Volunteers for EAST-COAST PDS

Volunteers of MarineParents.com work around the United States in a variety of capacities.

Number of Positions: 7

Manager : Teresa Meadows
Coach : Marlee Vestal
Assistant Coach : Marlee Vestal
Group Leader(s) : Marlee Vestal
Assistant Group Leader(s) : Krista Douglas
Group Guide(s) : Melissa Messina, Shelley Klug

Teresa Meadows


Coach PI 4th RTBN
Group Leader Japan
Assistant Group Leader Marine Parents
Volunteering since 2018-09-26
Total Service Hours: 7130.06
Total Service Hours in 2023: 383.2

Teresa lives in Iowa, with her two children. Teresa’s dad served in the Army; Special Forces, Green Beret and is a Vietnam Veteran. Teresa served in the Army and has a nephew who served in the...Read More


Marlee Vestal


Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach Marine Parents
Group Leader
Volunteering since 2020-04-16
Total Service Hours: 1727.66
Total Service Hours in 2023: 116.27

Marlee started volunteering with MarineParents shortly after her Marine graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, in April of 2020 when her Marine headed straight to MCT. Her family...Read More


Krista Douglas

EAST-COAST PDS Assistant Group Leader 

Group Guide SD Fox
Group Leader SD Mike
Group Guide Region 1 North West
Group Leader SD Alpha
Volunteering since 2020-09-10
Total Service Hours: 1594.5
Total Service Hours in 2023: 187.55

Krista comes from a vast Military background. Her father served in the U.S. Navy for 24 years. She joined the U.S. Army right after high school and served 3 years, before getting out to raise he...Read More


Melissa Messina


Group Guide SD Golf
Community Relations Presenter Illinois
Group Guide SD India
Volunteering since 2021-09-29
Total Service Hours: 539.3
Total Service Hours in 2023: 102.88

Melissa, her Fiance, Ben, and her 17-year-old daughter live in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Her son is a Marine and is currently at his PDS on the East Coast. Melissa's son worked v...Read More


Shelley Klug


Volunteering since 2020-07-30
Total Service Hours: 669.77
Total Service Hours in 2023: 41.43

Shelley lives in central Iowa and is a proud mother of two children. Her oldest daughter is working full time and taking online college courses. Her Marine son graduated boot camp in September of ...Read More

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