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    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • 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 Juanita J. Johnson, 2002

    • 2002-01-15
    • Primarily documents Juanita Johnson's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1952 to 1954 and her subsequent education and career in teaching.

      Johnson provides a brief overview of her childhood, her reasons for not becoming a nurse,...
    • WV0239 Juanita J. Johnson Papers
    • Oral History interview with Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin

    • 2016-03-21
    • Primarily documents the life of Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin and her service with the United States Air Force.

      MacSeόin recalls her childhood as a military dependent, and the effect that moving so often throughout her childhood had on her....
    • WV0605 Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin Oral History
    • Oral History interview with Deanna Secore Magee

    • 2016-04-24
    • Primarily documents the life of Deanna Secore Magee and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Magee recalls often times being the lone female in her platoon, and having to work as hard as the males to prove herself and gain...
    • WV0608 Deanna Secore Magee Papers
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, in fatigue shirt with rolled sleeves, is handed a certificate of achievement by General Brown for writing a history of her squadron, circa 1978.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Portrait of Barbara W. Kucharczyk, 1977]

    • 1977-10-12
    • Portrait of Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk taken 12 October 1977, after completion of Officer Training School and commission as second lieutenant.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk on base, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk poses at the Squadron Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. She is wearing the USAF dress blue uniform with slacks and officers cap; circa 1980.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Portrait of Barbara W. Kucharczyk, 1992]

    • 1992
    • Portrait of Barbara W. Kucharczyk taken in 1992, while she was on the faculty of the Air Command and Staff College at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Alabama.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Six USAF squadron commanders, 1997]

    • 1997
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (second from the right) poses with five other squadron commanders of the command element of the 82nd Training Group at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1997. The group commander (third from right), as...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk circa 1998]

    • 1998
    • Barbara Kucharczyk poses for a studio photo in the USAF battle dress uniform (BDU), circa 1998.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk with serviceman and child, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (center) stands with fellow Air Force member Sergeant Rivera and his son while she was stationed with the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing in Okinawa, Japan, in July 1977. Kucharczyk wears an olive green short-sleeved fatigue...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk at her commissioning, has her Second Lieutenant bars pinned on by her father, Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel, Roland L. Wolfe. In the background is the logo of the Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk in an airplane cockpit, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • Barbara W. Kucharczyk sits in the cockpit of a T-38 simulator as part of her aircraft maintenance officer technical school training, at Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois in 1978. A note on the back reads, "Do I look like a 'Fighter Jock'?"
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [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
    • [Female OTS participants in fatigues, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Air Force members (l to r) Kathryn Wirkus, Kay Hansen, and Kathy Jackson are pictured in their newly-received fatigues during Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. Wirkus uses masking tape for her nametag...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron at commissioning, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Members of the Fifth Squadron pose together at their commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Pictured are (L to R) David Pace, Stephen Kaumans, Kathryn Wirkus, Bill Black, and Steve Torrence.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus receives 2nd Lieutenant bars, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus (center) has her second lieutenant bars pinned on her collar by Captain Vince Reynolds (left) and her father, Leonard Vincent Wirkus (right), a WWII veteran, during a commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Her...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Four Air Force officers at commissioning parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Colonel Alain Boughton, the wing commander; Kathryn Wirkus; reviewing officer Major General Robert Malloy; and Bill Black pose on the tarmac at Lackland Air Force Base after the final parade and commissioning ceremony of Officer Training School in...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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