"Pallas Athena"
         Official Insignia Of The U.S. Womens  Army Air Corp
Link To The WAAC History
Taken From Wikipedia
Women's Service Branches In WW ll
U.S. Army Nurse Corps
Link To ANC History
Taken From Wikipedia
WAVES
"Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service"
Link To WAVES History
Taken From Wikipedia
NAVY Nurse Corps "NNC"
WAAC
Taken From Wikipedia
USMCWR

United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve
Taken From Wikipedia
WWII
The Women's Army Corps

While press and public discussed the merits of the WAAC, Congress opened hearings in March
1943 on the conversion of the WAAC into the Regular Army. Army leaders asked for the
authority to convert the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps into the Women's Army Corps
(WAC), which would be part of the Army itself rather than merely serving with it. The WAAC
had been an unqualified success, and the Army received more requests for WAACs than it
could provide. Although WAACs were desperately needed overseas, the Army could not offer
them the protection if captured or benefits if injured which Regular Army soldiers received.
The plans for an eventual Allied front in Europe required a substantially larger Army, with
many more jobs that women could fill. Establishment of a Women's Army Corps with pay,
privileges, and protection equal to that accorded to men was seen as a partial solution to the
Army's problem.

On 3 July 1943, after a delay caused by congressional hearings on the slander issues, the WAC
bill was signed into law. All WAACs were given a choice of joining the Army as a member of
the WAC or returning to civilian life. Although the majority decided to enlist, 25 percent
decided to leave the service at the time of conversion.

Women returned home for a variety of reasons. Some were needed at home because of family
problems; others had taken a dislike to group living and Army discipline. Some women did
not want to wear their uniform while off duty, as required of all members of the armed forces.
Women electing to leave also complained that they had not been kept busy or that they had
not felt needed in their jobs. Not surprisingly, the majority of those who left had been assigned
to the Army Ground Forces, which had been reluctant to accept women in the first place and
where the women were often underutilized and ignored. Some 34 percent of the WAACs
allocated to the Army Ground Forces decided to leave the service at the time of conversion,
compared to 20 percent of those in the Army Air Forces and 25 percent of those in the Army
Service Forces.

With the conversion of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps to the Women's Army Corps,
former WAAC first, second, and third officers became captains and first and second
lieutenants, respectively. Director Hobby was officially promoted to the rank of colonel; WAC
service command and theater staff directors were promoted to lieutenant colonels. Company
commanders became captains or majors depending upon the size of their command and their
time in service. Enlisted women were ranked as master sergeant through corporal and private,
the same as their male counterparts.
United States Public Health Service - PHS
Link To USPHS History
Taken From Wikipedia
Link To SPARS " United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve" History
United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve
Taken From Wikipedia
                     United States American Red Cross
Link To ARC History
Taken From ARC History Website
Link To WASPS History
Taken From Wikipedia
Song Is "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
By The Andrew Sisters In 1941
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Japan Flag
NAZI Flag
Soviet Flag
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