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Meet the Community Relations Volunteers of MarineParents.com

Staff, Directors and Volunteers

We have a ton of other work that goes on behind the scenes for Information Services and Development. These folks work closely with office staff to develop new content, maintain databases, and research ways to generate revenue through donations. These are the folks you'll seldom see, who are truly working around the clock in a constant quest for knowledge and new ideas. We thank you all for your work and commitment to the quality of the organization!




Jennifer Jennifer (Jennifer Ackerbauer) from Cobbleskill, NY
Marine and

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Tina Tina (Tina Alberico) from Fort Edward , NY
Marine and

Tina is a proud Marine MoM from Upstate NY. She is married and has 5 children, 2 boys, and 3 girls. She is a Marine Veteran, she served from 1997-2001. She is a stay at home mom. Her oldest son...[Read More]



Andrea Andrea (Andrea E Alexander) from Beaumont, CA
Marine and

Andrea never imagined she would be a part of a military family. She is the mother of three sons, one Marine, one recruit, and one poolee. Her daughter is in the process of enlisting with the Un...[Read More]



Margaret Margaret (Margaret Allen) from Northport, ME
Marine and

Margaret is originally from Long Island, New York until she moved to Maine in 2003. She met her husband in 2005 and they share a home with their dog and 4 cats. Margaret's previous work was in re...[Read More]



Kate Kate (Kate Avallone-Serra) from Albany, NY
Marine and

Kate is the proud Mom of two. Her son graduated from Parris Island's 2nd RTBN, Fox Company in 2019. Her daughter is a high school Honors student. In addition to volunteering for Marine Parents, Ka...[Read More]



Sharon Sharon (Sharon Leah) from Hobbs, NM
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

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Lori Lori (Lori Cuevas Ballard) from Hope Mills, NC
Marine and

Lori is a K3 teacher and a mother of three children. She currently lives in the beautiful state of North Carolina. Her middle child (a son) is a Marine. When her Marine was in middle school he sai...[Read More]



Casandra Casandra ( Casandra Barend ) from Mooresville, NC
Marine and

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Jennifer Jennifer (Jen Bidoli ) from Altoona , PA
Marine and

Jennifer is a Marine Mom whose son graduated MCRD Parris Island in early 2020. Jennifer has been married 27 years, the mother of 3 and a full-time grandma. Her eldest daughter is seeking a career ...[Read More]



Gina Gina (Gina Bills) from Aurora , UT
Marine and

Gina is a mother of 5 kids, 3 girls, and 2 boys. She lives in Aurora UT. She has a daughter in the Marine Corps and a son in the Army Reserves. She loves spending time with her family and watchin...[Read More]



Eva Eva (Eva S Birriel) from McKinney, TX
Marine and

Eva S Birriel is a born and raised Puerto Rican, who moved to the USA in 2004, specifically to Los Angeles area in California. From there, she moved to the North Dallas area in TX, where she still...[Read More]



Robert Robert (Bob Boland) from Madison, AL
Marine and

Bob Boland is a Gold and Blue Star Dad, and a volunteer with MarineParents.com since 2018. Bob was an active duty service member with the US Army for two years as a Military Police Officer and ...[Read More]



Monique Monique  (Monique Boore) from West Covina, CA
Marine and

Monique is a busy wife, mom and business owner. She is married to Mike, a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol who is also a Marine Veteran of the Gulf War. Her eldest son, Tim, is curren...[Read More]



Donna Donna (Donna Botticelli) from Beaverton, OR
Marine and

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Stephanie Stephanie (Stephanie Bowling) from Warrenton, VA
Marine and

Stephanie is a Group Leader for 3rd Battalion, Mike Company, Assistant Group Leader for 3rd Battalion India/Oscar Company, Parris Island. ...[Read More]



Teisha Teisha (Teisha Boyce) from Hooksett, NH
Marine and

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Tiffany Tiffany (Tiffany Brasch) from Elkhorn, NE
Marine and

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Hortencia Hortencia (hortencia brito-horta) from Fontana, CA
Marine and

