The Orchids of Lambda was founded on August 1, 2018 under the guidance of the Lambda Beta Alpha Military Sorority, Incorporated visionary/ founder Tarama Giles and founders  Lisa Kirsch, Deborah Ivey, Dana Thomas, Melissa Barnes, Tina Baker, Susan Griffin, and Nakia Harvey. As veterans themselves, they truly understand and appreciate the support of veteran supporters.



Purpose: To function as a supportive unit to Lambda Beta Alpha, assist in fostering a familial atmosphere among its members, provide insight to families of new service members, and serve the public through various community service projects.


Membership: Female military relatives (i.e. spouse, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, cousin), supporters (significant other, friend, etc...), ROTC cadets, and those desiring to enter the military; age 18 and older.