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  • Veteran's biography: Special
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    • [Air force members in mess dress uniform, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Fahim Ideas, Kathy Jackson, Kathryn Wirkus, and Robert Brodner pose for a photo before the "Dining In" formal dinner at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. All wear the air force mess dress uniform with white summer...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Army personnel at Washington and Lee University, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards poses with four African American male soldiers between classes at special services school at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, circa 1945. She wears her WAC olive drab dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Army personnel at Washington and Lee University, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards and three male African American soldiers pose on the steps of a building at Washington and Lee University between special services school classes, circa 1945. Edwards wears her WAC olive drab winter dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Army Special Services librarian garrison cap, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Special Services librarian light blue garrison cap with the Army Hostess and Librarian Service half-moon patch on left front side. Patch is a half-moon shape with radiating rays in maroon, red, orange, green, white, dark blue, yellow, buff,...
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [Army Special Services School class, 1945]

    • 1945-02-21
    • Marjorie Suggs Edwards (2nd row, far right) and her Army Special Services School class at Washington and Lee University in February 1945.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards 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
    • [Colonel Marcia Snow with her niece, 2006]

    • 2006-05-17
    • Colonel Marcia Snow, on right, poses with her niece, First Class Cadet Kristen Bucher, at drill prior to Bucher's graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 2006. Snow wears the green service uniform.
    • WV0600 Marcia Jones Snow Papers
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • 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
    • [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
    • [Fifth Squadron at commissioning, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Members of the Fifth Squadron pose together at their commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Pictured are (L to R) David Pace, Stephen Kaumans, Kathryn Wirkus, Bill Black, and Steve Torrence.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron in FIGMO shirts, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The "Fighting Fifth" Squadron pose together in their FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirts during the final week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. The hand-made shirts highlight some of the events from the squadron's...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron on commissioning day, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The entire Fifth Squadron of Officer Candidate School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, poses for a group photo on their commissioning day before taking the oath of office, in 1978. They still wear the OTS shoulder boards on their service dress...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus 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
    • [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

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