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    • [Air force members in mess dress uniform, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Fahim Ideas, Kathy Jackson, Kathryn Wirkus, and Robert Brodner pose for a photo before the "Dining In" formal dinner at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. All wear the air force mess dress uniform with white summer...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus 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
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother and Jean C. Ried study anatomy, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps (AMSC) green cord uniform, and Jean C. Ried, in AMSC dress uniform, study anatomy in the Physical Therapy Library of the Medical Field Service School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assisting an injured serviceman, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty uniform and cap, assists Sergeant John Cordova, who wears a leg brace, with his crutches during physical therapy at Womack Army Hospital in North Carolina on April 5, 1967.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assists amputee veteran, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother assists Private John E. Marshall with physical therapy for his transtibial amputation in Womak Army Hospital at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on April 5, 1967. Fairbrother wears the her Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother at graduation from PT school, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat and gloves at her graduation from physical therapist school at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on July 8, 1966. Her uniform bears the...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in dress blues, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat, gloves, and purse, circa 1966. Her sleeve insignia bears the rank of 2nd lieutenant. On the back of the photo, she notes that the uniform cost $132.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in field, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in fatigues, lies on her belly behind a bush, circa 1966. A note on the back of the photo reads,"'Combat' Ready!"
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother receives plaque, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother is presented the Association of the United States Army Plaque as honor graduate of her Physical Therapist class at their graduation on July 8, 1966. Presenting the award is Colonel Emma E. Vogel (Ret." and looking on is...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother using an electrical stimulator, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice H. Park Fairbrother practices using an electrical stimulator on Jean C. Reid in Physical Therapy Lab at the Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1965.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother 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
    • [Female officers perform the flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A folded flag is passed to Captain Jennifer Suarez from a first lieutenant at the retirement ceremony of Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus, circa 2005. The women represent two of Wirkus' five ranks during her air force career.
    • 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
    • [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

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