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  • Veteran's biography: Academy
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    • Oral history interview with Yardley Nelson Hunter, 2010

    • 2010-10-24
    • Yardley Nelson Hunter tells of her early life, education, and military service.

      Hunter discusses topics such as race relations, gender roles in the military and specifically United States Air force, services provided by the military for its...
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Barbara A. Wujciak, 2011

    • 2011-12-16
    • Barabara Wujciak discusses growing up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Rocky Mount, North Carolina, her strong desire to attend the United States Naval Academy, her initial rejection and eventual acceptance to the Academy in...
    • WV0524 Barbara A. Wujciak Papers
    • Oral history interview with Doris Mesina Ehlenfeldt, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • Primarily documents the early life of Doris Messina Ehlenfeldt and her service in the United States Navy.

      Ehlenfeldt recounts growing up in West Haven, Connecticut with her parents and three brothers, her decision to leave home and join the...
    • WV0554 Doris Messina Ehlenfeldt Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Oral History interview with Theressa Jeanne Fillmore, 2015

    • 2015-11-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Theressa Jeanne Fillmore and her service with the United States Army.

      Fillmore recalls the various cross-training that she completed during her thirty-one years in the army, the gratification she received from...
    • WV0599 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • [Air Training Officers at Air Force Academy, Morning Drill, 1976]

    • 1976
    • Air Force Training Officers at Air Force Academy practice Morning Drill at 9 a.m. on the Terrazo in M-1951 Cold Weather Field Uniform with black gloves and winter hat. Yardley "Nelson" Hunter is front right. Cadets look on in background." Text on...
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • Oral History interview with Kate I. Germano

    • 2016-11-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Kate I. Germano and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Germano recalls feeling devastated when she was not accepted to the United States Naval Academy, but how this rejection only increased her...
    • WV0626 Kate I. Germano
    • [Photograph of Academy Winds, 2010]

    • 2010-03-29
    • This is a group photograph of Academy Winds, which is an ensemble of members of The United States Air Force Academy Band. Master Sergeant Cheryl Sizer is in the front row, first from left, holding a flute.
    • WV0543 Cheryl L. Sizer Papers
    • [Group photograph of Academy Winds, 2010]

    • 2010-04-16
    • This is a group photograph of Academy Winds, an ensemble of members of The United States Air Force Academy Band, during their final tour. Master Sergeant Cheryl Sizer is second from left.
    • WV0543 Cheryl L. Sizer Papers
    • [Group photograph of Academy Winds, 2010]

    • 2010-03-29
    • This group photograph shows Academy Winds, an ensemble of members of The United States Air Force Academy Band, having fun together. Master Sergeant Cheryl Sizer is in the front, on the left, holding a flute.
    • WV0543 Cheryl L. Sizer Papers

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