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  • Item description: Desert
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    • [Female airman doing a pull-up, 2003 ]

    • 2003-11-07
    • A female airman does a pull-up exercise from a beam in a tent while stationed in Iraq in July 2003. A male airman looks on. Both service members are dressed in desert combat uniforms.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [A female airman lifts weights in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-07-11
    • A female airman, in desert combat uniform, uses a barbell to workout while stationed in Iraq in 2003. Camouflage netting appears to cover the makeshift weight room.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • This cold shower brings gulps in gulf [1991]

    • 1991
    • A newspaper article from the Greensboro News and Record entitled "This cold shower brings gulps in gulf" by Nina Harmon, including a photo of her. The article discusses showering conditions for troops deployed in Operation Desert Storm/Desert...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A soldier stands in the foreground of the desert landscape next to a row of A-frame canvas tents and a mobile lightening device. A collection of vehicles and an additional row of canvas a-frame tents can be seen on an overlooking hill. This...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin and two fellow airmen sit on swing, Iraq, circa 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • Airmen Ingrid Ruffin (left), Gina, and Howe sit on a swinging seat in Iraq while waiting to make a phone call in May 2003. All women are wearing desert combat uniforms and boonie hats. Ruffin has staff sergeant rank insignia on her sleeve; Howe has...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Three female airmen in tank, circa 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • Airmen Katherine Mendez, Howe, and Gina pose inside the back of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while stationed in Iraq in May 2003. The women are wearing desert combat uniforms with boonie hats.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • The al jaber sirocco newsletter [1995]

    • 1995-08-22
    • An informal letter made to inform spouses and enlisted personal about life in Kuwait. Produced after Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, article topics include a day in the life of a crew chief, weather report, local flora and fauna, and...
    • WV0489 Sandra J. Higgins Papers
    • [Army personnel assembling desert tents, Saudi Arabia, 1991]

    • 1991
    • Army personnel assembling desert tents to construct the 312th Evacuation Hospital. Personnel are attired in an assortment of full battle dress uniform, battle dress uniform trousers and khaki T-shirt, boonie hats or patrol caps. Saudi Arabia, 1991.
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [Ashley Brott wears United States Army combat uniform, 2008]

    • 2008-01
    • Ashley Brott (right) wears the United States army combat uniform with the insignia of the United States 1st Cavalry Division. Her mother, Heather Brott (left) also wears BDUs with the American flag patch. Ashley's father, Jim Brott, wears the...
    • WV0496 Ashley Brott Oral History
    • [Bethany Gibson in Iraq,  2003]

    • 2003-04-14
    • Bethany Gibson is pictured at a U.S. military installation in Iraq while stationed there in April 2003. She wears the desert combat uniform with staff sergeant rank insignia and caries an M16 rifle, a boonie hat, and a rucksack with angle head...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus with retirement gift, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Colonel Patricia Quisenberry presents Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus with a present at Wirkus' retirement ceremony, circa 2005. In the box are items from her twenty-seven years in the air force such as various squadron patches, service medals,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in front of tent, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni in front of a tent. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"Tent #2 - yours truly washing the face. Gives you an idea of the British desert[?] tent[?] we live in. Abdul made the bamboo rack for our helmets - I was thinking of you when...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nina Harmon, 2012

    • 2012-01-07
    • Documents Nina Harmon's early life growing up Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, and North Carolina, her time in the service starting with a United States Army nursing program in college in 1970, her completion of active duty service in 1977, and her work with...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [Ellen Peebles with husband, circa 1990]

    • 1990
    • Ellen R. Peebles is photographed with her husband, Bruce Peebles, outside a camouflaged tent in Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. Both are wearing desert battle dress uniforms (BDUs).
    • WV0502 Ellen R. Peebles Oral History
    • [Ellen Peebles with husband, circa 1990]

    • 1990
    • Ellen R. Peebles is photographed with her husband, Bruce Peebles, outside a camouflaged tent in Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. Both are wearing desert battle dress uniforms (BDUs).
    • WV0502 Ellen R. Peebles Oral History
    • [Entrance to worksite in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Entrance to the 606th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron work site in Iraq, 2003. The site contains equipment and structures covered in desert camouflage netting and an American flag next to a piece of Iraqi artillery.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Offenbacher Lewis

    • 2008-12-22
    • Gayle Lewis tells of her early life, education, and lengthy service as officer and nurse in the navy and the navy reserve.

      Lewis primarily documents her military career, spanning the period between the Vietnam War and Operation Desert...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers

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