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    • Oral History interview with Jeri I. Graham

    • 2016-11-12
    • WV0628 Jeri I. Graham Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeri I. Graham and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Graham recalls the educational ambitions she felt from an early age, her aspiration to become an expert in Obstetrics and Gynecological...
    • Oral History interview with Lisa Gibbs Potts

    • 2016-05-14
    • WV0610 Lisa Gibbs Potts Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Lisa Gibbs Potts and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Potts recalls the inspiring leadership she had throughout her time in the U.S. Marine Corps, and the lessons she learned along the way,...
    • Oral History interview with Linda Caulder Smith, 2015

    • 2015-03-11
    • WV0578 Linda Caulder Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Linda Caulder Smith and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Smith recalls her childhood in North Carolina, helping out on her grandfather's farm, and her desire to get away and do something bigger...
    • Oral history interview with Christy Diaz, 2014

    • 2014-12-17
    • WV0576 Christy Diaz Hinnant Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Christy Diaz and her service with the United States Army. Diaz recounts the candor of the military recruiters regarding what basic training would be like and how they mentally prepared her, and the difficulty...
    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy M. Christ, 2008

    • 2008-03-23
    • WV0408 Nancy M. Christ Papers
    • Primarily documents Nancy M. Christ's childhood in New Jersey, nursing career, and experiences in the Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1981.

      Nancy Christ describes her upbringing in New Jersey and her decision to go into nursing. She tells of...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Denise Hand at OTS, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus (right) and Denise Hand, both members of the "Snoopy Squadron," pose by the sign in front of their dorm during the first week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. The sign has a picture of...
    • [Female OTS participants in fatigues, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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...
    • [Fifth Squadron at commissioning, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus receives 2nd Lieutenant bars, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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...
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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...
    • [Four Air Force officers at commissioning parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Chaplain, 1978]

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

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus in "blues," 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus poses in her dorm room in her newly-issued "blues" service dress uniform during Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. She wears the designator of the Chapel Representative on her shoulder boards.
    • [Fifth Squadron on commissioning day, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • 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...
    • [Hat toss after graduation parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • The Fifth Squadron toss their hats at the end of the parade to celebrate their graduation from Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Behind them, several units still in formation can be seen.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus poses with her new car, 1979]

    • 1979-04-05
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus, in her air force service dress uniform, poses beside her new car at her parent's home in Miami. The photo was taken just before she left for her first duty assignment at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in April of 1979.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus poses with a map, 1980]

    • 1980
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus stands in front of a map, pointing to Montgomery, Alabama, where she was living while stationed at Maxwell Air Force Base in 1980. She wears her service dress uniform.
    • [Lydia Wirkus in uniform, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Lydia Wirkus poses in Kathryn Wirkus' air force service dress uniform during a visit to see Kathryn in Montgomery, Alabama, circa 1980.

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