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    Drill Sergeant was SGT L Chasko Please contact Janet Squaw Doucette Koehler at RKA340 AOL COM Anyone who went to basic at Ft McClellan between Jun Aug 1977 especially Donna Bishop Cathy Lewis Sue Reighly Debbie Mc and Trinny Williams of OH Please contact Mary R Nielsen at mary nielsen az ngb mil Any members who served with 10th MP Battalion 2nd Platoon at Ft McClellan AL under DI Sandra Day between Apr Sep 1980 Remember girls we broke new ground living with and training each day with three platoons of male service members Tell your daughters about how strong it made you both mentally and physically Please contact Patricia Anne Pat Birch Flores at lifeisanadventure hotmail com Jean Unkel whose first duty station was FSB Berlin Germany between 1983 88 and whose last known duty station was Ft Carson CO between 1988 91 I lost contact with her after the Gulf War Also anyone with information about Jackie Azquirre All Army Racquetball Champ who was stationed in Berlin between 1983 89 Please contact Katharine Ann Kathy Yurick at yurickk001 hawaii rr com Anyone who was in basic training Bravo Co 5 at Ft McClellan AL between Nov Jan 1971 We found Thelma Brown Gee and Nancy Post Priebe Please contact Marlene Keil Beck at mbeck brooksinvestments com or Vicki Chadwick Sprinkle at vnchadwick yahoo com Anyone who attended basic training in Co B 2nd Battalion at Ft McClellan AL during the summer of 1975 especially Martha Chilvers of CA Our Senior Drill Instructor was SSG Haynie and our Platoon Drill was SGT Pritchett Please contact Winnie Lynn UO Smith at lsmith17s yahoo com Anyone who served at Camp Beale Army Hospital during WWII with my mother CPT June Barrett ANC who cared for our men who were sent there from Corregidor She eventually married CPT Ken Hannan She was very proud of her time with the ANC but told me very little She recently passed on and I don t want any of her time forgotten Please contact Barbara Durtche at barbbilly jvlnet com Anyone with information about or who served with Lucille Kiser who joined the WAC in 1958 and was never heard from again I am doing family research and would like to solve this mystery Please contact Cheryl Zeffer at 817 367 6711 or by emailing cz146 aol com CPT Kelly Marunde who served during Desert Storm She has probably married since then but I don t know her married name Also any women who served with the Air Traffic Controllers 1 58 Aviation Regiment in Iraq during Desert Storm Please contact Ralph G Smitty Smith at rgsmith22 webtv net Anyone who was stationed at Ft Benning GA between 1952 54 especially Gladys Tseu or Mercy Daano of HI Please contact Clarice Trussell Taylor at 207 737 2647 by writing 25 Cedar Grove Rd Dresden ME or by e mailing claricejeanne webtv net Anyone with information about or who served with my mother Anne Harper Hall who was in the Army Nurse Corps during WWII She served stateside at Camp Rucker and other location until she was discharged in Mar 1946 She was originally from Iva SC I am going through pictures and papers of hers and have found some from her military days Please contact Rose Marie McDonald her daughter at jakejjr bellsouth net Anyone with information about any of the 42 female Army warrant officers who served during WWII Although there were 42 female warrant officers in the Army by the end of the war there are no records telling who they were At official military functions I present in period uniforms a warrant officer living history entitled Moments in History and am interested in honoring them in my presentations Please contact CW4 James E Bundgaard Warrant Officer Historian at 133 Porter St San Francisco CA 94110 by calling 415 647 0133 by faxing 415 695 0133 or by e mailing james bundgaard usarc emh2 army mil Anyone who was in basic training Co B at Ft Lee VA in 1949 or was stationed at Ft Dix between 1949 51 especially Dorothy Barber of Pittsburgh PA Please contact Claudine Davis Williams at DOLORES6123 HOME COM Anyone with information about Lts Susie Peterson Betsy Lewis or Edie Harlow who were in Co C at WAC basic training Ft McClellan AL between 1966 67 Please contact Joan Pope Jones at nvdragons earthlink net or by calling 702 212 6577 Thelma Sandy Rose Brant Mercedes Baggie Bagwell Faye Hallett Ottinger or any other women who served in Shanghai or Peking China between 1946 47 Please contact Doris Fenner at 248 879 6075 or 561 546 7170 or by e mailing DJfenner aol com The unit or units that 2LT Madalyn Mays Roths of the Signal Corps served in during WWII In May 1943 Madalyn went to OCS and was cleared for cryptographical duty by the ASF Eastern Signal Corps School Ft Monmouth NJ She was then assigned to the WAC Training Center where she did company work and was the assistant to the Provost Marshal In 1944 after training with the Signal Corps