Hortencia Brito is a stay at home Mom of one daughter and five sons, who is currently working on completing her Master's degree in Elementary Teaching. She has been married for 26 years to a won...[Read More]



Kimberley Kimberley (HappyMommyTo2) from Ramsay, MT
Marine and

Kimberley's family has spent 5 generations raising their own families in a rural town. They have a strong sense of community pride and enjoy the living history in the area. Married to her best fri...[Read More]



Jennifer Jennifer (Jennifer Brown) from Fort Myers, FL
Marine and

Jennifer is a very proud Marine mom from Fort Myers, Florida who has been a Marine Parents volunteer since October of 2016. Jennifer's Marine is the first in her family to join the military. She...[Read More]



Candi Candi (Candi Reuber Busekros) from Loves Park, IL
Marine and

Candi is a mom to two boys Kodee and Kelton. Her oldest son joined the USMC in 2018. Her passion for animals has led her to work at a vet clinic. She enjoys spending time camping with her husband ...[Read More]



Rachel Rachel (Rachel Camp ) from Royse City, TX
Marine and

Rachel lives and works in Northeast Texas with her husband, daughter, and their 4 fur babies. Her son, Rory, graduated from Boot Camp at MCRD San Diego in February 2018, and she now loves sending ...[Read More]



Valerie Valerie (Valerie Davis VO) from Canyon, TX
Marine and

Valerie is an extremely proud, Marine Mom who served as the Platoon Parent for 2nd Battalion, Hotel Company, San Diego, where her son trained in becoming a Marine. She is currently a Group Leade...[Read More]



Sandra Sandra (Sandra MC) from Ridge, NY
Marine and

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Alexandra Alexandra (Alexandra Carapia) from Justice, IL
Marine and

Alexandra is a single mom of 4. The 3 oldest are boys and the smallest is a girl. The oldest Son is a Marine, one of his little brother said he will follow his big brother shoes. Her Marine starte...[Read More]



Joalyce Joalyce (Joalyce Lucin - Carranza) from Apache Junction, AZ
Marine and

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Mary Mary (Mary Wyand Case) from Palmetto, FL
Marine and

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Jamie Jamie (Jamie Lee Chandler) from Mayflower, AR
Marine and

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Heather Heather (Heather Chapman) from Springfield, VA
Marine and

Heather, a retired Army National Guard Major, is a born and raised Michigander. She met her husband while both serving in the Michigan Army National Guard. In 2003, after a tour in San Antonio, T...[Read More]



Celeste Celeste (Celeste Collins) from Huntington Beach, CA
Marine and

Celeste is a Marine Mom who resides in California and works in advertising. She has four adult children (3 boys, 1 girl) and one grandchild. Celeste’s youngest son finished the Crucible and be...[Read More]



Colleen Colleen (Colleen Marie Cook) from Oklahoma City, OK
Marine and

She is a native of Wisconsin, but after joining the Navy in 1991, she has called many places home. Thanks to her retired Navy husband’s career, Oklahoma is currently home. Colleen’s middle chi...[Read More]



Kelly Kelly (Kelli Healey Cooke) from FPO, AP
Marine and

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Robin Robin (Robin Holt Corbett) from Ennis, Texas
Marine and

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Angie Angie (Angie Crow) from Placerville , CA
Marine and

Angie is a wife of 26 years to her high school sweetheart; a combat Marine Veteran. A mother to two boys and one girl. Her youngest son attended boot camp in San Diego in March of 2019 and gradu...[Read More]



Cindy Cindy (Cindy Darknell VO) from Redding, CA
Marine Parent and Volunteer

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Victoria Victoria (Vicki Deauman) from Cleburne, TX
Marine and

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Christi Christi (Christi DeSimone) from Windsor, CO
Marine and

Christi lives and works in Northern Colorado....[Read More]



John John (John A. Diolosa) from Bethpage, NY
Marine and

John serves as a MP volunteer to provide encouragement, support, and information to families and friends of their poolies as they head off to Parris Island to become recruits, and to begin tra...[Read More]



