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Marine Corps Women's Reserve

Marine Corps Women's Reserve  

MCWR initiated in August 1918 when 305 “Reservists (Female)” were brought into the Marine Corps as clerks, and formally organized in July 1942 as part of the Marine Corps Reserve. ...
Military Influences on Fashion

Military Influences on Fashion  

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American fashion has recruited military style again and again, recognizing the efficacy of military specifications and the charisma of heroic accomplishment. Virtually every factor of the military ...
uniforms

uniforms  

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N. the distinctive clothing worn by members of the same organization: an officer in uniform.
U.S. Midshipmen's School

U.S. Midshipmen's School  

A school begun at Smith College and the Hotel Northhampton in Northhampton, Massachusetts (later branching out to Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts). It trained more than 9000 ...
WAC

WAC  

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Half a year before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts introduced a bill in Congress on 28 May 1941, to establish a Women's Army Auxiliary ...
women in the Military

women in the Military  

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The role of women in the U.S. military has changed significantly over the last 200 years, but the greatest change has come since the initiation of the All‐Volunteer Force in ...

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