she was sent to Algiers Casserta Italy and Dijon France where she became the message center officer for the southern line of communications Some time later Madalyn became a message center officer in Marseilles France She returned to the US in Nov 1945 and separated from the Army at Ft Dix NJ on January 8 1946 Please contact Ann Rowe Seaman of Continuum Publications at 310 915 0874 or by e mailing annseaman mediaone net Anyone with information about Army WAC Ruby Virginia Gini Covington Myers from Alton and Litchfield IL who served possibly in Dearborn MI during WWII Please contact Sharon Nowaczyk at sanowaczyk aol com or by calling 513 752 1038 Lori Higgins who trained at Ft Bliss El Paso TX and served with the 61st Transportation Battalion during Desert Storm She may be living in Baton Rouge or New Orleans LA We both served together in Desert Storm Please contact Betsy Nava Palomin at 281 910 4877 or by e mailing missbetsy2000 yahoo com Anyone with any information about Margaret Peggy Boone Barnes Fisher of Pittsburgh PA who worked as a RN at Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Denver CO in the 1950s and retired circa 1980s She married LeRoy Barnes in 1955 becoming a widow in 1956 and then married Andy Fisher in 1960 She passed away in 1985 but I would like to make contact with anyone who knew her Please contact Kim Derryberry at KCarl58 aol com by writing 900 Southampton Rd 124 Benicia CA 94510 or by calling 707 745 6367 WAC Pamela Gibbs of TN who went through basic training at Ft Jackson SC and served in Germany in 1976 Please contact Robert Charles Taylor at lifeisfish4utn aol com Any members of the Women s Army Softball Team at Ft Benning GA between 1967 68 especially the Commanding Officer of the WAC Detachment CPT Jane McCoy who was also the captain of the softball team My military health records have been lost and you might be able to help me with a VA Claim Please contact Penny Ormes Price at 352 669 6708 by calling collect or by e mailing PPRICE1033 AOL COM Anyone who was in Co B WAC Training Battalion Ft McClellan AL between Oct 1957 Jan 58 especially Alice Evelyn Tex Parker of Houston TX who later went through training in the medical field at Ft Sam Houston Please contact Sandra Ann Sandy Elliott Tuffy at sandywac57 aol com Anyone who was in Co B at Ft McClellan AL between Feb Apr 1959 who went to medical school at Ft Sam Houston Apr Jul 1959 who served at Ft MacArthur CA Jul 1959 Dec 1960 or with the 130th Station Hospital in Germany between Jan 1961 Sept 62 Please contact Rosamary Lindsey at rosamarycl aol com or by writing 1100 Pedras Rd G244 Turlock CA 95382 Anyone who went through BCT in E Co 1st Battalion at Ft McClellan between May July 1973 with CPL Houselog and the DI who fell on her behind in the center aisle Please contact Stephane Richards Boone at Stitching Steph hotmail com Teresa or Theresa Clark who graduated from Manual Training High in Brooklyn NY in Jun 1941 and immediately joined the WAAC and went to train in southern FL Please contact Mollie Bradley Howard at Arole8 aol com or Elora10 aol com Any WACs who served in Co E 4th Platoon 2nd Battalion at Ft Lee VA between Oct Dec 1950 especially Anne Seetser maiden name of Greenland NH and Lolita Blair of Rochester NY Also any women who were transferred from Ft Lee to Southeastern Signal School at Camp Gordon GA in Dec 1950 Please contact Geraldine Gerry Small Dubord at shortcutgd24 aol com MAJ Barbara Rowlett USA NC Ret who was stationed at Ft Dix NJ in 1977 then in OK and later CA Her last known address was in SC I really miss you friend Please contact Valerie Anne Val Vernier at valeane csonline net or by writing 674 Grant St Franklin PA 16323 Shirley Hirsbrunner Linda Marth and Dorothy Diaz who were in CTC 23 at Ft McClellan AL between May Jul 1968 Please contact Felise Francisco at Mokithenanny aol com Any WACs who were stationed at Ft Lee VA between 1957 58 and lived in the wooden barracks attached to the hospital Please contact Anna Hess McGriff at analhes hotmail com return to top Marine Corps Anyone with any information about Sgt Rita Marie Collins maiden name who served in the Marine Corps between 1943 46 She was originally from Philadelphia PA and she had a brother who was in the Marines Please contact Arthur George Art Gaucher at 833 Boswell Ave Norwich CT 06360 by calling 860 889 3612 or by e mailing egaucher Juno com Looking for any information about LCpl Jo Rita Jones of Detroit MI who was last seen leaving USMCAS El Toro CA in an ambulance following an undisclosed illness and transferred to Oak Knoll Naval Hospital Oakland CA circa 1968 69 Her service began in Sep 1967 then she was transferred to Memphis TN and then to El Toro Cpl Candy Boehner and I would like to get in contact with you Please contact Gail Ingrid Smitty Smith at gailmusicmutt webtv net Anyone with information