendleton North Director, Donna Miranda Celebrates 10 Years with the Society!

During infantry training, new Marines’ time is not their own. Demanding schedules and weeks at a time in the field mean Marines are focused entirely on the mission. That’s why it can be dangerously easy for [...]

Gabie Telles’ Range of Experiences At NMCRS Helped Prepare Her For Director Role

Gabie Telles still has the budget that a caseworker at NMCRS Bremerton created for her and her husband in 2009 when they went to the Society for help. “When we were first married there was a [...]

Pam Diskul-Vrable Feels at Home as the New Director at NMCRS Cherry Point

The challenges facing military families are similar wherever you live. Pam Diskul-Vrable realized this when she married a Marine in 2011. “Growing up in a military family is pretty much the same no matter what country [...]

Cyndi Hill Knows the True Value in Serving as a Thrift Shop Volunteer

A new uniform can cost a Sailor or Marine hundreds of dollars. And Sailors and Marines typically need several uniforms to wear every day and for special occasions. So when a Seabag goes missing during a [...]

Natalie Van Cleave Felt Instantly Welcomed as an NMCRS Volunteer

Natalie Van Cleave and her husband Jordan were high school sweethearts. They started dating in 2005, were married in 2009, and had their first child—Abigail—in 2011. “There were complications when my daughter was born, which cost [...]

Deason Family Supports the Society with their Time, Talent, and Bracelets!

When 10-year-old Ashlynne Deason saw her mom volunteering for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Great Lakes, Ashlynne wanted to know what she could do to help. Her parents, Ashley Deason and Chief Petty Officer Shawn Deason [...]

Volunteer Judy Robison Wholeheartedly Believes in the Mission of the Society

Judy Robison has done just about everything in the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society office at Cherry Point, North Carolina. She started volunteering in 1981 when her sons were in high school. In 1985, Judy was hired [...]

Dave Happ Is Always Happy to Help as a Volunteer at NMCRS!

Dave Happ wishes he had known about the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society back in the 1970s when he was a junior officer in the Navy, in charge of young Sailors who needed financial support. “I could’ve [...]

Volunteer Taylor Carraway Helps Families Prepare for the Future in the Budget For Baby® Class!

Noticing her husband’s monthly donation to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society on his pay stub was how Taylor Carraway first learned about the Society. The first time she visited a Society office was in 2011 in [...]

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 [...]

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