03. Women Veterans
Found in 717 Collections and/or Records:
This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African Amercian WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.
Gail Adams (b. 1951), of Cary, North Carolina, served in the United States Air Force from 1970 to 1993 in a wide range of capacities: traffic manager, professional military educator, Titan II nuclear missile commander and instructor, and public affairs officer. Adams was honorably discharged as a captain, and attained a master's degree in Operations Management while serving.
The collection includes a 2008 October 30 oral history transcript.
Helen R. Allegrone (1921-2009) of Cambridge, Massachusetts, served in cryptography in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from March 1943 until 1945.
The collection includes an oral history transcript and 1 photograph of Allegrone with matching photo negative.