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  • Item description: Desert
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    • [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 Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • 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
    • Oral history interview with Cathy Illman Sykes, 2006

    • 2006-01-25
    • Primarily documents Cathy Illman Sykes's background; nursing education; service in the U.S. Air Force from 1983 to 2003; and the impact of her military career on the rest of her life.

      Sykes discusses her family; her decision to obtain a...
    • WV0340 Cathy Illman Sykes Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Patricia Chamings, 2007

    • 2007-01-27
    • Primarily discusses Chamings' nursing education, teaching, and thirty years of service with the Air National Guard.

      Chamings mentions her childhood in Florida; her mother's nursing career; her nursing education at Orange Memorial Hospital...
    • WV0378 Patricia Ann Chamings Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin under desert camouflage netting, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Self-portrait of Ingrid Ruffin, in three-color camouflage desert combat uniform and boonie hat, is pictured under a structure made of desert camouflage netting in 2003.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Structures at desert military camp, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Photo of a operations module and related equipment covered by desert camouflage netting at a U.S. military camp in 2003. An American flag can be seen in the distance.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin walking at desert military camp, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin walks in front of a white truck at a U.S. military installation in Iraq in 2003. Ruffin wears a desert camouflage boonie hat. Another servicewoman can be seen in the bottom left corner of the photo and an Alaska Small Shelter is in...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Erica Johnson in body armor, 2003]

    • 2003
    • U.S. Air Force servicewoman Erica Johnson poses in "coffee stain camouflage" three-color desert combat patterned body armor over a blue t-shirt in a Alaska Small Shelter in Iraq in 2003. On a hanger behind her is a pair of the desert camouflage...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin in Alaska Small Shelter, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin flexes her muscles inside an Alaska Small Shelter while stationed in Iraq in 2003. She wears Interceptor Multi-Threat Body Armor and a flak helmet in the "coffee stain camouflage" three-color desert combat pattern. Also in the shelter...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Ruffin walking through base in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin, seen from behind, walks along a row of tents that serve as living quarters at an American military installation in Iraq in 2003. She is wearing daytime pattern trousers, jacket, desert boots, and boonie hat in the "coffee stain...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Erica Johnson in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • U.S. Air Force servicewoman Erica Johnson, in desert camouflage boonie hat, walks through a U.S. military installation in Iraq in 2003. Military vehicles and a tent can be seen in the background.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [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
    • [Ingrid Ruffin in bomb shelter, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin sits in a structure made of sandbags while on duty in northern Iraq in 2003. Ruffin is holding her weapon and wears three-color desert camouflage pants, woodland camouflage body armor, and a flak helmet.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Bethany Gibson in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Bethany Gibson, in three-color desert combat uniform, sits in an inflatable structure surrounded by boxes while stationed in Iraq in 2003.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin in body armor, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin poses in her newly-issued desert camouflage body armor, with three-color desert combat uniform pants and boonie hat, while stationed in Iraq in 2003. In the background can be seen a line of generators and a radar atop a small hill.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin, in three-color desert combat uniform with boonie hat, stands in front of an Alaska Small Shelter while stationed in Iraq in 2003. She is holding snacks and book.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Katherine Mendez in DCU, 2003]

    • 2003
    • U.S. Air Force servicewoman Katherine Mendez, in three-color desert combat uniform (DCU), waves to the camera while on her way to Iraq in 2003.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin in quarters, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin, in three-color camouflage desert combat uniform, sits in her quarters in Iraq in 2003.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers

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