Michelle Michelle (Michelle Dulansky) from Gilbert, AZ
Marine and

Michelle is a mom to three kids. Her oldest is her daughter. A nursing student and a mom to a beautiful daughter, Michelle's first grandbaby Stella was born while her son was in Bootcamp at MCRD...[Read More]



Diana Diana (Diana Dungan ) from Windham, NH
Marine and

Marine Parents Facebook group volunteer Diana is a Proud Marine MoM from New Hampshire. Charlie Company will always hold special meaning, since her Marine son graduated Charlie Company on Par...[Read More]



Heidi Heidi (Heidi Ebbert) from Phoenix, AZ
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator,

Heidi and he husband David were married May 2017. With Heidi's daughter and 3 sons and David's two daughters, they now have the Brady Brunch circa 2018. Heidi is proud to be the MoM of two US Ma...[Read More]



Nicole Nicole () from Stevens Point, WI
Marine and

Nicole started volunteering with MarineParents in April 2017. In addition to volunteering on the Echo Co page, Nicole can be found volunteering on multiple state pages and on the Quantico Fleet ...[Read More]



Debra Debra (Dedmun@yahoo.com) from Stevens Point, WI
Marine and

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Sheri Sheri (Sheri Edwards (America)) from Ocala, FL
Marine and

Sheri has been married for 26 years and the mother of four. Sheri and her husband are the proud parents of 2 United States Marines. Her family has lived in Brazil for over 20 years where they hav...[Read More]



Alicia Alicia (Alicia Rhea Empson) from Dayton, TX
Marine and

Alicia is a High School Teacher, Wife, and mother of 3 amazing children. She is a former Registered Nurse who graduated from the University of Texas, for the past 6 years she has been a High Schoo...[Read More]



Catherine Catherine (Catherine Elizabeth) from Plymouth, MI
Marine and

Catherine is a wife and the mother of three children. She has been married for 28 years. She and her husband's son, the youngest, graduated in September of 2019 from the 3rd Battalion at Parris Is...[Read More]



Jamy Jamy (Jami Exendine) from Kellyville, OK
Marine and

Jamy has been married to her husband for 7 years although they have known each other for 25 years. Jamy has 5 kids, one of whom became a Marine in 2019, and 2 more who will be entering in 2020. Sh...[Read More]



Julia Julia (Julia Faber ) from Compton, IL
Marine and

Julia is a proud mom of four sons. She has been married for 23 years and works as a Registered Nurse in a small community hospital. She and her husband live in rural Illinois and enjoy their s...[Read More]



Crista Crista (Crista W Fair) from Boise, ID
Marine and

Crista has been a volunteer with MarineParents since October of 2015, initially serving as a Platoon Parent for 3rd Battalion, Kilo Company, San Diego, then serving as Group Guide for 2nd Batt...[Read More]



Jana Jana (Jana K Forck ) from Jefferson City, MO
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

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Jen Jen (Jen Franz ) from McHenry , IL
Marine and

Jen is a wife and mother of one son and two daughters. Her oldest graduated early from High school and went off to San Diego for boot camp. He graduated there in June of 2019. Jen enjoys fash...[Read More]



Marj Marj (Marj Oleske Frew) from Martin, SD
Marine and

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Alesha Alesha (Alesha Fuquea) from Chickamauga, GA
Marine and

Alesha is a Marine Mom of a son who graduated from MRCD Parris Island in 2019. She’s been married for 12 years to David. She’s also the mom to an 18 year old girl who artistic and fun-loving. ...[Read More]



Carlos Carlos (Carlos Garcia) from Ozone Park, New York
Marine and

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Yvette Yvette (Yvette Garcia) from Whittier, CA
Marine and

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Heather Heather (Heather R Garrett) from NewPort, NC
Marine and

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Sue Sue (Sue George) from VERNAL, Utah
Marine and

Sue has been married to her husband Tony for 40 years. She and Tony have two sons, two wonderful daughters-in-law and 9 grandchildren. Her oldest Grandson joined the Marines in 2019. Sue and Ton...[Read More]