about Margaret E Grant of AR or Carole Lau Francisco of CA who served at Camp Pendleton CA between 1966 67 Please contact Beverly A Hoyt Holmes at gilligan1 chartermi net by calling 231 946 0478 or by writing 1229 Santo St Traverse City MI 49686 Any women who were stationed with the band in Okinawa from 1980 84 or with the band in Camp Pendleton from 1984 86 I would love to hear from you Please contact Deborah Debbie Kaye Porter Knabenshue Lamb at bdlamb gilanet com or 505 388 9411 Kathy Johnson of West Terre Haute IN who went to boot camp at Parris Island in Jun 1977 and was stationed in Okinawa Japan in 1979 Please contact Wendy Gibbs Hauschen at gibbswen itis com Anyone with information about Cpl Donna Schrack of Zanesville OH who served at Parris Island between 1960 62 Circa 1961 she married Sgt Woodruff and moved to Beauford SC I lost track of her after that Please contact Maureen Cox Moehle at Maureen7 swbell net Bobby Kilborne who served at Camp Lejeune NC circa 1944 She was my maid of honor at my wedding on Jan 6 1945 Please contact Arlene Chappy Chapman Batis at 775 883 9077 or by e mailing kitcarson3 webtv net Anyone who was in Platoon 4A at Parris Island SC between Feb Apr 1954 who went to NATTC Jacksonville FL in 1954 or who was stationed at Lakehurst NJ in 1954 or at Cherry Point SC in 1955 Please contact Barbara Barb E Gove at GBEgove aol com Anyone who was stationed at Camp Lejeune between 1954 55 especially Shirley Ignacio Please contact Carolyn Reinke Anderson at carolynm bossig com Anyone with information about Joyce Baker who was adjutant at WMTD Quantico VA between 1953 54 She was originally from ME Please contact Betty Strand at Wilstra aol com or by calling 360 715 9059 Women who were in the 13B platoon at Parris Island SC between Sep Nov 1977 Please contact Rebecca Johnston USMC Ret at rjohnston cvip net return to top Navy WAVE Therese Ogurkis who was in class 24 at Corps School in Nov 1953 and then served in the Hospital Corps at Chelsea Naval Hospital in 1955 Please contact Erick Leonard Lagy Lagerberg Jr at lagy snet net Anyone with information about my mother YN1 Alice Frances McCarthy Stidhams who served at Quonset Point in Davisville RI and Newport RI between 1943 46 She was originally from Weymouth MA Please contact Tim Stedhams at stidhams4 juno com or by writing PO Box 1516 Puyallup WA 98371 Alice Marie Ham Heimberger Dubbs who went through boot camp in Sep 1944 Betty McConaugh and I would love to get in touch with you Sorry we lost touch but the memories are still intact Please contact Jeanetta Judy Rouse Oaks at jcoaks3 webtv net Anyone who was in Co 4 70 at Bainbridge MD between Jul Oct l969 or attended Yeoman A School at Bainbridge between Oct Nov 1969 I served as Recruit Chief Petty Officer of Co 4 and would love to hear from any company members Remember women sailors in training are considered bushes and men sailors are considered trees and as everyone knows bushes can t talk to trees Please contact Becky Stanley Bizzell at sueqsuzyq hotmail com Anyone with information about WAVE Delia Ahrens who served at the Operations Desk at NAS Patuxent River MD between 1944 45 Please contact Patricia Crowley at Majesic yahoo com by calling 412 774 7498 or by writing 824 Childs Ave Monaca PA 15061 Anyone with information about WWII US Navy nurse Ada Arvada Douglas of Bay City MI who I believe died during WWII I am trying to trace this American cousin to fill in a branch of our family tree Please contact Doris Smith Power at dcgpower aol com or by calling 416 466 1280 Toronto Canada Anyone with information about HMC Glenna Collins who went to boot camp in Orlando FL between Aug Sep 1973 Hospital Corps A School at Great Lakes IL between Oct 1973 Feb 74 was stationed at Naval Hospital Bremmerton WA and was then discharged Her last known location was in UT or CA I would love to renew our friendship Please contact Beth D Milyo at bethd home com Anyone who was in 1st Regiment Co 9 at USNTC Bainbridge MD in 1968 especially Debbie Arafe Also anyone who was stationed in the Tri service Barracks Arlington VA 1969 70 especially Johnni Segura Please contact Myrna Ivy Figgy Figueroa Colon at ivy1 sprynet com WAVE Alice Vucas Dennis Martin who was stationed at AMMS in Norman OK and the Naval Air Station at Alameda CA between 1944 45 Please contact Eleanor Smitty Smith Brewer at 602 438 2392 Anyone who was in Co 10 at NRTC Bainbridge in 1959 with photos of graduation drill team etc I would love to hear from you Please contact Carole Anne NIT Nittloy Milne at cmmilne home com Anyone who went through basic training in Co 27 Platoon 2 at Great Lakes IL NTC in Sep 1951 Also any drinking buddies who were stationed at the Naval Base Arlington VA between 1954 57 Please contact Virginia SR Olah Olah at 504 861 2993 or by writing 1905 S Carrollton Ave Apt L New Orleans LA 