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African American WACs  (U.S. Army), World War II by Black History Album, via Flickr

"Hospital Apprentices second class Ruth C. Isaacs, Katherine Horton and Inez Patterson (left to right) are the first Negro WAVES to enter the Hospital Corps School at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD." 2 March (US National Archives)

Left to right, sisters Ellen, Evelyn, Dorothy, and Florence Gahm, of Boulder, all served during the same time during World War II.

Left to right: Sisters Ellen, Evelyn, Dorothy, and Florence Gahm, all served…

"Ruth Lucas was the first African-American woman to be promoted to colonel in the U.S Air Force. She joined the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942 after graduating from Tuskegee Institute with a degree in education and sociology. Soon after, she became one of the first African-American women to attend the Joint Forces Staff College. By the time Colonel Lucas retired in 1970, she was the highest-ranking African-American woman in the Air Force."

Black HERstory: Colonel Ruth Alice Lucas (November 1920 – March the first African American woman in the Air Force to be promoted to the rank of colonel and who at the time of her retirement was the highest-ranking African American woman in the Air Force.

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Grace Murray Hopper - credited with popularizing the term "debugging" for fixing computer glitches

World War II Women Being Awesome. Absolutely beautiful women doing what their heart desires.

Women in WWII - World War II Women Being Awesome. Absolutely beautiful women doing what their heart desires.

Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson gave credit to the “very, very strong women” in her family, as well as the strong women who had preceded her in the military, at a presentation Thursday afternoon.

Marcia Carol Martin Anderson (née Mahan) became in 2011 the first African-American woman to achieve the rank of major general in the United States Army She was born 1958 in Beloit, Wisconsin, and finished school in East St.

WASP. I ADORE the WASPs. Women Airforce Service Pilots. The original BAMFs

Ferry Command Pilots, WWII Aircraft The RAF Ferry Command had a short life, but it spawned, in part, an organisation that lasted well beyond the war years during which it was formed.

Major General Marcelite J. Harris (born January 16, 1943, Houston, Texas) became the the first African-American female general of the United States Air Force. Born Marcelite Jordan to Cecil O'Neal Jordan and Marcelite Terrill Jordan, Sr., Jordan graduated from Spelman College, earning her B.A. of arts degree in speech and drama in 1964, before joining the Air Force

Major General Marcelite J. Harris became the first African-American female general officer of the United States Air Force. She is a relative of Wendell Phillip Terrell (MIT Class of

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Somewhere in England, Maj. Charity E. Adams…and Capt. Abbie N. Campbell…inspect the first contingent of Negro members of the Women’s Army Corps assigned to overseas service, February 1945 (National Archives, Record Group ARC

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