Ellen Ellen (Ellen M Griffin) from Hudson, NH
Marine and

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Cheryl Cheryl (Cheryl Snyder Griffin) from CANTON, GA
Marine and

Cheryl describes herself as a much-loved child of God, a wife, a mother, a dog lover and a volunteer. When she is not volunteering you can typically find her walking the dog, listening to music, ...[Read More]



Janet Janet (Janet Grubb VO) from Idaho Falls, ID
Marine and

Janet helps answer questions as well as providing support and encouragement in the Marine Parents School Of Infantry ITB West group....[Read More]



April April (April Hall) from Elkton, MD
Marine and

April lives in Maryland along with her husband and youngest son. She is a Group Guide Volunteer that hopes to help and support all loved ones that have a recruit in Marine Corps boot camp....[Read More]



Madralynn Madralynn (Madralynn Haye) from Winnemucca, NV
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator,

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Lonni Lonni (Lonni Hendershott ) from Middlefield , OH
Marine and

I am a mother of 3 boys and grandmother to 1 granddaughter. I work as a Master Scheduler for a Wire Manufacturing company in NE Ohio. I do enjoy reading and listening to music and spending time wi...[Read More]



Ammie Ammie (Ammie Hennigan) from Muenster, TX
Marine and

Ammie is married to her husband Rick and is a mom to daughter Cristina, and her 2 boys, Christopher and Thomas. She also has 2 grandsons Tanner and Jace. Her youngest son joined the USMC in 2019. ...[Read More]



Sandra Sandra (Sandra Horris ) from Bay City, TX
Marine and

Sandra is the proud MoM from Texas who is an Assistant Group Leader in Lima Company, San Diego. She enjoys welcoming new members and offering encouragement to family members and feels this is a way ...[Read More]



Michelle Michelle (Michelle Hoyt) from Surprise, AZ
Marine and

Michelle is an extremely proud Marine mom who started volunteering with MarineParents in December 2018. Her youngest son Brennan is a Marine and graduated with Charlie Company at MCRD San Diego on...[Read More]



Cindy Cindy (Cindy Hucks) from Otsego, MN
Marine and

Cindy lives in Minnesota with Aaron and their two dogs. Their Marine is the youngest of four children. She works as a structural drafter in St. Paul. When not working, she spends as much time as...[Read More]



Ronda Ronda (Ronda Huff) from ALBION, IN
Marine and

Ronda lives in northern Indiana with her husband, two cats, and two dogs. Ronda is a Registered Nurse who works for ENSC. Along with her husband, they have 5 children. Ronda has a granddaughte...[Read More]



Susan Susan (Susan Hughes) from Greensboro, NC
Marine and

Susan is honored to be the mother of a United States Marine. ...[Read More]



Lynn Lynn (LM Humphreys) from Pleasant Hill, MO
Marine and

Lynn has been associated with the Marines since 1968. Married to a carrier Marine who was a Vietnam and Desert Storm Veteran. She has four adopted sons that all served and are now retired.She also...[Read More]



Emily Emily (Emily Hunt) from Hurst, TX
Marine and

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Tammy Tammy (Tammy M Jaggers) from Huntley, IL
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

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Anisha Anisha (Nisha Benfiquista) from Jacksonville , NC
Marine and

Anisha is a proud Marine wife from New Jersey. She began this journey as a Recruits' girlfriend that soon turned into a proposal and then marriage. They met at their old job, where her husband alw...[Read More]



Shawna Shawna (Shawna Johnson ) from West Bend , WI
Marine and

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Terri Terri (Terri Merritt Johnson) from Hugo, MN
Marine and

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Tara Tara (Tara Snelgrove Key) from Middleburg, FL
Marine and

Tara's goal is to provide encouragement to recruit families and be there with them on this amazing ride!...[Read More]



Debbie Debbie (Debbie Knoll) from Fort Collins, CO
Marine and

Debbie is a 2nd generation Colorado Native. She attended Colorado State University where she met her husband Gregg playing college soccer. Shortly before their 20th anniversary, they adopted th...[Read More]



Robin Robin (Robin Kozinn) from Cornwall on Hudson, NY
Marine and

Robin Kozinn joins our team with the New York States Group....[Read More]



