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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
    • [Navy Public Information Officers, 1963]

    • 1963-08
    • A group of U.S. Navy public information officers stationed at Long Beach, California, is pictured in August 1963. Pictured (left to right) are Public Information Officer (PIO) Cress, Assistant PIO Shirley Ann Thacker (Lewis), Commanding Officer...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis 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
    • [Navy officers pool party, 1962]

    • 1962
    • A U.S. Navy officer and his date are served punch at a pool party honoring visiting foreign officers at Naval Station Long Beach, California, in 1962.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis 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
    • [WAVE in uniform, 1961]

    • 1961
    • An unidentified WAVE poses outside the female officers' quarters while at Officer Candidate School in 1961.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Navy relief rose ball [1963]

    • 1963-07-05
    • Article from the Long Beach Dispatch Women's Section describing the Navy Relief Rose Ball in July 1963.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Taluga holds cruise for guests and dependents [1962]

    • 1962
    • Article from the U.S. Naval Station Long Beach newsletter, the Seahorse, describing a day cruise held on the USS Taluga where Shirley Ann Thacker (Lewis) served as navigator.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Seps: important to the fleet [1962]

    • 1962-04-20
    • Article in the U.S. Naval Station Long Beach newsletter, the Seahorse, about the Separation Office, directed by Shirley Ann Thacker (Lewis), published 20 April 1962.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers

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