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Three Children, Three College Degrees – With a Lot of Work and a Little Help from NMCRS
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 19 April 2019 - 0 Comments

When their daughter graduates with a degree in social work next month, Susan and Scott Bingham will finally be done paying for college for their three children. Tuition – even for one student – [...]

National Volunteer Week 2019: Linda Bego Exudes a Brilliant Determination and Gentle Compassion to Serve
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 12 April 2019 - 0 Comments

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, it gives me great pleasure to commend Linda Bego as the twenty-fourth recipient of the Mrs. Grace Glenwood Higginson Lifetime Achievement [...]

National Volunteer Week 2019: Carolyn Phoebus Demonstrates a Strong Work Ethic and a Heart to Assist Those in Need
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 11 April 2019 - 0 Comments

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, it gives me great pleasure to commend Carolyn Phoebus as the twenty-third recipient of the Mrs. Grace Glenwood Higginson Lifetime Achievement [...]

National Volunteer Week 2019: Dave Mattis is Viewed as the “Cornerstone” of NMCRS Mayport
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 09 April 2019 - 1 Comment

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, it gives me great pleasure to commend Captain Dave Mattis, U.S. Navy (Retired) as the twenty-second recipient of the Mrs. Grace [...]

National Volunteer Week 2019: Thank You from Admiral Abbot
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 07 April 2019 - 0 Comments

Dear Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Volunteers, Since the inception of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society in 1904, Volunteers have been the bedrock of our organization. Every day and in each instance, Volunteers provide compassionate [...]

Kaitlyn Gallant Joins the Society as Director of MCRD San Diego
By: NMCRS Legacy Blog - 19 March 2019 - 1 Comment

When Kaitlyn Gallant had earned her associate’s degree in accounting, she needed job experience beyond what she’d learned growing up on a cow farm. Living with her Marine spouse in Twentynine Palms, California, there [...]

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, [...]

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