Captain Mabel Annunziata was born in La Paz, Bolivia, and was raised in Miami, Florida. She enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2001, graduated from the University of Arizona, and was commissioned in 2007. Her MOS is 0102 (Adjutant/Manpower). As an officer, she has served at Combat Logistics Regiment 27 and 2nd Marine Logistics Group (FWD), 2nd Marine Logistics Group, The Basic School, Marine Corps Base Quantico, and is now a student at Expeditionary Warfare School.
The statue of Molly Marine is displayed proudly on nearly every base Marine Corps wide. Molly Marine stands confidently with perfect posture in her traditional female Marine Corps uniform; both the epitome of service and femininity. Her knee-length skirt and tailored service coat professionally adorn her fit figure as she represents 96 years of women serving as United States Marines.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.