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    • [Clara Adams-Ender sworn in as general, 1987]

    • 1987-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, with one hand on the Bible and one hand raised, is sworn in as a general officer and Chief of the Army Nurse Corps in September 1987.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Denise Hand at OTS, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Kathryn Wirkus (right) and Denise Hand, both members of the "Snoopy Squadron," pose by the sign in front of their dorm during the first week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. The sign has a picture of...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Rosie Noel poses with shrapnel, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • In her left hand, Rosie Noel holds the shrapnel that wounded her, circa 2005. In her right hand, she holds a stone with an angel etching. This was in her pocket when she was hit and has special significance for her. Noel is seated in a hospital bed...
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers playing tennis, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marine Mary McLeod Rogers, with tennis racket in hand, poses on the Henderson Hall tennis court in 1945. Rows of gravestones in Arlington National Cemetery can be seen behind her. Rogers wears a one-piece seersucker "peanut suit" exercise uniform.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver on recruiting duty, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ruth Shaver (center) and a fellow WAC in a military jeep speak with a woman while on recruiting duty in Ashland, Ohio, circa 1944. The unidentified WAC shakes a nurses' hand from the passenger side of a jeep. Both WACs wear the khaki summer...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo looks down at an object in her hand outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Chow line in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • A line of service people await entrance to the tent structure serving as the mess hall at a U.S. military installation in Iraq, 2003. The two green devices are hand washing stations.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron in FIGMO shirts, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The "Fighting Fifth" Squadron pose together in their FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirts during the final week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. The hand-made shirts highlight some of the events from the squadron's...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Portrait of Joyce A. Heflin in navy uniform]

    • Undated
    • Undated portrait of Joyce A. Heflin attired in Navy dress blue service uniform with white gloves and officer cap in hand. An United States Navy officer insignia can be observed on her cap.
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • [Sandra Higgins is promoted to colonel]

    • Undated
    • Sandra Higgins stands at attention while receiving her new rank of colonel. The silver eagle insignia used for the rank is partially obscured by the hand of the unidentified man located on the left. Higgins wears the dark blue dress uniform on the...
    • WV0489 Sandra J. Higgins Papers
    • The Navy Nurse Corps offers you more [1948]

    • 1948
    • A tri-fold, blue and white recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps that outlines the opportunities offered by the program, such as the ability to engage in post-graduate studies, the pay scale, and reserve opportunities. The interior of the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Rita Barbraitis at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Rita Barbraitis, in her Summer work uniform, stands in front of her hooch at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968. Back of photograph reads: Summer work uniform, patch [on] sleeve is 8th army patch. Our hooch behind me. ""Rocking"" a hooch consists of...
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers
    • [Rita Barbraitis at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Rita Barbraitis, in her Summer work uniform, stands in front of her hooch at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968. Back of photograph reads: Summer work uniform, patch [on] sleeve is 8th army patch. Our hooch behind me. ""Rocking"" a hooch consists of...
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers

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