Monthly Archives: May 2014

Star-Spangled Girl Only 19 When She Enlisted

Ninety years ago today, Billie Jean Edwards was born in Lubbock, Texas. October 1943 only 19 years old, she walked into an Army Recruiting office in Beaumont, Texas. Knowing you must be 21 to enlist in the Women’s Army Corps, … Continue reading

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Honoring 3 Fine Ladies on Memorial Day

WAC Pals, Corky, Vivian & Nicky bonded at Fort Dix and volunteered to go to the Pacific. ‘First station at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. Arrived December 24, 1943 where I met my two best buddies Agnes Bard “Corky” and Vivian … Continue reading

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