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  • Veteran's biography: Lackland
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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
    • [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
    • [Chow line in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • A line of service people await entrance to the tent structure serving as the mess hall at a U.S. military installation in Iraq, 2003. The two green devices are hand washing stations.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin 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
    • [WAF unit on parade, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A squadron of WAFs march toward the camera while on parade at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, circa 1951.
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill 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
    • [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
    • [Flag of the 606th ACS in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • An American flag flies over the work site of the 606th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron in Iraq in 2003. The flagpole is attached to a junked piece of Iraqi artillery.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk removing helmet, 1984]

    • 1984
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kuchaarczyk removing her helmet after seventy minutes of flight over Germany, May 1984. Caption on back reads: Back O.K. Even look like I know what's going on!
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1998]

    • 1998
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk as 361st TRS Commander at Seppard Air Force Base, Texas, 1998.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1989]

    • 1989
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk at her desk, as 363rd Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) Commander, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, 1989.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1986]

    • 1986
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk at Shaw Air Force Base open house and air show, Sumter, South Carolina, 1986.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk in an F-16D fighter, 1988]

    • 1988
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk straps into the back seat of an F-16D fighter for flight from South Carolina to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1988.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [House Armed Services Committee, sub-committee on military personnel, 1990]

    • 1990
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, second from left at table, among twelve women officers testifying in Washington, D.C., to the House Armed Services Committee, sub-committee on military personnel, about opening more combat-coded positions to women,...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003

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