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Ericka L. Fowlkes, Major, U.S. Army


Ericka Fowlkes enlisted in the Maryland National Guard on Oct. 19, 1989. During her 12 years of enlisted service she completed two overseas missions in Germany and in Panama.  In 2001, Fowlkes earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from […]

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Nicola Hall, Sergeant, U.S. Army


Born and raised in Ipswich, England with an English mother and American father, Nicola Hall was a natural born Athlete with a sense of dual nationality. Her father was an Olympic athlete – and at just 10 years old, she started competition track. By the age […]

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Jeannie Leavitt, Major General, U.S. Air Force


Maj. Gen. Leavitt entered the Air Force in 1992 after earning her bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas and her master’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University. She earned […]

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Winifred Quick Collins, Captain, U.S. Navy


Winifred Quick Collins was born Winifred Mary Redden, in Great Falls, Montana, United States on November 26, 2011. She was the third child of four of Daniel A. Redden and Mary Winifred Redden (maiden name […]

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Patricia A. Tracey, Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy


Patricia Ann Tracey was born on November 30, 1950 in The Bronx, New York. She graduated from the Academy of Mount St. Ursula High School in 1966 and from The College of New Rochelle with […]

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  • Learn about the 19 members of the U.S. Armed Force Learn about the 19 members of the U.S. Armed Forces competing at the Tokyo Olympics.

"17 soldiers, a Marine & a Coast Guard member are vying for gold, while serving their country in more ways than one."

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    Just a few weeks before her 100th birthday, Dena H Just a few weeks before her 100th birthday, Dena Hutchins passed away. Dena joined the Women's Army Corps during World War II and continued to serve her country for a total of 30 years. 

"We salute and will always love her," her family wrote.

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    Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, one of the first female d Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, one of the first female divers in the Navy and one of the first Filipino-Americans to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has retired after 36 years in the Navy.

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    Iris Spencer grew up during the Great Depression a Iris Spencer grew up during the Great Depression and straight out of high school she joined the Women's Army Corps. She served for several years, even during World War II, and rose to the rank of Sergeant Major. Now she is celebrating her 100th birthday.

Happy 100th Birthday Iris Spencer!

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    "Phyllis Gould, one of the millions of women who w "Phyllis Gould, one of the millions of women who worked in defense plants in World War II and who later relentlessly fought for recognition of those “Rosie the Riveters,” has died. She was 99."

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