Jennifer Jennifer (Jenn Landreth VO) from Toledo, IL
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator,

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Olivia Olivia (Olivia Langley) from Roswell, NM
Marine and

Olivia is from Roswell, NM. She is married with four amazing children. Her second son graduated from Boot Camp in September 2019. Olivia is a teacher and loves children and giving back. She h...[Read More]



Sharese Sharese (Sharese Lee) from Keaau, HI
Marine and

Sharese started her journey as a volunteer for MarineParents in March of 2020, after her Marine graduated Bootcamp from MCRD San Diego. She is a single parent of her only Marine. She resides in Ha...[Read More]



Teresa Teresa (Teresa Larivee) from Ronan, MT
Marine and

Teresa is a wife, mom, and school teacher. She has been married for 26 years and has two kids. Her son is a new Marine and their family is so proud of him. While his choice was a bit of surpris...[Read More]



Erica Erica (Erica Furtney Lawson) from Missoula, MT
Marine and

Erica Lawson lives in the beautiful state of Montana with her husband, Pat. Erica owns and operates a drop off daycare in her city and feels very fortunate to do a job that she absolutely loves. ...[Read More]



Crystal Crystal (Crystal M Layne) from Calabasas, CA
Marine Parent and

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Lisa Lisa (Lisa Kathleen) from Grover, MISSOURI
Marine and

Lisa has been a volunteer with Marine Parents since November of 2016. She served as Platoon Parent for 1st Battalion Charlie Company, San Diego while her son was in boot camp. She then ...[Read More]



Robin Robin (Robin Lindell) from Apple Valley, MN
Marine and

Robin is a proud MoM from Minnesota! Robin is married, with three children. She is a former middle school teacher who has had the honor of being a stay at home mom for over 20 years. She has ...[Read More]



Rachel Rachel (Rachel A Lino) from Conroe, TX
Marine and

Rachel is a Volunteer in Training for Kilo Company, MCRD San Diego, where she works to support the new recruits families and loved ones as their recruit begins his journey towards becoming...[Read More]



Andrea Andrea (Andrea Skingel Longo) from Mckinney, TX
Marine and

Andrea lives in Texas with her husband Rick and two children still at home. They have six children altogether (ages ranging from 37-17) and four beautiful grandchildren. Rick, Andrea, and the thre...[Read More]



Reneê Reneê (Reneê Cranford Lopez) from HOUSTON, TX
Marine and

Renee joined to be a volunteer for MarineParents in November 2019 while her son was at the end of BC. Renee was born and raised in Louisiana before moving to Texas. She is a Licensed Surgical ...[Read More]



Tana Tana (Tana Lusty) from Richland Springs, TX
Marine and

Tana and her husband Bucky live 17 miles down a dirt road on a large cattle ranch in Central Texas. They have 3 children. The oldest, a daughter is currently in nursing school. The youngest s...[Read More]



Elaine Elaine (Elaine Martin) from Saugus, MA
Marine and

Elaine is the proud Mom of three Sons. They live in Massachusetts. Her oldest son had dreamed of becoming a Marine from an early age. He graduated Bootcamp in July of 2019. The Military experience w...[Read More]



Julio Julio (Julio Massad) from Austin, TX
Marine and

Julio is analytical, detail-oriented, and passionate. He is very proud of both of his sons, one of whom is in the Marine Corps, the other son a professional in the health care services field. H...[Read More]



Debbie Debbie (Debbie VO McGlasson) from Tatum, NM
Marine and

Debbie has been volunteering with MarineParents.com since July of 2019. She has been married to the love of her life for 27 years now and they raised two wonderful kids. Their daughter is 23 and a...[Read More]



John John (Lee McIntire) from Natrona Heights, PA
Marine and

Lee is a proud Marine father, x2, who currently serves as a Recruit Parent Facebook Group Guide, Charlie Company, MCRD Parris Island....[Read More]



