Honoring and saluting the brave men and women who courageously serve as warriors everyday.
CAPTAIN KARLA CUMBIE.
YEARS IN SERVICE: 2006 – PRESENT.
MOS: UH-1Y PILO
Karla Cumbie has always had a warrior spirit. Her athletic talent led her to the U.S Naval Academy where she competed in Division 1 Volleyball. The challenge to earn the title was what first attracted Captain Cumbie to the Marine Corps.
Her leadership, hard work and dedication earned her a position as a Weapons and Tactics Instructor, a designation reserved for only a small percentage of Marine Corps pilots.
CAPTAIN LINDSAY RODMAN.
YEARS IN SERVICE: 2008 – PRESENT.
Captain Lindsay Rodman’s parents always encouraged her to stay true to her ideals and follow her instincts. As a Duke and Harvard graduate, she had multiple career opportunities. However, she saw the Marine Corps as the place where she could make the greatest impact.
Now, she’s a judge advocate and White House Fellow. Captain Rodman has already earned impressive titles in her young career. But the title she’s most proud of is Marine.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL STACEY TAYLOR.
YEARS IN SERVICE: 1993 – PRESENT.
For Lieutenant Colonel Stacey Taylor, the Marine Corps is more than a career, it’s a way to make a meaningful contribution. On deployment, LtCol Taylor participated in humanitarian operations, assisting in the evacuation of American citizens from Albania in 1996. In his spare time, LtCol Taylor volunteers with local community service organizations, such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Since the filming of this interview, then-Major Taylor was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, and is now the Commanding Officer of Headquarters and Support Battalion, School of Infantry – East.
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