Derryberry, Mary Ann
Born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1949. Mary Ann, Corporal, USMC, served at Fleet Marine Force Atlantic Communications in Norfolk, Virginia, 1969-1972. Resident of Anthem, Arizona. A Lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans and the Women Marines Association since 1975, Mary Ann is a Charter Member and two-term Past Commander of The American Legion Post 128 in Anthem, Arizona. She is the Organizer and Chair of the Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade since its inception in 2005. Mary Ann advocates for homeless and at risk veterans, volunteering at Arizona StandDowns, Vets Helping Vets events, Mission Continues, and other not-for-profit organizations. She is the Chair of the Women Veterans Advisory Board of Veterans First Limited, which creates programs to meet the unique challenges of our women veterans. Mary Ann is a strong supporter of the Anthem Veterans’ Memorial.