Teresa Teresa (Teresa Meadows) from Ankeny, IA
Marine and

Teresa lives in Iowa, with her two children. Teresa’s dad served in the Army; Special Forces, Green Beret and is a Vietnam Veteran. Teresa served in the Army and has a nephew who served in the...[Read More]



Rhonda Rhonda (Rhonda Hutzenbiler-Miller) from Kalispell, MT
Marine and

Rhonda is a married mother of 3 children with 3 beautiful grandchildren. She lives in the Northwest corner of Montana and enjoys her grandchildren, the outdoors and spending time with her family...[Read More]



Angela Angela (Angela Miller) from GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas
Marine and

Angela started training as a volunteer shortly after her Marine Graduated from MCRD San Diego. During the boot camp experience, Angela felt that Marine Parents support groups helped her learn wha...[Read More]



Joan Joan (Joan G. Mobley) from Princeton, TX
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

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David David (David Mohr) from Waukesha, WI
Marine and

David has been a member of several Marine Parents Facebook groups since his son started boot camp in October 2017. ...[Read More]



Russell Russell  (Russ Motschenbacher ) from Great Falls , MT
Marine and

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Colette Colette (Colette Heil Munce) from SIOUX FALLS, SD
Marine and

Colette has been married for 27 years. She and her husband Greg have 3 children: two daughters and their son is the Marine. One daughter is a teacher and soon to be engaged. The 2nd daughter is ...[Read More]



Jennifer Jennifer (Jenn Reising Myzia) from Crown Point, IN
Marine and

Jennifer celebrates 28 years of marriage this year to her husband, Joe. She is the mom of three: Lissa, Benton, and Andrew. Jennifer is a stay-at-home wife and mother (when her kids need her) and ...[Read More]



Adriane Adriane (Adriane Nelson) from Mckinney, TX
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator, Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

Adriane is an Assistant Group Leader for Mike Company, San Diego, a Group Leader in Japan Fleet Group, Louisiana and Michigan State Groups. ...[Read More]



Shellie Shellie (Shellie Chvala Neumeier) from Liberty Township, OH
Marine and

Shellie is a virtual executive assistant by trade and a devoted mother of four by choice and now gets to add Marine Mom as one of her best titles. Her Marine is the first in the family to become a...[Read More]



Becky Becky (Becky Nielsen) from Geraldine, MT
Marine and

Becky is relatively new to MarineParents. Her youngest child chose to claim the title of United States Marine. Erik went to recruit training in January 2019. He is currently in the Reserves. Her o...[Read More]



Sharon Sharon (Shari Bergthold Oitzman ) from Penn Valley, CA
Marine and

Raising kids for 22 years, Sharon is a self-proclaimed volunteer junkie. So it felt natural, when her youngest became a Marine, to find herself wanting to volunteer for MarineParents.com. In her s...[Read More]



Kellie Kellie (Kellie Eberly Page) from Red Springs, NC
Marine and

Kellie is a Marine Mom whose son graduated from MCRD Parris Island in 2019. She has been married for 23 years and has worked in the Animal/Agriculture industry for 25 years. Kellie also has ...[Read More]



Jennifer Jennifer (Jenifer Lynn) from Apache, OK
Marine and

Jennifer is a Marine Mom, who began volunteering with Marine Parents in May of 2018....[Read More]



Jennifer Jennifer (Jennifer Nitzschke Paskert) from Everly, IA
Marine and

Jennifer and Josh have been married for 12 years. They have three children and multiple foreign exchange children. Their middle son is a Marine who went to boot camp in June of 2018. He has been t...[Read More]



Lynda Lynda (Lynda Michele) from Meridian, ID
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator, Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

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Shannon Shannon (Shannon Lynn) from Fallon, NV
Marine and

Shannon is married to a Marine who proudly served from 1999-2002. Shannon is also a mother to a Marine and a sister to a Marine. Her Marine husband helped prepare her for her son's journey. Shan...[Read More]



Vicki Vicki (Vicki Lynn Helveston Pike) from Roseville, CA
Marine and

Vicki currently lives in California with her husband and 3 fur babies. She has 2 older daughters and her son, the youngest, just joined the United States Marine Corps when he graduated from Boot...[Read More]



