The Women Marines Association is proud to be the only Veterans’ association for and about women Marines. WMA is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization. It was Established in Denver, CO, in 1960 to ensure that our history as Marines would continue to be told and passed on to a new generation of Marines. Chapters and members across the nation work on community programs and support our military personnel, our Veterans and their communities. WMA is a member of the National Marine Corps Council and maintains a liaison with Headquarters Marine Corps
ABOUT OUR CHAPTER– LADY MARINE ROSE OR-1- The chapter was chartered in March 1964 by our founder Meg Dawes . Members of our chapter make and sells litter bags and the funds are used to support local Marines in need , as well as support various local events and organizations. Our chapter also has a scholarship establish in name of our founder . We participate in several community events throughout the year ,such as Veteran’s Day & 4th of July Parade , Stand Down, Veterans Runs/Hikes , Habitat For Humanity . Our chapter strongly believes in giving back to our community, in which we live and take part in the Adopt-a-road program in Salem. 4 times a year we gather together and pick up litter along a portion of Portland Rd .
Our Chapter meets the 4th Saturday of each month . Since we are the Few and the Proud with chapter members living throughout the Willamette Valley, we take our meetings on the road to reach as many Women Marines as possible and get them involve..
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