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Who was the first female Marine?

Last Updated: 1st July, 2020

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Keeping this in consideration, what do you call a female Marine?

When the Marines began recruiting women reservists seven months ago, the Corps decided that its uniformed women would carry no telescoped name like WACs, WAVES or SPARS; they would be Marines. But "women Marines" is a lip-twisting phrase. In leatherneck lingo that stands (approximately) for Broad-Axle Marines.

Also, who was the first female Marine Corps general? Margaret A. Brewer

Hereof, who was the first Marine?

The two battalions of Continental Marines officially became "resolved" when Congress issued the first commission to Captain Samuel Nicholas on 28 November 1775.

Who was the first black female Marine?

Lorna M. Mahlock

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