Sunday, November 15, 2015

Camp Pendleton Marine Finally Went to Ball, She's 94

94-year-old veteran honored at Marine Corps Ball 
FOX5 News
BY GREG MILLS
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Medvid reached the rank of Corporal during World War II. She was stationed in San Francisco and learned to repair radios for ships at the time when women were encouraged to join the service to free up men for combat.
SAN DIEGO – A 94-year-old veteran fulfilled her lifelong dream Friday when she attended the Marine Corps Ball in University City with her husband.
Tillie Medvid was the guest of honor at the ball, which celebrated the 240th birthday of the Marine Corps. Her attendance was made possible by Camp Pendleton. read more here