Blog Category: Women Warriors

Women Warriors

Ellen May Tower, U.S. Army


Ellen May Tower (1868-1899) was heavily influenced by her father’s patriotism and service to the United States, first in the Civil War and later as a judge in Michigan. After graduating from nursing school in […]

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Aleda E. Lutz, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army


In Aleda E. Lutz (1915 – 1944) she graduated from Saginaw General Hospital School of Nursing and started working at the Saginaw General Hospital. U.S. entry to World War II had a significant impact on […]

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Esther McGowin Blake, U.S. Air Force


Esther McGowin Blake (1897–1979) was the first woman to serve in the US Air Force. Her motivation to join the military was deeply personal: in 1944, the B-17 her son was piloting was shot down […]

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Loretta Perfectus Walsh, U.S. Navy


Loretta Perfectus Walsh (1896 – 1925) was the first woman to enlist in the United States Naval Reserve in 1917. Although women had previously served in the navy as civilian nurses, they were excluded from […]

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Opha May Johnson, U.S. Marine


Opha May Johnson (1879-1955) was the first woman to serve in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. In 1895, she graduated salutatorian from Woods Commercial College with secretarial skills. Neither her marriage, age, nor the […]

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Deborah Sampson, U.S. Army


Deborah Sampson (1760-1827) was the first woman to serve in the US Army. At a young age, she lived in several homes as an indentured servant. At 18, she disguised herself as a man, and […]

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Stayce D. Harris, Lieutenant General, Air Force


Stayce D. Harris is a retired Air Force Lt. Gen. in Washington, D.C. In 1982 she received her commission after earning her bachelor’s from University of Southern California. Harris was appointed to Squadron Section Commander […]

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  • It's National Nurses Week, learn about these membe It's National Nurses Week, learn about these members of the Army Nurse Corps who have been helping with the recovery from the pandemic.

"A lot of people got the opportunity to work from home because it was unsafe to go to their offices, but there is no telework for a bedside nurse"

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    A new monument to the WASP, Remembered Whispers, i A new monument to the WASP, Remembered Whispers, is in progress and will be located at the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park. There are hopes to make the monument interactive by placing QR codes for visitors to directly receive information about the monument on their smart devices.

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    Happy Mother's Day! #MothersDay #HappyMothersDay Happy Mother's Day!

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    May is not only Military Appreciation Month but al May is not only Military Appreciation Month but also Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Learn about the Asian American women who joined WASP, WAVES, and participated in other capacities to play a critical part in America’s war effort during World War II.

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    Graduation has arrived for the Marine Corps Recrui Graduation has arrived for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego's historic first gender-integrated company.

"This graduation of the first integrated company of Marines trained here at MCRD San Diego marks the completion of the first step toward a future in which each Marine who graduates MCRD San Diego has the same experience as their peers at Parris Island"

https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/07/us/marines-women-platoon-integrated-company-trnd/index.html
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    Maj. Sarah Spy wanted to be a pilot since she was Maj. Sarah Spy wanted to be a pilot since she was only eight years old. Not only is she living her dream, she is making history as the first female instructor pilot in the Nevada Air National Guard.

"I am honored to be trusted with the responsibility to help shape the future of our squadron”

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    It's Military Appreciation Month! We spent this p It's Military Appreciation Month!

We spent this past weekend showing our appreciation for our veteran moms with our Mother's Day baskets. This past year has been tough so we wanted to provide our veteran moms a little relief with baskets that included self care items as well as critical essential goods.

A special thank you to everyone who contributed!
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    Col. Charlene Dalto is making history as the first Col. Charlene Dalto is making history as the first woman in the history of the Utah National Guard to reach the rank of a brigadier general.

Congratulations Charlene Dalto!

https://kutv.com/news/local/historic-promotion-utah-national-guard-will-appoint-first-female-brigadier-general
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