Alia Reese

National Program Manager, United States Marine Corps | Fredericksburg, VA

Alia works with Marine Corps commands to bring the United Through Reading program to all USMC families who are separated by requirements of service. As an active duty spouse for over 16 years who has raised young children through her husband’s multiple deployments, Alia is very familiar with the best practices and programs for developing and maintaining family connections over distance.

Alia has a Master’s Degree in Psychology and has been an active volunteer in military family programs for many years. She is also the award-winning author of My Daddy is a Marine and My Mommy is a Marine, and has written for various online publications. Contact Alia at