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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
    • [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
    • [WAVES company passing in review, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAVES recruit company marches in formation on a parade ground at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, in fall 1951. All of the women wear the WAVES service dress blue uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders 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
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall 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
    • [Viola Brown Sanders at a groundbreaking ceremony, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Captain Viola Brown Sanders (left, holding shovel) poses with the base Commanding Officer and WAVES Commander Anne Ducey at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new women's barracks at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, in the summer of...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Anne Ducey at groundbreaking, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Captain Viola Brown Sanders (right) shovels dirt while at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new women's barracks at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, with WAVES Commander Anne Ducey in the summer of 1965. Both women wear the WAVES...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [WAVES in the office of Captain Stultz, 1962]

    • 1962-11-07
    • Captain Viola Brown Sanders (right, seated) and three other WAVES join Captain Stultz in his office at U.S. Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey, on 7 November 1962. Pictured (from left to right) are: Ensign LeJeune, Lieutenant Banker, and...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Junkyard in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Carcasses of vehicles, aircraft, and artillery are photographed in a junkyard in northern Iraq in 2003. The tail of a camouflaged MiG aircraft is prominent.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Entrance to worksite in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Entrance to the 606th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron work site in Iraq, 2003. The site contains equipment and structures covered in desert camouflage netting and an American flag next to a piece of Iraqi artillery.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers

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