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    • Oral History Interview with Vanessa Sharpe Bennett

    • 2016-07-17
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Vanessa Sharpe Bennett and her service with the United States Army.

      Bennett describes basic training, how she felt she had more maturity as a result of her life experiences, and her realization that everyone...
    • 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 Robin D. Hamilton

    • 2016-04-22
    • WV0606 Robin D. Hamilton
    • Primarily documents the life of Robin. D. Hamilton and her service with the United States Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve.

      Hamilton recalls being the first person in her family to go this far in life, and how she hopes her story, of being a...
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • Oral History interview with Karen McKay, 2015

    • 2015-08-10
    • WV0592 Karen McKay Oral History Interview
    • Primarily documents the life of Karen McKay and her service with the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Reserve.

      McKay recalls the dismay she felt about anti-Vietnam war demonstrators and draft dodgers, and how this encouraged...
    • Oral History interview with C.J. Gray Grafton Scarlet, 2015

    • 2015-07-27
    • WV0590 C.J. Gray Grafton Scarlet Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of CJ Gray Grafton Scarlet and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Scarlet recalls growing up on various military bases throughout the United States, as well as in Okinawa, Japan, and how those...
    • Oral History interview with Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton, 2015

    • 2015-07-24
    • WV0588 Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton and her service with the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service).

      Personal topics include experiencing sexual harassment during basic training,...
    • Oral History interview with Kristine Grace Poirier, 2015

    • 2015-05-04
    • WV0586 Kristine Grace Poirier
    • Primarily documents the life of Kristine Grace Poirier and her service with the United States Army.

      Poirier describes the satisfaction she felt as a mentor to other soldiers and being witness to their successes. She recalls the different...
    • Oral History interview with Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence Papers
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Heather L. McKay Mallory, 2014

    • 2014-05-10
    • WV0563 Heather L. McKay Mallory Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Heather Lynn McKay Mallory, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Mallory recalls the death of her mother at a young age, her desire to experience adventure, and the events leading to her...
    • Oral history interview with Portia R. McCracken, 2013

    • 2013-09-20
    • WV0552 Portia R. McCracken Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Portia R. McCracken, and her service with the United States Air Force. McCracken discusses her pragmatic attitude towards joining the U.S. Air Force, the gratification she felt upon completing basic training,...
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • Oral history interview with Renee L. Gurley, 2012

    • 2012-05-07
    • WV0532 Renee L. Gurley Oral History
    • Primarily documents Renee L. Gurley's adolescence; her service with the United States Air Force; and her life after service.

      Gurley discusses growing up during the late 1950s and 1960s, her love of the outdoors, and the lessons she learned...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt, 2012

    • 2012-03-10
    • WV0529 Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt Oral History
    • Primarily documents Cheryl Bernhardt's childhood; her nursing service with the United States Air Force and Veteran's Administration; and her life after retirement.

      Bernhardt describes growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1950s and...
    • Oral history interview with Gail S. Enter Horn, 2011

    • 2011-04-11
    • WV0514 Gail S. Enter Horn Papers
    • Gail S. Horn tells of her early life, education, life prior to enlistment, military service, and life after retirement.

      Horn relates many incidents and anecdotes of her time in service, relating to such topics as boot camp, combat incidents,...
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Peebles, 2010

    • 2010-10-20
    • WV0502 Ellen R. Peebles Oral History
    • Ellen Peebles speaks of her early life, education, military service, and retirement from military service.

      Peebles discusses her experiences in the Military Police Corps, her various duty stations, her deployments, the experience of being a...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Bagby Battenfeld, 2010

    • 2010-09-22
    • WV0499 Barbara Bagby Battenfeld Oral History
    • Barbara Bagby Battenfeld discusses her early life, military service, and life after her service. She also notes topics such as women's roles in the military, her work experiences within the WAVES and outside of the military, and expresses her...
    • Oral history interview with Sandra Higgins, 2010

    • 2010-05-18
    • WV0489 Sandra J. Higgins Papers
    • Sandra White Higgins tells of her service as an Air Force nurse officer and National Guard nurse officer, and her life in relation to her service.

      Higgins primarily documents her military career, beginning in 1977, spanning the Cold War and...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Wolff German, 2009

    • 2009-03-08
    • WV0479 Marjorie Wolff German Papers
    • Marjorie German tells of her early life, education, and service in World War II.

      German gives a detailed description of serving as a nurse aboard a hospital ship operating in the North Atlantic, her military training, and her travels across...

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