• #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Mary Rasmuson

    During Women’s History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Mary Rasmuson, the fifth director of the Women’s Army Corps.

  • Happy birthday Harriet! 100 candles!

    Harriet Daniel served with the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in WWII. She was a teletype operator in Italy from 1943 to 1945. For her wedding, her roommate sewed her wedding dress from a parachute.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Sophie Yazzie

    For National Native American Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Sophie Yazzie, who served during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Audrae Gandreau

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Audrae Gandreau who served in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II from 1945 to 1947.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Velma M. Bippen Jesse

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Velma M. Bippen Jesse, who joined after Pearl Harbor and served during World War II from 1942 to 1945.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Women’s Army Corps Veteran Martha Settle Putney

    On July 7, 1943, Martha Putney completed her training and two months later was assigned as a supply officer, responsible for maintaining provisions.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Women’s Army Corps Veteran Helen Horvath

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Women’s Army Corps Veteran Helen Horvath. Helen served during World War II from 1943 to 1946.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Millie Dunn Veasey

    Millie Dunn Veasey was a member of the “Six-Triple Eight” Central Postal Battalion, the only all-black, all female battalion to serve overseas during WWII.

  • Veterans Legacy Program: Pfc. Rose F. Puchalla, a woman’s sacrifice during World War II

    Pfc. Rose F. Puchalla was one of the nearly 150,000 […]

  • Veterans Legacy Program: Frieda Lambrecht, woman, immigrant, proud Veteran of two wars

    Msgt. Frieda M. Lambrecht was a Veteran of both World […]

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Geneva Fields Ford

    Geneva Fields Ford served during World War II in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, where she worked in motor pool dispatch and transferring special orders.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Carmen Contreras Bozak

    Carmen was the first Puerto Rican woman to join the Women's Army Corps, where she served as interpreter. She spoke five languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French.

    Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she later moved to New York City and graduated from Julia Richman High School in the Bronx. Six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Carmen joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. During the time that the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps was being established, they were looking for bilingual Hispanic women to fill career fields such as cryptology, communications and interpretation.

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