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    • Oral History interview with Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin

    • 2016-03-21
    • Primarily documents the life of Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin and her service with the United States Air Force.

      MacSeόin recalls her childhood as a military dependent, and the effect that moving so often throughout her childhood had on her....
    • WV0605 Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin Oral History
    • Oral History interview with Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 2014

    • 2014-08-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Reserve. Rubin recalls growing up in a small, tightknit community of New Jersey during the Depression, surrounded by Eastern...
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Tricia Sutter, 2013

    • 2013-03-23
    • Primarily documents Tricia Sutter's time in the United States Coast Guard.

      Sutter discusses her educational learning difficulties, the growing awareness of her sexuality during high school, and her parents' approval of her homosexuality. She...
    • WV0546 Tricia Sutter Papers
    • Saudi duty time/America's role [1991]

    • 1991
    • A printed sheet with a song about military duty in Saudi Arabia, along with a small newspaper clipping from a Letters to the Editor section regarding the U.S.'s role in the Middle East at the time.
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • [SPARs aboard a boat, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Helene Lawrence (left), a male Coast Guard officer, and two fellow SPARs are pictured at the helm of a small boat flying a variant of the U.S. Coast Guard Ensign flag, circa 1945. The Coast Guard personnel are identified as Gans, Nuess, and Garus.
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • [Gayle Lewis with village elder, 1970]

    • 1970-06
    • Gayle Lewis sits with a village elder from the small island of Yap. Her blue sneakers with snug dark blue jump suit suggest that this photo was taken while she was off duty.
      " Text attached to photo:"Yap, June 1970 with Village Elder"
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus holds Meritorious Service medal citation, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Lt. Colonel Kathryn Wirkus (right) holds her citation for the Air Force Meritorious Service medal, presented to her Colonel Patricia Quisenberry (left) during Wirkus' retirement, circa 2005. Both women wear the air force service dress uniform....
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus 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
    • [Kathryn Wirkus gives retirement speech, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Kathryn Wirkus speaks at her retirement ceremony, circa 2005. She wears the air force service dress uniform and Meritorious Service medal, along with the Air Force Training Ribbon, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Air Force Achievement Medal,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Portrait of Kathryn Wirkus, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Official portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus, taken at her retirement, circa 2005. She wears the air force service dress uniform with the Air Force Training Ribbon, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Air Force Achievement Medal,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus 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
    • [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
    • [Makeshift porch in Iraq, circa 2003]

    • 2003-07-10
    • This porch area between Alaska Small Shelters was constructed by the USAF 606th Air Control Squadron [ACS] while stationed in Northern Iraq. On the porch can be seen a swinging love-seat, a couch, a dartboard, and a handmade desk. Camouflage...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers

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