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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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WAC Field Trip Day 2

Arlington VA, we began our second day at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation. Britta Granrud, Curator of Collections pulled my mother’s file of photographs she had sent to the Foundation in the mid 1990’s. And there … Continue reading

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