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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Graduate School She is the first Air Force woman graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces During her military career she held various positions in the comptroller field at Barksdale AFB LA Zaragoza AFB Spain McCoy AFB Orlando FL HQ Military Assistance Command Saigon Vietnam USAF Logistics Command Wright Patterson AFB Dayton OH the Air Staff The Pentagon Washington DC and she was the Deputy Chief of Staff Comptroller USAF Systems Command Andrews AFB MD General Vaught served as Chairperson of the NATO Women in the Allied Forces Committee from 1983 to 1985 and was the senior woman military representative to the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services from 1982 to 1985 Distinctive Achievements One of the most decorated military women in US history Recipient of the Woman Who Made A Difference Award International Women s Forum Oct 1985 First and for some 22 years the only woman promoted to brigadier general from the Comptroller career field First woman to head a board of directors of a major credit union First woman to command a unit receiving the Joint Meritorious Unit Award the nation s highest peacetime unit award July 1985 First woman to deploy with a Strategic Air Command bombardment wing on an operational deployment 1966 67 Listed in Who s Who in America 1998 Living Legacy Patriot Award Women s International Center 1998 Medal of Honor National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1998 Veteran Advocate of the Year National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs 1998 Women of Distinction Award National Association of Women in Education 1998 VFW James E Van Zandt Citizenship Award 2000 Air Force Women Officer Associated Pioneer Award 2000 Margaret Cochran Corbin Award National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2000 National Women s Hall of Fame Inductee

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/BGVBio.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Photos of Brigadier General Wilma L Vaught Download a photograph of General Vaught in uniform Download a current photograph of General Vaught

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/BGVphotos.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    artifacts text and memorable images that illustrate women s contribution to our nation s defense throughout history Permanent exhibits include three alcoves focusing on World War II one on the Korean War and one on the Vietnam War Special exhibits include The Making of a Memorial 50th Anniversary of the Women s Armed Services Integration Act Women s Memorial Dedication American Servicewomen in the Global War on Terror A New

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Visit/gallery1.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    served with particular sacrifice and achievement Honored are those women who died in service were prisoners of war or were recipients of our nation s highest awards for service and bravery This majestic room contains the sister blocks of marble

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Visit/hallofhonor.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    items and offers the nation s largest collection of books written by and about America s servicewomen All Gift Shop proceeds go toward Memorial and Foundation operations and maintenance It s a great place for unique gifts for all ages

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Visit/giftshop.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    lectures speeches and other events the 196 seat auditorium style Theater features the film In Defense of a Nation which depicts the roles women have played in America s rich military history Unless another event is occurring in the Theater

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Visit/theater.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Upper Terrace provides visitors with an extraordinary panoramic view of monumental Washington DC while its glass tablets offer the opportunity to read quotations from famous Americans about women s service

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Visit/upperterrace.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Court of Valor At the Court of Valor visitors hear the collective voices of servicewomen symbolically gather together as water moves from the Memorial s Fountain to its Reflecting Pool

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Visit/courtofvalor.html (2016-02-09)
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