Dana Dana (Dana Powell VO) from Independence, MO
Marine and

Dana is a single mom of three who lives in Missouri with her two other children ages 15 and 11, two dogs and two cats. Her oldest son expressed an interest in the military, Marines to be exact, ...[Read More]



Richard Richard (Richard Powell) from Hesperia, CA
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

Richard has been a volunteer with MarineParents since 2015 and currently serves as the Assistant Coach for San Diego. Richard oversees training of volunteers, helps recruit new volunteers and ens...[Read More]



Belynda Belynda (Belynda Powers) from Kyle, TX
Marine and

Former Marine, mom of 3 adult children, high school math teacher, compliance analyst, and current law student, who gets harassed daily by her fur baby, Oreo. Belynda spent 9 1/2 years in the Corps...[Read More]



Pam Pam (Pam Puttkamer) from Rock Springs, WI
Marine and

Pam has been a volunteer with MarineParents since 2015 and is currently serving as Group Leader for the What's After Boot group and the SOI MCT East group. As a Group Leader, Pam works with p...[Read More]



Kimberly Kimberly (Kim Raley) from Frostburg, MD
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

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Cathy Cathy (Cathy Ramirez VO) from Justice, IL
Marine and

Cathy is a Group Guide in the Poolee group....[Read More]



Philena Philena (Philena Reaves) from Perry, GA
Marine and

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Ana Ana (Ana Saavedra) from Winchester, VA
Marine and

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Evelyn Evelyn (Eve Rosado) from Orlando, FL
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Recruit Parents Message Board Moderator,

Evelyn is loves to assist other family members through their recruits' 13 week journey at boot camp, just as she was supported. ...[Read More]



Sandra Sandra (Sandra Rosenberger ) from Columbia, MD
Marine Parent and Volunteer

Whats After Boot Message Board Moderator,

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Amy Amy (Amy K. Rosno) from Burlington, WI
Marine and

Amy started volunteering with Marine Parents in May 2017; the same day her son left for SOI. As a volunteer with Kilo Company, San Diego, she hopes to guide, educate, and comfort families as t...[Read More]



Christine Christine (Christine LaCour Sawyer) from Wilmington, NC
Marine and

Christine is currently a volunteer in training. She is the proud daughter of a career Marine and now the proud MoM of a Marine! Her son is currently in at his MOS and has begun training in Signal ...[Read More]



Tracy Tracy (Tracy Schatz) from Orwigsburg, PA
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Jamie Jamie (Jamie Schulz) from Grinnell, IA
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Susan Susan (Sue Gustafson Schweitzer) from Woodridge, IL
Marine and

Susan married to her high school sweetheart, Bill, and is a mom to 3 boys, Jacob, David, and Tyler. Her middle son joined the USMC in 2019. Her desire to help others led her to a career in n...[Read More]



Misty Misty (Misty Jones Seda-Morales) from Virginia Beach, VA
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Kathryn Kathryn (Kathy Skelly) from Canton, OH
Marine and

Kathryn is the mother of three children, and also married to a Marine. Her youngest joined the Marine Corps in 2018. She works full time for a large hospital and enjoys traveling the country in he...[Read More]



Julia Julia (Julie M. Sloan) from Poplar Bluff, MO
Marine Parent and

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Alexys Alexys (Alexys Sovis) from Albertville , MN
Marine and

Alexys is from Minnesota and just graduated from Grand Canyon University in April. She is hoping to work in the sports industry, following her internship with the Minnesota Vikings. Alexys is the ...[Read More]



Heidi Heidi (Heidi Spevacek-Rand) from Spokane , WA
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Stephanie Stephanie (Stephanie Spokas) from Helena, MT
Marine and

Stephanie is a native Montanan, raised on the Rocky Mountain Front not far from Glacier National Park. Stephanie has been a litigation paralegal for almost three decades and currently is a self-...[Read More]



Petal Petal (Petal J Stanley) from Carrollton, MO
Marine and

Petal Stanley was born and raised in South Africa and is now a proud US citizen who lives in the beautiful state of Missouri. She is a happily married stay-at-home mom with five children and ...[Read More]



