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  • Veteran's biography: Columbia
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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
    • [Army bivouac in New Guinea, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of an army bivouac in New Guinea, as seen in 1943 or 1944. Soldiers set up tents and cots under palm trees. A servicewoman stands in the foreground with her back to the camera.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Army Nurse Corps field uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Olive drab army nurse winter field uniform. Includes jacket that reaches to hips, with six exposed front buttons and four pockets, and trousers. Worn by Alice C. Boehret in 1944 and 1945.
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • [Army nurses on laundry day, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Alice C. Boehret and her friend "Wash" carry bags of clothing on laundry day while posted in Wraxall, England, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • [Army nurses outside tent in New Guinea, 1943]

    • 1943-02
    • Army nurse Janet Froome and fellow servicewoman Ada Bridge stand outside their "home," a tent in New Guinea, in February 1943. Bridge holds two stuffed koala bear toys.
    • WV0120 Janet Froome Papers
    • [Army officers at Red Cross Club, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Lt. Carmen Penta, Lt. Jane Brister (center), and Maj. Isrin sit at a table with donuts and coffee in the American Red Cross Club at the European Theater Intelligence School (ETIS) in Oberammergau, Germany, in Fall 1946. According to the back of...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Blanche Holt Gwyn]

    • 1943
    • Formal Potrait of Blanche Holt Gwyn
    • WV0031 Blanche Holt Gwyn Papers
    • [Butler family portrait, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • The E. George Butler family poses for a portrait in their home in Savannah, Georgia, during Thanksgiving weekend of 1946. In the back row are: Ellen Butler, Red Cross; Josephine Butler, Julia Butler, and Frances Butler, WAVES. In the front row are:...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [Butler sisters at ship christening, 1943]

    • 1943-11-30
    • Frances Butler's sisters, Julia Butler and Josephine Butler, pose at the christening of the Liberty ship SSEdwin L. Godkin on 30 November 1943. The Butler sisters worked at the Savannah Ship Building Company prior to joining the WAVES, and ...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [Camp King WAC Detatchment, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Picture of four new members of the WAC Detatchment at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952. The three WACs on the right are wearing the taupe Hattie Carnegie uniform, while the fourth is in a taupe field jacket.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Carrie Radnik and fellow ANC nurse, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Carrie Gammel Radnik (left) poses with a fellow ANC nurse, possibly Mary Murphy, on the steps of a building, circa 1943. Both women wear the ANC olive-drab service uniform with garrison cap.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Carrie Radnik at mess hall, New Guinea, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Carrie Gammel Radnik poses at the entrance of the mess hall of the 87th Station Hospital, in Doba Dura, New Guinea, in 1943. She wears a khaki shirt and slacks with drawstring ankles, a uniform probably only issued to nurses serving in the Pacific,...
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Carrie Radnik with doctor and patients, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army nurse Carrie Gammel Radnik (right) stands with a doctor while visiting with three male patients in an overseas station hospital in the Pacific Theater, circa 1943.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Carrie Radnik, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Carrie Gammel Radnik poses beside a building in the ANC beige off-duty dress and service cap, while stationed in New Guinea from 1943 to 1944.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [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

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