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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    a permanent corps of the Medical Department of the Army This legislation established the Army Nurse Corps in 1901 Seven years later the Navy established its Nurse Corps Photograph by Marlene Reckling Murty In 1922 the Spanish American War contract nurses were granted pensions the same pensions male Spanish American War veterans had received in 1920 And on July 2 1925 Public Law 448 granted the Spanish American War contract

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/exspanam/SpanAm5.htm (2016-02-09)
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  • Women in the US Military - WWI Diary
    Certificate of Identity issued by the US War Department to Mary Maud Thompson in 1918

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/History/wwicertid.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women in the US Military - WWI Diary
    nursing for several years starts out on an entirely new venture namely to serve her adopted country as an army nurse in the U S A mlitary service Here is related a few experiences and the most striking features during

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/History/wwidiary.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women in the US Military - WWI Diary
    This nurses diary describes how to manufacture stupes or bandages and how apply them These bandages were used for sprains and inflamed joints and applied every two to four hours

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/History/wwibandages.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    a year later she decided to stay and became a pharmacy technician In Aug 1945 TSgt Manzi married TSgt Tommy Plummer and two months later she notified the Army that she was pregnant Her separation from the WAC followed immediately

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/History/1970spregdis.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Letter to a New Recruit from the Department of the Army 1977 Page 1 Page 2 Page 3

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/History/1970srecltr2.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Harbor the date President Roosevelt declared would live in infamy Showcasing the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II more commonly known as WASPs this powerful documentary relates the experiences and adventures of these extraordinary members of America s greatest generation Some 1 000 of the WASPs all civil service pilots flew over 66 million miles in stateside missions as ferriers test pilots and anti aircraft artillery trainers Veteran status was finally granted to them in 1977 ArtReach International s last film Above Beyond 100 Years of Women In Aviation premiered at the Women s Memorial in March 2003 Since the film has been playing at Centennial of Flight events across the country Video Librarian magazine states Above Beyond feels like something you might expect from the Smithsonian Institution s Air and Space Museum Its gung ho spirit might be just the stuff to inspire high school aged girls to go out and get their wings Blue Horizon promises some of the same and more The film debut is free and open to the public A reception will follow where guests can meet and greet some of the women whose experiences forged a new chapter of American history Guests

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/BHPR%28Nov03%29.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    three major observances in the nation s capital is free and open to the public and will include formal military honors a keynote address veterans remarks and a wreath laying For more information call 800 222 2294 or 703 533 1155 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

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/VetDayPR%28Oct03%29.html (2016-02-09)
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