70118 2905 Anyone with information about YN1 Teresa McNally of Goleta CA who was stationed in Baltimore MD from 1943 46 Please contact Vivian Ross Napp at 311 Cinda Leigh Dr Lexington SC 29073 or by calling 803 356 0642 Anyone who remembers Delores Maxine and Shirley Kay McAllister the two sisters who enlisted in the WAVES on July 27 1956 and then attended boot camp at Bainbridge MD Delores went to radioman school in San Diego and was then transferred to the federal building for the 12th Naval District in San Francisco CA Shirley went to Astoria OR as a storekeeper at Tongue Point Naval Base and while there was selected as a poster girl for the Navy to publicize the WAVES and was on the honor guard After 2 years the sisters were both assigned to Treasure Island Naval Station CA While there Delores worked in the radio room at 12th Naval District Headquarters and later in the secret department as a cryptography operator and Shirley worked in the ship s service store in the Accounting Department They were discharged on July 27 1960 Please contact Delores McAllister at carla mcmsys com Anyone with information about Irene Vargas Lindeman who was stationed at Security Office NAS Memphis TN in 1958 She was originally from Albuquerque NM and her last known address was in Honolulu HI RM JoJo Whitman and Joan Carper Paynatta who were the WAVES known as the Jokers at NAS Memphis between 1957 58 Joan s last known address was in New Castle VA Also any members of 1st 2nd Co at NTC Bainbridge MD in 1957 Please contact Verla Blakeman Sullivan at JSGolf Concentric Net Anyone who was in boot camp Co 34 or 34A at Bainbridge MD between May Aug 1969 or attended YN PN A school between Aug Nov 1969 Please contact Barbara Lucille Bobbie Waldren Mattoon at Bobbie w att net Anyone who graduated from Co K2058 at RTC Orlando in May 1984 served on the USS Holland between 1984 89 or at SIMA Mayport between 1989 91 Please contact Robin Moore Colbert at 860 445 1073 or by e mailing RCOLBERT HOPHEAT COM Shipmates who were in Regiment 14 at

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    visitors from around the world have visited the Memorial In making her announcement Brig Gen Vaught noted that her tenure as Foundation president had been one of the most gratifying times of her life but noted that she knew the time had come for the Foundation to transition to new leadership so that it could capitalize on new technologies and strategies for business and communication and the enthusiasm and commitment of a younger generation of leaders Brig Gen Vaught will serve as president emeritus assisting in the transition working on projects and continuing to speak locally and around the country about the Memorial and the service of military women Joining the Foundation as president is retired Army Major General Dee Ann McWilliams MG McWilliams is very familiar with the Foundation serving as a member of the board of directors since 2007 and as the vice chair since 2014 In taking the helm MG Williams spoke of Brig Gen Vaught s remarkable legacy of service to the nation and to military women Brig Gen Vaught is a national treasure While I never expect to replace her I have come in to carry on her extraordinary work on behalf of America s

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Council on Foreign Relations and best selling author of Ashley s War The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield Ms Lemmon s distinguished career includes presidential politics and public policy for the ABC News Political Unit and editorial producer for This Week with George Stephanopoulos She is a regular contributor to The New York Times The Financial Times Fast Company The Christian Science Monitor The Atlantic and Newsweek Daily Beast where she writes about foreign policy developing economies Afghanistan and entrepreneurship especially as these issues relate to women She regularly appears on various broadcast networks including PBS MSNBC CNN and NPR and she has delivered several TED talks Ms Lemmon is also the author of the best selling book The Dressmaker of Khair Khana As is the Women s Memorial tradition five servicewomen one from each military service will join Ms Lemmon in paying tribute to the nation s military veterans USA Freedom Kids an ensemble of five young lady singers from Naples FL will round out the program with a performance of patriotic songs Ms Lemmon will be available to sign books following the program Copies of Ashley s War will be

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    a staged reading by familiar personalities from film stage and TV the single performance of this special production is scheduled for 7 00 p m November 10 at the Women s Memorial A meet the cast reception will follow the performance Children of the April Rain is free and open to the public Seating however is limited To reserve a seat RSVP by e mail to AprilRain womensmemorial org or

