Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Larry Nelson
Veterans History Project 

Veterans History Project: Vickie L. Morlock, U.S. Marine Corps

 


It is a rare thing for a young woman to want to join the Marine Corps. When their advertisements appear on various media, finding a female in the coverage takes some work. But they are there. They trained and worked just as hard, had similar goals, and proudly served. They are “Marines”.

Vickie Morlock lived in Baker City, Oregon. She was eighteen years old. She completed her high school education. She knew college wasn’t going to be an option for her. She wanted to find a good job and get a career going. Hmm… it would be so cool to wear that uniform the Marines were weari...



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