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    • [WAC Company 11, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • Formal photo of WAC basic training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, taken on 23 February 1945. The company is lead by 1st Lt. WAC Commander Edith K. Sutton. The WAC on the far right in the front row holds a cat on a leash.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [End of basic training party, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • WAC Company 11 21st regiment celebrates their completion of basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945 with a party featuring skits.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Officers and Cadre of WAC Company II, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • Officers and Cadre of WAC Basic Training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, after graduation in March 1945. Some of the women wear ribbons and the five seated women hold flowers.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg and WAC friend, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg (on left) and a fellow WAC (Dinny?) pose on the steps of Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in 1945. Both women wear the WAC olive-drab wool double breasted overcoat and matching garrison cap. The back of the photo...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WACs outside Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, G.A., 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Five WACs gather on the steps of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, during their basic training in March 1945. The WACs are wearing the olive-drab winter dress uniform and garrison cap, and one one carries a military issue handbag. Text on...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WACs at mail call, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • WACs Shirley Kilborn, Jean McNeil, Dorothy Keerz, and Daisy Kien read letters shortly after mail call at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg hanging laundry, 1945]

    • 1945-07-10
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg poses in her brown and white seersucker exercise uniform while hanging laundry on the back porch of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, nicknamed "khalamity kottage," on 10 July 1945. The back of the photo reads,...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg with mop, 1945]

    • 1945-08-03
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg leans against a mop on the porch of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945, wearing her work uniform and Daisy Mae fatigue cap. The back of the photo reads, "Don't I look like an eager beaver?"
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 1945]

    • 1945-10-06
    • Ann Kaplowitz poses in front of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1945. She wears the WAC off-duty olive-drab dress and garrison cap, and holds a cigarette. The front of the photo reads "To 'Cooky' Love 'Doggie.'" The back reads "in...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg 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
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Chaplain, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Chaplain Father Bob McKenzie poses with Kathryn Wirkus following her commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Saudi Arabian officer candidate, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus talks to a Saudi Arabian officer candidate who was completing pilot training in the U.S., following her commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Wirkus wears the air force service dress uniform, while the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron on commissioning day, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The entire Fifth Squadron of Officer Candidate School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, poses for a group photo on their commissioning day before taking the oath of office, in 1978. They still wear the OTS shoulder boards on their service dress...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Hat toss after graduation parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The Fifth Squadron toss their hats at the end of the parade to celebrate their graduation from Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Behind them, several units still in formation can be seen.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus at desk, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus sits at her desk at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in 1978. She wears the air force service dress uniform with first lieutenant silver bars on the shoulder boards.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus sits in front of locker, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus sits in front of her her "panic box," the drawer for personal belongings excluded from inspections, while at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in summer 1978. Wirkus holds protein powder and another nutrition...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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