• #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran May Brill

    During Women’s History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran May Brill, who served in WAVES during World War II.

  • America250: Navy Veteran Harriet Pickens

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Harriet Pickens, who was one of the first African American women to become a Navy officer.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Barbara June Stone

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Barbara June Stone, who served in the WAVES program as a yeoman third class during World War II.

  • America250: Navy Veteran Joy Bright Hancock

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Joy Bright Hancock, who served in both World Wars and was director of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES).

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Susan Ahn Cuddy

    During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Susan Ahn Cuddy, who served during World War II.

  • Edith White: World War II Code Girl

    Edith White was World War II’s “Code Girl,” working with the WAVES unit to crack Japanese codes in the Pacific.

  • VA’s Million Veteran Program seeking female Veterans for genetic-based studies

    Rosalie Liotta and Cathy Adkins enrolled in VA’s MVP, which learns how genes, lifestyle, and military exposures affect the health of former service members.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Bernadette “Bernie” Bachman

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Bernadette “Bernie” Bachman, who served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Frances E. Wills Thorpe

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Frances E. Thorpe, who was one of the first African American women commissioned as an officer.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Marjorie Byrnes

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Marjorie Nicholson Byrnes, who served in the WAVES program as a hospital corpsman during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Virginia Jenness Millett Apocada

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Virginia Jenness Millett Apocada, who served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service during WWII.

  • 102-year-old WWII Woman Veteran Served in WAVES

    102-year-old Melva Dolan Simon was among the first to raise her hand and take the oath to serve with the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, or WAVES.

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