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    • Oral History interview with Karen McKay, 2015

    • 2015-08-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Karen McKay and her service with the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Reserve.

      McKay recalls the dismay she felt about anti-Vietnam war demonstrators and draft dodgers, and how this encouraged...
    • WV0592 Karen McKay Oral History Interview
    • 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
    • [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
    • [Lt. Elizabeth Ray saluting child, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lt. Elizabeth Ray crouches and returns the salute of a little girl she befriended at a base in Bari, Italy, in 1944. The girl wears a garrison cap and a shirt with army patches, while Ray is in WAC service dress.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WAC troop review, Bari, Italy, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs march in formation four wide during troop review in Bari, Italy, in 1944. Lt. Elizabeth Ray is seen at bottom in command.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [Retirement ceremony of Elizabeth Ray, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Colonel Elizabeth Ray stands in front of a color guard during her retirement ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1965.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WAF 25th anniversary collage, 1973]

    • 1973-06-12
    • Collage featuring photos of Women in the Air Force (WAF), celebrating the WAF's 25th anniversary in 1973. Across the bottom, the former directors of the WAF are pictured. They are: Jeanne M. Holm, Elizabeth Ray, Emma Riley, Phyllis Gray, Mary Jo...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Ray, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray primarily discusses her lengthy career in the army and air force.

      Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray briefly discusses being raised by her widowed father, moving frequently around Oklahoma because of his job, attending...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [Women of Kunsan Air Force Base, 1986]

    • 1986
    • Women of Kunsan AFB, 1986. A first for the air force, a maintenance squadron commander and four maintenance supervisors in one Fighter Wing. Kucharczyk is second from right.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1986]

    • 1986
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk at Shaw Air Force Base open house and air show, Sumter, South Carolina, 1986.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk in an F-16D fighter, 1988]

    • 1988
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk straps into the back seat of an F-16D fighter for flight from South Carolina to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1988.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003

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