Jason Jason (Jason Stoner) from Shelbina, MO
Marine and

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Cynthia Cynthia (Cynthia Furry Storms) from Tacoma, WA
Marine and

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Stacie Stacie (Stacie Lynne) from San Diego, CA
Marine and

Stacie is a Group Leader for Kilo Company, MCRD San Diego. Her goal is to help recruit families through compassion, encouragement, and understanding, during this exciting, yet often times chal...[Read More]



Sherri Sherri (Sherri Stewart Trinler) from McKinney, TX
Marine and

Sherri lives in North Texas with her husband David and bossy cat Snooki. She is originally from Kentucky where she developed her life long love of horses and of course, Kentucky Wildcats basketba...[Read More]



Amanda Amanda (Amanda Tyson) from Orting, WA
Marine and

Amanda is the spouse of a USMC MGySgt who recently retired after serving the United State Marine Corps for over 30 years. Amanda is the mother to five boys & a grandmother to seven grandchildren...[Read More]



Stacie Stacie (StacieLyn VO Urban) from Oak Grove, MN
Marine and

Stacie started volunteering with Marine Parents in August 2018; shortly after her son graduated from boot camp. As a Group Guide with Lima Company, San Diego, she hopes to guide, educate, and ...[Read More]



Marlee Marlee (Marlee Chapman VesŦal) from Boerne, TX
Marine and

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Allison Allison (Allison Wadowski) from Bristol, CT
Marine and

Allison has been married to her husband Ken for 22 years and they have raised two fantastic young men. Their oldest is a recent college graduate with a marketing/business degree and their younge...[Read More]



Ursula Ursula (Ursula Warren) from Farmington, MO
Marine and

Ursula Warren is the proud Momma of four amazing kids - 2 bio and 2 bonus! She and her husband Steve share 4 beautiful grandsons, as well. All four kids have flown the nest, and are successfully...[Read More]



Terrie Terrie (Terrie Weary) from Cibolo, TX
Marine and

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Cherissa Cherissa (Cherissa Wells) from Paris, TX
Marine Parent and Volunteer

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Cherissa was born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She has been remarried for a little over 1 year, and is a proud Momma to a blended family of eight kiddos ranging from 4 to 22! Her ol...[Read More]



Lisa Lisa (Lisa West) from Saint Leonard, MD
Marine and

Lisa is a proud mom of a Marine. She's from Calvert County,Maryland and is new to the Military life, but has found support and encouragement from those that she encounters either on Facebook g...[Read More]



Crystal Crystal (Crystal Talley Whobrey) from Scottsburg, IN
Marine and

Crystal is a stay at home MoM of 4 kids who keep her busy. She has been married for 20 years and lives in a very small town in Southern Indiana. ...[Read More]



Joyce Joyce  (Joyce Marie Willcox) from Las Vegas , NV
Marine and

Joyce is originally from Oklahoma (GO SOONERS) and has lived in Las Vegas, Nevada since December 1980. She met her husband, David, at church and they've been married since August 8, 1988. They h...[Read More]



Colette Colette (Colette Williams) from Kansas City, Missouri
Marine and

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Carolyn Carolyn (Carolyn Buckner Williams) from Greensboro , NC
Marine and

Carolyn has been married to her husband, Bill, since 1995 and has two children. Her daughter graduated college in May of 2019 and her son graduated from MCRDPI in March of 2019. Her son knew at ...[Read More]



Judy Judy (Judy Willingham) from Arlington, TX
Marine and

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Diana Diana (Diana Wolfe) from Sugar Grove, IL
Marine and

Diana served as a Platoon Parent for 2nd Battalion, Fox Company, San Diego. She now serves as the SOI West MCT Group Guide. Her goal is to help new families through their experience....[Read More]



Tisha Tisha (Tisha Bennett Wright) from Marietta, GA
Marine and

Tisha enjoys spending time with her husband of 27 years, Charles, her Marine son Trey, and her youngest son JD, who just graduated from high school and will be attending college on an NROTC schol...[Read More]


   



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