Exhibit opens that chronicles the lives of women Marines


Last updated 2/25/2010 at Noon

Alyce Williamson, 94, stands in front of a Marine Corps recruiting poster from the 1990s. Williamson was stationed in the commanding general

Veteran and active-duty women Marines were visibly moved as they viewed the first exhibit at Camp Pendleton dedicated exclusively to the history of Women Marines. The exhibit opened Feb. 5 at Camp Pendleton’s Ranch House National Historic Site, an adobe built in the 1840s. The home has been utilized to house exhibits since 2007 when it was no longer used as a residence for commanding generals and their families. The exhibit will remain open to the public free of charge through March 31.

The artifacts and images have been provided by the Southern California chapter of the Women Marines As...

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