KIMBERLY REED is the 2015 recipient of the Irene Ferguson Marine Wife Recognition Award. She is being honored for her wide-ranging commitment to volunteerism. Kimberly actively seeks out opportunities to generously share her time and talents in support of the Marine Corps, her fellow military families and the local community.

Kimberly has volunteered with several organizations over the past few years, including the Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge & Skills program (LINKS), the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) and Youth and Teen Programs. She is an active volunteer with the San Diego Military Family Collaborative and at her children’s school. Never hesitant to tackle a challenge, Kimberly is the first to step-up and assist. She is a model citizen, always ready to help her friends and colleagues. Kimberly leads by example. She is an inspiration to her fellow Marine spouses and volunteers with a “can do” attitude towards every challenge and project.

Kimberly Reed is an exceptional woman. Her passion for life, dedication to her family, friends and the Marine Corps, and her desire to serve others is an inspiration to all. The Flying Leathernecks salute Kimberly Reed as; Marine Spouse, mother, volunteer leader and, for upholding the highest traditions of the Marine Corps.