The Chesty Puller Chapter (OH-2) of the Women Marines Association

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Contact and Membership Information

The Chesty Puller Chapter (OH-2) of the Women Marines Association conducts a quarterly business lunch and service project meeting in the Greater Akron area, as well as occasional meetings statewide (Ohio) throughout the year.  The meeting location is subject to vary from quarter to quarter.  To inquire about attendance at an upcoming meeting or other chapter activities, or for more information on membership in WMA or our Loyal Escorts of the Green Garter auxiliary, please contact one of the chapter officers (2016-2018) listed below at

  • Ellen Leidy - President & Chapter Historian
  • Jenny Jenkins - Vice President, Webmaster & Membership/Recruiting
  • Karen Pressler - Secretary
  • Lora LeWay - Treasurer
  • Judy Tullis - Chaplain and Cheers & Tears Outreach

Become One of Us! Join WMA!

In order to join the Chesty Puller Chapter (OH-2), you must first be accepted for membership in the Women Marines Association (national level).  Applicants must certify that they are now serving or have served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps' regular or reserve components.

National dues are $40 for two years; life membership is pro-rated by age. 

To apply for national membership, please click on the WMA Membership Applicatin link above and follow the instructions provided.

Then, to join WMA OH-2, email


Loyal Escorts Sought!

The Loyal Escorts of the Green Garter is the official auxiliary of the WMA.  To join, individuals must be related within two degrees (spouse, sibling, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild) and sponsored by a WMA member. 

Dues are $30.00 for two years.  Life membership (pro-rated by age) is limited to those whose sponsor is also a life member of WMA.

To apply for membership in the Loyal Escorts, cllick on the Loyal Escorts Membership Application link below and follow the instructions provided.