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Flight the Southwest Michigan hub of the national Honor Flight Network According to a Talons Out press release President Obama will welcome Ms Didlake to the White House and she will also be visiting the World War II and Roosevelt memorials A World War II member of the Women s Army Auxiliary Corps WAAC Ms Didlake was part of the first group of African American women to join the newly formed WAAC enlisting in February 1943 and serving until September 1943 a month after the WAAC transitioned to the Women s Army Corps WAC Nearly 38 years old and married with five children when she joined she served as a driver According to an expressnews com article Ms Didlake didn t ask her husband s opinion or permission I did it because I wanted to do different things For more information call 703 533 1155 or 800 222 2294 The Women s Memorial located at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery is readily accessible by Metro Blue Line and paid parking is available The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is the nation s only major memorial honoring all servicewomen past and present Featuring an exhibit gallery theater and

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon the program will pay particular tribute to the women who served in Vietnam and the Southeast Asia Theater of Operation as well as those who served during the Vietnam era Keynote speaker for the event is Vietnam veteran Diane Carlson Evans a former Army nurse and founder of the Vietnam Women s Memorial Joining Evans will be women Vietnam veterans from each service branch Also at the Memorial for Memorial Day commemorative activities is a special exhibit that pays tribute to the women who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq A New Generation of Warriors speaks to the wartime experiences of these women through the memorabilia of 101st Airborne Division soldier CPL Jessica Ellis who was killed in action on Mother s Day May 11 2008 in Baghdad Iraq Also on display is the special In Memoriam Book located in the Memorial s Hall of Honor The book a living memorial that is updated as necessary includes the picture awards and decorations and biographical information of the 160 military women who have lost their lives in these wars The Memorial s newest exhibit In a Heart Beat is a stunning photo exhibit

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    of the larger project Military Women WWII to Present which is projected to include 1 200 women from all ranks and service branches Ms Hughes has interviewed and photographed some 750 former and current servicewomen for the project The daughter of two Navy veterans Ms Hughes brings a civilian s perspective to the military and a dream to better understand why her mother served and why many women continue to serve Five servicewomen one from each military service will join Ms Hughes in paying tribute to the nation s military veterans A special presentation of Quilts of Honor will also be part of the 17th annual Veterans Day ceremony For more information call 800 222 2294 or 703 533 1155 The Women s Memorial is located at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery To accommodate the large audience expected for The Concert For Valor to be held on the Mall later in the day METRO has made adjustments to the METRO rail service Blue Line trains will not be running on Nov 11 METRO however will have a special Yellow shuttle train that will run continuously from National Airport to Arlington Cemetery 5 a m to 7 p m The

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    and humanity of 90 women who have served our country between World War II to the War on Terror Part of Ms Hughes Military Women WWII to Present project her stunning black and white photos are a photo journal about military women past and present from across America and a brief glimpse at the some 2 million women who make up this fastest growing veteran population In a Heart Beat is the first public display for the Military Women project which in the end will include 1 200 women from all ranks and branches of service To date Ms Hughes has interviewed and photographed some 750 women These compelling images and stories will appear in books and exhibits that are planned for production over the next two years In a Heart Beat will be on exhibit at the Women s Memorial until September 2015 The exhibition opening our kick off event for the 2014 Veterans Day weekend is free and open to the public however RSVPs are requested by Nov 6 E mail RSVPs and please include name number in the party and contact number e mail address or provide the same information by calling 703 533 1155 For more

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