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    • [Helmet]

    • Undated
    • Helmet being used in combat fashion show.
    • 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
    • [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
    • [Air Force personnel arrive in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-09-07
    • U.S. Air Force personnel, all wearing three-color camouflage desert combat uniforms, take a break after arriving in Iraq in 2003. Several sit on duffel bags and other forms of luggage. In the background a generator, several structures, supplies,...
    • 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
    • [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
    • [Tent living quarters in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-07-09
    • Photo of several large tents which housed U.S. military personnel stationed in Northern Iraq. Two large air handler units can also be seen.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin 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
    • [Four female airmen by tank in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • U.S. Air Force members Howe, Ingrid Ruffin, Gina, and Katherine Mendez pose for a group photo in front of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while they were stationed in Iraq in May 2003. The women are dressed in desert combat uniforms with boonie hats,...
    • 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
    • [Female airmen with rifles in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-04-14
    • U.S. Air Force members Bethany Gibson (left) and Kenny Jo pose back to back holding their M16 rifles while stationed in Iraq in April 2003. Both women are dressed in three-color camouflage desert combat uniforms; Gibson's has staff sergeant [E5]...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Bethany Gibson in Iraq,  2003]

    • 2003-04-14
    • Bethany Gibson is pictured at a U.S. military installation in Iraq while stationed there in April 2003. She wears the desert combat uniform with staff sergeant rank insignia and caries an M16 rifle, a boonie hat, and a rucksack with angle head...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin 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
    • [American military camp in Iraq, 2003.]

    • 2003
    • Rows of structures at an American military camp in Iraq, as seen from a radar hill in 2003. The large tent on the left is the Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) facility, the installation's store.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers

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