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  • Veteran's biography: Forces
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    • [Flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A folded flag is handed to the first of five officers representing " Kathryn Wirkus' five rank promotions during her retirement ceremony, circa 2005. Pictured are the officers representing 2nd lieutenant and 1st lieutenant.
    • 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
    • [Women in the Air Force at Fort Slocum, New York, 1949]

    • 1949-08-09
    • A group of nine U.S. Air Force personnel, including eight women, pose on ship off the coast of New Rochelle, New York, during a visit to Headquarters 1st Air Force at Fort Slocum, New York. The women wear variations of the service uniform. Pictured...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Army unit with Al D'Amato, 1990]

    • 1990
    • A group of U.S. Army personnel, including Captain Linda L. Bray (front center) pose for a group photo with New York Senator Al D'Amato (in civilian clothing). All service members are dressed in army battle dress uniforms. The photo is signed "Dear...
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • [WACs serve food in mess hall, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • A line of Women's Army Corps (WAC) members in white food handler uniforms serve a meal to servicemen in April of 1945. A supply of Eddy's sliced bread can be seen on the shelf behind the women. Pictured are: Douchinsky, Kozarnowicz, Smith, Swann,...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Flag folding, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A member of the honor guard performs the flag folding at Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus' retirement ceremony, circa 2005. Wirkus sits in the background.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A row of tents, including the emergency medical tent (left, bearing the red cross), set up for Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt in fall of 1989. Three military vehicles, including a military transport, are also pictured.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [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
    • [ANC nurse in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse, a friend of Betty Godin, sits on a fence in India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Safe-Conduct Pass]

    • Undated
    • A Vietnam-era safe-conduct pass, issued to a person, usually an enemy state's subject, to allow the enemy alien to traverse its territory without harassment, bodily harm, or fear of death.
    • WV0600 Marcia Jones Snow 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
    • [Evacuation crew in Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • An air evacuation crew removes a wounded soldier from a plane in Guadalcanal in 1944. Helen Weant may be the nurse pictured.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • Application for enlistment, Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • An application for enlistment in the Women's Army Corps. On the front is a photo of a WAC, a quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the headline "Here is your application for enlistment in the WAC...fill it out today!" The inside cover...
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [June Neely Baker and soldier, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Air Forces member June Neely Baker and a GI stand on a tarmac in front of a plane, both in fatigues, circa 1943. The blue triangular specialist patch on the Baker's left breast pocket indicates she is a communications specialist.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Mess hall crew in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army evacuation nurse Betty Berry Godin poses for a group shot with the mess hall crew outside their facilities in Chabua, India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Soldiers in gas maks, 1985]

    • 1985-04
    • Army medical personnel dressed in full battle dress uniforms and M17 gas masks participate in a Hospital Exercise (HospEx) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in April 1985.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers

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