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    • Application for enlistment, Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • An application for enlistment in the Women's Army Corps. On the front is a photo of a WAC, a quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the headline "Here is your application for enlistment in the WAC...fill it out today!" The inside cover...
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • WAC handbook [1944]

    • 1944
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) handbook published for the training center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, in 1944. Included is information for trainees about standards for dress and conduct; the history of Fort Des Moines; facilities at the base; off duty...
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [Basic training class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1944]

    • 1944-05-23
    • Official portrait of the 19th company, 3rd regiment of the 82nd basic class at First WAC Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken on 23 May 1944. Pictured include: K.G. Ecke, B. Pinckes, D. Winter, L. Wheeler, Hilda B. Warren, Bessie M....
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [WAC unit at Fort Meade, Maryland, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Group photo of Marjory Johnson and her unit at basic training at Fort Meade, Maryland, in July 1944. The WACs wear olive drab skirts with khaki shirts and tie and olive drab visored hats.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Portrait of Marjory Johnson, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Marjory Johnson taken in Paris in 1945. Army physical therapist's caduceus pin can be seen on the lapel.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Marjory Johnson outside living quarters, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjory Johnson stands outside her living quarters at Mourmelon-le-Petit, France, in spring 1945. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps olive drab skirt and khaki shirt and tie.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Winona Franklin Walker, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Winona Franklin Walker poses beside a building, circa 1945. She wears the Army Special Services light blue uniform and cap with half-moon Army Hostess and Librarian service patch.
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [Winona Franklin Walker, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Winona Franklin Walker poses beside a building, circa 1945. She wears the Army Special Services light blue dress uniform and cap with half-moon Army Hostess and Librarian service patch.
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [Winona Franklin Walker, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Winona Franklin Walker poses on an army base, circa 1945. She wears the Army Special Services light blue dress uniform and cap with half-moon Army Hostess and Librarian service patch.
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [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
    • [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
    • [Kathryn Wirkus receives 2nd Lieutenant bars, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus (center) has her second lieutenant bars pinned on her collar by Captain Vince Reynolds (left) and her father, Leonard Vincent Wirkus (right), a WWII veteran, during a commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Her...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus 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
    • [Four Air Force officers at commissioning parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Colonel Alain Boughton, the wing commander; Kathryn Wirkus; reviewing officer Major General Robert Malloy; and Bill Black pose on the tarmac at Lackland Air Force Base after the final parade and commissioning ceremony of Officer Training School in...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Chaplain, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Chaplain Father Bob McKenzie poses with Kathryn Wirkus following her commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Saudi Arabian officer candidate, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus talks to a Saudi Arabian officer candidate who was completing pilot training in the U.S., following her commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Wirkus wears the air force service dress uniform, while the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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